I am ready to install my newly powder coated campy rims on my 71 to replace the phone dials. (they had been blasted and painted 5 years ago and still look great but the mags look even better) Before I move the tires over I stuck a rim on just to be certain it would work since they came off a 74. I am concerned about the length of the lug bolts and the distance they extend through the rim. I have not replaced the acorn nuts yet and was going to use my standard lug nuts until I have a chance to get some. As you can see in the attached photo the lugs do not extend more than an eigth of an inch past that flat part of the rim lug hole. Using my standard lug bolts I can get no more than 5-6 turns on the lug before it bottoms. This is les than half the depth of the standard lug bolt. Anyone know if this is normal or does my 71 have shorter lug bolts than normal? BTW my 71 has left handed lugs on the drivers side. Is this normal as well?
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