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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Happy Thanksgiving Mazda fans! I'm hoping to get my vehicles prepped for winter in the near future. Touch up a couple of scratches, give it a good wash, and wax all around. My first question is what touch up paint you guys recommend? I've attached a couple pictures of the scratches. The one on...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Just waxed my car for the first time since I bought the car 2 weeks ago. Thought I'd share :turned: Enjoy!!
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Can someone tell me the best way to wash and wax the outside of my Mazda 3 hatchback. Also best way to clean the inside.
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, I waxed my car using mother's carnauba cleaner wax, and I got some on the plastic trim. Do you guys have any recommendations on how to remove it?
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey, does anyone get the wax option when using a car wash? Does it even do anything? Can it be harmful?
  6. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys. I was going to tint my headlights today. So I restored the headlights with PlaxtX and used a wax and grease remover. That's when stuff went bad... I The wax and grease remover made a cloudy surface and a bunch of strange cracks appeared on the headlight. I got the clouding off with the...
  7. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Trying out a new wax, I'm currently testing the durability of this wax so I can't comment on how long this will last but the results are great as of now! Easy wipe on wipe off, thin layer will haze up within 3-5mins to wipe off. Here's the wax: Nano Care? Banana Creme Wax Here are the pics...
  8. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I got a sample bottle from Mother's from our recent car meet, they were one of the vendors out there and I decided to give it a try and here are the results. Keep in mind a very light polish was done to it about 2-3 weeks ago. First couple of things I noticed about it: - Very easy to...
  9. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Honestly I've never owned a car worth waxing myself so I don't really know what product to use. Everything else I use is Meguiar's, I assume their wax would be fine as well? Also, is there maybe a waxing for dummies guide somewhere? I live in an apartment atm, so I've been taking the car to...
  10. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I was going to wash/wax my new 2013 iTouring Hatchback, but once I started hosing it down, the water appeared to bead. I wasn't sure if the manufacturer or dealer applies wax to new cars or how long it should last. Should I wash/wax it anyway, or wait a month or so before doing so?
  11. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I spent about 2-3 hours (Hand hurts like hell...) Waxing our 3 on Sunday (Yesterday) and now I'm wondering with the upcoming week how long the wax will last and what happens if I wash the car, will it come right off? I used Turtle Wax, this one: Amazon.com: Turtle Wax T-223 Super Hard Shell...
  12. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So, it is time to wash, remove some scratches, wax, clay bar and detail, wax again, blacken all plastic pieces, clean the wheels, blacken the tires, etc. I have the entire coming weekend off from work :yes: (first weekend off in 2.5 months now), and it is time for all of this. Long story...
  13. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi guys, I picked up a 2012 Mazda 3 i Grand Touring hatchback on 12/31/11. The dealer detailed it before we left, but I'm not sure if they waxed it. It rained yesterday and I did notice the water beading on the surface, so there must be some wax on it already. I was wondering if I need to...
  14. M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    Found a cool new spot plus took some pics at the other '3' spot.
  15. M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    Waxed and threw on a coat of pre-wax gloss before the nxt 2.0 layer. All of the spots I tried to shoot in had horrible lighting until I stumbled upon this sweet gray building. I'm getting some 36" prints of one of those new shots and one of the shots from last shoot sometime this week.
  16. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    I always use Turtle Wax Black color match wax on my car, but when I was over in Houlton Maine picking up my US mail I also stopped at VIP Auto. They had a few new things I had never tried before, one being the Black Box kit, so I picked one up and also a new Meguairs tire gel (just a simple...
  17. M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    Well i washed her up and waxed her with some nxt 2.0... also took some pics of my buddys new wrx in there. Let me know what guys think!
  18. M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    Local gallery here at m3rev: http://mazda3revolution.com/forums/members/andr3w-albums752-may+22+2011+photo+shoot.html High*er* res photos..
  19. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    i searched for an answer with no luck, nor did i see anyone that has touched this topic. a few weeks ago i finally got to wax my car and noticed after being done that i had got some wax on the black trim on the rear bumper.. does anyone have good tips on how to get this out?
  20. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, bought my new 2010 Mazdaspeed 3 this weekend! I was wondering when you guys waxed it for hte first time?
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