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their turn signal levers on the right side until 1974, when automobile manufacturers globally agreed to standardize certain controls such as automatic shift patterns and turn signal lever locations. So all squarelights have 'em on the left side, combined with the high/low beam switch.

Your 72 turn signal is combined with the windshield wiper on/off switch (push the lever in toward the steering column) and the wash/wipe feature (pull the end of the lever toward you).

Welcome to the madness/fun/fraternity/sorority.


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option if having the turn signal switch on the right side of the column bugs you - the turn signal and high beam switches can be swapped side to side and will work equally well on either side of the column.

Remove the steering wheel, swap the switches side to side (each switch mounts with two screws, and at least on my car, there was plenty of length in the wiring harness to move the switches), rotate the turn signal cancelling cam 180 degrees and reinstall the steering wheel - that's all there is to it. I've been driving my 69 sunroof with the turn signal stalk on the left for 10 years now.

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