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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]


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Category: Body

See also: Grease Caps

Standard 1200s had small "dog-dish" style caps. Other trims used full 12" wheel coverings. Remember that all B110s, and even PB110 used 12" Wheels -- so any 13" wheel covers you find are from some other car.



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#DX (Deluxe) wheel cover
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#GL wheel cover
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#GX wheel covers. Like Deluxe, but with black-tone center as opposed the all-chrome Deluxe covers
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#STD "Dog-Dish" hubcaps
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Ever Wing wheel cover catalog with "Foil" cover. The largest section is Nissan which shows B10, B110 GL, B210 and other hubcaps.
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Deluxe wheel covers have the design of 5-spokes over a center disc.

Simulated mag-wheel covers

Deluxe 40315-H1100 Cover-wheel DX $61.93
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In the US, DX covers were fitted to Sedans, optional on Coupes.
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Grand Luxe wheel covers are 24-spoke type.

40315-H1800 Cover-wheel GL $59.00 
40315-H1801 (Mexican Made) From 0872 NLA

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In the US, GL covers were fitted to coupes, optional on sedans.
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GX wheel covers look like DX wheel covers but have darker center section

40315-H1900 CAP-road wheel Coupe GX
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The centers may be modified for an even darker color
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STD "dog-dish" style hubcaps (half-wheel type wheel covers).

 chrome 40315-H1000 CAP-road wheel 4S, 4ST, VP
painted 40315-15400 CAP-road wheel 2S, VS

#Type H10 chrome wheel cap
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#Type 154 silver-painted wheel cap
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Wheel Cap usage
 B110 Sedan STD
VB110 Van/wagon STD & Semi-DX
 B120 truck until Aug 1979 (both STD & DX)

Internal diameter of hub caps is approx 210mm. Also suits B10 wheels with the 3 weld-on tabs.

Compare to Datsun 1000:

40315-18002 STD
40315-15400 TS [B20 STD]
40315-10600 TD [B20 DX]

Compare to #South Africa cap
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Type H10

Type H10 chrome wheel cap was new for B110 and fitted to STD 4-door. Also used by Van Semi-DX and on Deluxe Truck through July 1979.

40315-H1000 chrome caps on Deluxe Sunny Truck
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H10 chrome has indented center and perimeter lines (fancier stamping than 154 type)
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Type 154

Type 154 wheel cap is silver-painted (instead of chrome). It is also a different, plainer stamping than the H10 cover. Type 154 wheel cover was used by the poverty-pack 1200s: 2-door Sedan STD, Van STD and Truck STD. It was a carryover from the Datsun 1000 B20 truck.
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40315-15400 (silver painted) caps on STD 1200 truck | STD 1000 truck
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Van STD 'dog-dish' hubcaps
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Pickup Center Caps

B120 Datsun 1200 Pickup 'D' caps are held in place by the tapered seat of the wheel nuts.
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Sunny 1200 "S" caps were fitted from August 1979 (earlier trucks used the dogdish style cap)
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New Zealand

Datsun dealer-installed OPTION wheel trim rings
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OPTION dealer provide GL-style hubcaps for circa 1982 ute
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South Africa

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GX on bakkie
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Variation 2
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13" version? (non-1200)

similar to these AUS B210 Hubcaps except with less slots


Sunny Excellent 1400 PB110 wheel covers:

40315-H2601 GL/GX
40315-78500 DX
40315-H2500 DX from 1971-05

GX, GL on whitewall tire, DX (all 12" diameter)
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40315-78500 early DX
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PB110 GL/GX wheel cover (12" diameter)
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SSS Center Caps

POST What do the SSS center caps look like?

Datsun 1200 SSS came with "jelly bean" aka "slotted mag" style aluminum wheels, but there are no photos.

Don't Confuse These

Any 13" hubcaps are not from Datsun 1200, which even in GX form came with 12" wheels.

Datsun Hubcap guide

40315-25800 Coupe B10 hubcaps - slots between 7 chrome rays
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40315-N7100 13" Datsun 610 Bluebird/180B 9-slot
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40315-18001 B10 Deluxe 8-slot
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13" Datsun 510 1300/1400/1600
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Toyota 12"
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Corolla coupe E10/Sprinter E10
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13" Corolla E36/E55 archive:1976-1979 5-spoke shield star
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12" B210 (Sunny,120Y) - See main article: B210 Hubcaps
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12" B310 (Sunny) hubcaps - See main article: B310 Hubcaps
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Unknown Datsun 12-slot 6-spoke star
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POST carps restored his hubcaps:

spent most the night tapping out little dents without scratching the chrome...

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B310 center caps (chrome) on your choice of alloy wheels (see B310 Hubcaps)
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black 1200 pickup center caps or chrome B310 caps
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Moon discs - see main article: Wheel Discs


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