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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Engine Bay

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Category: Engine Bay

The Datsun 1200 has a small Engine Compartment as is fitting for its optimized lightweight design. Yet still there is plenty of room for maintenance. Nissan calls it the engine room and many people call it the engine bay.



B10 (quick ID: No strut towers)
6477.jpgAlbum click to view

B110 (quick ID: bonnet seal is above the wiper motor)
1759.jpgAlbum click to view

B210 (quick ID: bonnet seal is below the wiper motor)
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B310 (quick ID: bonnet seal is low and nearly flat)
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Approximate measurements follow. They are hand measured, so the accuracy is fair, but the precision is questionable.

  • 36.5": Width between Strut shafts at top
  • 30.75": Width between strut tower faces at A12 rocker cover height
  • 26.25": Length from firewall to radiator mounting surface
    Firewall measured behind engine, above the tunnel
  • 27.12": Length from core support header to firewall
    firewall measured at raised boss
  • Width between subframe rail faces:


B10 (Datsun 1000)
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B110 (Datsun 1200)
374.jpgAlbum click to view

B210 (Datsun 120Y/140Y/Sunny)

B310 (Datsun Sunny/210/120Y/130Y/140Y/150Y)
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Bay Lower Cover

For aerodynamics.

 See Main Article: Dust Pan


Photo Index

B10 (Datsun 1000) more photos
4240.jpgAlbum click to view 6477.jpgAlbum click to view 19373.jpgAlbum click to view

B110 (Datsun 1200) more photos
374.jpgAlbum click to view 1759.jpgAlbum click to view 374.jpgAlbum click to view 10463.jpgAlbum click to view 17910.jpgAlbum click to view 25782.jpgAlbum click to view 25785.jpgAlbum click to view 14608.jpgAlbum click to view 5123.jpgAlbum click to view

1928.jpgAlbum click to view 3131.jpgAlbum click to view 3283.jpgAlbum click to view 17200.jpgAlbum click to view 25454.jpgAlbum click to view

B310 Sunny/210
220.JPGAlbum click to view 6800.jpgAlbum click to view 7330.jpgAlbum click to view 174_5765f22809e26.jpgUpload click to view 

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