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Categories: Body | Steering System

Datsun 1200 and Truck variants were fitted with a variety of steering wheels. They are 15 inch diameter wheels (overall diameter 15.75"/40cm). They have a 5/8" (16mm) thick rim section.

Contents

Variations

DX, GL, and GX comparo
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STD/DX (1-spoke)
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GL (3-spoke)
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GX (3-spoke metal)
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Sunny Truck
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SSS
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PB110 used the same steering wheels as B110 -- at least with early PB110
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1989-1994 1200
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B10

The Datsun 1000 (B10) wheels were different from B110 items.

STD | GL | SPORTS
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B210

B210 handles bolt to the 1200 steering column.

DX
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GL
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GX
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GX custom painted spokes | 160Z
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B310

B310 steering wheels supposedly do not fit B110 or B210 steering column. But you can modify the steering column.

JDM B310
DX  single spoke
GL  tri-spoke
GX  leather-like & stainless
OPT black wood & stainless
    brown wood & stainless
    leather-like & stainless

B310 GX leather-like vinyl with stainless spokes
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B310 GX in B110
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B310 GX in B210
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B310 DX/STD
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B310 GL
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48498 EMBLEM
48423-H8560 GL steering wheel (small type button)
* K,W -7909
* S
* V STD

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Nismo 10th Anniversary

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240Z OPTION looks similar - and does not fit 1200
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Removal and Installation

First, remove the horn pad. To remove the horn button, remove the two screws from behind the wheel (B110 normal) or push in and twist for GX type.

STD/DX: screws on back side
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GX type - push in and twist anti-clockwise to remove
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Next, unbolt the steering shaft large nut. Do not remove it all the way, keep it on so the wheel won't fly off while popping the wheel from the shaft.

Be sure to use a wheel puller:
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Occasionally you can remove the nut and "pop" it off by hitting it from behind with your fists, but you risk the chance of having it hit you in the face when it pops loose. Discussion

Be safe, don't worry. Only about $15 new for a simple type.
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Interchange

Only the Sunny Truck wheel is a direct interchange with the B110 wheel.

Ute wheel in Coupe
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B210 GX in B110
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B210 GL in Datsun 1200
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Other wheels fit the hub but may not match the trim. The B110 steering wheel hub uses the same bolt pattern as:

45mm between bolts (1-15/16 inch)
* 1970-1976 B110 (Sunny/1200)
* 1974-1978 B210 (Sunny/120Y)
* 1977-1979 S10 (Silvia/SX200)
* 1976-1977 F10 (Cherry)
* 1979-1982 N10 (Pulsar/210)

Datsun 1200 wheel bolts straight to the Datsun 1000 shaft without problems, but the 1200's blinker canceling pins are wider apart than the 1000 models pins & these strike the original switch mechanism, which either prevents wheel rotation, making it hard to steer, or destroying the switch.

Only three Datsun models used the small diameter steering column shaft, those models being the B10, B110 & B210. The B10 used blinker canceling pins that were reasonanly close together & this made it unique, The B110 & B210 share the same specs so the hub/boss is interchangeable between these two models.

B310 GX in B110 (with B110 GX horn button)
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All other Datsun models [at least those from the mid 60's], including the B310, used a larger diameter shaft & the boss for any of these will be too big in the hole.

Part Numbers

B110

Including PB110

48498-H1000 EMBLEM 'S' MARK DX
48498-H1100 EMBLEM 'D' MARK DX
#DX Two-spoke 48400-H1000,48400-H1001 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering Std, Dx 
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#GL Three-spoke 48400-H2000,48400-H2001 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering GL
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#GX metal three-spoke 48400-H2300,48400-H2301 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering GX
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OPTIONAL - There were two Optional Steering Wheels

  • 48400-H1200 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering (wood) OPTION ALL (per JDM catalog)
    metal three-spoke, one-slot spokes covered with plastic trim
  • 48400-H2310 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering (foam skin) OPTION ALL (per JDM catalog)
    metal three-spoke (at 2, 10, and 6 o'clock), one-slot spokes uncovered
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These wheels were derived directly from the B10 option wheel. They made a new hub (boss) to suit the 1200 column & a new horn button to 'update' them but are otherwise the same.

The optional wheels are different from the B10 mainly in the horn button and the hub part (the wheels themselves appear to be the same, but were only sold as an assembly).

  • The 1200 horn button is wider at the top, and narrower where it bolts to the wheel
  • The 1000 horn button is the opposite (narrower at the top)

Also, the 1200 hub part where it meet the steering column is bigger diameter. So the 1200 hub flares out slightly to this larger diameter. The 1000 hub is completely cylindrical.
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Note that the 1000 hub on the right is cylindrical & has closely spaced blinker pins, while the 1200 hub on the left is conical, or bell shaped & has pins more widely spaced.

The wheel & the complete horn switch assembly are identical between the B10 OPTION wheel and the B110 OPTION wheel.

DX

Two-spoke 48400-H1000,48400-H1001 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering Std, Dx
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GL

Three-spoke 48400-H2000,48400-H2001 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering GL
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GX

48400-H2300,48400-H2301 ASS'Y-WHEEL-steering GX
48420-H2325 ASS'Y-PAD, horn GX
48498-H2300 EMBLEM-'GX'

metal three-spoke, each spoke has a divided slot
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48420-H2325 ASS'Y-PAD, horn GX
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B120 Sunny Truck

#Early Black | #Mid Brown | #Late Gray
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Center Emblem
* 48498-H1000 -7803 NLA
* 48409-H5002 7804-7907
* 48409-G1660 'S' 7908-
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Early Black

Early 1971-1978, 1200 STD/DLX wheel, same as coupe, sedan and wagon
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48400-G1000 -7803
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Mid Brown

1978-1989, same as #B210 (brown only)

48400-G1060 7804-7907 Dark Brown
48400-G1660 7908-8910 Brown

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Late Gray

1989-1994, same as before except Gray
48400-95W00 8910- [Gray]

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Bakkie

South Africa 1200 & B140 bakkie

1979-1989 brown
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1990-2008 brown or gray
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B210

48400-H5000, 48400-H5001 STD, DX, PB210 DX
* two-spoke
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48400-H5100, 48400-H5103 black (wood-like) GL
* three-spoke
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48400-H5102,H5105 black (wood-like) PB210 GL, op. PB210 DX
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48400-H5101,H5104 brown (wood-like) PB210 GL, op. PB210 DX
* three-spoke
* 48400-H5104 brown (wood-like) L16 GL
* 48400-H5105 black (wood-like) L16 GL
48400-H5200 (leather-like) GX, op. ALL
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48400-H5202 < 48400-H5203 (leather-like) GX, op. ALL
* three-spoke, five rectangular holes in each spoke
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48400-H7210 ASSY-STEERING WHEEL 3 SPOPK LEATHERETTE OP.COUPE FROM 0875 USA
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48400-H5600, 48400-H5800, 48400-H5802 (wood) OPTION ALL, PB210 OPTION ALL 
* three-spoke, five rectangular holes in each spoke
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48400-H6000, 48400-H6001, 48400-H6002 (leather-like) PB210 GX, L16 GX, L16 GL
GX-T 48400-H7509 A14T
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48400-H7800 Van Super Deluxe (black wood-like)

B210 GX

GX center pad removal: Push in hard and and slowly gently twist it counterclockwise and it should just turn and plop off.

B210 GX handle, OPTION for non-GX
* Black Spokes, spiral-pattern emblem
* Chrome Spokes, wood-pattern emblem (from 1973 October)

This variation has chrome spokes and an unusual wood-grain center emblem without a horn mark
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Spiral-pattern center with horn logo
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USDM GX
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S10

1977-1979 Datsun 200SX (Silvia) used a steering wheel that looks like the B210 GX wheel.

  • Black 48400-N5810/48400-N5815
  • Brown 48400-N5811/48400-N5816
  • Brown, light 48400-N7800 1979
  • Green 48400-N5812/48400-N5817
  • Blue 48400-N7801 1979 only

Does this fit small shaft (B110/B210) or large shaft (B310)?

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Aftermarket Wheels & Hubs

Aftermarket steering wheels look great and have better shapes and sizes than factory wheels.

Aftermarket steering wheels generally require an adapter hub.

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Cherry

See also: X-1R

E10 Nissan Cherry wheel in B110
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Pulsar

Nissan Pulsar EXA steering wheel in B110
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misc

Unknown Datsun
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Datsun B10 OPTiON wheel with aftermarket (Nismo?) 'GT' horn button
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aftermarket horn button (fits GX wheel?)
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Left: 240Z wheel modded for 1200 | Right: B10 wheel with Nismo horn button
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