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    Smile Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    The more I look at the Mazdaspeed 3 the more I'm starting to love it but is that car reliable? I keep seeing and hearing ppl always blowing up they're turbos or engines and it's kinda making me think if it's worth getting. And also, after you reach your destination from driving do you gotta let the turbo cool down before you turn it off? And if so how long? & what about cold start? How long must I wait before driving it then, sorry for all the questions I've be researching about this car but it's best to hear valuable info from ppl that own one here on the forums thanks in advance

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    Default Re: Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    LMAO
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    Default Re: Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    Yes they are reliable as long as you are smart. Make sure to upgrade the fuel pump and get an access port.
    Cooling down the turbo is not necessary in the stock turbo unless you are at a racetrack. You can always buy a turbo timer.
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    Default Re: Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    Leave it stock and it'll be as reliable as a normal mazda 3 with just ever so slightly higher running costs (needs premium fuel, oil changes are a bit more, etc).
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    Default Re: Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    Do oil change on time and the car will run fine

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    Default Re: Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    I have had my speed for 3 years and had no issues just regular oil changes. As long as you don't be the shit out of it all the time it will last

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    Default Re: Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    I will have owned my Speed3 for 10 years as of this October. I had the throttle body replaced under warranty, had to replace the A/C compressor last summer (corroded), replaced leaky rear shocks with Bilsteins, replaced a broken rear spring with ProKits, replaced warped rotors with Centric slotted rotors, and I'm just now starting to see a bit of rust in the usual area where the rear bumper meets the fender. For 10 years and over 160k, I've been very happy.

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    Default Re: Hey speed3 owners!!!!

    Got my speed as a demo 7 years ago. It was beaten up to the point that I got it and continues to get beaten to this day(about 155k kms). Make sure that when/if you modify, to change out that HPFP first. I over maintain the car with 2000km oil changes(because I can). Replaced the valve cover gasket last year and the internals of the motor were as silver as they left the factory. I repair everything as needed and don't let anything drag on. Cannot comment on suspension as I have had a few different setups installed. Brakes, I stick with OEM. least amount of issues this way. Knock on wood the car has not let me down
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