HUBCAP # c14merc1969_3 This photo shows a 14 inch Mercury hubcap for 1969/70 Cougar cars.
This 1969/70 Cougar hubcap is a 14 inch Mercury hubcap. This is hubcap # c14merc1969_3 , The above gallery images show some further details of this attractive stainless steel design.
Design details includes 5 large black indents around the outer perimeter. The effect is the appearance of 5 spokes around a conical profile at center hub. This center hub is a raised area with an insert in the center. In the center insert is a chrome cougar symbol on a blue background.
For this 1969/70 Cougar 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 Mercury hubcap for 1969/70 time frame, is presently a bit low. However, the quality of this supply is the best.
If you find any of the above discussion a bit confusing, a great general article is under Hubcap Article. And under this article, more specific discussions include the following.
1 For the word “Hubcap”, a history and a definition article . This covers an interesting discussion of how hubcaps started out as an all metal construction that later transitioned to partial metal and plastic and then all plastic. This 1969/70 Cougar hubcap is an all metal design.
2 Hubcap Identification Systems discussion. This covers the classic Hollander Numbering system and the newer Hubcap Hilton Numbering system. Hollander has many useful catalogs on cars … visit them at https://hollanderinterchange.net/catalog/ .
3 And finally, Hubcap Features …. which covers several features. This includes full size hubcap designs, wire wheel hubcap designs, various attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware.