1973-87 Chevy C10 VHX Gauge Instruments - Dakota Digital VHX-73C-PU

1973-87 Chevy C10 VHX Gauge Instruments - Dakota Digital VHX-73C-PU
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1973-87 Chevy / GMC Pickup Truck VHX Gauge Instruments - Dakota Digital VHX-73C-PU

For many enthusiasts, the 73-87 Chevy Truck set a new standard in styling. What better way of modernizing this inconic truck than an update like the VHX-73C-PU

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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.

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Standard Feratures:

  • 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

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