HUBCAP # w14ford1977_3 This photo shows a 14 inch Ford wire hubcap for 1977/9 cars.
This 1977/9 Ford wire hubcap is a wire wheel type hubcap design for Comet, Cougar, Granada, LTD II, Maverick and Monarch models. It is our hubcap # w14ford1977_3. The above gallery of images show the details of this nice stainless steel, wire wheel design.
Following are design details. An odd detail, to point out, is that the outer rim “does not” have an inner flat surface. [An alternate exists, where the only change is to this rim which “includes” a flat inner surface …. see discussion below and the good image comparison.]
Other design details include crossing wires around the perimeter. And, in the center hub area is a fixed red “Ford 3-lion” classic emblem.
For this 1977/9 Ford wire hubcap, the weight is about 5 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a carbon steel ring clip design. There is also a back plate with 8 large oval holes.
Our supply quantity, of this 14 inch Ford hubcap for 1977/9 time frame, is great. And, the quality of this supply is the very best. An attractive wire wheel type hubcap design.
[ An alternate available is shown in the comparison image, where the outer rim is different. The alternate is hubcap # w14ford1977_4 . The outer rim, in this alternate, has a flat inner surface and is the only difference.]
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.
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. The above 1977/9 Ford wire hubcap is an example of a wire wheel type hubcap.