HUBCAP # w14chev1980_8 This photo shows a 1980 MonteCarlo wire hubcap of 14 inch size.
This is a 14 inch Chevy wire hubcap for Monte Carlo models in about 1980. It is a 1980 MonteCarlo wire hubcap. This supply is hubcap # w14chev1980_8.
The above gallery of images show the details of the stainless steel design. One design detail includes a standard crossing wire geometry. Also, the top emblem holder has an octagon shape with sloped corners on the top surface. The emblem holder has a sticker including a Monte Carlo “mask” symbol. [A variation in emblems exists as seen in alternate discussion below.]
For this 1980 MonteCarlo wire hubcap, the weight is about 6 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a carbon steel ring clip design. The back design has 14 trapezoid holes in its back plate. The original design had no lock option, and hence no locking hardware is included in this scope.
Our supply quantity, for this 14 inch Chevy wire hubcap, is very good. And the quality of this supply is the very best.
[ Five variations in emblems exists, for this basic design. Below is a list of the variations, including this supply.
First, hubcap # w14chev1980_5 w/ good inventory, w/ a CHEVROLET / arrow symbol.
Second, hubcap # w14chev1980_6 w/ very low inventory, w/ Berlinetta symbol.
Third, hubcap # w14chev1980_7 w/ very low inventory, w/ Chev bow tie symbol.
Forth, THIS DESIGN, hubcap # w14chev1980_8 w/ good inventory, w/ Monte Carlo shield symbol.
Fifth, hubcap # w14chev1980_9 w/ NO INVENTORY, w/ GMC symbol.
And, an older supply also exists, and is hubcap # w14chev1972_1 and has good inventory.]
[ And, there are additional supplies, where both the emblem and emblem holder vary. However, the emblem is not a Chevrolet car manufacturer. These variations, for reference information, are as follows.
1st Hubcap # w14buic1979_2
2cd Hubcap # w14buic1979_3
3rd Hubcap # w14pont1979_2
4th Hubcap # w14pont1979_3
5th Hubcap # w14olds1979_1
6th Hubcap # w14olds1979_2 . ]
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. Then, later, construction slowly transitioned to a partial metal and plastic designs. And, eventually with time, a basically all plastic construction appeared.
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 hubcap designs and wire wheel designs. Also covered are various detail attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware. [Hence, the above product (14 inch Chevy wire hubcap and specifically 1980 MonteCarlo wire hubcap) falls into a “wire wheel design” discussion and also a “no locking hardware” discussion.]