Dakota Digital 1973-87 Chevrolet & GMC Truck Digital Instrument System - VFD3-73C-PU
Please note: Due to a covid-related supply chain issue, the teal display option is not currently available. If you purchase this system, it will be sent with the blue display color only.
Dakota Digital Series III instrument systems offer the latest technologies and features for your custom vehicle. High brightness vacuum fluorescent displays provide a lifetime of trouble free use while offering increased accuracy and features!
Full 6 Gauge Instrument System fits into OEM bezel for 1973- 1987 Full-size Chevy and GMC Pickups (including heavy duty trucks through 1991), 1973-91 Chevy Blazer & GMC Jimmys, and 1973-91 Chevy & GMC Suburbans.
Fits directly into existing bezel (bezel is NOT included).
*Bezel is not included, shown for visual/presentation purposes.
System uses OEM or reproduction style bezel.
Options available at an additional cost:
CALD-73C-PU - 1973- 1977 Chevy & GMC aluminum trim plate insert, available for purchase separately in our store.
CALD-78C-PU - 1978- 1980 Chevy & GMC aluminum trim plate insert, available for purchase separately in our store.
CALD-81C-PU - 1981- 1987 Chevy & GMC aluminum trim plate insert, available for purchase separately in our store.
And Much More! (more features listed below)
System is available in MPH and degrees Fahrenheit or KM/H and degrees Celsius (metric MFD3 version). If you want to order the metric MFD3- version, please just let us know when you make your order. There is no additional cost, though it may take approx 1-4 weeks to build the metric version.
Please scroll through listing below for more information on the system.
Speedometer0-255 MPH (optional metric version: 0-255 km/h)Tachometer0-17,500 RPMOil Temperature0-99 PSIWater Temperature0-300°F (optional metric version 0-150°C)Fuel Level0-99%Voltmeter8-17 VDCStandard ColorsBlue or Teal
Standard DisplaysOdometer (One Time User Settable, Million Mile)Dual (A/B) Trip Meter (0-9,999.9)Performance Meters0-60 MPH Timer (0-100 km/h)1/4 mile time1/4 mile end speed (trap speed)High speed recallHigh RPM recallGaugesSpeedometer (0-255 MPH/kmh) opposite scale of main speedometer.
IndicatorsTurn Signals (Left/Right)High BeamCheck EngineParking BrakeCruise Control (On / On & Engaged, when vehicle is equipped)Gear Position (Optional GSS-3000 sensor is required, sold separately, GSS-3000 is NOT included)4 x 4 (When vehicle is equipped)Wait to Start (When vehicle is equipped)
Water Temperature1/8" NPT, ground isolated sensor with a 10ft harness.Oil Pressure1/8" NPT, solid state sensor with a 10ft harness.Cable Drive Speed Sensor/GeneratorReplaces Ford and/or GM style speedometer cables with a 10ft harness.BushingsEach kit comes with 1/8" to 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" NPT bushings along with bushings for 12mm and 16mm x 1.5 threads.
Push ButtonDakota Digital instruments are programmed and operated by the push of a button. Simply mount the included pushbuttons supplied with your gauges in a convenient and easily accessible location. These buttons are used to calibrate your speedometer, set the cylinder count and the fuel level gauge. Once properly configured these same buttons are used to access the wealth of information located in the Digital Message Centers.