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  1. For Sale | M3F
    A. Item for sale/trade (model, specs, etc.): CERAMIC COATED OBX headers and flex pipe for first gen (2004-2008) 2.3L Mazda 3 (possibly any other 2.3L Duratec?), includes new gaskets also B. Condition: New In box, Used, Good, Fair, Dented, etc. - Brand new, ceramic coated but has some small...
    $220 USD
  2. Stock Issues
    Hi all, "new" Mazda owner here. I bought a 2006 Mazda 3 not long ago. I was decelerating off of the interstate on my way to work, and when I went to downshift the car wouldn't go into the lower gear. I kept the clutch pushed in, and kept trying to get the vehicle to go in gear. The clutch went...
  3. Stock Issues
    I own a 2006 Mazda3 Hatchback with the 2.3 and its sucking up any oil I put in it. I've been reading that it could be the Positive crankcase vent (pcv) a fix a dealership could do, or nothing can be done to fix it. So with that I have thought about doing an engine swap but I don't know what...
  4. Mazda3 (Axela)
    Hello everyone im now a proud owner of a 2008 Mazda 3 s sport with only 48k miles! Im looking to keep the car long term and ive heard about problems with the reliability of the 2.3 specifically the oil burning issue the pcv valve and a few other stuff i would like to hear your guys...
  5. Powertrain 2004-2009 Mazda3
    Has anyone swapped out the stock 2.3 manual drive train for the Mazda speed 3 drive train on an original 2004 s trim?
  6. MazdaSpeed3 Modifications
    Hi, I have a 2013 ms3. It's basically full bolt on. When I start the vehicle in the morning it revs to 2k and sounds terrible then gets to the point where it sounds like it's going to stall and comes back to around 2k then slowly revs down to right below 1k. When I'm driving it doesn't seem to...
  7. Modifications
    I am building a Mazda 3 2.3l for a clean daily driver and I am wondering if I can use a Mazdaspeed3 short throw shifter as there arnt many options for the normal Mazda3 hatch
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