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#1 gregsayer

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 12:59 PM

has anyone tried a blufin on the 1.6 ecoboost engine yet?

any realterms benefit?

#2 DazW

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:26 PM

Theres a Mountune kit available that boosts power up to 200BHP

#3 gregsayer

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 05:26 PM

yeah, but the mountune kit is 3x the price!

and you can remove the remap with a bluefin without effecting the resale value!

#4 EcoMatt

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 11:10 PM

I was hoping to have had one installed by now but given the reviews on the mondeo that was superchipped it made it more revvy and gave a lot more mid range punch. It should take the car to about 190bhp, which is plenty for the car.

#5 EcoMatt

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 12:28 PM

I have the Bluefin installed and it has transformed how the engine feels. It feels like a much bigger engine and hasn't affected the mpg at all. Well worth the money and the car really goes well, coupled with a K&N air filter and the snorkel delete mod.

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 08:18 PM

congrats on the upgrade.  whats the snorkel delete mod about??  I have my E2993 K&N filter already fitted, also considering a Bluefin remap, but also checking out other remap options from Evolution, Celtic and Angel Tuning.

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 04:45 PM

The snorkel delete is the intake pipe which fitted in front of the air box hidden under the plastic grill cover. I have just refitted mine and found the low end torque has returned and the engine drives a lot smoother. I will now leave mine in place as the engine was hesitant with it removed.  The remap feels even stronger now with the snorkel replaced. I would also consider Shark Performance for a remap. My old Octavia VRS mk2 was tuned by them and ran faultlessly with about 280 bhp. I only went with Superchips due to me knowing they tune Fords very well and also the offer they had on with 20% off Bluefins.

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 10:54 PM

well i bit the bullet and treated myself to a Bluefin upgrade......just waiting on the handset arriving.

#9 EcoMatt

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 01:15 PM

You wont be disappointed at the transformation of the power delivery.

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 09:57 PM

now fitted latest Bluefin upgrade this morning, so its supposed to be sitting on 183bhp, and 429Nm, so i went the extar wee bit and tonight finished fitting a K&N 57S-4000 kit.  Old K&N E-2993 stored away, so should get a few extra BHP from that, but the new sound is unreal, needs to be heard to be believed (rubber centre gromit removed naturally).

well impressed so far with the remap.......quick turn around, uploaded to handset in 10 mins, sent to Superchips @ 5:30pm had the email about the remap @ 5:40pm, but i had left the handset @ work as they usually close @ 5pm so i didnt expect a reply so quick.

#11 EcoMatt

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Posted 26 August 2013 - 10:11 PM

How is the car feeling now after the map has adapted?

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 12:21 AM

after an Aberdeen to Glasgow round trip on Saturday past, fantastic, especially the 'escape' up the Dundee/Forfar hill comng back home, pulls like a train, very smooth delivery and the induction kit makes it sound great.  MPG went up another 0.4 so i am on 42 just now, when i got the car in July it was on 40.5.

even the wife was impressed, she says the gear changes were smooth and plenty of power for overtaking -- some surprised drivers when i outran them on the hills (only has TDCI badge on back).  i was in my suit most of the day (at family celebration), so it was a long time @ the wheel, but so worth it.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:44 PM

Just for anyone who is thinking of buying the Bluefin for the Ecoboost and what fuel to run it on. I have been in contact with Superchips and they say they design the map to run on the fuel that the manufacture specify, so in the case of the Ecoboost it has been mapped on 95 ron. I have run the car on the 99 ron and 95 ron. There is no difference in performance or MPG with either fuel so I am staying with 95 ron and save a few pennies.

#14 EcoMatt

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 10:25 PM

I now have the intake trumpet fitted on the ST to compliment my ST airbox. It is basically a small air scoop which fits where the oe snorkel went. It cost under a fiver and has a helped make the engine smoother still.

#15 vindi93

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 09:44 PM

be interested in a bluefin running on the 1.6ecoboost 180bhp which i have, already fitted the k&n what a difference to sound that makes.

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 11:35 AM

I think bluefin quote about 210 bhp for the 180bhp 1.6 although not a great deal more in torque. I am unsure why there are two different maps for the 150 and 180 Ecoboost from Superchip; as Mountune say both engines are mechanically the same and it is only software that is the difference in power.
I am looking at fitting the sound symposer from the ST to my car, as they give a more sporty sound and (although unconfirmed) is believed to be the one Mountune fit as part of their mp200 upgrade to the Ecoboost.

#17 vindi93

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 12:23 PM

Mine allready has the symposer fitted its a liitle black box that opens to vent the noise into the cabin.


#18 EcoMatt

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 12:45 PM

Mine does does too. But the ST has a different symposer fitted which makes a more sporty sound than ours.

#19 vindi93

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 03:40 PM

I see a finis code is in order I think.

#20 EcoMatt

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 12:57 PM

The finis numbers for all the ST Air box parts needed are as follows

1803633
5167301
1745845
5176123
5160503

Link to diagram of the parts

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