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Look threading

I have some Look Keo's that I would like to disassemble for maintenance. Is the threading different between the drive side and non drive side? If so which is "normal", (lefty loosie)

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Left pedal bearing carrier (captive nut that holds spindle to body) is right-hand thread.
Right pedal bearing carrier is left-hand thred.
Exactly opposite of spindle-to-crank interface.
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They do go backwards- Use a 19mm open ended wrench.
Also- Don't crank them down when re-assembling. Easy to crack the collar or body.
Use a drop or two of blue loctite on threads.
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