Friday, 25 August 2017 15:02

Ford Fest 2017

3 weeks today sees mountune headline the Ford Fest show for the second year running.  Hosted once more by Santa Pod Raceway on September 17th, the event will again draw in the crowds with the large retail village, various club displays, and of course the mountune stand, which will exhibit a range of our performance cars, details on new product releases and of course there will be goodie bags!

Be sure to check our social media pages for more information on the event in the run up to the show.

 

 

 

Published in Events
Thursday, 30 March 2017 12:39

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE - MARCH

Besides Cars & Coffee, and launching our new showroom and waiting area (#mountunehub), the development team have been working hard this month to bring you more mountune performance parts, across a range of models.

March 2017...

Big Brake Kit
Mk7 Fiesta ST 
£1725 inc. VAT
 
Pre-Order Now
Clutch Upgrade
Mk7 Fiesta ST
£650 inc. VAT
Buy Now
Closed-Deck
Block Mod

Mk3 Focus RS
£925 inc. VAT
Buy Now
New Style RS Tee
S-XXL
£21.95 inc. VAT
Buy Now
Throttle Body Spacer
Mk3 Focus ST/RS
£70 inc. VAT
 
Buy Now

Clutch Upgrade
Mk3 Focus ST
£675 inc. VAT
Buy Now
Braided Brake
Line kit

Mk7 Fiesta ST
£79 inc. VAT
Buy Now
Team Hoodie
S-XXL
£35.00 inc. VAT
Buy Now
Chin Spolier
Mk3 Focus ST MCA
£129 inc VAT
 
Buy Now
High Flow Air Filter
Mk3 Focus ST TDCi
£57.50 inc. VAT
Buy Now
Gearknob - Red
Mk7 Fiesta ST
Mk3 Focus ST
£59.00 inc. VAT
Buy Now
2017 Billet Keyring
Most pockets / purses
£14.95 inc. VAT
Buy Now

In excess of 300 ST and RS's descended on our HQ in Essex at our recent Cars and Coffee open day. If you weren't one of them, or just want to relive it if you were, check out our highlights video!

Cars and Coffee 2017
Performance Parts:
Mk3 Focus RS:
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube
Website
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Copyright © 2017 Mountune, All rights reserved.

UK:  mountune | Prospect House | Prospect Way | Hutton | Essex | CM13 1XA
USA:  mountune LLC | 1000 E Carson St. | Carson | CA 90745
Published in New Products
Monday, 06 February 2017 16:12

More than just upgrades

Did you know that the mountune HQ workshop offers more than just power upgrade and performance part installations? If your car is due for a service, why not bring it along to our Essex workshop where only genuine Ford service parts are used, following the official Ford service schedule. We’re trusted to perform the most intricate performance upgrades, engine rebuilds and more, so why not also let us take care of your service needs, all carried out with the same passion and attention to detail as our upgrade services. To help spread the cost, as long as your total spend is a minimum of £500, you can also lighten the load with our 6-month 0% APR representative finance. Don’t forget to ask us about it when booking your vehicle in.

 

If that wasn’t enough, you can now immerse yourself in our all-new showroom and customer waiting area. Relax whilst your vehicle is worked on to the highest standards, surrounded by the latest mountune performance parts and must-have merchandise, plus gaming consoles, Wi-Fi and free refreshments!

Want to get your car booked in? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who can discuss workshop availability and pricing.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 15:30

"Utterly brilliant"

YouTuber and supercar enthusiast, Shmee150 aka Tim Burton, who was blown away by the performance of his newly tuned Mk3 Focus RS, fitted at mountune HQ a few weeks ago, was left wanting more for his own car, particularly after driving our fully-loaded M380 version… but it was clear that our development Fiesta ST had also more than caught his eye, too.

Unsurprisingly, whilst with us most recently, Tim couldn’t wait to get behind the wheel of our MR265 to review, and despite the rain, gave the car a good run-in down the nearby Essex country lanes. “What a blast, this is ridiculous” he exclaimed as he got to grips with the car's “go-kart” feel.

Shmee noted that the Fiesta wanted to “dart down countryside lanes” and admired the MR265 upgrade kit with its hybrid turbocharger, calibration, large capacity intercooler and high-flow intake for its additional 30 percent performance increase over the standard car.

“I knew it was going to feel quick, but not this quick. What a barrel of laughs. Genuine hilarity. Brilliant, brilliant package – I am genuinely loving this,” he laughed.

Shmee told fans that for darting down country roads, “what else would you want to be in?” He added that the Fiesta had opened his eyes to what hot hatches are capable of, noting that: “It's not afraid of lighting up the tyres. It’s a 256bhp fun machine, it’s just entertaining to drive.”



Back at the workshop, Shmee had also opted for further upgrades to his RS, namely the mountune Axle-Back Exhaust system, now fully endorsed by Ford. Filming the process, he said he was surprised by the quick fitment turnaround and couldn't wait for the first start-up of the car once installed. “Oh goodness, that is raspier - I like that a lot - I am very very pleased about this”.

With unpredictable popping and banging as he drove away from the workshop, Shmee took his now noisier RS for a sport mode spin, smiling the whole time. “That’s what we’re talking about there - utterly brilliant - I think I’m in for many many happy miles driving this.”

Commenting that the RS was already brilliant, Shmee added that, complete with the mountune axle-back exhaust, “it’s now even better, which is exactly how we want it!”

Before leaving mountune HQ grinning (again), Shmee went through his list of options of what to do to the car next… I think we’ve got you covered there Tim!



Published in General News
Monday, 30 January 2017 13:59

ST Meet

Hosted by Ford Performance and Hoonigans, the first ever ST MEETUP was held in Downtown LA with hundreds in attendance.

The weather was LA perfect and enthusiasts had their car's spotless for the Tony Harmer photo studio. The event was action packed with RC cars, video games, food trucks, custom T Shirt studio, and just people generally hanging out. Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin JR were also out signing autographs and checking out the rides.

mountune USA were invited to display our RS and the crowd pleasing 250bhp 1968 mountune powered Escort. It was a great event promoting everything awesome about the ST line and we are looking forward to the next Ford Performance ST Meetup... hopefully sooner than later.
Published in Events
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 13:54

New Product Releases - December

 

 
THIS MONTHS NEW RELEASES
This month sees a selection of new products released catering for a range of Fiesta & Focus models.
MK7 FIESTA ST
 MR265 POWER UPGRADE KIT

MK7 Fiesta ST MR265 Power Upgrade Kit:

The mountune Racing MR230 > MR265 upgrade offers existing MR230 Fiesta ST owners the chance to upgrade to a genuine 265PS and 370Nm experience.

MR265 maintains and combines impressive turbo response and silky-smooth drivability, with a relentless wall of torque that's mated in harmony with a top end that just wants to just keep revving! 

At the heart of the MR265 upgrade is the hybrid turbocharger - the standard unit was at its maximum safe operating limit around 230PS so the turbo has been substantially re-worked to provide the reliable uplift in performance required for MR265. Incorporated in the costs of all of the upgrade versions is also a new oil feed, required gaskets, studs and nuts, meaning the only thing the end-user requires is an oil and filter change - this must be performed after the new turbo has been installed and before the engine is run.

This kit is for customers that already have the MR230 hardware installed and require the following hardware to upgrade to MR265:

• mountune Hybrid turbocharger upgrade
• High-flow intake and turbo entry hard pipes
• Large-capacity intercooler (original mountune intercooler option also available)
• mTune MR265 calibration.
• New turbo oil feed / drain, gaskets and hardware.

Once upgraded, power increases to 265PS whilst torque is raised to 370Nm.

Buy Now
 
MK7 FIESTA ST
LARGE CAPACITY INTERCOOLER

Mk7 Fiesta ST Large Capacity Intercooler

The mountune large capacity high performance alloy intercooler upgrade includes everything you need to release the ultimate performance from your mk7 Fiesta ST and is included as standard with the MR265 upgrade.

Using an 18-row extruded tube and fin core, the mountune alloy intercooler upgrade gives a marked improvement in both air charge temperature (ACT) and pressure drops, ensuring optimum charge air temperature and therefore power, is available from the potent 1.6-litre EcoBoost engine. 

Our large-capacity intercooler upgrade fully maximises the available package space, while retaining the essential parts of the OE air management ducting for the Ford cooling system.

  • Superior tube and fin construction
  • No drilling or cutting required
  • Black powder coated finish - with choice of mountune logo in white or yellow
  • Improved core surface area over OE
  • Works in harmony with all mountune power upgrades and is the standard choice for vehicles running hybrid / larger turbochargers, as found in MR265.

Technical

The packaging for the OE intercooler and radiator on the mk7 Fiesta ST is very compact, leaving little space to effectively and safely install an upgraded intercooler. The mountune large-capacity intercooler upgrade was engineered to retain the essential parts of the original Ford cooling pack or air ducting system. This helps maintain engine cooling temperatures thereby avoiding "over-heat" conditions that reduce engine power. 

Careful consideration was given to the core design to ensure as well producing optimum charge cooling performance, airflow across the rest of the cooling pack be largely unaffected. 

Buy Now
 
MK7 FIESTA ST
HIGH FLOW SECONDARY INTAKE...

Mk7 Fiesta ST High Flow Secondary Intake

The mountune high-flow aluminium intake and turbo entry hard pipes for the mk7 Fiesta ST have been engineered to increase air flow to the turbocharger.

The kit features an enlarged bore rear intake pipe, flouro-lined silicone coupler hose, clips and large-bore turbo entry pipe. 

As used in the MR265 upgrade. 

Features:

  • Increased airflow and power
  • Easy installation
  • Powder coated black finish
  • Flouro-lined silicone coupler hose
  • Supplied with hose clips
Buy Now
 
MK3 FOCUS RS
POWER TAKE-OFF UNIT BRACE...

MK3 Focus RS Power Take-Off Unit Brace

Engineered and manufactured from high strength alloy, the mountune PTU Brace Upgrade provides improved rigidity through robust CAD design and features an additional mounting point compared to the standard stamped steel part. 

As torque and power are increased over standard, the Focus RS' PTU casing can fail due to torsional load and strain caused from hard launches and aggressive driving. 

Supplied with all required mounting hardware, the mountune PTU brace can be installed without removing the driveshaft. 

  • Reduces chance of PTU case failure 
  • Machined from high strength aluminum 
  • Long lasting anodised finish
  • Easy installation
Buy Now
 
PERFORMANCE AND FOCUS RS
CATALOGUES NOW ONLINE...
Performance Parts
Focus RS Performance Parts
 
Do you follow us on social media?... 
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter
Twitter
Instagram
Instagram
Website
Website
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Copyright © 2016 Mountune, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
UK:  mountune | Prospect House | Prospect Way | Hutton | Essex | CM13 1XA

Published in New Products
Friday, 28 October 2016 10:48

New Product Releases - November

 

The latest news and updates directly from mountune
THIS MONTHS NEW RELEASES
This month sees a selection of new products released across a range of models catering for ST, RS and Mustang owners. 
 
MK7 FIESTA ST
MR230 FOR ST200

Fiesta ST200 MR230 Upgrade

The mountune Racing MR230 upgrade offers Fiesta ST200 owners the chance to upgrade to a genuine 230PS and 340Nm experience - the highest power output reliably achievable using the OE turbocharger.

The kit consists of:

• Low-loss dual-entry airbox with secondary feed
• mountune high-flow panel filter
• High-flow 3" down pipe with 200-cell sports catalyst
• High-flow 2.5" bore cat-back exhaust
• High-flow charge pipe upgrade kit
• High-performance alloy intercooler (black finish)
• High-flow silicone induction hose
• mTune handset loaded with MR230 calibration.
• Optimised cam timing (via mountune timing tool - included)

Cam locking tool (to optimise cam timing)

Once upgraded, power increases to 230PS whilst torque is raised to 340Nm.

For owners that already purchased all the required hardware, an mTune-only version is also available, supplied with the cam timing optimisation tool.

Buy Now
 
MK7 FIESTA ST
 FRONT AND REAR GROOVED DISCS...

Fiesta ST Grooved Front and Rear Discs:

The mountune front and rear brake disc upgrades features a precision-machined 8-groove design to help deglaze the brake pad face and help promote even pad wear.

A direct replacement for Fiesta ST running the OE braking setup - Supplied as a pair.

• Grooved design improves performance 
• Direct replacement

Front Discs: Buy Now
Rear Discs: Buy Now
 
MK3 FOCUS ST
 FRONT AND REAR GROOVED DISCS...

Focus ST Grooved Front and Rear Discs

The mountune front and rear brake disc upgrades features a precision-machined 8-groove design to help deglaze the brake pad face and help promote even pad wear.

A direct replacement for Focus ST running the OE braking setup - Supplied as a pair.

• Grooved design improves performance 
• Direct replacement

Front Discs: Buy Now
Rear Discs: Buy Now
 
MK7 FIESTA ST
 EXHAUST ISOLATOR...

Fiesta ST Exhaust Isolator

The mountune uprated exhaust isolator helps ensure accurate alignment, particularly when attempting to DIY install the mountune cat-back exhaust, without proper access to the underside of the vehicle.

The isolator features a higher shore hardness that prevents movement of the rear resonator whilst transmitting minimal additional NVH into the cabin of the car.

Features:

  • Allows for easier DIY installation of cat-back exhaust
  • Minimises rear resonator movement
  • Uprated shore hardness
  • Minimal increase to NVH
  • Sized to fit and compliment the mountune cat-back exhaust hanger
Buy Now
 
MK3 FOCUS RS
 M380 DYNO MODE...

M380 DYNO MODE

Now available as part of all M380 upgrades and as a free update for all existing owners (via Access Port Manager), you can switch the RDU on and off from your mTune handset without having to touch, or do anything else!

With a sophisticated rear-split torque-vectoring system, the AWD system of the Focus RS can make being able to dyno your RS difficult, if not impossible. Our Dyno Mode fully disengages the interaction of the RDU (Rear Drive Unit) allowing power to be taken from the front wheels. This also means a 2WD dyno can be used if a 4WD dyno is not available.

Dyno Mode is accessed via: Calibrations > Adjustments  > Dyno Mode (On / Off)

 
MK3 FOCUS RS
 Bronze Leggera HLT

OZ Racing Leggera HLT "m-Spec" 8.5x19" wheel

Available exclusively to mountune, the bronze OZ Racing Leggera HLT wheel gives the discerning mk3 Focus RS owner the opportunity to upgrade their wheels to one of the lightest, strongest, and best looking on the market.

The mountune Leggera HLT features an ET45 offset, and boasts an additional 0.5" in width, whilst improving the appearance and facilitating more clearance for big brake kits.

The Leggera is, as the name suggests, seriously light in weight. 9.95kg in fact, which is over 1.7kg lighter than the factory forged option wheel and 2.8kg lighter than the standard RS wheel.

Features:

  • 8.5x19", 5x108
  • ET45 Offset
  • Lightweight - only 9.95kg per wheel!
  • 2.8kg lighter than the OE wheel | 1.7kg lighter than forged OE wheel
  • Hyper Light Technology - super light, super strong.
  • Exclusive high quality matt bronze colour finish
  • Unique mountune carbon centre cap
  • Each wheel is supplied with 5 McGard black wheel nuts
Buy Now
 
MUSTANG ECOBOOST
INDUCTION HOSE

Mustang EcoBoost Induction Hose

The mountune high-flow induction hose for the Mustang 2.3-litre EcoBoost has been engineered to increase air flow to the turbocharger, and replaces the restrictive factory hose between the air box and the turbocharger intake.

The mountune high-flow induction hose features stainless steel wire reinforced sections to prevent deformation under engine load and includes the fittings and take-off required for a direct swap for the OE hose.

Features:

  • Increased airflow
  • High quality silicone construction
  • Machined alloy insert allows easy installation 
  • Stainless steel wire reinforced to prevent deformation
  • Easy installation
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Hose available in Black, Blue, Red and Grey
Buy Now
 
PERFORMANCE AND FOCUS RS CATALOGUES NOW ONLINE... 
Performance Parts
Focus RS Performance Parts
 
Do you follow us on social media?... 
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter
Twitter
Instagram
Instagram
Website
Website
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Copyright © 2016 Mountune, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
UK:  mountune | Prospect House | Prospect Way | Hutton | Essex | CM13 1XA
USA:  mountune LLC  |  1000 E Carson St.  |  Carson  |  CA 90745
Published in New Products

Olsbergs MSE driver Kevin Eriksson took the Germany RX win this month in his mountune powered Ford Fiesta ST, claiming his first every victory in the FIA World Rallycross Championship.  Starting on the second row of the grid in the 2016 final, Eriksson stunned his competitors as he pulled off an epic sideways move from the outside and managed to take the lead, which he retained for the rest of the race.

“I am speechless,” explained Eriksson, who has become the seventh different winner in World RX this year.  “I saw Petter lead off the start and planned to stay behind him but then I saw an opportunity to go on the outside and hoped for the best. Somehow it worked! I felt I had really good speed throughout the weekend and to beat these guys you need to be driving at your very best. This weekend, everything came together and we got the consistency I needed to take the win.” 

The Ford-based Duratec 4-cylinder turbo engines, designed and built by mountune utilising an Olsbergs MSE head casting, are constantly undergoing vigorous programs of testing and development to further improve the engines performance output and reliability, and have powered the Olsbergs drivers to the podium on numerous occasions claiming four manufacturers and drivers' championship titles between 2011-2014.


A video posted by Kevin Eriksson (@erikssonkev) on

Published in Motorsport
Thursday, 13 October 2016 16:03

MR265, what you need to know...

Building on the hugely popular Fiesta ST MR230 upgrade kit - which maximised the reliable and safe performance output of the 1.6-litre EcoBoost whilst retaining the standard turbocharger, the MR265 turns things up a few clicks on the performance dial!  The MR265 builds upon the hardware found in the MR230 upgrade and in addition adds; a new hybrid turbocharger, high-flow rear intake pipework, silicone hoses and a larger intercooler, all fully optimised by the MR265 calibration, which is installed via our mTune handset.

Maintaining the modular approach where possible, all previously released kit hardware is retained, with the exception of the intercooler. At these higher power and torque outputs, particularly under sustained use, our original intercooler could not match the performance of our full-height variant. Whilst peak power and torque figures may not be achieved - certainly in warmer climates and / or under sustained use, the MR265 upgrade will still be available to MP/MT215 and MR230 owners that have already purchased our original intercooler, at a reduced cost - check out the matrix below for the various MR265 pricing options.

So how does MR265 stack up against our Ford-endorsed MP215 upgrade and our smile-inducing MR230? Well, it packs an additional 50Nm of torque over MP215 and 30Nm above MR230, whilst power is 50PS up when compared to MP215 and 35PS over MR230. There's no doubting that the additional performance is hugely impressive; maintaining and combining impressive turbo response and silky-smooth drivability, with a relentless wall of torque that's mated in harmony with a top end that just wants to just keep revving! 

Complete MR265 hardware kit list:

• High-flow induction kit • High-flow primary induction hose • Uprated intercooler
• Sports cat / downpipe • Cat-back exhaust • High-flow charge pipe kit
• mTune handset with MR265 calibration • high-flow rear intake pipework and hoses • Hybrid MR265 turbocharger
• Camshaft timing tool (revised cam timing) • New turbo oil feed, gaskets, bolts and studs  

N.B. Prices do not include installation.


At the heart of the MR265 upgrade is the hybrid turbocharger which has been developed by the mountune engineering team and is produced for us by the team at Owen Developments.

The standard unit was at its maximum safe operating limit around 230PS so the turbo has been substantially re-worked to provide the uprated, reliable boost (see what we did there?) in performance required for MR265. Incorporated in the costs of all of the upgrade versions is also a new oil feed, required gaskets, studs and nuts, meaning the only thing the end-user requires is an oil and filter change - this must be performed after the new turbo has been installed and before the engine is run.

Once the final components arrive with us in stock, MR265 will be made immediately available (excluding the USA), so stay tuned to our social channels to be the first to know when you can take the next step in realising your Fiesta ST's full potential!

The rear high-flow intake pipework and our larger intercooler will also be made available to purchase separately.

Published in R&D

Test your driving ability by taking your mountune'd Ford out on the legendary Silverstone Circuit in front of thousands of spectators in our exclusive customer track session at the mountune-sponsored FordFair (Sunday 7th August). 

Book your time here: https://www.mountunestore.com/products/fordfair-mountune-track-time

Whether this is your first time or you’re a regular track driver, get the experience of your life following in the footsteps of the British Touring Car drivers as you navigate the same corners as the pros.

This session is open to ALL mountune core kit customers - to confirm, if you drive a Fiesta or Focus with a mountune performance or racing kit fitted, we'd love you to join us!

As a mountune customer you also benefit with the normal session cost being subsidised by us to just £25!

Places are limited for this exclusive mountune customer track session, so book now to avoid disappointment!

Our exclusive session starts at 14.00 with a compulsory briefing at 13:00.

Please note: FordFair general admission ticket will be required.

Published in Events
Page 1 of 2

 Copyright ©2016 mountune