1979-1986 Mustang Dakota Digital VHX Digital Instrument Cluster
Digital Accuracy with Analog Appearance the stock Mustang Gauge Cluster being known for it's level of inaccuracies, Dakota Digital really changed the game with their VHX Analog/Digital Gauge Clusters for 1979-1986 Mustang. The precise digital measurement and needle control allow you to trust the information being displayed on your Instrument Cluster! A must-have for your High-Performance Fox Mustang!
Analog Gauge Display and Indicators
The visible gauge faces feature a satin silver appearance with red graduations and red back-lighting. The analog displays are Speedometer (0-160 mph), Tachometer (0-8000 RPM), Fuel Level (Full-Empty - uses stock sending unit), Water Temperature (140-220° F), Oil Pressure (0-80 psi), and Voltmeter (8-17 Volts DC). Visible indicators are RH and LH Turn Signal, High Beam, Cruise Control, Parking Brake, and Check Engine.
Digital Message Center
The Message Center displays several of the analog gauge functions in digital format such as Speedometer (0-255 MPH/KPH), Tachometer (0-9,990 RPM), Oil Pressure (0-80 psi), Water Temperature (0-300° F/0-150° C), Fuel Level (0-99%), and Voltmeter (8-17 Volts DC). Other display features include Odometer, Trip Odometer, Resettable Service Odometer, Engine Hour Meter, and Clock. There are also built-in performance functions such as 0-60 mph timer, 1/4 mile timer, 1/4 mile speed, High-Speed Recall, and High RPM Recall.
No Need for Aftermarket Gauges
Keep an OE type appearance AND get the precise information you need to keep tabs on your Mustang's vitals all in this one inclusive bolt-in gauge cluster. The speedometer is user-programmable, so your speed will never be wrong again regardless of tire size or rear gear changes. The Tach is adaptable to all ignition pickup styles, so you'll have correct RPM regardless of the engine. Get rid of the useless 79-86 Mustang Ammeter and take full advantage of a correct Volt Meter! The Oil Pressure and Water Temp sending units are included. Fuel Level is compatible with your existing stock Foxbody sending unit.
What Is included
(1) Digital Gauge Cluster
(1) Control Module
(1) Alternator Load Harness
(1) Water Temp Sending Unit with Harness
(1) Oil Pressure Sending Unit with Harness
(1) Pack of Assorted Sending Unit Adapters
(1) Switch Assembly
(1) CAT5 Cable
(1) Speed Sensor Plug
(1) Detailed Installation Instructions
Cluster Control box works with T5 (with included new VSS) or T56 (using the stock sensor)
Fits 1979-1986 Ford Mustangs
To properly set up the odometer feature within this cluster, make sure to calibrate the speedometer first. You will only have 100 miles from the installation of the cluster to set up the odometer to the mileage of your vehicle! For further information, please reference the Wiring Guide below.
How To Remove Fox Body Mustang Gauge Cluster (79-86)
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Published on 2013-10-16 Bring your fox body Mustang out of the stone age of mechanical gauges. Pick up a Dakota Digital Instrument cluster from LatemodelRestoration.com Not only will these fix your problematic mechanical gauges but it will also add some awesome performance monitoring such as 0-60 mph time and even quarter mile times. These digital gauge clusters are available for 79-89 Mustangs and are a direct replacement. They come with detailed instructions and all the needed hardware. Give your Foxbody Mustang a modern looking dash with the Dakota Digital instrument clusters!!
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