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  1. Any one using stiffer sidewall summer tires?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Wheels and Tires
  2. Summer Driving

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    It's 112°F here in Phoenix, AZ today so for us Arizonians - summer is here! With rising summer temps it's important to make sure your tires can handle the heat and just like other seasons, summer has its own set of driving challenges. Check out the article linked below for tips to stay ahead...
  3. Summer Tire Discussion

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    So I've been wanting to go to a summer tire here in Hawaii, I want everyone's opinion on what Summer Tires is the best bang for my buck in terms of performance, comfort, tread wear, so an all around performer. I have a few front runners and the three that come to mind are the Pilot Sport 4S...
  4. Summer Tires Discussion

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I’m running 18 in stock wheels w/G-Force Comp 2 A/S. Is it really worth it? I’m thinking about some Michelin PS4S tires. I’m just concerned is it really worth the hype? My concerns are not limited to but include; things like rocks getting kicked up by the tires, positive negative driving...
  5. 2015 Mazda 3 GX no display/navi: What is the best option summer 2018?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello everyone I hope I have come to right place. This is my first post and thread but I hope to add to the community as I dig into this recent purchase. :smile2: I have discovered conflicting information as to how I can bring this model to the beloved Android Auto support. So far I can...
  6. Best rim size for summer tires.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    My 2015 mazda came with 18" rims. The original tires were fairly bald by the time winter hit. I bought some 16" rims and good winter tires. I now need new summer tires. I want to have two sets of rims so I can swap out tires and wheels myself whenever the weather changes. I am not sure I...
  7. 16's for winter and 17's(2sets) for summer

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Well I figure its time I spend some time looking into my options for rims. I have a 2017 Mazda 3 GT Hatch. The OEM 18's won't be sticking around forever and I need to look for cheap options, probably used. What Id like to do ideally, is oem Acura RSX 16's for winter and maybe RSX 17's or TSX...
  8. Summer to winter MPG variance

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I searched the forum and couldn't find any topics specifically on this, if it has been discussed before, please point me in the right direction! What kind of variance have people seen in their MPG between the hot and cold months? I've only had the car since April so I don't have much cold...
  9. Sporty summer tire suggestion

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Although my car will never see a track, or autoX, I still want something with great grip and a tight responsive feel. Treadlife is important to me, and so is price. Ride comfort and noise are somewhat important, but less. Traction on dry and wet are very important. Snow = 0 as I have a set of...
  10. Summer tires - cold driving?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I know that Summer tires are almost un-driveable in freezing conditions, ice and snow, but I'm wondering how much traction they loose, if any, in cold weather, like in the 40s F? Is there an approximate temperature cut off point where All Season tires have an advantage? Also, where is the...
  11. bug splats! on the windshield during summer driving

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    What do you do to clear the windshield of bug splats while driving on the highway? I use windex and this, but have to stop first. While driving through a section of highway today in Indiana during later afternoon for few hours, I literally got splattered with whitish bugs (or what's left of...
  12. South Florida M3R/Mazda Summer Meet!

    South Atlantic
    Unfortunately, I'm calling off the meet. Weather is going to be crap, people couldn't go, etc. etc. Sucks but it isn't worth having one person drive 4 hours and only have a few people show up. Pissed but no hard feelings it is what it is @warlord If you don't mind, lock the thread or just...
  13. South FL M3R/Mazda Summer Meet!?

    South Atlantic
    Looks like we're doing a Miami area meet! Markham Park was suggested. Possibly chill on a Saturday, eat, go out towards Miami and cruise around and South Beach or something for the night. Get a hotel. Next day chill for a bit more and leave whenever. We need to find a date (I'll create a new...
  14. What kind of handling numbers: RM's, yellows, rear sway, sticky summer tires?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    What kind of handling numbers would I be looking at with 18x7.5 wheels, 225/40R18 Pilot Super Sports, Koni Yellows, Road Magnet 1.25" springs and a rear sway bar? Thanks
  15. summer mini meet for northern ontario

    M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    hey anybody on the forum in the northern ontario area (sudbury parry sound toronto timmins) when summer comes around have a mini meet would love to see some more mz3 in person
  16. CorkSport & MazdasNW Sizzlin Summer Event

    Pacific West
    08-11-2012 CorkSport Sizzlin Summer Event Register here: CorkSport Sizzlin Summer Event - CorkSport Mazda Performance - 360-260-CORK OFFICIAL SPONSORS! Solar Eclipse Window Tinting Solar Eclipse Window Tinting & Auto Accessories Vancouver, WA Alan Webb Mazda Alan Webb Mazda | New Mazda...
  17. CorkSports Sizzling Summer Event

    M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    Join CorkSport Mazda Performance and MazdasNW for the CorkSport Sizzlin Summer Event on August 11, 2012 from 9am-3pm at the CorkSport Mazda Performance Headquarters in Vancouver WA. Details: When: Saturday, August 11, 2012 9am-3pm Where: CorkSport Mazda Performance 3315 NE 112th Ave. B-80...
  18. summer tire question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    doing some looking around for new tires and i stumbled across these Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta. all of the reviews i'v seen are good, just wondering if anyone's used them or have something comparable that won't cost a fortune.
  19. End Of Summer Bash

    Pacific West
    End of Summer Bash :: CLICK HERE TO RSVP AND REGISTER FOR THE DYNO - CorkSport Mazda Performance - 360-260-CORK Questions [email protected]
  20. Small tip for your engine during summer heat

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Get a coolant additive. This helps keep your engine coolant temp lower so it's easier to cool your engine while it's triple digits outside and you've got the a/c on full blast. Royal Purple has some called "Purple Ice" which is what I use and it does make a difference. Straight from Royal...