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  1. Any one using stiffer sidewall summer tires?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Wheels and Tires
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  2. My opinion on stiffer motor mounts

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    After driving the 3 w/ 6MT for well over a year now, I was constantly being jarred by the jerkiness at the transition point from accel -> decel, and the jerkiness at low speeds crawling around parking lots/over speed bumps and such. I could FEEL the motor shifting around in the engine bay as it...
  3. Stiffer transmission mount

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I as wondering if anyone has changed the left transmission mount to a harder one. I have a different rear mount, but the car still lurches some. I see movement in the transmission mount when the car is put under load. The rear mount Isn,t moving now, but the motor seems to be moving at the next...
  4. Stiffer suspension without a drop

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So i've noticed that the suspension on the 3 seems to be quite adequate up until 80mph when the suspension starts to get a bit of float in it. Still controllable, but it's also starting to lose it's grip Might be a side effect of the aero kit. But because of the aero kit especially the front...
  5. Mazda 3 Hatch with Bike Rack - Stiffer Springs?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I thought I would move this post to the proper forum location. I do a lot of mountain biking and I purchased a hitch and a bike rack for my car. This weekend my buddy and I went downhill mountain biking so I had two bikes on the rack hanging off the back of the car. The back end sags quite a...
  6. Mazda 3 Hatch with Bike Rack - Stiffer Springs?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I do a lot of mountain biking and I purchased a hitch and a bike rack for my car. This weekend my buddy and I went downhill mountain biking so I had two bikes on the rack hanging off the back of the car. The back end sags quite a bit like this as you can see from the picture. Do you think...
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