HUBCAP # c14buic1973_9 This photo shows a 14 inch Buick hubcap for 1973/9 cars.
This 14 inch Buick hubcap is a design for Buick Apollo, Century, Regal, and Skylark models. A nice 1973/9 Buick hubcap and also our hubcap # c14buic1973_9. And, additional photos, in the above gallery of images, show the many details of this nice all stainless steel design.
Note the narrow smooth chrome ring about the very outer perimeter. When you look toward the center there is, first, a ring of many short radial notches that flow into an attractive recessed chrome valley area. And second, further toward the center, is a hub geometry with an emblem displayed in the center. In this design the display has a colored Buick “3-shield” emblem.
For this 1973/9 Buick hubcap, the weight is about 2 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel multi-clip design.
Our supply quantity, of this 14 inch Buick hubcap for 1973/9 time frame, is high. And, the quality of this supply is the very best. A very nice supply.
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 1973/9 Buick hubcap, is basically an example of an all metal 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, this 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.