Dakota Digital 1970-72 Chevy Chevelle SS / Monte Carlo / El Camino & 71 GMC Sprint SP Retrotech Analog Gauge System RTX-70C-CVL-X

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Dakota Digital 1970-72 Chevy Chevelle SS / Monte Carlo / El Camino & 71 GMC Sprint SP RTX Instruments - RTX-70C-CVL-X


RTX-70C-CVL-X Emerald Day


The king of the muscle cars offers six round gauge openings, and this instrument system will keep the purists happy as well as the pro-touring set! Two TFT displays are hiding in plain sight, displaying the essentials with the ability to add more readings for the serious driver. Designed as a bolt-in upgrade to a stock or reproduction gauge carrier (gauge carrier is NOT included, available for purchase separately) and bezel (bezel is NOT included). Screws directly into original or aftermarket gauge carrier, available separately.

*Gauge Carrier/Bezel not included, shown for visual/presentation purposes.
System uses OEM or reproduction style bezel/gauge carrier.

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 you’ve 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!

MTX-70C-CVL Metric system (KM/H and degrees Celsius) is available as a custom option for no additional cost, but may take approximately 12-24 weeks to build. Some systems may take a little longer due to COVID-19 and high demand affecting production. 


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. However, you may wish to consider the following optional items, available for purchase separately in our store:


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.

More info about this system and pics are available below.

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:

Emerald Backlighting:

RTX-70C-CVL-X Emerald Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Kit Emerald Day

At Night:

RTX-70C-CVL-X Emerald Night

Fire and Ice backlighting:

RTX-70C-CVL Fire and Ice Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Kit Fire and Ice Day

RTX-70C-CVL Fire and Ice Night

Incandescent backlighting:

RTX-70C-CVL-X Incandescent Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Kit Incandescent Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Incandescent Night

Vivid Orchid backlighting:

RTX-70C-CVL Vivid Orchid Day


RTX-70C-CVL-X Vivid Orchid Night

Wild Aqua backlighting:

RTX-70C-CVL Wild Aqua Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Kit Wild Aqua Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Wild Aqua Night

Yellow Flare backlighting:

RTX-70C-CVL-X Yellow Flare Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Kit Yellow Flare Day

RTX-70C-CVL-X Yellow Flare Night

Also Available for purchase separately in our store:

610094 - 1970- 72 Chevy Chevelle / El Camino Gauge Carrier SS Style Only.

Limited Lifetime Warranty through manufacturer, see installation manual for details