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My lab:
- Triple VDO gauges
three VDO gauges under the radio
on Wednesday 13 April 2011
by bjoern author list
in car articles > Mazda Miata M-Edition (2002-present)

After the stock double-DIN headunit was replaced with the single-DIN Empeg, there was room under the Empeg for three VDO gauges: voltage, oil temperature and a clock.

Since the OEM Pioneer MSSS stereo died two weeks after I bought the car, I decided to install the Empeg MP3 player. In contrast to the double DIN MSSS unit, it is a single DIN unit. So I have room for a triple gauge assembly from VDO:

The project in its beginning stages.

This is the finished gauge pod. I think it turned out fairly well.

It is fitted with a harness, for easy removal and tweaking.

The sender for the oil temperature gauges replaced the oil dipstick:

And this is what it all looks like installed:

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