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Forum: 2010 MS3 - Turbo Induction 02-15-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By MSMS3
It is, but it is not OEM for a MS3. These...

It is, but it is not OEM for a MS3.

These were my OEM cats, as removed when I went catless. Secondary cat is on the right. Much larger than your photo.
...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3 - How-To's 02-15-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 35,411
Posted By cost0305
I saw this thread and made a video of the process...

I saw this thread and made a video of the process start to finish.

Like others have said here, the job is about two hours. The video shows every painful detail and is just over an hour long.
...
Forum: 2010 MS3 - Turbo Induction 02-15-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By 55suarod
I think its a catalytic converter, see inside...

I think its a catalytic converter, see inside pic.

Yea, can't find the brand anywhere. Guess that turbo back is coming sooner than later haha
Forum: Exterior 02-14-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Vansquish
Yes. You'll need a heat gun or an oven on low...

Yes. You'll need a heat gun or an oven on low heat to soften the butyl glue that is used to seal the lens to the housing. There are probably some additional clips (including metal clasps) that...
Forum: 2010 MS3 - Turbo Induction 02-14-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By 55suarod
Read your welcome email, it's helpful because it...

Read your welcome email, it's helpful because it contains a couple of links for new members, one of which being how to search properly. I just use google to search, it's easy and has helped me...
Forum: 2010 MS3 - Turbo Induction 02-13-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By 55suarod
From what I've read, BNR S1 is an exact...

From what I've read, BNR S1 is an exact replacement without risk of seal failure that the k04 has. Its approximately $900 while the cst4, closer to the bnr s3, is approximately $1200. If im spending...
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-13-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Jeff23spl
time depend of your skills and tools. im very...

time depend of your skills and tools. im very well equipped but i don't rush on doing it and it take less than 2 hours per side. Don't get hub assembly for front because you will have to dismantle...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Troubleshoot/Diagnostics 02-13-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Barra
Not yet. Won't have access to a scan tool until...

Not yet. Won't have access to a scan tool until this weekend.
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-12-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By shamie
Rears are a pretty quick swap and come with...

Rears are a pretty quick swap and come with bearings installed. I just put some Durago's from Rock Auto on and they seemed good build quality. Replaced the OEM after 117K miles (+60K of that...
Forum: 2010 MS3 - Turbo Induction 02-11-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By 55suarod
Hey man! Turbo is going in tonight because I...

Hey man!
Turbo is going in tonight because I was waiting on a part. JBR took longer than expected to ship out my EBCS, it arrives tomorrow.

I already have the bt tune from Freek so once the...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Suspension & Brakes 02-11-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,669
Posted By leifmadsen
Another bump for part number update. I tried to...

Another bump for part number update. I tried to order a part number from a Ford dealer in Canada, and the part DV6Z-18198-D is discontinued. I asked if it was replaced with another strut bearing, and...
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-11-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 539
Posted By MSMS3
Jeff and I know very well the difference between...

Jeff and I know very well the difference between a static compression test and a cylinder leak down test. He was merely trying to tell you that the extra steps to get each piston to top dead...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Troubleshoot/Diagnostics 02-10-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By Jeff23spl
i would add: do it asap and be very carefull...

i would add: do it asap and be very carefull while driving because if the timing job as some fail, it will cost an engine pretty soon.
I would rather lift the VC, put the timing bolt behind the...
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-10-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 539
Posted By Roman-dude
"compression is only 70 psi" - my bad -...

"compression is only 70 psi" - my bad - mid-170's. I remember it being inline with where it roughly had to be and fairly similar across the cylinders.
Forum: Members Rides Gallery 02-09-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 111,493
Posted By Wario666
My Mazdaspeed Axela, imported to the UK from...

My Mazdaspeed Axela, imported to the UK from Japan.
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Suspension & Brakes 02-08-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 99,395
Posted By phate
Step 1: buy a mill. j/k, but I've wanted one...

Step 1: buy a mill.

j/k, but I've wanted one for a while since I moved and lost access to a machine shop several years ago. This should open up a lot of possibilities, and I'm looking for a lathe...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3 - Engine, Transmission & Driveline 02-07-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,451
Posted By Jeff23spl
good that you find it but the facepalm is either...

good that you find it but the facepalm is either because you revived a 6 year old thread or because you pulled hard on the wires without unlocking it...

If i remember right, the crank sensor is...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3 - Engine, Transmission & Driveline 02-06-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,022
Posted By DMANbluesfreak
Nevermind.

Nevermind.
Forum: 2010 MS3 - Suspension & Brakes 02-04-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Novej
You said you lubed all moving parts, did you...

You said you lubed all moving parts, did you apply any "anti-squeal" (or whatever it is called) grease to the back of the pad? I have yellows with the corksport calipers on TS2 rotors and will...
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-04-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,346
Posted By cavin774
I'm not on here often but for people who have...

I'm not on here often but for people who have their clutch fuzed (like me) and everything in together, wrangle some buddies to push start your rig in 1st (on concrete) get going 15 miles per and...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Suspension & Brakes 02-03-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 99,395
Posted By phate
I've suspected the rear suspension is losing a...

I've suspected the rear suspension is losing a bit of camber during cornering because of how the car feels, how the tire angle looks in pictures, and how the wear looks on the rear tires (and how OPR...
Forum: Gen2 MS3 General Discussion 02-03-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Jeff23spl
you should do both lol I will double check...

you should do both lol

I will double check this summer again but when i first installed the fmic on my 6, i did saw some coolant temp. problems. but to fit the thing there, i had to cut the bumper...
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-03-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Jeff23spl
get 2 brand new bulb first as old bulbs gives...

get 2 brand new bulb first as old bulbs gives less output and could be harder on the ballast start circuit...
then a ballast
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-02-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Tres3
Also, 3 or 6?

Also, 3 or 6?
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 02-02-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By TheSixthSpeed
Update: It's been nearly a year but the car is...

Update: It's been nearly a year but the car is coming back from the mechanic with a damaged compressor pulley(and probably the compressor) and some electrical plugs including the radiator fan...
Forum: Gen2 MS3 General Discussion 02-01-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Code Monkey
Convert your TMIC into a FMIC without blocking...

Convert your TMIC into a FMIC without blocking the airflow to the radiator, here (http://www.mazdaspeedforum.org/forum/forum/f505/mazdaspeed6-road-racing-107599/index18.html#post2897584), here...
Forum: Website Help/Feedback 01-31-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By tegxsi
I'm not sure what's wrong. You can't make more...

I'm not sure what's wrong. You can't make more boost above the spring pressure without any wastegate duty.
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Suspension & Brakes 01-29-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By shawnmos
I'm sure you are correct, however I cannot really...

I'm sure you are correct, however I cannot really justify spending that kind of money on a car that I may not keep for more than another year or two. Especially since I don't know how much longer the...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Turbo Induction 01-28-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,367
Posted By Jeff23spl
The solenoid is probably no longer opening to...

The solenoid is probably no longer opening to vent some air to raise boost above 10psi...You will see after replacement....
Usually if you break the path from EBCS back to TIH, it won't change much...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Turbo Induction 01-28-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,367
Posted By Vansquish
We all prefer metal nipples...erm...or something...

We all prefer metal nipples...erm...or something like that.
Forum: 2010 MS3 - Turbo Induction 01-27-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Jeff23spl
if you look for more power, go with a well known...

if you look for more power, go with a well known turbo from the beginning, you will get satisfied. the Kinugawa as stated seem the same without the yellow paint....
Moving from 56 to 60mm won't make...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Troubleshoot/Diagnostics 01-27-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Jeff23spl
i agree with the above, stock ring gap is a bit...

i agree with the above, stock ring gap is a bit tight for higher temperature regardless of everything else. When you see knock under boost, it is time to stop and check what is going on.
Melting is...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Troubleshoot/Diagnostics 01-27-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Tomas
The single most important variable you need to...

The single most important variable you need to monitor on the track is knock. If the engine is knocking all the time for whatever reason no amount of timing pull back is going to save it.

Take...
Forum: Mazdaspeed3/6 General Discussion 01-27-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By tegxsi
no....you don't really want a CS divorced DP. ...

no....you don't really want a CS divorced DP.
I think it's a silly design that may cause problems on some turbo upgrades. I rather have the larger bell housing.
Forum: 2010 MS3 - Turbo Induction 01-26-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By MSMS3
That turbo will require a tune. It is not...

That turbo will require a tune. It is not intended to run on stock ECU map. You had better get with a good etuner here and have him on board on the front end. What other mods do you have now?
...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Build Diaries 01-23-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 24,611
Posted By Fstrnyou
Okay. I got my head back from the shop today. ...

Okay. I got my head back from the shop today. Looks good as new. Except it came with some paperwork from the flow test place.:yumyum:
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Build Diaries 01-23-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 24,611
Posted By Fstrnyou
A week or two ago, I got a good look at the...

A week or two ago, I got a good look at the cylinder walls. There is a very strange wear pattern at the same spot on every cylinder. Light wear in cylinder one and progressively gets worse towards...
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3 - Engine, Transmission & Driveline 01-23-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,119
Posted By Fstrnyou
Back again and hopefully I won't muddy up this...

Back again and hopefully I won't muddy up this valuable thread.

In the OP, Mazdazilla6; said the testing was done at 25" H20, but Enki;'s summary of the flows shows 28" H20. I'd like to think...
Forum: Gen2 MS3 General Discussion 01-23-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11,985
Views: 671,068
Posted By Db09ms3
Use your peepee :spankme:

Use your peepee :spankme:
Forum: MazdaSpeed 3/6 - Troubleshoot/Diagnostics 01-22-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By C-love
I don't think that low FP will cut spark. Being...

I don't think that low FP will cut spark. Being more than 6 degrees out of time will however. That happened to me as I was sold my Speed3 sans HPFP cam follower as well! They left it out when doing...
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