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  1. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Impossible to find one word about this online. So, in all non Bose Mazda 3s since 2019 the audio settings offer Drivers Seat or All Seats position where audio is focused. Had a subwoofer installed and its only is heard when in drivers seat mode. The technician at install place said he didnt...
  2. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    I’m wondering if I need an LOC if the powered subwoofer I plan to implement has “high level inputs”. Keep in my mind I also plan to keep the factory speakers unchanged. I have a 2021 base model Mazda 3.
  3. Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Custom fiberglass + dynamat enclosure that fits perfectly and bolts into to spare tire jack spot in hatch, plus 8" 4ohm Kicker sub & Orion Cobalt CO5001 amp. This puppy was custom made for the Gen1 (2007-2008) MS3 but also fits the Mazda 3 and is the best way to add bass without sacrificing...
  4. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I'm trying to find a layout on how to install my subwoofer within a brand new mazda 3 GS 2019 sedan and i can't find any. Someone have an idea? Any help would be gladly appreciated. Thanks!
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    About to do a subwoofer install in my mazda 3. Going to use the Audiocontrol LC2I and tap in before the bose amp. Is this the best way of doing it? I've been browsing these forums quite a bit and people say if you tap in before it messes with the bose amp somehow? Can someone confirm this...
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey, just bought a 2018 mazda 3 sedan and was wondering if there's anyway if adding an aftermarket sub. Also wondering if doing that would void the warranty somehow. Had a 2006 mazda 3 with twin 12" subs in the trunk and would like to put them in this car.
  7. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Has anyone found a place that make stealth sub-woofer boxes for the hatchback? I want to add a sub-woofer to my 18' GT.
  8. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys, I like the Bose system, it's pretty decent. However, I wanted to add a subwoofer to the mix. It isn't powered so it requires a separate amp but I've never done an install with a factory headunit. I've always been able to just run RCAs to the aftermarket deck and tune everything. How do...
  9. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    After the 6-disc changer head unit crapped out on my 2008 S GT I decided to replace the amplifier and sub woofer as well. I went with a Kenwood Epsilon head, an Alpine four channel amp and a JBL sub. This is not a "blow your hair back" system but a nicely balanced and very clear system. But I...
  10. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    my plan is to ad 4 x 6.5 speakers to doors, and I have a left over amp for sobwoofer from my former car. how do you install a the amp (where) in a sedan, and where do you take the signal for the amp. thanks
  11. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, until now I was only a "reader" in this very useful forum but now I want to write my first post with a quite big problem concerning a subwoofer installation in a 2014 Mazda 3 w/ Bose. I've installed my sub according to this a useful guide from user eshaz on this forum. So the signal...
  12. Interior / Exterior
    The way I have my sub installed, there is a 3 foot run where the RCA cables to the amp run with the wires to the sub. They are going in opposite directions... Here is a diagram of what I mean. ----------------------------------------> AMP SUB <------------------------ Is...
  13. Audio Setups
    2016 Mazda 3 GS (non-Bose) Thought I'd share some details about installing a sub into my baby - I mean ride. Parts from Amazon.CA and what I payed (free shipping but add %5 for tax): SUB - PIONEER TSSWX2502 - $184.58 AMP - BOSS AUDIO R1100M - $73.73 LOC - KICKER KISLOC - $33.00 WIRING...
  14. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Adding a Subwoofer. 10" or 12" Well, I have read and reread the sweet plug and play write up @wcarman1 did http://mazda3revolution.com/forums/2014-2017-mazda-3-skyactiv-how-guides/65953-bose-stereo-subwoofer-install-plug-play.html and it makes me really want to get a subwoofer now. I like...
  15. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi there I just bought a Mazda 3 2014 Skyactive (hatchback), the European version I assume since I'm located in Iceland. What a car!!! I'm looking for a stealth subwoofer enclosure, something that can be attached to the side wall of the trunk, and not take up all the space like regular...
  16. Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    I have a 2014 Mazda 3 Touring and my first mod was dropping a sub in. I had it installed professionally at a reputable place and it sounds amazing.. EXCEPT for this darn plastic housing for my blindside detection. Just about every note my sub bangs out rattles the housing and it is ruining my...
  17. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I recently bought a 2016 Mazda 3 Hatchback Touring. So i wanted to add a sub woofer and was looking into the Alpine Electronics PWE-S8 Restyle Compact Powered 8-Inch Subwoofer I want to install it under either the driver or passenger seat and was wondering if anybody has any experiences...
  18. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm going to be installing/adding a compact powered Subwoofer in my iGT Mazda 3 I think I pretty much have all the steps needed and ordered the PAC connector to make it plug and play My question is if anyone on here knows if I can use this terminal at the battery connection. There is an empty...
  19. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi All, First off.. I don't have a Mazda. But as much as you guys hate the Stock systems in the 3's, the Bose Powered Subwoofers are a godsend for other makes and models. I have tried various "under seat" powered units, but they are not an option for this car. Custom Audio used to make a...
  20. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hey all I don't own a Mazda 3(yet) but my girlfriend does. I'm wanting to surprise her for her birthday by installing a sub into her car. Now I'm not new at this nor am I very experienced with installs but I have a hard time asking people from visions for advice because I'm just a dollar sign to...
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