VDO has manufactured many STYLES of automotive gauges and instruments. Within each STYLE many different TYPES of gauges have been made to monitor every type of vehicle function. This page is designed to help you identify VDO automotive gauges / instruments in existing applications; find replacements or chose instruments and supporting parts for new applications.
Please begin by selecting from among the automotive gauge STYLES below (click on the name or picture of the STYLE)... or within each STYLE you can go directly to the TYPE (fuel, oil pressure, ammeter, etc.) by using the dropdown box.
The 10 or 12 digit part number stamped on the back or side of VDO instruments can be cross-referenced to the 6 digit VDO "Catalog" part numbers used here.
VDO SingleViu Gauges
VDO Allentare Gauges
VDO Gauge Kits & Clusters
VDO 356 Gauges
The new VDO 356 Replica Gauges are designed to match the style of a classic vehicle. Featuring a superb fit and finish, the gauges include a 120-MPH speedometer with a built-in LCD with odometer and trip odometer. A combination water temp and fuel gauge includes built-in tell tale indicators for battery, high beam and oil pressure. An 8000 RPM Tachometer rounds out the display and includes tell tale indicators for turn signals, parking brake and fog light. The gauges are offered in a standard 4” diameter.
VDO PRT Performance Tachometers
VDO PRT Performance Tachometers feature multiple configurations for 4, 6, and 8 cylinder engine applications. These rugged, 10,000 RPM tachs are available in a choice of white dial face with silver bezel or black onyx dial face with a black bezel.
VDO PRT Performance Tachometers are prewired and require only 4 wires for hook up. They feature an adjustable mount that allows for multiple mounting positions and angles. All VDO PRT tachs feature a resettable shift point and a built-in shift light indicator.
VDO Cockpit White Gauges
Cockpit White features clean European influenced styling along with VDO patented movements and legendary quality. Black graphics contrast with white dials, black bezels and computer balanced red pointers. Standard 0.25" spade connectors simplify wiring and VDO Spin-lok™ mounting makes installation fast and easy, while providing a full 360° degrees of mounting force.
VDO Camera Systems
The most popular of VDO instrument STYLES. There are more different "TYPES" of instruments in this line than any of the others.
All instruments are lit with light bulbs installed from the rear of the instrument and shining around the edge of the dialface. Edgelit lighting- light bulb is installed from rear of instrument and is reflected around the solid dialface to the light the dial and pointer.
Connectors are 1/4 blade.
Cockpit International is an expansion of the Cockpit Style and can be used in a panel with Cockpit Style.
Cockpit International is aimed at industrial applications that require "worldwide understanding" and it fits well with Cockpit in a panel.
Cockpit White & Chrome
Cockpit White & Chrome Series are the same as Cockpit White, but have
The perfect choice for the custom car builder who wants the look of the 30's and 40's.
Our VDO hourmeter line has been expanded to offer hourmeters in many sizes, styles and configurations. We offer illuminated and non-illuminated models and recording hour ranges from 10,000 to 100,000 hours. VDO hourmeters are not resettable.
VDO Mini Pressure Gauges
1 1/2" direct mount pressure gauges feature standard 1/8"-27NPT thread connection, precision machined brass movements, built in restrictors and polished stainless steel housings. Compatible with all fuel management systems.
Instruments feature "step-type:
Looks like Cockpit but
Vision Instruments feature crisp black dials and matching bezels. High contrast clear white graphics and red pointers make Vision instruments easy to read. VDO patented movements provide smooth and accurate performance and long life dependability. Standard 0.25" spade connectors simplify wiring and VDO Spin-lok™ mounting makes installation fast and easy while providing a full 360° degrees of mounting force. Included light diffusers allow the dial illumination color to be changed to red or green.
VDO Vision Chrome
Vision Chrome features crisp black dials and polished chrome bezels. High contrast clear white graphics and red pointers make Vision instruments easy to read. VDO patented movements provide smooth and accurate performance and long life dependability. Standard 0.25" spade connectors simplify wiring and VDO Spin-lok™ mounting makes installation fast and easy while providing a full 360° degrees of mounting force. Included light diffusers allow the dial illumination color to be changed to red or green.
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