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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

VB110

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Category: Models and Features

Datsun 1200 came in two wagon forms: the 2-dr wagon and the 4-dr wagon. In some literature these were called 3-dr and 5-dr. In Japan both 2-dr and 4-dr wagons are called バン (van), hence the V- prefix in VB110.

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   B110  4-door sedan
   B110R (2-door sedan)
  KB110  (2-door coupe fastback)
  VB110  (van/wagon)
   B120  (truck/pickup aka ute or bakkie)

Contents

Overview

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Van = Wagon. The body code is VB110 (V for Van)
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'Van' is used in Japan, while US and Australia commonly say wagon. UK says Estate. Danish say Stationcar. Whatever you call it, it's the most versatile of the Datsun 1200 range.

5 door wagon brochure (Australia)
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Wagon features:
* rear hanging straps
* rail inside rear window
* rear side glass "kick-up" from door glass
* straight Bumper with no light and no notch

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Reportedly there was also a Datsun 1200 utility van (a wagon with no rear side windows aka "Sedan delivery", "delivery van" or "panel van"), but pictures of such have never appeared. There was however a B210 panel van:
More utilitarian two-door wagons were known as "sedan delivery" cars, often with solid panels where the rear side windows would be.

wikipedia:Sedan delivery

Commercial bodies seem to suffer from being knocked around more than passenger models, so finding a very good condition wagon is a bit more challenging than for a coupe or sedan.

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Trim

VS Van Standard
VP Van Deluxe
VD Van Super-Deluxe
1970-1971 Square gauges
1972      Round gauges
1972      2-dr Van 
JDM - all 1972 features except bonnet
* Facelift grille
* non-facelift bonnet
* facelift gauges

2-door Wagon

aka 3-door wagon. These seem to have been sold mostly in Japan and New Zealand. The Japan-market version is a 2-place (2 passenger) vehicle -- it has no rear seat -- and has a higher load rating than the 4-place van. It's not shown in the 1971 JDM parts catalog (it is in the 1972 catalog).

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VB110PTR
V = van (wagon)
 B110 = Datsun Sunny 2nd generation
     P = Van Deluxe
      T = 4-speed transmission (3-spd base)
       R = 2-door
     D = Van Super-Deluxe (not available with 2-dr)
Load Capacity
2V 400kg
4V 200kg

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with Connell Nissan license plate frame
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Japan Van brochures
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Export 2-door wagon
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New Zealand 2-door wagon
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Portugal
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Japan
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Stock bonnet & grille for 1972 JDM
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Yuji van discussion: POST VIDEO: Yuji's VB110R 2-door van
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cheater_5 New Zealand wagon has a rear seat
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4-door Wagon

aka 5-door wagon

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body alignment specs
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Wally's Wagon: A Supercharged Super Car
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Datwag

CA18DET-powered
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Trav Wag

TRX Wheels
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Racing Wagons

FJ-powered wagon 'YFJ20T'
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Michael Silk's tuff draggin' wagon - See User:Sticks#Wagon
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GX Wagon

Wagons never came in GX trim, but look good dressed out with GX-5 features
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wagon1200

Now powered by L20B engine
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with 14x6 Bathurst rims
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Facelift

1972 Facelift wagon used the updated grille but the old bonnet, as this 1972 Super-Deluxe van shows
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1972 Van Brochures
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Style Exercises

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The 1200 wagon has an ungainly sweep up on the rear side window. What would it look like without this?
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Also See

* http://www.ratdat.com the "Classic Datsun Website"
* Instruction Manual
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