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  1. looking for a shop to install widebody kit

    Pacific West
    just like the title says, i am looking for a shop that can install a wide-body kit. i am not comfortable enough to install the kit myself.. so anyone in the LA area know of a place i can take my car to, i would greatly appreciate it.
  2. 2017 Shop Manual? [with i-activesense stuff]

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone got a PDF of the updated shop manual with schematics for all the i-activesense stuff? (lane keeping assist and radar cruise control especially) Cheers :wink2: Harry
  3. Los Angeles Body Shop Needed

    Interior / Exterior
    I damaged the rear bumper of my3 this past weekend. Can anyone recommend a auto body shop in the LA area? The damage is about the size of a dime, but it is right in the middle of my rear bumper. It is beyond a simple wax/buff. -Thanks
  4. Was forced to buy new tires - Tire Shop claiming liabilty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hey Guys Would love to get your opinions on my situation. This weekend my $7 repair job at Discount Tires turned into $800 job. I took my 2014 Mazda 3 in because I had a busted valve that was slowing leaking air out. Shop charged me $7 to repair. A few minutes after inspection, guy comes back...
  5. Need help finding a shop

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone near the Inland Empire in California that can recommend a shop that can install my Eibach Springs? i am being quoted around 500 dollars just for labor and there is no way it can cost that much can it?? I don't have a place where i can do them myself so thats out of the question. (also...
  6. Auto detailing shop for scratch removal?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Found a thin scratch on the body, its about 1.5 inch long. I know the the rule of thumb is that if the nail canget 'caught' it's deep scratch into the paint, it seems like mine is is still within the clearcoat. I've done some research and read that Meriguie ultimate compound and some buffing...
  7. Suspension shop Dayton, OH area

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey everyone. Does anyone know of a good suspension shop in the Dayton, OH area? I had Koni str.t and H&R lowering kit put on my 2011 2.5 hatch, along with a rear sway bar and new end links, also new rear camber arms. I was told when the konis were installed that one of my front camber plates...
  8. Shop Manual

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Looking for source for Mazda3 OEM shop manual. Saw 2013-2014 Mazda3 1.5L 2.0L 2.5L Service Repair OEM FACTORY Manual SkyActiv-G 3 which appears to be a CD or DVD. Does Mazda produce a printed Shop Manual? If so what is it titled as? Is the CD as detailed as the printed manual? I am not...
  9. Mazda 3/Speed Work Shop Manual

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    I posted an OEM Mazda 3 Work Shop Manual on Ebay a few days ago and have not gotten any interest :confused: When I was in the Mazda community the WSM was a sought after thing. So I just wanted to get the word out there. Maybe the hard copy WSM become passé?
  10. Need Shop Suggestions

    Northeast
    Hello everyone. Recently got a 2012 Mazda3 iTouring Skyactiv, but do not know of any shops in my area that will work on the car with reasonable pricing (based on research). I live in the Montgomery County area of Pennsylvania if anyone can point me in the right direction to a mechanic who knows...
  11. Reputable shop near Durham, NC

    South Atlantic
    Hi guys, Just traded in my '06 VW GTI for a lightly used '15 Mazda 3 I Touring hatchback this weekend. I'm hoping to get it looked at by someone familiar with Mazdas to make sure nothing is wrong with it. Does anyone know of a reputable shop near Durham, NC that is familiar with Mazdas? Thanks!
  12. Mazda shop manuals

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I'm posting these links to the mazda shop manuals, they helped me in diagnosing and repairing some issues I've had with my entertainment system/bosectomy. I'd like to share these with anyone who might want them as a way of saying thanks for all the information I gathered on how to do my...
  13. Body Shop Screw Up with Masking?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Someone tapped my bumper a month ago and I took it to a local shop for repair. I got it back and I'm not happy. Tons of trash in the paint, it had the OEM bumper guard and they decided to replace it with the OEM version for the sedan (so it's shorter), and unpainted portion has random scratches...
  14. eBay pre-painted vs body shop

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So my back bumper has seen better days, I'm going to replace it. I can't decide what to do, though. The body shop wants over $800 for a bumper, paint, install. I can buy a pre-painted bumper on eBay for like $410 shipped. I'd have to install it myself but I'm not too worried about that. The...
  15. Recommend Auto body shop in Portland, OR?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    After being a lurker for six months, I bought a 2015 s Touring Auto on Halloween. 11 days later, I'm exiting a Safeway parking lot and a girl backs her Kia straight into my driver-side front door. Her insurance agreed to pay for the repair but the shop they recommend [Kadel's at Tualatin]...
  16. Need Reliable body shop in LA

    Pacific West
    I just moved to LA in January. Packed up my 2010 Mazda3s and drove out here from Orlando, fl for a new job. Anyways today i got into a fender bender and banged up my front end. So needless to say I need a good body shop in LA. I figure I might take this opportunity use that insurance to get a...
  17. Recommendation for a car shop in San Jose, CA

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hello, I live in San Jose and just ordered some lowering springs from tirerack.com. Anyone have any recommendations on where to take the car to lower it. If not in San Jose, anywhere else in the south bay?
  18. Anyone recommend a good shop in Orange County, CA?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    There has to be someone on here either in the OC or familiar with it. Are there any good shops around here that are competent and where I can go to get my car worked on, like installing springs, sway bar, etc? I don't want to trust just anyone with my baby. thanks!
  19. Mazda auto repair shop

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys so while I was at work, a Honda just so happen to roll, yes.....roll and hit my car. Apparently driver didn't put in park and got out? Anyways it hit my parked car and left a decent size dent in the rear left bumper and driver was no where to be found. Fortunately a bystander saw it all...
  20. Looking for Suspension/Car Customization Shop in Oklahoma

    M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    Hey everyone! I hope I posted this in the right place, this subforum seemed like it would probably have the most viewers in it that could assist me with the dilemma I'm having. I'm in Oklahoma, specifically around the OKC area, and I don't know of any shops that are near me that are known for...
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