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Old 10-06-2012, 06:48 PM   #20
Geezer
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Originally Posted by DarderSauce View Post
I would like to stick with the open end because I think they look cool.

The open end design is great for race cars (where they are removed and reinstalled frequently) but they can seize up in harsh conditions on a daily driver. You can use a lubrication to prevent that problem but then you face the problem of the lug nut not being able to retain torque settings.
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