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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Petersen

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Category: Magazine Articles

Petersen Publishing of Hot Rod magazine fame.

Contents

Overview

  • Petersen's Datsun Tune-up & Repair
  • Petersen's The Complete Book of Japanese Cars
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  • Petersen's #Complete Book of Datsun (1975 and 1977 editions differ)
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    Comments: Not a full repair manual, but recommended as 1977 edition has tune-up info, carb tear-down, Datsun history, California Ute, etc.
  • Petersen's "Tuning the Datsun"
    Specs, Carb, tips etc. for 1200, 510 and 240-Z

Complete Book of Datsun

Petersen's Complete Book of Datsun No. 2 (1977 Edition/2nd Edition). Buy it at Amazon.com

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(1975 and 1977 editions differ) Comments: Not a full repair manual, but recommended as 1977 edition has tune-up info, carb tear-down, Datsun history, California Ute, etc.

Page 169

A B120 in California? Yes, in the 1977 Edition/2nd Edition (not in the 1975 edition)

See Main Article: QUICK-DELIVERY DATSUN
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Contents

1ST EDITION

  • THE INSCRUTABLE DREAM
    Datsun’s history is older than you may think B-210
  • DRIVING IMPRESSIONS
    Checking out the most economical Datsun
  • DRIVING THE 710
    They win races, but not with stock tires
  • DATSUN 610 IMPRESSIONS
    Datsun went after economical luxury and got it
  • BEHOLD THE 280-Z
    Thousands of satisfied owners can’t be wrong
  • THE DATSUN/DREAMER
    The recreational vehicle field is the intended target
  • OLDIES BUT GOODIES
    Have you considered a used Datsun as a first or second car
  • NEW WAYS TO GO
    Here's a look at alternate fuel systems for Datsuns
  • TUNE-UP AND TEST EQUIPMENT
    Here is how to select and use budget-oriented tools
  • FREQUENT MAINTENANCE
    HOW TO Check fluid levels and stop those squeaks
  • REGULAR MAINTENANCE
    • HOW TO Change oil and lube your Datsun B-210
    • TUNING PROCEDURES HOW TO Do your own tune-up job
    • TUNING THE DATSUN 710
      HOW TO Keep your new or old 710 in tip-top shape
    • CARBURETOR TEARDOWN
      HOW TO Overhaul your model of Datsun carb
    • KEEP ON STOPPING
      HOW TO Replace the disc brake pads
    • FIXING THE LITTLE THINGS
      HOW TO Replace bulbs, tires, wipers PCV and air pump
    • B-210 ENGINE TEARDOWN
      HOW TO Find out what’s inside that pushrod engine
    • 2-LITER ENGINE TEARDOWN
      HOW TO Disassemble Datsun’s little overhead cammer
    • 4-SPEED TRANS TEARDOWN
      HOW TO Dismantle and inspect your old gearbox
    • OVERHAULING THE 5-SPEED
      HOW TO Repair Datsun’s new shift-it-yourself transmission
    • AUTOMATIC TRANS OVERHAUL
      HOW TO Find your way around the brain beneath the floor
  • COMPETITION BREEDS
    Success and more competition thru Datsun’s unique program
  • AND NOW. A COMMERCIAL WORD
    The story behind Datsun’s hugely successful Li'l Hustler
  • LI'L HUSTLER IMPRESSIONS
    Driving the newest model of the one that started it all
  • HUSTLING HUSTLER
    Would you believe a 327 Chevy? A turbo? 4-wheel drive?
  • ZIGGY’S STARDUST
    A razzle-dazzle mini with a trophy-winning finish
  • BLUE MOON
    Terry’s truck is a double dip of Metalflake and candy
  • BZZZZZZZ
    Wait till you see this BEE-youtiful pickup
  • PINSTRIPE PICKUP
    A calm but neat approach to customizing with paint
  • TONI’S Z
    This pearl ‘n patterned 240-Z is just what the nurse needs
  • PERSONALITY PORTFOLIO
    Harry Bradley provides the inspiration for change
  • THE CIDER-Z LIVES
    Bruce Dieke transformed Bradley’s dream into reality
  • IMPROVING PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMY
    Here is how to get either or both
  • ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR DATSUN
    A shopper’s guide to personalizing your Datsun

Ziggy's Stardust

Dwayne Clements' Ziggy's Stardust Datsun 620 pickup
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Steroid: Almost every truck with a camper shell had ... "superscoops" to let air into the shells. That is what Ziggy's Stardust was running for hood scoops. Volkswagen rear side bubble superscoop windows poprivited to the hood. The only truck I ever remember doing that.

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Petersen's Trucking Trends

1977, Pages 158 & 159

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Truckin'

August 1976, pages 24-25

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