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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Remote Clutch Master Cylinder

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Category: Clutch

A remote-mounted Hydraulic clutch Master cylinder may also be needed if there is not enough room in the engine compartment.

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Overview

Mount the clutch master inside the passenger compartment -- under the dash -- and connect it to the gearbox slave cylinder via a hydraulic line.

  1. Fabricate L-shaped bracket, bolt (or weld) to the under-dash steering column brace
  2. Lengthen clutch pedal, attach the master rod ABOVE the fulcrum
  3. Place the filler tube under the dash, connect to master via rubber hose

steering column brace
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Not enough room after a big Engine Swap? Move the clutch master under the dash!
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PIGDOG

PIGDOG used a A20 Celica (1970-1977) master cylinder and replaced the Reservior with a banjo fitting
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Celica first generation A20 (A21, A22, A25, A27, etc.)

Banjo fittings are available at auto parts stores in generic metric sizes. PIGDOG used one off a Nissan Skyline#R33 power steering pump.

HiAce brake reservoir with one of the outlets blocked off was mounted in the engine bay. Big hose is just the feed from the reservoir so no pressure in there....same clamp that was on there stock

Extended pedal
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Old setup - 2nd pedal box
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Girling

Under-dash mounted Girling clay pipe master
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Girling "claypipe" master cylinder, available in 5/8" and 3/4" bores (about $70 AUD). Threads are 3/8 unc for pipe outlet and 7/16 unc for fluid in

Reservoir in engine by tucked into the corner. A quick perusal at the auto wrecking yard will find many similar reservoirs on FWD cars
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Urvan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Caravan

  • Use with Nissan Urvan remote-fill tops
  • A simple 90-degree bracket is fabricated to mount it to the under-dash steering column brace

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Sentra

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Sentra (Nissan Sunny FWD)

Nissan Sentra Clutch Master Cylinder
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Fluid reservoir is connected to the cylinder via a rubber hose.
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Similar to Sentra B15U clutch master 30610-5M007 (top outlet)
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Lancer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_Lancer_(A70)

For ideas, could something like this be used on a 1200?

Cable-to-Hydraulic custom remote clutch m/c found on Mitsubishi LA Lancer
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