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Old 11-01-2007, 12:19 AM   #1
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1977 pontiac bonneville how can i find a digital dash
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You're going to have to find some kind of custom option we've never heard of. There are companies that can do them custom, but they're HORRENDOUSLY expensive.
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I have had a couple of cars with digital gauges and I didn't care for them. The gauges, that is. In my experience they were more difficult to read and less accurate. I'll take a good old fashioned swinging needle over a digital gauge anytime.
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Bastard, let'* make an effort to keep this on topic. We're not trying to change his mind for him.

He asked about sources for digital dashes.
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Maybe try to adapt one from another car? like a caprice?

Hope your good with wiring and soldering
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Seems that you'd either need to go the custom gauge route or find a car that has the same type of inputs as yours.

In 77, you should be cable driven for the speedo, right? You'd want to try and find a cluster that was digital and converted a cable spinning into that digital format. Or find a way to put a VSS (vehicle speed sensor) on the trans somehow.
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Another possibility would be some of the older A bodies like the Cutlass Ciera... Maybe 88-90 or so.... Some of these had a digital dash that used a speedo cable and the cluster actually produced the VSS signal for the ECM.. Not sure how you could get all of the functions of the digital dash to work tho..

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Dakota Digital is one of the big names that does digital gauges. Summit Racing Equipment is a vendor for them.

I guess a good question to ask is what parameters are you wanting to monitor? And how much dash space do you have to play with?
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