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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Extra cab

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Nissan calls their Extended-cab pickups "King Cab". Unfortunately they never made a "King Cab" version of the Datsun 1200 pickup. However, that hasn't stopped 1200 fans from making their own.

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Overview

The Bakkie has an extended roof (more headroom), and some models were long-wheelbase but this article is about a longer cab (aka extra-cab). In Datsun chassis code, this is the K truck (Custom or King Cab) thus KB120, which was never a factory offering, unlike the Datsun KG620 Custom Truck.

KB120
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In the Phillipines, this dealer-conversion was offered:
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Extra-cab Sunny Truck with opera lights
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Tasmanian Devil Ute
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Also see:

UB120

The 'U' Double-Cab model, featuring a rear seat, was not a factory offering. These are two-door vehicles with a full back seat.

GB120 long wheelbase
 B120 standard wheelbase

Bakkie B140 design exercise
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Phillipines long wheelbase
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Ecuador (click for more pics) short wheelbase
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5-seat 1200 caminhonete Long Body
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Custom Truck

The vehicle we know as the King Cab was called the "Datsun Custom Truck" (KG620) in the Japan domestic market. Unfortunately Nissan never made a KGB120, but enterprising fans have.

まつおか King Cabサニトラ

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Nascar-style extended-cab Sunny Truck
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Wide-body Extended-cab "Custom" (King Cab) Sunny Truck
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Zen's Custom Truck

zen is a Datsun1200.com club member from Tokyo, Japan. Hasn't he accomplished nice work? 熟練した素敵な職人技ですよね
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Zen's website

Engine

  • A14
  • Carburetor: MSR42φ
  • Ignition Coil: MSD
  • Muffler: Matsuoka
  • Furutora kit

Interior

  • Upholstery re-covering
  • Moon Eyes steering
  • Woofer
  • power window
  • cooler

Exterior

  • Matsuoka King Cab wide-body kit
  • FRP Bonnet
  • Sunroof
  • Clear Lens winker
  • GT wing

Suspension

  • Tower Bar
  • Front: Hayashi 13x7.5J Rear: Speed Star MK-1T 13x9.5J

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C-ute

The coupe-ute is a rarely seen body style, consisting of the longer coupe doors on a ute.

Coupe-Ute or "Coute"
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Another variation is the Coupe converted into an open-well pickup:
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King Cute

Another variation is a King Cab-style C-ute.

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Baby Navara

Out of Johannesburg.

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