With a unique, arch-shaped speedometer, the 56 F100 dash historically went two ways: keep the original instrumentation, or fill the dash and start drilling holes for antiquated round gauges. Now, you can have that timeless look of the large, sweeping speedometer while also having the latest in instrumentation technology. A full-color TFT message center keeps you in the know, as well as opens up the possibility for additional auxiliary readings, ensuring this bolt-in kit is the last gauge you install in your Effie! Bezel shown in any pic is NOT included, shown for visual/presentation purposes.
System uses OEM or reproduction style bezel. The RTX series is the latest from Dakota Digital, focused on retaining that stock look without sacrificing the late-model features you love.Every effort has been put forth to incorporate OEM design elements regarding the layout, face styling and indicators. A casual glance may dismiss these as original equipment, but once you hit the switch and the LED backlighting comes on in your favorite color scheme, all doubts will be removed. Starting from scratch, CNC machined housings are filled with electronics designed and built in-house, helping Dakota Digital once again raise the bar for aftermarket instrumentation. The high-definition TFT message centers can be fully configured to display just about any piece of information needed, or just leave the vintage-looking tumbler odometer on the screen for a totally stock appearance.
As youve come to expect from Dakota Digital, the RTX series utilizes a central control box to make installation and setup as easy as possible. Please scroll through the listing below for a more in-depth look at the RTX series and lots more pics! Metric system (KM/H and degrees Celsius) is available as a custom option for no additional cost, but may take approximately 12-20 weeks to build. Some systems may take a little longer due to the pandemic and high demand affecting production. Speedometer - 0-120 MPH (optional metric version 0-200 kmh).
Oil Pressure - 0-80 psi. Water Temperature - 100-260ºF (optional metric version 40-120ºC) Fuel Level - E, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, F.
Tachometer - 0-8,000 RPM. Odometer (One time user settable, Million Mile) Dual (A/B) Trip Meter (0-9,999.9) Clock (12 hour) Estimated Range/Miles to Empty. 0-60 MPH Timer (0-100 kmh) 1/4 and 1/8 mile time 1/4 and 1/8 mile end speed (trap speed) High speed recall High RPM recall. Turn Signals (Left/ Right) High Beam Check Engine Parking Brake Cruise Control (On/ On & Engaged when vehicle is equipped) Gear Position Optional GSS-3000.Not all OEM indicator lamp functions will be replaced. If additional indicators are desired within the new instrument system, consider repurposing any unused indicators to suit your application. Over 30 user-selectable color options allow you to independently change the needle color, sweep color and digital TFT display color. Both daytime and nighttime brightness can be easily controlled through the RTX setup menu, allowing you to choose your preferred lighting intensity level, toggled by the activation of the headlight switch. If on-the-fly rotary type control is desired, the DIM-1. With 12 factory preset color themes, you can quickly create a beautiful looking system. Or, for the ultimate in customization, choose all of the color zones yourself.
Full LED backlighting provides a strikingly visual gauge package, with sharp contrast for ease of viewing both night and day. Full RBG backlighting allows you to create the specific color you want, with a unique daytime and nighttime theme if desired. Whether your goal is an OE look or something truly bold, the RTX Series lets you make the choice. 1/8 NPT, ground isolated sensor with a 10 ft harness. 1/8 NPT solid state sensor with a 10 ft harness.
Cable Driven Speed Sensor / Generator. Replaces Ford and/ or GM style speedometer cables with a 10 ft harness.
Sensor requires approximately 5 clearance extending between the cable drive output and any obstruction. Each 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. Dakota Digital instrument systems are programmed and operated by the push of a button. A two-sided rocker switch is included with each package; mount this switch in an easily accessible location when in the driving position.
The rocker switch provide quick and consistent access to all functions, either in driving mode or while in the setup menu. Button-press feedback is available through the TFT Message Center, or through the included buzzer. Once configured, this same switch is used to access the wealth of information located in the digital message centers.RTX instrument systems can also be completely configured through the available mobile app, suitable to Android and Apple devices. All calibration settings are handled through the included pushbutton switch or the remote Bluetooth app.
Which extra items that are not included with this kit does Dakota Digital recommend that you consider? Because Dakota Digital includes the required sensors for the Oil Pressure, Water Temperature and Speedometer with all its instrument systems, in many cases no additional parts will be required.
GSS-3000 - Universal Gear Position Sensor. All Instrument packages contain a gear shift indicator display allowing the transmission gear position Park, Reverse, etc. To be shown within the message center. The GSS-3000 accommodates automatic transmissions with 2- 4 forward gears and enjoys a simple and straightforward installation.
DIM-1 - Light Dimming Knob. Although Dakota Digital instrument systems are programmable for both day and night intensity levels, the DIM-1 will allow rotary, or on-the-fly brightness adjustment added convenience. SEN-06-1 - Fuel Level Sensor. Dakota Digital instrument systems are designed to utilize a stock or aftermarket fuel level sensor. If a universal or replacement sensor is desired, the SEN-06-1 is a great choice.BIM-01-2 - OBD II/ Can Interface Module. The BIM-01-2 OBD-II (J1850/CAN) Interface connects directly to the ECM diagnostic port to extract engine and transmission data and supply it to the instrument system, making installation a breeze. The following pictures show examples of some of the user selectable backlighting color options. Bezel shown in any pic is NOT included, shown for illustrative purposes only.
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