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  1. $6 exhaust tips

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hello everyone! I've been working on a quick little project lately and I thought I would share! I have always felt that the 3rd gens have missed out in the exhaust looks department. After I sold my Corksport axle-back I felt that the rear looked a little bare. I picked up welding as a hobby...
  2. Tips For Leaving Car Off For A Month

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys! So I'm leaving my car off for a month, exactly 33 days, I wanted to know what are the best procedures to do before leaving so my car will be in perfect order when I return. Should I disconnect the battery (negative and positive terminals altogether)? Is it necessary to do so? Is it...
  3. Transmission mount bolt snapped, need tips

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hey everybody, I have just changed my 3 engine mount on my mazda 3 2010 GT 2.5, everything went well until I fastened the last bolt on the bracket that holds the transmission mount. Yep it snapped, right now its being held by 3 of the 4 bolts and there dosent seem to be any vibration when...
  4. Tips and Tricks for Car cleaning/polishing/waxing

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi all, it would be very nice to share your tips and tricks to keep your car clean and shining. how to you proceed and what product you use. Recently wax my car with abro product but it seems that meguire is the number one.
  5. Black Exhaust Tips

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Has anyone replaced or gotten a sleeve to go over the chrome exhaust tips? If so, how did you do it and where did you get the parts? The chrome exhaust tips appear to be welded to the exhaust pipe so I'm thinking the only solution would be to cut the existing pipe and weld on an extension that...
  6. exhaust tips

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Hey guys I'm looking for a bigger exhaust tip for my '09 sedan, what size inlet diameter will fit over the stock exhaust?also, what size outlet diameter would you recommend?
  7. Car buying tips?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Planning on buying a new Mazda 3 gt hatchback 2017 with upfront cash and need some car buying tips to get the best deal. Any advice please.
  8. Replacing the CMU, any tips?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So, I have a 2014 Mazda3 and the Nav/CMU crapped out. I haven't ever done any mods ( never even updated the firmware from Factory) to it but it seems dead as a doornail. One day it just wouldnt turn on. The three button reset had no effect on the black screen. It would play radio on one...
  9. [FS] 2014+ Bolt On Muffler Delete with burnt tips and 2 bolt flange

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Pictures Mz3 muffler delete y pipe burnt tips - Album on Imgur Video https://youtu.be/6RYyBhGV_xY I actually just got this done but for some reason I could do without it and would be willing to sell it to someone who would enjoy the noise more than I do. I had it custom made: steel y-pipe and...
  10. Buying tomorrow. Any tips?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I am buying a 2016 Mazda 3 i Sport. Just a base model, no addons, I prefer it that way, I can customize later. Anything I should know before going in? Any important questions I should ask? Is there any freebies that the dealer can throw in that I need to ask for i.e. free oil changes, swag etc.
  11. Tips for shifting gears?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, I bought myself a Mazda 3 2.0 Hatchback a few months ago and the shifting still isn't smooth as butter. Before this I did drive AT for about 9-10 years and maybe this car isn't the most ideal one to start driving MT again, but I don't know. It's not like I'm having trouble with it, it's...
  12. BOSE System upgrade notes and tips

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I thought that I would compile a list of the information required for installing an upgraded stereo into the BOSE system. This information is from multiple threads and web searches. I will update the first post as more questions get answered. Please respond to this thread or PM with revisions or...
  13. exhaust tips

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    hi just curious has anyone not modified the whole exhaust and just welded on some universal muffler tips from borla,hks,blitz, etc? thanks.
  14. WTB: Exhaust tips

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I have a 2010 5-door with the 2.5. I am keeping the factory exhaust but would like to replace the tips with better looking and larger diameter tips. Bolt on or weld on are fine and must be stainless. They don't have to be new either. If you have any, please let me know! Will pay via paypal...
  15. Removing stock exhaust tips

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Anyone have a DIY on it? I tried pulling them off last night and they seem fairly tight. they do not seem to be welled it on but I also could totally be very wrong.
  16. I need tips on customization??

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    So I just got a 2012 mazda 3 hatch and I need ideas on rims, suspension, and body mods keep in mind I want to keep it within mazda dealer parts so I can keep a my warrants ... let me thanks
  17. Key broke off in wheel lock. Tips on removing wheel lock lug nut?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    This past weekend, my wheel lock key broke off in the wheel lock. I tried my best to get the broken key piece out of the lock but was unsuccessful doing so. It is really jammed up in there. While I have a new key coming to me from McGard, I still need to find a way to get this wheel lock off...
  18. Mazda 3 Interior/ Exterior cleaning tips

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    hello, i just got my first car and its a 2015 Mazda3iT Snowflake White Pearl Mica and i was wondering if you guys have any tips for me to take care of my car for the long run. I really don't want to mess up my paint with any swirl marks or anything as well as messing up the interior with the...
  19. Door trim installation tips?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Anyone have any experience doing this themselves? Just received the 2015 Mazda 3 door sill chrome trim parts in the mail. Couldn't find a thread on it but if there is one, feel free to point me in that reduction in the efforts of not being redundant 0:) Thanks!
  20. exhaust tips

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Anyone know where i can get tips like this, but with a slant cut not a straight cut?
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