Dakota Digital VHX Gauge Assembly with Silver Alloy Style Gauge Faces and Blue Display for 1971, 1972 and 1973 Mustangs.Dakota Digital VHX gauges upgrade your Mustang with modern styling without taking away from the overall factory appearance. Slipping in behind your factory 1971-1973 bezel, this gauge assembly provides you with six gauges, a clock and a digital readout displaying a plethora of information. The right side displays the tach, oil pressure and water temperature while the left side houses the speedometer, voltmeter and fuel gauge. A clock sits between the two. Silver alloy style gauge faces create a unique look that are very pleasing to the eyes.
Gauge Instrument Cluster Features:
- Silver Alloy Style Gauge Faces
- Highly Visible LCD Message Center
- Fully Lit Needles and Backlit Faces in Your Choice of Blue, Red or White
- User-Customized Display Feedback
- Laboratory-Grade Solid State Sensors for Unmatched Accuracy
- Micro-Controlled Precision Stepper Motor
- Works with OEM or Aftermarket Sensors
- Fully Adjustable Warning Points
- Includes a Demonstration Mode
- Provides Secure Wire Termination
- Initiates Metric Conversions
- Built-In Illumination
- Easy Set-up and Troubleshooting
The VHX Series gauge assemblies feature fully lit needles that are highly visible, as well as backlit faces, a user-customizable display feedback and an LCD message center that has a variety of options. This message center has a numerical display of your gauges that you can cycle through and easily comprehend. The LCD message center has metric conversions that allow you to go from MPH to KMH with a push of a button. This display shows fully adjustable warning points in the digital message center that warn you of any potential issues that may arise in your 1971-1973 Mustang.
This silver alloy gauge assembly also displays your odometers, clock and a range of performance readings that can be reset manually as you are driving. These readings include your high speed recall, high RPM recall, 0-60 MPH (0-100 KMH) time, 1/4 mile time, and 1/4 mile end speed (trap speed). The system also has a Demonstration Mode, which allows you to receive and cycle through your instrument readouts even while your car is standing still.
Gauge Displays Include:
- Speedometer - 0-160 MPH analog, 0-255 MPH digitally
- Tachometer - 0-8,000 RPM analog, 0-9,990 RPM digitally
- Water Temperature - 140-220F analog, 0-300F/0-150C digitally
- Oil Pressure - 0-80 psi analog and digitally
- Fuel Level - Empty-Full analog, 0-99% digitally
- Voltmeter - 8-17 VDC analog and digitally
The gauges in this assembly feature a custom silver alloy appearance that looks even better with a pleasing red, white or blue light display. This display will activate at night once you turn on your headlights or parking lights, triggering the built-in illumination of the gauge display. Additionally this VHX gauge cluster shows the indicators for your 1971-1973 Mustang including:
- Turn Signals
- High Beams
- Check Engine
- Parking Brake
- Cruise Control
Additional attributes that you may not necessarily see are a micro-controlled precision stepper motor as well as, laboratory-grade, solid state sensors that allow for incredibly efficient readings. These sensors are primarily for water temperature, oil pressure and the speedometer pulse generator. The speedometer effectively converts a mechanical speedometer cable to digital when necessary, and is fully programmable for various tire sizes, rear-end gearing and more. The water temperature and oil pressure sensors have 1/8" NPT sensors along with bushings to adapt to 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" NPT. The other displays will work with any sensor you have, whether it is OEM or aftermarket.
Gauge Assembly Includes:
- VHX display
- Control Box
- 36" CAT5 Cable
- Universal Sender Pack
- Ford Speed Adapter
- Necessary Hardware
- Installation Instructions
Dakota Digital's gauge assembly has an outboard control module that delivers a case of simplicity to the system. Wires are routed to the control module which can be conveniently stored under the dash. A single ribbon cable then connects the control module to the display, wiping out any potential clutter. This VHX system has on-board diagnostics that aid the troubleshooting process, as well as terminal strips that make sure the termination of a wire is safe and secure.
Please Note: Instrument bezel is not included (sold separately).
Dakota Digital fully engineers and manufactures all of their VHX Series gauge assemblies at their facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Order a Dakota Digital VHX Gauge Assembly with Silver Alloy Style Faces for your 1971, 1972 or 1973 Mustang from CJ Pony Parts today!
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