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  1. 2012 Sky auto trans slipping?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    It happened 4 or 5 times in a row. I was in Auto mode and I believe the slipping happened from 2nd to 1srt gear. I floored it while in 2nd and it went in neutral for a second revving up then took off on first. I later turned the car off and back on again and it didn't do it again. This happened...
  2. 2012 Sky 6AT In the Service Shop..

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey all, long time no post. Used to have a white '12 MT iTouring, traded for a '12 AT GT. Long story short, wife still wasn't comfortable driving it after ~six months, was able to refinance for the same payments.. lost some money in those six months but always keep your wife happy. Driving...
  3. Stock Mazda3 Sky exhaust, actually sounds alright! (And a question)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Alright guys, I made a little video of my totally stock Mazda 3 Skyactiv, and man, that exhaust ain't bad! Not bad at all. Thought that you guys would like to hear from the outside, in a video, on this forum. Or maybe this is worthless to you. Still, I thought I would share. Enjoi! :beerchug 1...
  4. Cracked Rear Bumper on Canadian Mazda 3 Sky

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Looking for some good advice from my American friends south of the border here. My 10 month old 2012 Mazda 3 Sport got into a spot of bother after a reversing issue and the long story short, the rear bumper is cracked right down the middle, more or less over the rear plate. Own fault error so...
  5. $ diff trade in sky for ms3

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    I have the 2013 skyactiv I grand touring. It's giving me 24mpg average. Most of you ms3 owners are getting that even when you drive it like you stole it.. So wtf... My question is for any of you guys who traded in your skyactiv for a ms3 How much did you pay for it (after tax) vs the...
  6. 2012 Sky Sedan from the great white

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey Guys, Names josh and Im from Kitchener, Ontario. New to this forum but have been a members on TM3 for over a year. Bought the car in May 2012 and so far have done the following Appearance - M'z rep front lip - M'z rep rear lip - Tien S-Techs - OLLO 6000k HIDs - Nextmod Eyelids CF wrapped -...
  7. 2.5 exhaust direct bolt on to sky?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Anyone cut Skyactiv bumper for dual exhaust? Hi I want dual exhaust but not going to buy a 2.5bumper. Anyone successfully cut it? Pics? Instructions? Thanks Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  8. 3 sky 2012 standard trans remote starter

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    hi, im new here. im just wondering if anyone can help me putting remote starter on my mazda 3 sky 2012 manual transmission? i love standard but the only thing im not happy is having a right write up installing remote starter on my car. thanks in advance
  9. WTT? Rear bumper / axleback sky > 2.5/speed

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    i am throwing this out there. @Crespo had an idea to convert his CWP White 2.5 hatch to a single tip single port bumper. I myself have a black mica skyactiv that i want to convert to a 2.5/speed dual port dual tip exhaust. UNFORTUNATELY an agreement could not be met. So heres what im putting...
  10. 13' mazda 3i sky Speedometer re-calibration

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    i plan on getting new wheels and tires. I checked with the mazda dealership and they said they can't do it because its illegal? is that true? i have changed the gearing and trans in my mustangs many times in the past and had to change speedometer gears to fix my speedo.... this is a first for...
  11. Hello to all from Alaska. Just bought my Mazda 3 touring sky.

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Just bought this Mazda 3. I've already done my first mod within the first week of getting it. Plasti dipped rims. Thanks to this community I was able to know about it. For my next mod I want to put some Hids in and I was thinking of using 35w 5000 but I wonder how that will look. Any...
  12. New2012 Mazda 3 GS Sky+ GS-L+Moon

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Several months ago bought a new Mazda 3 to replace our 2002 Sentra SER. Very pleased so far. The SER was great and we wanted an exact replacement before it started causing us problems. Ride of the M3 is probably a little better, handling not quite as crisp, and just not as much jump on the...
  13. 2012 Mazda 3 Sky Grand Touring rear wheels

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Is there an adjustment to correct for the negative camber / \ on the Mazda 3? The mechanic told me that there was no way to adjust this and that all 3's are like this. Most I see are very negative and it looks bad and I expect to see poor tire wear. Is there a solution to this in the...
  14. New 2012 3 Sky 2.0 AT

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello all, I recently got a great deal on a new 3. Really enjoy the car and and the mileage is incredible. Averaged 38 on my last tank and I don't feel like I'm driving an econobox. :yes: KLR
  15. New Sky 3 owner

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Greeting to all, I have my SkyActiv 3 for a little over a month now. It is a crystal white 2013 hatchback GT 6MT with Tech package. I love it so far. This is my first experience with Mazda. The gas mileage is great so far. I filled up 4 times and range from 35.5 to 38.5 mpg. I always love...
  16. Happy Sky Activ owner

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi All, Been hangin' out here for about a month, doing research to determine exactly what I wanted. And based on that, just bought a 2013 i GT in red with the tech package. Picked it up Saturday, so only about a hundred miles so far, but at least a hundred smiles... Hoping to learn lots from...
  17. FOR SALE! Parts from a 2012 sky blue iGT sedan

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hey guys. I have a set of OEM side mirrors that are heated and with blind spot monitoring with sky blue covers and also a set of OEM non-LED tail lights. Attached are pics. Mirrors- 400 for both or 250 a piece Tail lights - 200 for both or 150 a piece. Let me know if you are interested...
  18. 2012 Mazda 3 Sky Grand Touring

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello all, This is my first Mazda as I have always been a supporter of buy American and support the big 3. Long commute and gas prices now demands better mileage so I did some research on Mazda Skiactive and was impressed. I was impressed many years ago wtih the rotary Wenkal engine they...
  19. (^,^) DOM's Sky Build Thread (Click here)

    M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    Here is my 2012 Skyactiv! Mods: BC Type BR Coilovers Corksport 2.5 Exhaust with Highflow Cat and Racepipe Rota G-Forces 18x9 +30 white(will be installed shortly) Gold Evil M 35% Front tint 20% Rear tint 6k VVME Hids Bought Nov. 16th 2011 BC Coilovers! Maxed out
  20. 2012 Sky Blue Mica Mazda3i Touring (Skyactiv) Hatchback 6MT

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey Guys, I'm new to this forum and this my first post in this forum!! I currently own a '12 Mazda 3i Touring (Skyactiv) with Sky Blue Mica and 6 speed MT. It is a Sedan and not a hatchback, so then the Hatchback with the Sky Blue Mica (with Skyactiv 6MT) is really really hard to find that I...