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Product Summary

73-77 Chevy, 73-77 GMC, Analog Gauge Series, Silver

  • Kit uses your original front bezel and gauge carrier to add modern technology, features and dependability to your Colonnade-era muscle car
  • Large LCD message center keeps you informed and allows expansion for auxiliary readings!
  • Fully lit needles, backlit faces, and highly visible LCD message centers are a few of the things that you can see which set the VHX Series apart from yesterday’s traditional approach to instrumentation
  • A few of the features which you don’t normally see are the micro-controlled precision stepper motors, solid state sensors for unparalleled accuracy, and user-customizable display feedback
  • Completely engineered and manufactured at our facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the VHX Series has completely revolutionized the instrumentation industry!

Key Specs

MFG. Part #VHX-73C-CVL-S-B
BrandDakota Digital
Gauge SeriesAnalog
Gauge StyleElectric
Gauge Set DesignDash Cluster

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Still working through decades of middle-child syndrome, the 1973-77 Chevrolet A Body is a fresh option for those burnt out on “the same old thing.” We’ve got direct-fit upgrades for cars with round gauges AND the rectangle variety! Either kit uses your original front bezel and gauge carrier to add modern technology, features and dependability to your Colonnade-era muscle car. Large LCD message center keeps you informed and allows expansion for auxiliary readings! Includes required sensors; bezel/gauge carrier not included.

Fully lit needles, backlit faces, and highly visible LCD message centers are a few of the things that you can see which set the VHX Series apart from yesterday’s traditional approach to instrumentation. A few of the features which you don’t normally see are the micro-controlled precision stepper motors, solid state sensors for unparalleled accuracy, and user-customizable display feedback, all supported by an unrivaled limited lifetime warranty which has become the standard for Dakota Digital instrumentation systems . Completely engineered and manufactured at our facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the VHX Series has completely revolutionized the instrumentation industry!

* Bezel not included, shown for visual/presentation purposes. System uses OEM or reproduction style bezel.

Features

  • White Alloy Background with Blue Lighting
  • Analog Gauges
    • Speedometer 0 - 160 MPH (optional metric version 0 - 255 kmh)
    • Tachometer 0 - 8,000 RPM
    • Oil Pressure 0 - 80 psi
    • Water Temperature 100 - 260 degree F (optional metric version 40 - 120 degree C)
    • Fuel Level E, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, F
    • Voltmeter 9 - 17 VDC
  • Digital message centers
    • Odometer (one time user settable, million mile)
    • Dual (A/B) Trip Meter (0 - 9,999.9)
    • Clock (12 hour)
  • Performance meters
    • 0 - 60 MPH Timer (0 - 100 kmh)
    • 1/4 mile time
    • 1/4 mile end speed (trap speed)
    • High speed recall
    • High RPM recall
  • Built in indicators
    • Turn signals (Left/Right)
    • High Beam
    • Check Engine
    • Park Brake
    • Cruise Control (On/Engaged when vehicle is equipped)
    • Gear Position (requires Dakota Digital GSS-3000 sensor)
    • 4x4 (When vehicle is equipped)
    • Wait to Start (When vehicle is equipped)
    • Two auxilary input indicators with user-programmable labels
    • Each analog gauge sweep contains a red LED indicator for quick notice of a warning condition (except speedometer)
    • **Not all OEM indicator lamp functions will be replaced
  • Lighting Technology
    • Back lit technology is popular with performance instrumentation due to precise lighting allowing you see what is truly important when you really need it at a quick glance. Each number, tick mark, annunciator, needle, indicator and digital message center is lit by a series of LEDs behind the gauge face
    • Auto-contrasting LCD display for optimal view in the brightest of sunlight
    • LED backlit at night to match/complete the look at night
  • Sensors Included
    • Water tempurature - 1/8" NPT, ground isolated sensor with 10 ft harness
    • Oil pressure - 1/8" NPT solid state sensor with 10 ft harness
    • Cable driven speed sensor/generator - replaces GM and/or Ford style speedometer cable with a 10 ft wire harness. Sensor requires approximately 5" clearance extending between the cable drive output and any obstruction.
    • Bushings - Each kit comes with 1/8" to 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" NPT bushings along with bushings for 12 mm and 16 mm x 1.5 threads

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KEY SPECS
MFG. Part #VHX-73C-CVL-S-B
BrandDakota Digital
Gauge SeriesAnalog
Gauge StyleElectric
Gauge Set DesignDash Cluster
GENERAL
Number of Gauge Housings3
Gauge Face ColorSilver
Liquid FilledNo
LightedYes
Lighting TypeLED
Light ColorBlue
Needle ColorBlue
Lettering ColorBlack
Speedometer IncludedYes
Tachometer IncludedYes
Oil Pressure Gauge IncludedYes
Oil Temperature Gauge IncludedNo
Water Pressure Gauge IncludedNo
Water Temperature Gauge IncludedYes
Fuel Pressure Gauge IncludedNo
Fuel Level Gauge IncludedYes
Vacuum Gauge IncludedNo
Volt Gauge IncludedYes
Ammeter Gauge IncludedNo
Boost/Pyrometer Gauge IncludedNo
Exhaust Pressure Gauge IncludedNo
Odometer Gauge IncludedYes
Sending UnitIncludes Water Temperature Sender, Oil Pressure Sender, Speed Sender, and Control Box
Included Adapter/FittingAdapter bushings from 1/4" to 3/8" and 1/2" NPT, 12mm and 16mm x 1.5
Includes Mounting Bracket(s)Yes
Hardware IncludedYes
Clock IncludedYes
Fuel Sender IncludedYes
Speed Sender IncludedYes
Oil Pressure Sender IncludedYes
Turn Signals IncludedYes
Bezel IncludedNo
Temperature Sensor Bung IncludedYes
NotesBezel not included. Not all OEM indicator lamp functions will be replaced
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