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Old 11-24-2020, 02:21 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by ScottRNelson View Post
According to this guy:

Chrysler was the last holdout to have reverse threads on the left side lug nuts. They were gone by 1975. He explains how it was a holdover from horse drawn carriages with a single center nut holding the wheel on. Can't find anywhere noting when all of the other car manufacturers switched, but quite a few other brands had them in the 50's.
My 69 Alfa Romeo Spider had LH lugs on left side. I think they kept doing this well into the 70's.
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