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Old 07-30-2012, 07:19 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by herbz View Post
I am. It's doing the job but I'm lacking control of the upper screen, the steering wheel controls. And the fitment isn't perfect, which is annoying when I paid +$350 for this thing.

Why won't the metra kit work with euro cars? The wiring harnesses are the same. ACV kit was built for euro models but I use it on my US model.
Tell me about it mate - this is the response I got from Metra:

"Yes we have tested this part in the Euro models and have found that
none of the newer fords (Fiesta or Focus) are anything like the US applications..

Here is the name of my Metra distributor that handles all of the European market for us.
They might make something that would work form your application..

CONNECTS2
44-121-522-5588"

I didn't want to believe it but it's pretty expensive to just take a chance. Maybe over time there will be other choices.

Still interested to see a "Fanatic" with the Metra kit installed.

Thanks for being the guinea pig with the other unit.
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