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Check the lug holes closely, many of those use what we used to call a bulge nut, now most call it an acorn (which is actually reference to the closed end of the nut). If there is a taper in the hole, you'll need a conical seat nut, be aware that there are different styles of conical seat lugnuts, the classic "acorn" nut can dig into the wheel (really is for use on steel wheels)
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Later styles have a taller/wider flange at the taper. These are typically sold as "conical seat".
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There are also "bulge" nuts that are conical seat, with a smaller diameter at the top of the seat for clearance in recessed locations

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Bulge seat will work on any conical seat wheel, steel or aluminum (disregard thread size on photo)
 
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Ribbedroof

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Yes, the washer is recessed into the wheel.

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Example given is E-T unilug, there are others. E-T style require a special oval washer, and hybrid nut with a tapered seat to match the taper in the washer

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Some use only the slot without the machined recess, and use a "standard mag" nut with washer

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Cragar used to use a slot without recess, and had cast-in locater triangles for use with a standard mag nut with offset (or centered) thick washer

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Then, there are Appliance roto-lugs....whole 'nother mess.

And short mag, and long mag, and the funky GM conical/washer seat (C3 Corvette)....we won't even get into import stuff
 
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