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  1. Straight 6 Cyl development

    Skyactiv X
    Page 25 of this presentation mentions development of a straight 6 cylinder engine with SkyActiv-X. https://www.mazda.com/globalassets/en/assets/investors/library/presentation/files/pre190509_e.pdf INVESTMENT FOR BRAND VALUE IMPROVEMENT (PRODUCT)  Large Architecture - Straight-six Skyactiv-X...
  2. Straight pipe, Cadillac converters and how to go about it?

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    I have a 06 mazda 3 2.0 L. It already has a straight pipe on it but it has a Cadillac converter. How would i go about taking it off? And what are the usual sizes of pipes for a muffler extension on the Mazdas?
  3. 2016 Mazda 3 straight roof rails

    Interior / Exterior
    *This is a repeated one that I am posting as a new thread so a broader group of members can help me with.* I am looking for a roof rack to carry my canoe (3-4 times a year). I need a removable rack that can be unscrewed and get the clean roof look in 15 - 30 min. I spoke to my dealer and they...
  4. Replacing one exhaust with a straight pipe

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I replaced on side of my exhaust on my mazda6 with a straight pipe to get a nicer sound. I was wondering if anyone has done it with our new 3s? I was thinking about doing it and getting nice tips put on. Here's a reference thread to the modification...
  5. Muffler Removal?

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Soo I have a 2004 mazda 3, and my friend has a 2011 I believe and he removed the muffler and just straight piped it and it sounds awesome. I want that low rumble sound. With the older car should it sound close to the same as his? I don't want to get pulled over as well. Do y'all recommend...
  6. so i straight piped my 2013 SA mz3

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    i haven't seen any videos on this but i was wondering if anyone cared enough to see/hear a vid maybe? i just deleted the muffler actually so i still have a cat and res but it sounds pretty good, no detonating fuel pops and its very loud... i drive a 2013 mazda 3 skyactiv i Grand touring MT in...
  7. Custom Straight pipe exhaust w/muffler delete

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Still in testing but so far I love the sound. Finally a deeper tone on a 4 cylinder feels good man. This was custom made by Stromung exhaust. Once the product is finalized I will get a price and see if you sky activ owners wanna do a group buy :)
  8. Straight pipe with Muffler still connected ?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I started wondering what it would sound like and what kind of airflow velocity would happen if you were to simply connect a pipe across the muffler and let the exaust still have access to the muffler's housing. The air would rush out the exhaust after the resonator and some air would go in the...
  9. How to Straight pipe a Mazda 3 2.5L?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I have a 2011 MAzda 3 2.5L Hatchback. I already deleted my resonator but was wondering how to delete the muffler and still have a dual exhaust? Also how much would it run me to straight pipe? :001_unsure:
  10. Straight pipe exhaust

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Im just finishing up my cat back straight pipe with res. delete and magnaflow tip. Just wondering if anyone that has done a custom cat back noticed any back pressure loss? im kindof expecting it but just hoping it wont affect it severly. And i kno everyones gana say why didnt you just get a real...
  11. DSC randomly activates

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I was driving down a road by my house that I go down everyday. It was a smooth road, no bumps, driving straight, bright and sunny outside and all of a sudden my cars DCS light turns on and I can feel the brakes grabbing. If it happens again, I'll take it into the dealer. Has anyone else had...
  12. cover of steering wheel column not straight

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Just wondering has anyone noticed the cover of steering wheel column is not straight. It feels like higher on the left hand side. Mine is a 2010 Mazda3 iTouring with fog light pre-installed by dealer. Somewhat the cover affected my driving because I would feel I am not holding the steering wheel...