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  1. stupid question regarding lug nuts

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    hey so winter is coming to an end and I'm looking to put my summer wheels back on. My old lug nuts are all rusted and nasty looking so my uncle "borrowed" some nice black lug nuts from his work only thing is they are a lot longer/deeper than the ones i have now. they are 12x1.50. Does it matter...
  2. The stupid mistake thread

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    Like the title suggests, tell us a story about a stupid mistake youve made or heard of. One of mine: Did a brake job on my truck and couldn't get the lines bled. After dicking with it here and there (had a 3 as my daily), replacing a brand new master cylinder, finally found out I put the...
  3. stupid drivers

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    On my way to physiotherapy last Friday and I'm travelling at 90 km/hr on cruise control in the slow lane. I look up in my rear view mirror and see a gold coloured minivan barrelling down on me. I try to pull off the highway to avoid getting smashed but the asshole still hit me. His excuse was...
  4. Stupid question, aftermarket Halo headlights/fogs?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I got the 2012 GTS and I highly doubt it because I haven't even seen them for 2010, I don't know if you guys have an opinion on them but I think halos look pretty fresh especially on the new mazdas they would look real nice IMO, anyone know of any possibilities of aftermarket parts? I don't...
  5. Most Likely a Stupid Question :/

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hey All, I have a 2011 Mazda 3 Sport (2.5L 5-Speed ATX) with roughly 11000km on the odometer. I'm taking it in next week due to a rattle/knocking sound/clicking between 800-2000RPM (on take off). I noticed today that if I pull the dipstick while the engine is running, there appears to...
  6. Stupid Sixth Gear

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I really hate my sixth gear, it's too close to fifth. I have a MZ3 Hatch, is there something that can be done about it?
  7. So I did something kinda stupid today.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Today we got a buttload of snow and I was backing my Mazda out of my driveway and it got stuck in the snow. I frantically put the car in Park and put the E-brake up and went to dig out my car. Then I kept trying to accelerate but the car wouldn't budge. Amidst the confusion, I started getting...
  8. Stupid beeping noises

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    So yesterday, I was taking my 3 (2.5 HB S) to go do some christmas shopping with my girlfriend. About half way or 30 min down the road toward the mall, it starts making these really weird stupid beeping noises :argh 1:. There are no lights flashing or anything, and the beeps are irregular. It...
  9. Stupid iPhone, stupid DST

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    Did anyone else fall victim to the iPhone ios4 alarm bug this morning? I was less than pleased when, despite deleting & reconfiguring my alarm, my iphone alarm still didn't go off on time this morning. Luckily I managed to wake up only 30 minutes late instead of the full hour!
  10. I must've done something stupid...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, I'm looking for some much-needed help. Earlier, I was trying to install my LEDs and it was going fine until I got to the vanity mirrors. I didn't know how to turn it off so I just took the bulb out while it was still on and put the LEDs on right after (it didn't work). After that, I...
  11. Oh yeah!

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    I totally want to do this to my kar /kidding
  12. Stupid question

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    this seems like a really dumb question... well has anyone tried starting their ms3 with the key?? for some reason mine wont start/turn at all ?? was wondering if im the only person having this problem or if im just doing something wrong?? help please i feel like an idiot!!:chuck_norris 1:
  13. A short story of stupidity/forgetfullness

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Let me start off by complaining as many have that we should be able to shut the damn windows & moonroof after we turn off the car. The routine when I get home is to shift into neutral, shut all open windows/moonroof, engage parking brake, turn off car, etc. Now I think you all now where I'm...
  14. How stupid am I?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Got my caliper paint and am in process of painting right meow (2 calipers are curing at the moment). When I jacked up the front right side I guess I positioned it too close to the wheel and the metal there bent a little bit. Soon after I went to do the front left side after having the entire...
  15. I test drove a 2.5 ..my thoughts: stupid question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    It was really really wonderful. It felt like a much more expensive car. Can I ask a stupid question...."What is it with this car? How can it be so cool to drive? Is it just Mazda R and D? i have owned a BMW,911sc,Audi....vw,volvo....This was very,very nice....This is going to sell like hot...
  16. Stupid dope 350Z yo!

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    What in the sam-hell is this guy thinking!?!?!? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PlYlLaxV38