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    Looks like someone is trying to give the Mazda 3 some guts...

    new turbo kit with 235whp on 7psi

    Can't wait to see what this runs...

    http://www.hiboost.com/kitmmazda3.htm

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    oh hell yes, that's awesome.

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    The flange for that turbo looks very familiar
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    I just read recently in one of my mags, either autoweek or car&drvier that Mazda plans on doing a mazdaspeed version of the 3. The estimated numbers looked pretty decent... mid-low 200hp range. Don't know about price though.

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    It's sad that an aftermarket turbo kit with low boost on the Mazda 3 is putting down more power than most modified MazdaSpeed Proteges that came stock with a turbo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 03WREX
    I just read recently in one of my mags, either autoweek or car&drvier that Mazda plans on doing a mazdaspeed version of the 3. The estimated numbers looked pretty decent... mid-low 200hp range. Don't know about price though.
    yeah, I heard the same thing. Supposedly they have been getting A LOT of criticism and compaints about the lack of balls in their cars. In the next years we are supposed to be expecting the Mazdaspeed 3, Mazdaspeed RX-8, and soon to come out Mazdaspeed6. All of them look really promising. The RX8 handles real well, looks great and has a nice interior. If they can put more power in it and keep the price low it will be a sports car to rivaled with FOR SURE. I am already waiting in huge anticipation of the Mazdaspeed 6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Integra96
    It's sad that an aftermarket turbo kit with low boost on the Mazda 3 is putting down more power than most modified MazdaSpeed Proteges that came stock with a turbo.
    Seeing how I own a Mazdaspeed Protege, I couldn't agree more. I guess you have bigger displacement motor with better internals mated to a better, turbo, etc. on that kit.

    I'm just glad I didn't buy my car because it was really fast.

    Still, torque steer on that has to be a *****.

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    My cousin has a Mazda 3 and is getting the turbo in it soon.
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