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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I've seen the 2.5 MZ3 and higher trims with paddle shifters, and I know that some of the wiring for the higher trims is already available in the base models (i.e. the fog light wiring harness), so my question would be has anyone attempted to retrofit the paddle shifters into a base model 3? I'm...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I thought I hit a stopping point w/modding my 2014 3GT finally until i sat in my buddy's GTI. After feeling & driving his car w/the Suede wrapped steering wheel & extended Aluminum paddle shifters I am hooked! One of my crazy savy automotive buddies offered to match my Mazda's cockpit to our...
  3. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Good day guys. I may be new to you all on here because this is my 1st post. But ive been registered on this board for about 3 years and read alot of the How to's. I'm from the caribbean and the Mazda 3 we have down here comes in two engine sizes (1.6L and 2.0L) as opposed to the 2.0L, 2.5L and...
  4. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    As some of you may know, Corksport is releasing their steering wheel for us gen 2 owners soon. I talked to them about the possibility of having paddle shifters as an add-on option and they agreed if we can manage to get a number of people to show interest in the idea. I'm not sure how to set up...
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello everyone, paddle shifters only on the s trim?
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Just wondering....does anything happen if you use the paddle shifters while the transmission is in 'Drive' rather than manual mode?
  7. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Are the paddle shifters on the 2014 mazda 3 / 2.5 responsive and useful in practice,, or merely a gimmick, especially given that the mazda 3 doesn't have a true dual clutch transmission? For what it's worth, I drive both manual and auto transmissions but haven't really owned a car with paddle...
  8. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I know this has been discussed 100 times, and I know that there is a vast majority of people with autos who would love to have paddle shifters in their <2014 Mazda 3's. I have looked into the asian market version with factory paddles, Modifying RX-8 paddles for a 3, and completely custom...
  9. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi all, I noticed that alot of non North American market 3's have paddle shifters.. Anyone know if its possible to order some and slap em on our 3's? ] I also sa people doing this to their 1st gens with the rx-8 shifters... Is this possible for the new gens too?
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