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Old 11-03-2011
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I am going to install new gauges in the bus. Most of mine work but are pretty sticky due to age etc. There are a couple where the needle just sits at the bottom of the gauge all together.

The fuel gauge has already been changed and works fairly well. It is a simple gauge clean and crisp with fine graphics and a fine needle. I like it so I would like to investigate this brand. Trouble is I don't know what it is.

The only clue is a yellow T logo at the bottom of the gauge. The T has two yellow vertical lines on either side of it as part of the logo design.

I have searched the internet but can not find it. Anyone know what it is?
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Teleflex. Now VeeThree.

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.co...light=teleflex
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http://www.v3instruments.com/

I believe it's the "International" line of gauges.
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I am going to install new gauges in the bus. Most of mine work but are pretty sticky due to age etc. There are a couple where the needle just sits at the bottom of the gauge all together.

The fuel gauge has already been changed and works fairly well. It is a simple gauge clean and crisp with fine graphics and a fine needle. I like it so I would like to investigate this brand. Trouble is I don't know what it is.

The only clue is a yellow T logo at the bottom of the gauge. The T has two yellow vertical lines on either side of it as part of the logo design.

I have searched the internet but can not find it. Anyone know what it is?

VDO is the way to go!

I believe I did all of the gauges including adding an EGT and boost gauge for the turbo for under $500.00 complete.

Extremely well back lit too!

http://www.egauges.com/vdo_grou.asp?Series=Vision
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I've had a LOT of luck with VDO over the years. I purchased a used fire truck dash with all the gauges on eBay for only $60 and will replace all my gauges here soon now that it is below 110 degrees!
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Thanks everyone for your suggestions. All good food for thought.

The gauge I have is indeed the V3 International Line fuel gauge. I really like the clean crisp look of these gauges. Simple yet classy.
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X3 with the VDO.

I have them in my BMC (Original), my Baja Bug, and my street rod.
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I believe VDO is the largest instrument manufacturer on the planet. They are OEM in some American cars as well as the Germans.
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I have changed all my gages to Isspro. They are an American Manufacturer and the series of gages I have used are their R8000 series. The nice thing is that they are 270 degree faces which makes them much easier to read. My coach is a FC 35 and the only original gage left is the fuel gage. I have the boost pressure, pyrometer, tach, speedometer, two air pressures, engine temp and oil and transmission temp.
www.isspro.com/
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