HUBCAP # c14buic1969_9 This is a 14 inch Buick hubcap for 1969 cars.
This 1969 Buick hubcap is for 1969 Buick special models. It is a 14 inch Buick hubcap and also our hubcap # c14buic1969_9. The attached photos of this hubcap show the details of this stainless steel design.
Design details include many small holes about the very outer perimeter. And, going toward the center, there is first a smooth chrome ring area; and, then a ring of radial notches with a black plastic insert in the center. The insert has a colored Buick “3-shield” emblem.
For this 1969 Buick hubcap, the weight is 1.6 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel clip design.
Our supply quantity, of this 14 inch Buick for 1969 time frame, is now fine. And, the quality of this supply is the very best.
If you find any of the above discussion a bit confusing, a great general article is under Hubcap Data. And more specific discussions, in this article, include the following topics.
1 History and definition article on the word “Hubcap” . The article covers an interesting discussion of how hubcaps started out as an all metal construction. That later transitioned to a partial metal and plastic designs. And, then, an all plastic construction appeared. The above product, a 1969 Buick hubcap, is an example of a partial metal design and a partial (center insert) plastic design.
2 Hubcap Identification Systems . This article covers the classic Hollander Numbering system. Hollander has many useful catalogs on cars … visit them at https://hollanderinterchange.net/catalog/ . And, the subject article also covers the newer Hubcap Hilton Numbering system.
3 Hubcap Features . This article covers several full size designs, wire wheel designs, various attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware.