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Old 18th-November-2012, 09:19 PM   #1
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Dakota digital vhx gauge install

well my gauges arrived Friday afternoon so ive been busy all weekend, there was a lot to do on this install more than i was thinking, im still not done, i have to get my fan controller wired up, i installed the controllers in the glove box next to my ECM , i want to have easy access to them. im very happy with this product , its well worth the money..
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Old 18th-November-2012, 09:32 PM   #2
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Old 18th-November-2012, 09:52 PM   #3
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I just saw one of those in a 67 Nova built by Eugene Metal Works here in Oregon and thought it was very cool, so much that I am getting one for my car. Nice addition, looks good!
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Old 18th-November-2012, 11:23 PM   #4
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looks very nice!! Can you dim the back lighting down at all?
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Old 19th-November-2012, 01:15 AM   #5
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Yes I got the optional dimmer switch You can dim them all the way down if ya like.
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DAM!!! those look nice Any idea how big the control boxes are? Do you need access to them once everything is installed or can they be tucked away under the dash somewhere?
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Old 19th-November-2012, 11:16 AM   #7
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DAM!!! those look nice Any idea how big the control boxes are? Do you need access to them once everything is installed or can they be tucked away under the dash somewhere?
You tuck it away under the dash and there's even an obd11 port reader for your stock ls sensors available. I'm running the first gen ones and love them
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Old 19th-November-2012, 03:49 PM   #8
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the controller is about 4.5 x 6 i also have the fan controller and thats about 3 x 3 i mounted them in the glove box next to my ecm. i wanted them where i can have easy access to them for upgrading to more sensors..
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Old 26th-November-2012, 08:32 PM   #9
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Pictures just don't do those justice. I love mine, I mounted my control box and aux modules in my driver cowl vent area. Made a small water proof enclosure.
Those gauges are very flexible, well thought out
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Old 26th-November-2012, 09:11 PM   #10
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Pictures just don't do those justice. I love mine, I mounted my control box and aux modules in my driver cowl vent area. Made a small water proof enclosure.
Those gauges are very flexible, well thought out
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yeah i love em too, still think they are worth every penny. yes they are very thought out. i cant believe how expandable they are..amazing..
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Old 26th-November-2012, 09:14 PM   #11
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Very nice. Looks great. You are gonna be hard to live with when that interior is done i bet.

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Old 26th-November-2012, 09:25 PM   #12
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I love mine but really wish they offered white lights. It's not that I don't like blue I just prefer white.

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I love mine but really wish they offered white lights. It's not that I don't like blue I just prefer white.

Steve... They now sell white lights.... You should buy it and sell me your blue one
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Yeah I sometimes wish I went red on my 66
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Old 29th-January-2014, 05:04 PM   #15
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I thought this was dakota DIGITAL. I ordered some individual gauges because I wanted "digital" The dash looks good ,but I would have rather seen digital
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