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Decided to post everything in one spot in regards to my car, makes it easier for me as well as to remember what I did.


5-18-2014
New 2014 Mazda 6 Touring Owner "Black on Black". coming from a 2003 Toyota Matrix.


My old car I still have, going to be selling it off this weekend.



First mods were changing out the stock bulbs in the interior to LEDs. Next up is HID for the low beams and hopefully lowering the car if the wife gives the go ahead.
 

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5-15-2015
Bought one of the first aftermarket headlamps..



Update: The rewire worked on the Touring model.. I still have the HIGH beam DRL (halogen), HID low beam. The C-Style LEDs were wire to the side lamp but side lamp does not come on until turn signal is triggered. So driving, HIGH BEAM kicks in as usual until I figure out if want to rewire it off and just have the LED instead wired to side lights.



 

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1-16-2016

The Radio
9" HD 1024X600 Android 4.4 Car Stereo For Mazda 6 Atenza 2013 2014 2015 Auto Radio RDS GPS Navigation Quad Core CPU 1.6GHz



SWC - Steering Wheel Functions Works

Canbus Works
Commander Joystick works in a limited fashion. Knob is only use as a left and right button on some apps everything else works, Audio, Phone, Nav buttons, etc.

Rear Camera Works no issues.

Basic Radio functions all Work.

Short Video rundown
 

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5-11-2017

Finally have the Air lift Performance 3p Kit installed from Air Lift Performance.
So far drive is good at the current ride height, I am guessing It's a 2-3/4" - 3" drop - Aired out/ Slammed when park is a full 4-1/2" to 4-3/4" drop..


Ride-Height


Aired-Out



Dual Compressors on MDF boards, Velcro to original trunk cupboard thus making it somewhat a hidden compartment.


Updated photos.


 

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You take out the original board with battery from your old key fob and swap into the new one above, that's it.. no re-programming, just swapping components in to a new shell.
 

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Looks awesome! I am really enjoying this build so far. Still a little undecided on the front lights, but the car looks great. Good choice of rims.

What are your future plans with the car? You should get an MV tuning grille, and possibly remove the rear Mazda 6 and skyactiv badge? Take a look at my signature below this post if you are curious. It would really help clean up the look aesthetically.

You going to do any performance mods, such as OV ECU tune, camber plates, sway bars? What about a racing beat or tanabe axle-back exhaust?

Working on a second bumper to swap back and forth from OEM look to other look.. Using a J-Unit grille instead MV-Tuning..





Junit Mazda6..
 

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Have an idea where I want to go with this, exhaust on the other hand is up in the air till i can find a middle road for quiet and loud, wifey drives the car as well, hates the sound of any exhaust louder than OEM. I've had a rear bumper spoiler sitting in garage for over year now, just have not installed it because of being non-decisive on exhaust options.





The original plan was to do something like this, probably still is.





9-20-18
Bought the Wife a '18 Mazda Cx-5 GT... Now I am back into exhaust options and what not.
 

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Taking longer than usual, decided to change out the original fog lights that came with CF Fogs, for IPF Surface Leds instead of indivdual leds in the original ones..



Original Fogs.




New ones IPF.




 

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It's a brand I found at T-Mall from a Taiwanese vendor (TourNax Spoilers). Tournax mainly makes these for Kia, but found one for the Mazda, Output is somewhat lacking during daylight, but at night it's fine. Quality is good on the spoiler itself but the LED construction is more on the DIY side of things inside the spoiler but it works and it was very cheap so I grabbed it. The way the led is constructed I could just go buy some high powered LED array and replace the ones that came with this thing.



 
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