Classic Instruments is the first and only manufacturer to combine all-electrical instrumentation and microchip technology with the finest quality, accuracy, and vintage styling available at any price. Their unique concepts and trend-setting designs have kept them ahead of the industry for over 37 years. All of their parts are designed and assembled to their exact top-of-the-line specifications and tolerances. Each and every one of their gauges is designed, assembled and calibrated with pride and quality. Their products are proudly "Made in the USA", and are designed and built for street rods by street rodders. If they can't build it better than anyone else, then they won't build it!
Quality, service and value have been the primary objectives of Classic Instruments for over 35 years. Even with most of the design work now being done with computers, they still put in all the time, effort, and love essential to designing a long-lasting, high quality product. At Classic Instruments, they are also design sensitive. With new and original designs to meet the unique needs of the automotive enthusiast, their continuing research and development assures their customers of always having the finest in design, quality, technology, and good looks available.
Classic Instruments has a long and successful history. They have been in business since 1977, when they were incorporated in Oregon, and the very next year the original Classic Series was released and their first catalog was printed. Since then, some of their biggest moments include when their new electronic programmable speedometer was selected as “One of Top12 Street Rod Products of the Year!” by Street Rodder Magazine in 1988. In 1997 they were awarded the Golden Grill Award for Best Engineered New Product for the Deluxe fuel sender. Fast forward to 2017 where they won a multitude of awards. Square Body Cluster was recognized at the 2017 SEMA show with a runner up award for best new product in its category and won a Global Media Award from Argentina. AutoCross full-sweep sets were recognized with a Global Media Award from New Zealand at the 2017 SEMA show. Bell Era III also brought home a New Product award for non-original interior from ARMO at the 2017 SEMA show.
Classic Instruments is a quality oriented and customer responsive company. Their goal is to provide you with the highest quality products while also making sure you get only the best customer service. Component testing at each stage of the assembly process assures the accuracy and reliability their products are famous for. If you have purchased their products, you have also purchased the very finest in customer service. They provide complete step-by-step, easy to follow instructions plus helpful technical assistance so you can have the easiest experience possible. Classic Instruments strives to not only provide you with the top classic car products available, but to ensure you have a wonderful experience when purchasing the parts and restoring your vehicle.
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A message from John D. McLeod III, owner of Classic Instruments ~ At Classic Instruments we promote a family oriented work environment. We realize that the impact of our business goes beyond providing the best instrumentation available and has an effect on our families and community. As company president I personally welcome your input and ideas. I believe that the harder we work, the better we get. I love the hot rod business and am blessed to be a part of this industry.