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Old February 21st, 2006, 12:38 PM   #1
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WTF? Lefty tighty, righty loosey on a 62 cj5...

The freakin driver's side lug nuts are reverse thread....:miff:
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Old February 21st, 2006, 12:41 PM   #2
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Haha, How many studs did you snap before realizing that?
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Old February 21st, 2006, 12:46 PM   #3
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Had a dodge duster that was like that. Hated that!
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Old February 21st, 2006, 01:08 PM   #4
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yup, coulda told you that. They thought they would loosen at high speeds IIRC
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Old February 21st, 2006, 01:17 PM   #5
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Yep... Not all that uncommon for that era..

good thing you aren't, like, teaching people auto related stuff.. :tonka:
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Old February 21st, 2006, 01:42 PM   #6
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Isuzu still does it on the Med duty trucks.
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Old February 21st, 2006, 03:01 PM   #7
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HAHAHA.....students didn't snap any off but damn near ran the lug nut through the rim. Glad they had the crappy snap on impact and not the IR231...woulda snapped them off for sure.

All we wanted to do was rotate the dang tires.:tonka:

In all my years I have never seen something like that...but never took a tire off a 62 jeep either.
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Old February 21st, 2006, 04:56 PM   #8
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yup, coulda told you that. They thought they would loosen at high speeds IIRC

Somehow I don't think high speed would be an issue with a 62 CJ
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Old February 21st, 2006, 05:19 PM   #9
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older mopars have lefty tighty on the driver side, righty tighty on the passenger side.....
Its a nice surprise when you end up snapping the stud off
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Old February 27th, 2006, 08:10 PM   #10
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My CJ2A is like that, except someone replaced a few randomly with right hand threads at one point to make things a little more interesting..
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Old February 27th, 2006, 10:01 PM   #11
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That's gotta make ya nuts....:tonka:
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