HUBCAP # c13buic1982_5 This photo shows a 13 inch Buick hubcap for 1981/2 cars.
This 1981/2 Buick hubcap is for Century models. It is a 13 inch Buick hubcap and also our hubcap # c13buic1982_5. The above gallery images show the details of this nice stainless steel design.
Using all these photos you can get a good view of the main details. For instance, note the 16 slots around the outer perimeter. And, also consider the nice center area, which is a large smooth stainless steel surface. And, lastly, glance at the very center sticker with a Buick 3-shield colored emblem.
For this 1981/2 Buick hubcap, the weight is 2.2 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a carbon steel ring clip design.
Our supply quantity, of this 13 inch Buick hubcap for 1981/2 time frame, is very low. However, the quality is very good.
If you find any of the above discussion a bit confusing, a great general article is under Hubcap Data. And more specific discussions, under this article include:
1 History and definition article of the word “Hubcap” ….. which covers an interesting discussion of how hubcaps started out as an all metal construction, that later transitioned to a partial metal and plastic, and then an all plastic construction. The above product, a 1981/2 Buick hubcap, is an example of an all metal design.
2 Hubcap Identification Systems …. which covers the classic Hollander Numbering system. Hollander has many useful catalogs on cars … visit them at https://hollanderinterchange.net/catalog/ . And, this article also covers the newer Hubcap Hilton Numbering system.
3 Hubcap Features …. which covers several full size designs, wire wheel designs, various attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware.