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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Oil cap

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Category: Engine Lubrication System

The stock Datsun 1200 Rocker cover uses a push-and-twist oil cap. It is a classic all-chrome cap and seals with a simple round gasket. Some other Datsuns use a threaded cap that will not work in a 1200. By the way, this is where you add oil to the engine.

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Overview

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The timeless style of the 1200 cap looks good with customized engines
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Custom

Machined aluminum version of original 1200 style oil cap

Buy at Bprojects: Billet Oil Filler Cap

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Finish with Elephant applique
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Color Caps from Bprojects
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Part Numbers

B110 
15255-B3430 CAP-OIL FILLER 1 A12 - 15255-15953 $12.12 
15255-15953 CAP-OIL FILLER 1 A12 - superceded 
15270-B3400 PACKING-OIL FILLER CAP 1 A12 - 2 15270-11200 $1.40 
15270-11200 PACKING-OIL FILLER CAP 1 A12 - superceded 
2-3/4" Oil Filler Cap (1-13/32" x 1-19/64" Cam Twist) RockAuto.com
15255-B3430 Cap-oil Filler $12.35 
* replaced 15255-15953 CAP-oil
* NOT BECK/ARNLEY Part # 0160048 screw-in cap (fits L-series)
* STANT Part # 10102 
* GATES Part # 31088 
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Datsun 1000

B10 Datsun 1000 uses a vented oil cap, so it doesn't work with the 1200 (Datsun 1200 caps are sealed).
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Datsun B10 Elephant Cap was used in some markets.
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Nissan

Late Model Nissan replacement caps differ from the original style but work on all 1200 engines.
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15255-B3430 is like the B110 cap but with writing applied
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ニッサン モーター オイルを (For Nissan Motor Oil)
NISSAN
MOTOR OIL
注入して下さい (Fill Occasionally)

80s Nissan stamped-steel cap
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The 80s cap was eventually replaced with a stylish sculpted version
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15255-G8250 - latest version drops the text in favor of an international oil symbol
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