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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]


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Categories: Wheel And Tire | Maintenance And Daily Care

Datsun 1200s were equipped with an easy-to-use scissor-type jack. It shipped in the boot (sedan and coupe) or attached to the passenger's seat (truck and van).



See also: Changing tire

Sedan & Truck jacks differ only by the diagram (sticker) on the jack.
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CAUTIONS (Details: See owner's manual)

  1. Use this jack on this vehicle only.
  2. Set parking brake firmly and set automatic transmission in "P", manual transmission in First or Reverse.
  3. Use #wheel chocks or blocks to fix other wheels.
  4. Place jack at #jack-up points only.
  5. Never jack up more than necessary.
  6. Never get beneath vehicle when it i supported by jack.
  7. Never use blocks on or under jack.
  8. Park on hard level surface.

Jack-up Points

1972 USA Owners manual (Page 27 ... 27):

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There are four jack-up points at the floor panel

B120 1974 Export owner's manual (Page 25 ... ):

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Jack-up Points

You can jack-up the 1200 at these points
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Using OEM jack (see Owners Manual above):

Be sure to use a Nissan /Toyota/Subaru jack with a "slot" to fit over the rocker panel seam. Jack here, at the point of the the half-round indents:
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Using other jacks:

  • Under lower A-arm (Transverse link), near tire
  • Middle of engine crossmember (lift entire front end)
  • center of Differential (lift entire rear of car)
  • Outboard ends of rear axle housing
CAUTION: Before sliding underneath the car, be sure to place jackstands under the suspension. In a pinch a tree stump or beefy timber can work. Make certain it is secure, and lower the weight of the car on the jackstands.

Also useful when removing/reinstalling transmission
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Standard Equipment

  • Scissor Jack
  • S-shaped Jack Handle
  • Wheel Wrench in black 'Nissan' tool bag
  • Tire retaining clamp (sedan and coupe)

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1976 Aussie Pick-up
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1200 Factory Tool Kit was option and the contents vary by year and region.

See #Part Numbers section below
also see #Alternative Datsun Jacks

1976 AUS tool kit
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#Wheel Stops
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Jack Location

The Jack and its equipment is stored in special place.


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The Jack and its equipment is stored in the Trunk (Boot). Sedan uses a hold-down clamp, while Coupe uses a fixed bracket (the opposite of usage for B10).

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The ute Jack is stored POST under front of passenger's seat.

B120 1974 Export owner's manual (Page 24 ... 24):

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The tools and jack components are stored in the storage compartment as shown. The tool bag is stowed under the assist seat.
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Mounts similar to this VB310 jack:

Sunny_Truck jack handle features tabs going other way truck | sedan/coupe
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Wagon jack fits in front of passenger seat.
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120Y wagon VB210 jack mount in engine bay

Sunny van VB310 jack
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運転席下の邪魔にならない場斫にセットされたジャッキ。いざというとき、すぐに取り出せます。 Jack set in place out the way under the driver's seat. When it is emergency, it can be taken out immediately.

Datsun B10

1000 Sedan
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Roller Jack Handle

Nissan jack handle with built-in rollers (no more pinched hands!). Source one from a more luxurious Datsun or Nissan. I got mine from a 1985 S12.

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Wheel Stops

From B310 and many other Datsuns:

  • 99595-H7400 TIRE STOPPER

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Part Numbers


ジヤッキ、パンタグラフ タイパ゚ ハンドル、ジヤッキ クランク

Part Codes: 99610, 99611

  • 99550-H1000 SET-JACK B110 $74.14
  • 99553-H1400 HANDLE-JACK CRANK VB110P, B120 [right-angle]
    • looks similar to 99552-D0100 U11
  • 99551-G1400 JACK-PANTOGRAPH TYPE B120
  • 99595-18000 BAG-TOOL $3.89


  • 99504-50Y00 bag-tool $4.14
  • 99501-01A00 tool kit-complete with jack $118.12
  • 99552-01G00 rod-jack D22 [straight] $17.25
  • 99553-01W00 Handle Jack 280ZX [crank] $9.33
  • 02996-01100 handle-jack 310/810 [with plastic roll surfaces] $19.33
  • 99595-H7400 tire stopper 810 [non-folding]
  • 99595-U1400 tire stopper 280ZX [folding type] $24.30 [99595-F2700]
  • 99545-8B400 Wrench-wheel Nut & jack handle Frontier $32.88
99596 oil filter wrench bag
99547 oil filter wrench
99548 oil filter wrench handle
99540 spark plug wrench
99512-25660 HAMMER

Datsun 910

99545 wrench
02995-45200 WRENCH-WHEEL NUT

99610 jack
02996-10421 JACK-PANTOGRAPH TYPE sedan [groove type a la B110]
02996-01631 JACK-PANTOGRAPH TYPE wagon [finger type]
99595 wheel stop
99595-H7400 sedan [fixed type] (2)
99595-U1400 wagon [folding type] (1)
* 99595-F2700
99596 Tool bag
02995-95300 BAG-TOOL
99614 jack handle
02996-01100 HANDLE-JACK LEVER 910 sedan
99613 jack handle, 2-piece 
02996-03200 ROD-JACK HANDLE wagon
99612 jack crank
02996-02100 HANDLE-JACK HANDle wagon
* 99545 wrench
* 99596 tool bag


 99596 bag
 99535 phillips driver
 99545 lug wrench
 99525 pliers
 99507 spanner
 99507 spanner
02995-07100 spanner 8x10
02995-07300 spanner 12x14
02995-25100 PLIER
02995-30300 SCREWDRIVER/DRIVER-PLUS & MINUS [phillips + regular]
 99530-50Y00 $6.12 USD 
 * S13, R50 USA

Alternative Datsun Jacks

Not recommended. Shocking
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620 Pickup: rotary type for heavy loads
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521 pickup handle

Long & Short handle (long one is for pickup)

1970-1976 S30 Tool Kit

1977-1978 S30 Tool Kit
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280ZX Tool Kit
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