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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Lighting System

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Category: Body Electrical System

Lamps, lights. Parking lights, running lights. Whatever you call them, Datsun 1200s have them.



Headlight Switch


Turn Signal Switch

Replacing Procedure

1972 USA Owners manual (Page 36 ... 38):

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(see pages 36-38)


front & rear

license lamp & side lamps


Interior Lamps

The room lamp, also known a dome light.

Main: Room Lamp

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Datsun 1200 uses the standard 7-inch round sealed beam headlamp. And changed to large Square healights in 1990.

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Side Lamps

Side lamps come in two sizes: small and large. Side lamps are larger on North American models, also the fenders come with a larger hole to match. Euro/Asia guards/wings can be used on America 1200s, if the hole is enlarged.

North America - Large running lights (markers)

Other regions - Small turn signal lights (indicators)

Front Lights

See also: Headlights

Parking lights/Running lights and turn-signal lamps (blinkers) are provided by the front combination lamp. All 1200 body style use the same Assembly (Coupe/Sedan/Van/Truck).

Global (amber + white) | Japan/USA (amber)
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Rear Lights

Running lights, brake lamps (stop lights) and turn-signal lamps (blinkers) are provided by the rear combination lamp.

Japan/USA/ZA: red-red-white
AUS/Europe: orange-red-white

Sedan | Coupe | Truck | Van
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Rear License Plate Lamp

Each body style (sedan, coupe, wagon) uses a different kind of number plate lamp. Truck uses the coupe type. The type of lamp corresponds with the bumper type.

Coupe/Truck under bumper | Sedan in bumper | Van above plate
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Sedan side-lit

Driving Lights

side markers, front combination lamp, rear combination lamp

Fog Lamps

Fog Lights were an Option.

Main: Fog Lamps

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Dash Lamps

The instrument meter cluster uses seven lamps which fit in the seven black holders (Wedge Lock lamps - twist lock)


Lamp Specifications

Main: Bulbs




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