1973-87 Chevy / GMC Pickup Truck VHX Gauge Instruments - Dakota Digital VHX-73C-PU
Application: 1973-87 Chevy C10
Fully lit needles, backlit faces, and two 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!
*The VHX-73C-PU fits into a stock dash bezel.
- Displays included with this instrument system: Speedometer (0-255 MPH or KPH), Tachometer, Oil Pressure, Water Temp, Voltmeter, Fuel Level.
Also shown is: Odometer, Trip Odometer, Resettable Service Odometer and Hourmeter.
Several performance calculations include: 0-60 MPH (0-100 KPH) timer, 1/4 mile timer, 1/4 mile speed display, High Speed recall and High RPM recall.
Various Indicators can also be displayed such as: Turn Signals, High Beam, Check Engine, Parking Brake, Cruise Control, 4x4 (when equipped), Wait to Start (when equipped).
Automatic Transmission gear indicator is also included which will display the full name (ie: Park, Overdrive, etc.) of the current gear. Utilizing the gear position indicator will require the use of a Dakota Digital GSS-2000 sending unit.
Dakota Digital instruments systems also include a Demonstration Mode which will cycle the instrument readouts while the vehicle is standing still. This is especially popular while the vehicle is on display at a show, event or simply displaying the instrument system.
Full Metric conversions will cycle between MPH or KPH with the press of a button. If full (Celsius & KPH) metric instrument systems are required, please specify upon ordering.
Necessary sensors included for oil pressure (1/8” NPT), Water Temp (1/8" with bushings for 1/4", 3/8", 1/2” NPT as well 12mm and 16mm for GM LS applications) and speedometer pulse generator.
Fuel level gauge can read either OEM sensor, or any aftermarket style currently available. A universal fuel level sender, SEN-06-1, can be purchased from Dakota Digital if necessary.
Fully programmable speedometer for various tire sizes, rear-end gearing combinations, etc.
Built-in dimmer will reduce the display intensity as headlights/ parking lights are activated.
Fully adjustable warning points alert the user of potential vehicle problems.
One-time user settable odometer. This is available only within the first 100 miles of operation. Once exceeded, the mileage can be reset by Dakota Digital at a charge of $20.
VHX systems contain the Following Sensors:
|Display Type:||Sensor Details:|
|Speedometer: ||16k ppm sensor included with harness, or direct Vss Connection if Available|
|Tachometer:||N/A Negative side of ignition coil or tach output signal|
|Water Temperature:||1/8" NPT Sensor Included with harness, bushings for 1/4". 3/8," 1/2" NPT 12 and 16mm|
|Oil Pressure:||1/8" NPT Sensor included with harness|
|Voltmeter:||N/A voltage measured from main input power feed|
|Fuel Level:||Connects to Stock or aftermarket fuel sensor. Sen-06-1 available|
VHX Systems Contain the following Standard Displays and Indicators
|Display Read Out: ||Range and Type:|
|Speedometer: ||0-160MPH Analog, 0-255 MPH in Message Center|
|Tachometer: ||0-8,000 Analog, 0-9,990 in Message Center|
|Water Temperature: ||140-220F Analog, 0-300 F in Message Center|
|Oil Pressure: ||0-80 PSI Analog, 0-80 PSI in Message Center|
|Voltmeter: ||8-17 VDC Analog, 8-17 VDC in Message Center|
|Fuel Level: ||Empty- Full Analog, 0-99% in Message Center|
|Additional Message Center Readouts: ||Odometer, Trip Odometer (A& B), Clock, Gear Indicator (Using GSS-2000) Hourmeter, Resettable Service Meter, 0-60 Timer, 1/4 Mile Timer/ Speed, High Speed/Rpm Recall|
|Additional VHX System Indicators: ||Turn Signals (L & R), High Beam, Parking Brake, Cruise Control Engaged, Check Engine|