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Old 03-27-2013, 03:29 PM   #11
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I'll look into a line driver, or a better H/U. I'm still far off from purchasing, so that's why that H/U was a 'thought' and not the one I definitely am buying.
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Yes. 2009. SE Sedan. Sync. No sub. Factory radio.
Depending on your budget you could look into the idatalink maestro sync interface. It is the best available solution out there to keep sync and your steering wheel controls. It also allows you to change functions on your SWC and add a secondary function to each button. the newer 2013 models have the ability to add sat radio to the system also by using the 2013 model kenwood HU's. You can get it thru crutchfield you just have to dig around to find it. I tried the PAC setup on my fusion and its a piece of crap, it barely works and the PAC costs more than the idatalink setup.

Here check it out. Go thru and put in your car and choose the radio and it will tell you what parts are needed. The maestro RR (radio replacement) is the one you need, and the MK2 focus is the only ones it works on.

http://maestro.idatalink.com/
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Of course the closest dealer is like 60 miles away. That's not too bad though - no mention of price on there though. Do you happen to have any idea on what one of those costs?
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Of course the closest dealer is like 60 miles away. That's not too bad though - no mention of price on there though. Do you happen to have any idea on what one of those costs?
I paid 179 for mine thru crutchfield and did the install myself. If you buy it with a HU from crutchfield the usually give it to you for half price.

here is link and they are doing the 50% off with HU purchase.

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_794ADSM...Interface.html
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And that is all I need in terms of harnesses to keep all my factory buttons working properly?
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Awesome. Thanks for all the information, greatly appreciated!

EDIT: It looks like if I buy the H/U from Crutchfield, they include the dash kit as well. Which is Awesome!
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So are you gonna try the maestro unit? What HU are looking at getting to go with it?

BTW thank you for the rep point.
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This is the current HU that I'm looking at getting:
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_113DDX3...od-DDX370.html

However, that can change as I'm not ready to purchase yet. I'll be going with the maestro unit as well - you talked it up pretty well and it's fairly priced in comparison to the other two options from crutchfield.
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