All Course Motorsports DirectFit phone mounts are designed for a quick installation with basic tools. They typical installation takes 2-4 minutes, and involves popping off a piece of your vehicle's trim, installing the DirectFit bracket using existing or supplied hardware (varies by mount), and then reinstalling the trim.
Most DirectFit phone mounts can be installed with basic hand tools. If you are looking to make the job easier or just to add to your tool collection, Course Motorsports Tool kits can help make the job much easier. To determine whether or not you need any specialty tools, please see the installation video associated with your specific mount.
To make installation as easy as possible, we have created installation videos for each and every Course Motorsports DirectFit phone mount. To find these videos, simply navigate to your to your specific vehicle's phone mount, and click the Install Instructions tab at the bottom of the page.
Course Motorsports DirectFit magnetic phone mounts use powerful neodymium N52 magnets. With the steel pad located on the outside of the case, these magnetic mounts will hold the largest of smartphones including the iPhone 12 Pro Max, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, etc. In most cases the steel pad can also be located between the case and the phone, and the phone will still stay securely mounted to the mount, but this of course depends on the thickness of the case.
The best solution to retain wireless charging is to use the Course Motorsports Autogrip Wireless Induction Charger or Course Motorsports Magnetic Wireless Induction Charger. Both of these will mount to your DirectFit phone mount, while securely mounting and charging your phone.If you would prefer to use the magnetic mount, you will need to locate the steel pad out of the way of the wireless charging coil which is usually located in the middle of the phone. We have found that in most cases, it works best to mount the smaller round pad near the top of the phone to the side of the camera.
Yes! For the MagSafe iPhone 12 or newer, you will need to utilize the Course Motorsports Autogrip Wireless Induction Charger or Course Motorsports Magnetic Wireless Induction Charger - MagSafe Copatable. This will mount to the ball of your DirectFit phone mount, while securely mounting and charging your MagSafe phone.
The ball is 17mm in diameter. The thread size is 10-32 machine thread
In some rare cases in high vibration environments, the magnets can begin to rotate. There are 2 possible reasons for this. The aluminum ball may be loose. To fix this, remove the magnetic mount from the ball and tighten the ball using an allen wrench.The magnetic mount assembly may be loose. To fix this, simply remove the magnetic mount from the ball, and tighten the philips screw that's located in the socket on the back of the magnetic mount.
The standard non charging magnetic head option will hold
your MagSafe phone with the application of the steel pad to the back of your phone. It will not hold your phone without the application of the steel pad.
To retain wireless charging the steel pad would need to be added at the top the the phone in a manner that does not block the charging coil