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I've used forwarder most of the times I've ordered from Mountune UK. This way I get to shop Amazon UK or the EU Ford parts store at the same time.

Go grab another RS color-changing mug when using a forwarder and you'll feel much better
 

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I've used forwarder most of the times I've ordered from Mountune UK. This way I get to shop Amazon UK or the EU Ford parts store at the same time.

Go grab another RS color-changing mug when using a forwarder and you'll feel much better
That's discontinued already!!!!

Is OK though, I have one already:

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Is this a BREXIT or COVID thing? LOL
 

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I think it's more of a "Mountune USA whining, 'Hey! No fair!'" thing...馃ぃ
That rings true, just IF Mountune USA had BDO running their inventory things would be good.
 
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Some of the counter parts in the US store is just a bit pricey, even after shipping and conversion from the UK is cheaper.
 

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Also note I don't mind using a forwarding company. For what in trying to get there are two caveats:

  • You'd pay VAT (value added tax) if the initial shipping is in the UK compared shipped direct outside the UK.
  • For the particular part I am looking the forwarding company is asking more than twice the cost of shipping compared if I get it shipped direct from the vendor.
 

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Well, I just placed my final (at least for now) order with Mountune UK:

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Forwarding company was asking 拢470 for shipping for the wheels alone. It was only 拢 175 for just the wheels, but might as well get some trinkets as it might be a long while till I order something else from them.

I still have around 拢125 worth of Mountune UK rewards, don't know if I ever use it before it expires.

They worked with me to get the best price as well as I don't need to pay VAT.

I am very pleased with the service they provided, they did not really have to give me a one last shipment but they are happy to oblige.

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Well, I just placed my final (at least for now) order with Mountune UK:

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Forwarding company was asking 拢470 for shipping for the wheels alone. It was only 拢 175 for just the wheels, but might as well get some trinkets as it might be a long while till I order something else from them.

I still have around 拢125 worth of Mountune UK rewards, don't know if I ever use it before it expires.

They worked with me to get the best price as well as I don't need to pay VAT.

I am very pleased with the service they provided, they did not really have to give me a one last shipment but they are happy to oblige.

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That's awesome! In my experience, the UK store's customer service was top notch! Very excited!
 

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Shhh, nobody tell @nicklulu that UK Mountune has a V2 of the PTU brace that has the logo laser etched and a few grams of material removed from seemingly non-critical places. Hopefully they used FEA to make sure that was okay...

Power Takeoff Unit (PTU) Brace [Mk3 Focus RS] - mountune (mountunestore.com)
LOL, I seen it when I did a final pass on the site for the "final" purchase. V2 PTU has the same design other than what you stated. Very nice but i would prefer my PTU brace.

I guess I should have pulled the trigger on some Mountune UK parts sooner.
@nicklulu Im in Socal as well, I would have bought stuff with you and saved on shipping cost.
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I would have gladly done it with you too.

Took me more than a week to make a decision when I posted here and at @Si2RS thread:


I only got 1 feedback..... I was not even waiting for that feedback to set something aside for a member to include in my order.
 
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