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  1. Wheels stud length

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi everyone, I have purchased a set of 2009 Mazda 6 refurbished wheels (18x7.5, Offset 60) sitting on the original Dunlop tires. At the moment they are abit too tucked in. I bought a set of 15mm spacers and the studs were too long and poked out a little, the back of the wheels didn't have...
  2. 2010 Mazda 3 Rear Shock Stud BROKEN

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I was nearing being finished replacing the rear shocks and shock mounts. I BROKE ONE OF THE TWO MOUNT STUDS. There was a lot of corrosion and crud and it broke! Dag nabbit Those studs don't just drive up and out? They are welded in at the top. Any tips? I am going to drill the stud out...
  3. 2014 REAR SHOCK: Do you need to remove the bottom stud?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    The shop manual says to remove the bottom stud to take off a rear shock. That stud only has a small 8mm head on it, and that thing won't come loose. I'm sure I could get it off if I destroy it, but I'd rather not. Will the bottom of the shock slide off the stud without removing it...
  4. Broken strut mount stud help

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Looks like I screwed up and over torqued one of the three strut tower mount bolts while installing my CS STB. Any suggestions on how to remove the one bold that is spinning freely on that broken (base-stripped) strut mount stud? I have to install my new Bilstein sport struts and Racing Beat...
  5. Broken stud, lug nut still on

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hey everyone. I Have a huge problem and Im trying to figure out the best way to tackle it. I had a guy from the dealership replace rotors and brake pads on my girlfriends car and when he went to mount the rim back on and screw the lugs back on, he cross threaded one of the lugs and snapped the...
  6. Stud Length

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I'm looking at wheel adapters for some wheels I have left over from trading in my Golf R, does anyone know the stud length off hand so I know how thin I can have the adapters made?
  7. Gen 1/2 Extended Stud + Spacer Fitment Info

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    As I've been searching high and low for spacers and studs to fit my 18x10 wheels, I found that most manufacturers and parts websites have been worth poppycock for finding spacer fitments that actually work on the 3. So, I am starting this thread so we can have a database of sorts on spacers and...