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Offline sk4tec

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Sport spec
« on: March 20, 2007, 09:02:57 PM »
Does the Sport have uprated springs, dampers, arbs?

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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2007, 12:09:46 AM »
Does the Sport have uprated springs, dampers, arbs?

i know that the sport models have larger brake discs. not too sure about the suspension and other bits...
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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2007, 01:03:53 AM »
Stateside, the S models have upgraded brakes and suspension. I believe springs too.
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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2007, 09:10:15 AM »
Does the Sport have uprated springs, dampers, arbs?

i know that the sport models have larger brake discs. not too sure about the suspension and other bits...

I was doing some research and the discs are bigger than a CTR... they must have some stopping power!!

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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2007, 09:10:04 PM »
All of the statements above are correct. If you go for the Sport model both suspension & brakes are upgraded.
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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2007, 07:49:19 PM »
Hi guys just another Mazda 3 Sport question. I looked at a face lifted 3 sport, under the bonnet it had a reservoir labeled power steering. I was under the impression it had electric (i.e. electric motor) power steering.

Reading in the Whatcar review it said that the Sport has electric-hydraulic. Can anyone explain to me how this system works??? Whats the benefit over the 1.6 system - is it more sporty, more economical?

Most test drives prefer the non sport steering system.

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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2007, 08:38:39 PM »
Hi guys just another Mazda 3 Sport question. I looked at a face lifted 3 sport, under the bonnet it had a reservoir labeled power steering. I was under the impression it had electric (i.e. electric motor) power steering.

Reading in the Whatcar review it said that the Sport has electric-hydraulic. Can anyone explain to me how this system works??? Whats the benefit over the 1.6 system - is it more sporty, more economical?

Most test drives prefer the non sport steering system.

i'll show u a pdf from the service manual shortly..  :)
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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2007, 09:29:38 PM »
Where do you get that manual from?
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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2007, 10:58:39 PM »
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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2007, 11:32:33 PM »
Neeldub - thanks I see, hydro-electric simple!

Our Jazz has a full electric and sometimes you can beat the assistance (likewise on the last CTR too)

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Re: Sport spec
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2007, 11:32:33 PM »