I am looking to buy some gauges for my type 1 bug. Will the electric speedo, cly temp, oil temp and oil pressure work from autometer or should it stick with the VDO gauges?
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Ryan

Don't know about the speedo, but the oil temp and pressure will work, though you'll need to find a way to adapt the senders as they are both 1/8" npt.  VDO has senders for their gauges that are designed for use in an ACVW.  The CHT gauge is tricky, the VDO setup will go right in no problem.  The Autometer (get the right gauge, not the one that only goes to 350F) needs some 'work' to get it working right, it's liable to have ground loop problems.  I'm using all Autometer gauges and I really like them.  VDO didn't offer 2 5/8" faces and that was a big turn off for me.  The smaller 2 1/8" faces would have been too difficult to read where they are mounted in my car.  --Ryan

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