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  1. Need Help Choosing Lowering Spring. Tein S Tech?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I'm not trying to go for a slammed look and originally planned on running eibachs. I feel like that wouldn't be enough low for me, but I feel like the corksport will be too low. Trying to find something in the middle. I want to stay close to stock ride. I'll be on stock shocks/struts at least...
  2. Adjustable rear spring hat?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Wondering and wondering, I have been lookin around for a while, but I can’t find adjustable rear spring hat for out 3s, do they even exist. I would like to rise the car a bit in the rear with the eibach.
  3. New Koni FSD not lowering spring recommended

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Just bought the new improved FSDfor my ride. Currently on eibach, but going to RB springs cause the ride is a bit low for where I live( unless eibach are much better ride/handling than RB, then I would keep the Eibach and be super careful). The dampers are on the way from Tirerack, I just got...
  4. 2016 rear wiper tension

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Anyone else had/having issues with the tension on the rear wiper arm? The spring in the rear wiper arm of my 2016 Mazda 3 Sport GS (IMHO) does not have enough tension to put enough pressure on my rear glass. It has enough pressure on the glass to wipe the ends of the wider blade leaving an...
  5. Lowering spring or coilovers for daily drive ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Please suggest if i should get lowering spring or coilovers for daily drive ? I dont go track, i only want it to be lower and practical for everyday drive.
  6. Valve Spring tool for Skyactiv?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey all, So i'm staring down the gauntlet of mods for my car. Its paid off now, so it's time to start "Accessorizing" so to say... Here within the next few months i'm going to be pulling the trigger on a set of BBR cams for my 2.0. This will be paired with a corksport midpipe, AEM cold air...
  7. Lowering spring / coilovers setup guide help!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi guys, i'm looking to get a coilovers , please recommend me some. Btw anyone running on vogtland lowering spring + stock absorber ? whats the fender gap like ? 2 fingers gap? Because i saw someone with vogtland lowering spring + koni fsd had a 1finger fender gap, but one of a guy in my other...
  8. Broken coil spring

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Had a clanging sound in the rear of our '15 with 25K miles that turned out to be a broken coil spring. Seems early to have this type of problem. How common is this? The car is just a few months out of warranty, and even if I can claim that it must have been failing during the warranty period...
  9. Picking Spring Rates

    For those that have custom spring rates, how did you go about choosing them? I am currently using two approaches and am unsure which to go with. Approach one: Work with ideal ride frequencies and work backwards (2.2Hz front and 2.5Hz rear according to Autocross to Win (DGs Autocross Secrets) -...
  10. Eibach prokit lowering spring Mazda 3 2014-2018

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Anyone have photos of mazda 3 2014-2018 running on eibach prokit ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Clutch return spring removal?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi everyone. Has anyone removed the clutch return spring on the Mazda3 if it has one? I can check after work to see if there is one on our clutch pedal. I've just been having so much trouble modulating the clutch because it pushes back at you so violently as soon as it gets to the biting point.
  12. Those of you running BC Coilovers: spring rates

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hello to those this may apply to: I am coming from a road raced Honda and am not as familiar with the suspension geometry of these cars in relation to spring rates per application. I was hoping I could get some idea of what spring rates to order for some BC Coilovers based on my ultimate goal...
  13. Manual Transmission - spring behind fill plug?

    Engine / Drivetrain
    Sorry this is my first post and I'm asking for help. I just purchased a 2013 hatchback, manual transmission. I'm in the process of draining/filling the transmission gear oil. While inserting and re-positioning the hose I was going to use to fill the transmission, I noticed a spring in the end...
  14. WTB - Racing beat spring 71082

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Want to buy racing beat springs, anyone selling? Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  15. How much damage have I done to my new winter tires by driving this entire spring...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I have been putting off changing them because I've been saving up to buy a set of rims for my summers. Didn't want to pay for the stock steel rims being changed back to summers, and then off again. Worried I've done some real wear on my brand new winters because of my stupidity.
  16. Stock spring rate

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi all, I have been searching around but i can't find the stock spring rate of my 2017 mazda 3 sedan, can someone tell me?
  17. Spring detail with Fusso Coat 99

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Prepared the paint with p21s Paintwork Cleanser and a DA. Finished with Fusso Coat 99. 10k on the car.
  18. Heavy clutch spring

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi all, In the few days I have owned my manual '05 Mazda3 2.3, I have really enjoyed it. Fun car. Is the clutch spring on the manual supposed to be on the heavy/strong side? There is no friction in the movement, it shifts smoothly, but you really have to put a decent amount of force into it...
  19. Spring Install Price?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I was wondering how much it might be to get some Corksport lowering springs installed? I would do it myself but I don't have the tools or experience for working with suspension. A local mechanic shop gave me an estimate of $700 which seemed ridiculously high to me
  20. Spring accesories.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    SO I purchased the European Lowering kit from Mazda UK. The springs definitely look different than the Pro-Kit sold here in the states. MY question is, do I need to purchase anything else before the install, the box only had the springs, no replacement bump stop or what Eibach refers to as...