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  1. Whats under the hood of this RX-8??

    Recent video from the Nurburgring of a partially camouflaged RX-8 on a closed course manufacturer test day... Rotary engine, probably not, but an old RX-8 might be a good test bed to hide a new 3.0 I6 power train in.....
  2. 2005 BK With RX8 R3 Wheels?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Wheels and Tires
    Hi all, Does anyone know if the wheels from the RX-8 R3 would fit on my 2005 Mazda 3 BK? I just can't seem to wrap my head around offset and what-not. I do believe they are the same stud pattern though. So if anyone could point me in the right direction that would be greatly appreciated!
  3. Has anyone installed an "M1 Speed" RX-8 Spoiler on a 2nd Gen Mazda 3 Sedan

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I recently picked up a 2012 Mazda3 Sedan Skyactiv after a buddy of mine wrecked my 2010 Mazda3 Sedan. I would like to start adding in come tasteful subtle mods, so far interior leds are on. I would like to see how the sedan would look with that spoiler on and decide if its a hit or miss.
  4. 225/45 tires with RX8 18x8 wheels 2nd Gen Sedan???

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    225/45 tires with RX8 18x8 wheels 2nd Gen Sedan!!! PICS!!! I have RX8 Wheels that are 18 x 8 with offset of +50mm. Planning to run them with 225/45/18 on my 2011 Mazda 3 i sport sedan. I am on stock height and so not plan to lower. WILL I HAVE ISSUES RUBBING ON THE SUSPENSION OR FENDERS? I have...
  5. Paint Stripper/ Remover on RX8 OEM wheels

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Paint Stripper/ Remover on RX8 OEM wheels * FAIL* I just bought a set of RX8 Wheels that have been previously painted and I'm planning to resurface it and paint them due to curb rashes, the whole 9 yards. I've never delt with painted wheels besides plasti dip, Would anyone know thats the best...
  6. Stock P205/60R16 16x6.5 --> RX8 16x7.5?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi so i bent my steel wheel and i am in the process of trying to pick up new wheels and I found a good deal on used rx8 wheels 16x7.5. I know the tire can fit up to 7.5 but my question is it recommended? Ive searched and searched and maybe I suck at searching but I couldnt find anything. The...
  7. RX-8 Wheel Fit?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hey guys, I have a 2016 mazda 3 hatchback isport currently with the stock 16" steel wheels (16x6.5 with 50mm offset). I am looking to upgrade wheels and have found a deal on some 2004 rx8 wheels. They are 16x7.5 with a 45mm offsett. I believe I have done the math correct, but wanted to know if...
  8. Thinkiing about RX-8 Rims

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I am thinking about getting rid of my stock rims and going to a set of RX-8 18's. The weight is about the same, but I think the look is better. anyone want to chime in with there thoughts on the subject. Thanks Matt
  9. Rx-8 wheels on Mazda 3 sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hello everyone im new here and nice to meet yall. I had my 17 mazda 3 sport for 2 months now. Absolutely love it. Now im ready to start putting my touches on the car. I was looking at getting bigger wheels for the car as im not a fan of the 16s and worse hubcaps.. I tried the aftermarket...
  10. RX8 Wheels - Good or Bad on 2012 Skyactiv?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi All, Just bought a used 2012 GS-SKY (Skyactiv) with a 6-SPD MT. In addition to the currently mounted steel wheels and winter tires, the car came with a set of RX8 wheels and summer tires that are in great shape. I was planning to use them as my summer set but when I had the car at the...
  11. TPMS with RX-8 Wheels

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I'm thinking of getting another set of wheels to either have my current set or the new set be a winter wheel. Unfortunately I can't go smaller than 18" for a winter setup due to a big-brake kit. For those that have RX-8 wheels; were you able to use Mazda3 TPMS Sensors and valve-stems with...
  12. The mazda RX-8 1.3 rotary engine?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi my customers is looking into buying a mazda rx-8 1.3 ltr with a rotary engine but everytime my customers try to look up insurance quotes online it doesnt give my customers the selection of 1.3 it only has a 2.6 selection. also my customers dont have my customers license yet but my customers...
  13. 2014 Nissan 370z 2004 Mazda Rx8 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Always loving speed and cars, why not put those two together? Narrowed it down and these 3 cars are awesome to my customers OBDSTAR X-200 pro. But which is better in speed and other specifications? And how about those prices? The more info you have, the better.
  14. 2004 Mazda RX8 Top speed safety question?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I just bought a 2004 Mazda RX8 manual 6 speed. I have heard that the top speed is 147 or so. I would like to experience that in this car. My question is will the car handle it? Is there any known problems with the car, mainly the tires or anything that would cause me to lose control at that...
  15. RX8 wheels on mazda 3

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hey guys i was wondering if anyone has these RX8 rims on their mazda 3: Ive been trying to find a picture of it to see how it would look but i can only find the 5 spoke ones.
  16. Rx8 wheels on eibach springs

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Anyone on lowered on eibach with Rx8 wheels? Would like to see pics before I pull the trigger on a set on sale on Craigslist. Ok found some pics, not really liking the 5 spoke design on the current 3. Will be looking at multi spoke.
  17. Oem tyres on rx8 wheels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hey guy got these rx8 wheels had them for a while and have just finished cleaning them up. They need tyres but funds are a little low right now do you think it would be ok to put them oem tyres on from my standard 18s. There 215 45 18, and the rx8 wheels are 8inch wide some people are wrekon...
  18. Pic request RX8 wheels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi guys show me your 3s with rx8 wheels plz specifically from the front/rear i want to see how flush they are and what tyre you have. I'm on a h&r drop and was going to go 225 45 18, but since then i have been thinking of going to a 40 series. Either 235 40 or 245 40. Alot of people on the rx8...
  19. Bought some RX8 rims!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Picked these up yesterday. Found them on EBay 12 miles from my home! $220!! I am going to dip them purple in the Spring and have the car lowered. My stock 18's will be my winter wheels. I attached a couple of pics of how the purple will look. One has a gloss coat and one doesn't.
  20. Colour opinions for rx8 wheels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Just picked up some rx8 wheels with no tyres nice and cheap, they needs some light repair and a respray and i was wondering if i should stick with silver or maybe go gunmetal or bronze or perhaps even white? Def not black though my oem's are dipped black now and i dont like it My car is alloy...