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Sam Natividad: 2013 Mazda 3

Sam Natividad originally purchased his 2012 Mazda 3 as a winter car, but as time went on, he started to miss his (old) hobby of modifying cars. After getting back in touch with a long-lost childhood friend, Natividad says he was inspired to start modifying again.

Owner: Sam Natividad
Location: Pickering, ON
Vehicle: 2013 Mazda 3
Horsepower: 155 whp
Club: Team Endless Possibilities

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Sam P Natividad
Instagram: @sampaulo17

Written by Adam Gordon.
Photography by 94 Division.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
Corksport short ram intake
Password JDM carbon fibre cooling plate and fuse box cover

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EXHAUST:
Corksport cat-back
2nd catalytic converter delete and 2nd resonator delete

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WHEELS & TIRES:
Work Rezax 3-piece wheels - 18x8.5 (f), 18x9.5 (r)
Falken Azenis tires - 215/40/18 (f/r)

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Airlift suspension w/ double bellow front and rear
Front BC Racing coilovers
Airlift struts and modified control arms

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EXTERIOR:
Auto Exe front bumper
Front aero splitter
Oem side skirts with splitter extension.
Aftermarket rear wing spoiler.
Aftermarket rain visors
Aftermarket rear windshield visor.

LIGHTING:
HID aftermarket conversion painter headlight housing
LED license plate lights

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INTERIOR:
NRG racing steering wheel equipped with quick release.
Sparco R100 racing seats with seat sliders.
4-gallon Airlift tank w/ 2 stealth black compressors and 2 chrome water traps
Custom hardlines
Dark brown hardwood floors

COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS:
NVUS Summer Showcase - 2nd Best in Class

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FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
"Air suspension because it gives me flexibility."

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
"I already have a widebody kit at home just need more money to finish it off."

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
JD Auto Collision
Nextmod Mississauga
GT Custom Exhaust
Jun Torres

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