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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Im not a new manual driver, i work as a valet driver so i know that this doesn't happen to me in all other clutches that ive driven on. The problem is I cannot get the revs to stay up in between shifts causing the passengers to jerk forward when I upshift. I noticed ive correlation between...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I have a 2015 Mazda 3 S trim sedan with 55k miles on it and I live in Oregon. I let it warm up for a good 5 minutes before I drive it everytime it has the blue symbol for the car being cold. But for the first few shifts into 3rd (around 20 or 25mph I believe ) it shift roughly. It jerks a little...
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    On my Acura I ran GM syncromesh FM. Very smooth shifting. Looking for similar shift feel on the m3. Not going to track the car, just spirited DD. I don't abuse my syncros, double clutch, and live in a temperate climate. What MT oil does everyone recommend on the m3 for smooth shifting...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    First off, I'm absolutely loving my new Mazda3 hatch. So I feel a bit bad about pointing out a minor annoyance, but it exists none the less: If you fold in the side mirrors (as I often do...darn city living) then fold them back out, the mirrors aren't in the same position that they were when...
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Something I have been experiencing lately that is pleasing and at least partially helping to counteract post-manual remorse is that I have noticed that manual up-shifts in 1st, 2nd and 3rd gears seem to have tightened up considerably since I got the car 5k miles ago. I initially thought the...
  6. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Is it just something wrong with my car or is it very difficult to have smooth shifts with this car? I have broken motor mounts before... This feels very similar..
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