HUBCAP # c14buic1978_6 This photo shows a 14 inch Buick hubcap for 1977/80 cars.
This 1977/80 Buick hubcap is for Buick Century and Regal models. It is a 14 inch Buick hubcap and also is our hubcap # c14buic1978_6. And the above photo gallery illustrates the details of the stainless steel / plastic design of hubcap.
Design details include, first, a narrow smooth stainless ring around the outer perimeter. Then, second, a honey comb ring extends to a stainless center. And, third, in the very center is a Buick “Sky Hawk” emblem attachment.
For this 1977/80 Buick hubcap, the weight is 2.3 pounds each. The wheel attachment method uses a carbon steel clip design inserted and supported in the plastic structure.
Our supply quantity, of this 14 inch Buick hubcap for 1977/80 time frame, is 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, 1977/80 Buick hubcap, is an example of a partial metal and partial plastic design.
2 Hubcap Identification Systems . This article covers the classic Hollander Numbering system. And the newer Hubcap Hilton Numbering system is also covered. Hollander has many useful catalogs on cars … visit them at https://hollanderinterchange.net/catalog/ .
3 Hubcap Features . This article covers several full size designs, wire wheel designs, various attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware.