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05-11-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,100
Posted By UnknownJinX

Ouch, sorry for the tinnitus. Must be awful to...

Ouch, sorry for the tinnitus. Must be awful to live with.

As for the paint, I think it has less to do with Mazda being cheap and more to do with the environmentalism we have to deal with nowadays.
05-11-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,100
Posted By BigCajun

That sucks, I have it also, but not nearly as bad...

That sucks, I have it also, but not nearly as bad as you do.
I blame it on listening to loud rock, concerts, and shooting with no ear protection.
Really started in '77 at a Rush concert in New...
05-09-2019, 02:13 PM
05-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,100
Posted By Jedi54

excellent news for Mazda. Their SkyActiv 4...

excellent news for Mazda.
Their SkyActiv 4 cylinders are great but as they move up market this'll help better position them against competitors. Lets be honest, a turbo 4 is probably more...
05-09-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,100
Posted By NotAPreppie

Straight six, eh? Can I get a brown wagon...

Straight six, eh? Can I get a brown wagon equipped with a manual transmission, AWD, and an I-6 diesel?

No?

Okay, well, how about a sports coupe with an I-6?

That said, odds are both I-6...
08-22-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,634
Posted By NotAPreppie

Lack of thorough testing seems to Mazda's MO....

Lack of thorough testing seems to Mazda's MO. They had issues with rising oil levels in the SkyActiv-D. Huge issues with the Renesis.

I'm honestly surprised that Ford is still pushing a V8...
07-31-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,012
Posted By trackjunkie

very nice, thanks for posting that

very nice, thanks for posting that
07-23-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,634
Posted By comebackqid

The moment the 2.5LT was available it shouldve...

The moment the 2.5LT was available it shouldve been placed in the entire lineup of course optionally. None the less the entire line up would be more popular with more power.
07-09-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,630
Posted By IamFodi

Yeah, that's the only thing that makes sense IMO.

Yeah, that's the only thing that makes sense IMO.
05-24-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 56,116
Posted By christos_78

ASH8 thank you very much for your answer. Your...

ASH8 thank you very much for your answer. Your knowledge has helped me a great deal and at least now I know that what I am looking for can not be found in Europe because of specifications. Because R3...
05-09-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By Bladecutter

Thanks guys for the explanation. Like I...

Thanks guys for the explanation.
Like I thought, its mostly just an easier interface, and for additions like Waze, but mostly because Google maps is much easier to use than some of the nav systems...
04-23-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By MattMPS

if you drive the fiat 124 and mx-5, you can easy...

if you drive the fiat 124 and mx-5, you can easy understand that driving a small roadster with a NA engine with a response directly linked from gas pedal to rear wheels is a better driving...
04-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,316
Posted By Brettus

Got a letter for each of my 8s the other day ....

Got a letter for each of my 8s the other day . TBH I'm more concerned about the lower arm issue than the air bag one ... I've seen what happens when those let go !
04-10-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 79,706
Posted By jballway

Passed 200000 last week

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04-10-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,285
Posted By zoom44

I recently asked about the 6 wagon again and the...

I recently asked about the 6 wagon again and the answer was they "had already tried a 6 wagon and it didnt do well. "

Astonishing really as that was 2 generations of 6 ago and 10 or more years now...
04-10-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,894
Posted By zoom44

oh yeah here's my lorax 'stache ...

oh yeah here's my lorax 'stache


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04-10-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,285
Posted By MattMPS

The AWD version of mazda 6 Wagon (diesel) here in...

The AWD version of mazda 6 Wagon (diesel) here in EU have 10 liter less tank capacity (50L).
I think that this one is the most biggest issue for a gasoline turbo AWD 6.
04-09-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,316
Posted By sweetfa

New Zealand has now finally joined the full...

New Zealand has now finally joined the full recall, I received my letter yesterday informing me that both airbags need to be replaced (Mazda has already replaced the drivers side after much...
04-03-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,894
Posted By UnknownJinX

What do you mean? The US is the world. :lol: ...

What do you mean? The US is the world. :lol:



Well, I have AdBlock and "Skip Ad" buttons against crappy ads.

And I don't need Mazda, out of all things/people, to educate me on PC.

Show...
04-03-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,894
Posted By UnknownJinX

IMO I should at least know what the ad is trying...

IMO I should at least know what the ad is trying to sell me. Like, this is the ad I see on YouTube and just click "Skip" as soon as possible.

You have to grab my attention in the first couple of...
03-29-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By zoom44

the bars in the grill are now paired so the grill...

the bars in the grill are now paired so the grill is distinct from last year. the tail lamps are circular instead of squarish.

old

...
03-22-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By 200.mph

sadly its a pipe dream. hopefully i will eat crow...

sadly its a pipe dream. hopefully i will eat crow some day but i doubt. its dead jim
03-07-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By wannawankel

as 9K said, if Mazda wants to be upscale - put...

as 9K said, if Mazda wants to be upscale - put some oomph into the wagon. I'm sold on looks it just needs an inline 6 or Turbo 2.5.

C'mon Mazda - give us zoom.
03-07-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By MattMPS

Diesels have plenty of problems and not more a...

Diesels have plenty of problems and not more a big advantage in Co2 emissions terms nowadays. Future emissions will be even more restrictive

...i've seen in the equivalent of US" autozone" urea...
02-05-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By wannawankel

I also add dielectric grease to all contact...

I also add dielectric grease to all contact points: grounds, battery connections, etc that are exposed to the elements. Once the terminals are shiny clean, I've never had the battery connections...
02-04-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By Loki

For the terminals, start with a good cleaning. ...

For the terminals, start with a good cleaning. There are special brushes for this, but you can use a bit of sandpaper. Just run it around the interior surface of each terminal so they're a bright...
02-03-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By UnknownJinX

For reference, here are the spark plugs from my...

For reference, here are the spark plugs from my Honda Accord V6. The first 2 are from cylinder 5 and 6, which don't get deactivated at all. As you can see, they are pretty clean(car had 82k...
02-01-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By UnknownJinX

IMO Nissan is the king of ugly cars. See Juke and...

IMO Nissan is the king of ugly cars. See Juke and Leaf for examples.
02-01-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By 9krpmrx8

I am currently driving a 2017 Dodge Durango GT...

I am currently driving a 2017 Dodge Durango GT rental daily for a few weeks that is fully loaded and it has changed my opinion of Dodge. Looks are subjective but it handles well for a 7 seater, has...
02-01-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By 9krpmrx8

I mean I hate most SUV's but it's on par with the...

I mean I hate most SUV's but it's on par with the rest of them as far as I am concerned.

...
01-30-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,606
Posted By NotAPreppie

Mazda won't be producing another sportscar beyond...

Mazda won't be producing another sportscar beyond the MX-5 for a while, let alone a rotary sportscar.

The market just isn't there anymore.
01-26-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By UnknownJinX

Accord V6 6MT Sedans are actually unicorns in...

Accord V6 6MT Sedans are actually unicorns in Accords. They were only offered in 2006 and 2007. For the other years, V6 Sedans are only paired with autos. Coupes come in both.

I had a Accord V6...
01-24-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,033
Posted By UnknownJinX

It didn't, I am pretty sure. He just wants...

It didn't, I am pretty sure.

He just wants people to subscribe to a Mazda channel.
01-12-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,066
Posted By Brettus

I wouldn't be surprised if they already blew the...

I wouldn't be surprised if they already blew the engine and the project has been canned.
01-04-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 149,159
Posted By MattMPS

just FYI, and don't mean necessarily a future...

just FYI, and don't mean necessarily a future product, but Mazda has filed two new patents about front and rear suspensions, with a sophisticated scheme.

FRONT SUSPENSION STRUCTURE OF AUTOMOTIVE...
12-27-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By MattMPS

Maybe the most important employee in the history...

Maybe the most important employee in the history of the company, incredible guy.
12-27-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Mazmart

I was a big fan of his from my childhood. I...

I was a big fan of his from my childhood. I always hoped to meet him and I often asked various other important Japanese Mazda people if he might someday attend Seven Stock but he had an ailing wife...
12-12-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 149,159
Posted By zoom44

that turbo patent is for the turbo config of the...

that turbo patent is for the turbo config of the Skyactiv d
12-12-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 149,159
Posted By zoom44

the car at Nurburgring I have spoken /postedabout...

the car at Nurburgring I have spoken /postedabout a couple times before since it was there last year and again this year during industry days. last year Mazda brought it along with a McLaren 720s and...
12-10-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 149,159
Posted By gwilliams6

Car and Driver magazine's reaction to the new...

Car and Driver magazine's reaction to the new Mazda Vision Coupe:

"Mazda, you get us. You are our passion and our reason, the sodium to our chloride;together we are the table salt of desire. We...
12-04-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,801
Posted By zoom44

yeah ill be reaching out to see if I can get us...

yeah ill be reaching out to see if I can get us sound technical reasons. is the turbo system just in the way in the current chassis? does the cx-9 just physically have more room? I'm not remembering...
11-30-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,801
Posted By MattMPS

i have listened the press conference held by Mr....

i have listened the press conference held by Mr. Moro, he was clear about a repositioning of the Brand (more close to German premium Brand), but the words about the Vision Coupé concept didin't...
11-29-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,801
Posted By hornbm

Well they announced it today, but seems like its...

Well they announced it today, but seems like its a FWD only affair, and obviously no wagon (not that there was a chance in hell of that happening in the USA anyway)

I do like everything else. The...
10-29-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By TeamRX8

As long as you don’t ever have to use the...

As long as you don’t ever have to use the headlights because I think they fault into the full down mode.


There’s also some electrical wiring that attached to it. So you might want to disconnect...
10-25-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Brettus

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

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10-25-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By MattMPS

the guy is explainig how Mazda designers did the...

the guy is explainig how Mazda designers did the prototype, a mix of "physical" clay model job and digital design...i'dont know the exacts word in english, but surfaces are "supersleek" and designed...
10-25-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By zoom44

over 3 minutes of footage with some great angles...

over 3 minutes of footage with some great angles and someone opens the rear door. there's only a moment of the inside (okay less than a moment) but those look like "regular" seats to me not "never to...
10-25-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 149,159
Posted By BigCajun

Not before 2020, if at all. ...

Not before 2020, if at all.

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10-25-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 149,159
Posted By SayNoToPistons

If they want to step into the entry-level luxury...

If they want to step into the entry-level luxury market (which is a Japanese void to be filled), Mazda needs to give their cars more substance. Asking mature pricing is targeting mature buyers, which...
10-25-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By wannawankel

I see a small amount of the SuperDeluxe in that...

I see a small amount of the SuperDeluxe in that awesome back end. I like it - I hope it's a rotary.
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