HUBCAP # c14buic1978_7 This photo shows you a 14 inch Buick hubcap for 1978/81 cars.
This 1978/81 Buick hubcap is designed for Regal models. It is a 14 inch Buick hubcap and also is our hubcap # c14buic1978_7. And, by review of the images in the above photo gallery, you can see the many great details. This hubcap is a this nice stainless steel design.
And, another design detail shown, includes the 8 slots around the outer perimeter. Also, as you can see, the very center detail shows a hub geometry. This center has a metal “Regal” shield emblem attachment.
For this 1978/81 Buick hubcap, the weight is 2.6 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a carbon steel ring clip design.
Our supply quantity, of this 14 inch Buick hubcap for 1978/81 time frame, is good. And, even better, the quality 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, the 1978/81 Buick hubcap, is an example of an all metal 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.