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  1. Smoke after rebuild

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    So recently I completely rebuilt the 2.3 L in my Mazda 3. Everything went as planned and double checked everything so no issues with that, I switched over to synthetic 5w-20 oil over the regular 5w-30 the previous owner used in it. Since the rebuild (1k miles ago) it has started to smoke and...
  2. Clouds of Blue Smoke

    2007-2009 Mazdaspeed3 Discussion
    The other day my car was running perfectly fine. Here's what happened. I was on my 1 hour lunch for work. Went to take my girl to work, before I turn the car off, I let it cool down for 30 seconds to a good minute. I drive it hard every once in awhile, but I do baby it and all maintenance is up...
  3. tailpipe white smoke??

    2007-2009 Mazdaspeed 3 Performance & Mods
    So a couple weeks ago I let my car idle to warm and I come out and there's white smoke out the tail pipe.. I shut it off took the turbo out and had it replaced. There was oil in my turbo, intercooler, and all the lines in between. Put it back together and she drove great for a full week until...
  4. OK to feed a 250 watt RMS sub 500+ watts? Or will I smoke it?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Howdy Dudes, I’m going to wire up my car for a sub in the trunk. I already have a 12 inch Alpine “e-type”, from like 2006. It wasn’t so great in my last car, but I’m not sure if that could be due to not having enough power, and/or a junky amplifier. This time around, I was going to go with...
  5. Plasti dip smoke

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Can anyone tell me if is worth applying plasti dip in tail lights ?? And it can affect when it comes to inspection ?? I live in tx
  6. Plasta Dip Smoke

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Not really sure how I like the matte finish on the tail lights, but it's plastidip so it can easily be removed. As for the chrome, seems to do a good job.
  7. Custom Black Cherry taillights w/smoked emblems lots of pics

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    So I bought my 2010 black Ms3 last sunday and I have been dying to make this thing mine all week. Well with the weekend finally here the first phaze of my exterior mods is finished. I painted my taillights, smoked my emblems and tinted my windows. The tailights Came out awesome and i was able...
  8. Smoke vynil tail lights

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Sup, I have a question , I was looking at MAZDA3 2003-2006 TAIL LIGHT SMOKE TINT VINYL | eBay. So my question is how to open our 2011 tail lights to put the vynil inside? What about if you put it outside? :shuriken: BTW any one got smoked tail lights?
  9. sputter and black smoke****

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Hello everyone. Maybe someone has some answers for me. when my car is cold, it sputters and blows alot of black smoke. As it warms up, runs great. Any ideas? Plugs? Tuning? Turbo?
  10. occasional stumbling and white smoke.

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Hi,i'm driving my 2010 speed3 normaly in low traffic,not going in to boost,5th gear when i see an opening, i step on it and the car stumbel's and i see big cloud of white smoke in rear view mirror for 2 or 3 seconds.After it's back to normal.It happens 1 time almost every day.it did it a couple...
  11. Smoke only on boost

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    I just took my 2010 MS3 in for its first service at 3500k miles. When I got it back and drove to work I noticed it seems to blow smoke when I get on it and the turbo kicks in. Never noticed that before. I had them change the oil/filter/rotate tires/etc, but nothing special except I had them go...
  12. New Speed 3 puffing away black smoke

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    I noticed today black dots in the back of my hatch. I then looked at the exhaust tips and saw them very black. So I decided to give it a good run and do some gear changes at high RPM's. As I did this and looking back I would see the black puffs of smoke coming out. Mind you the car has only...
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