Hubcap # c15buic1974_3 This photo shows a 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1974/7 cars.
This 1974/7 Buick hubcap is for various Buick model cars. It is a 15 inch Buick hubcap, and is also our hubcap # c15buic1974_3. This basic hubcap is available with 3 different designs. And, only the center emblem attachment varies, as discussed below. It is a nice stainless steel design.
For this specific hubcap design, hubcap # c15buic1974_3 , the center emblem is a red “3-shield”. And, for this “red” emblem, the color of the first shield on the left is red [vs silver].
Design features include a 10 slot type perimeter and plastic center emblem.
For this 1974/7 Buick hubcap, the weight is about 2 pounds each. The efficient wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel clip design. This all stainless construction means no rusting potential on the back side.
Emblems are easy to exchange on the hubcap if ever desired.
The above mentioned product variation, on the basic hubcap design, involves the center emblem variation as detailed below:
first, [this design] , has a red “3-shield” emblem design [inventory exists] and hubcap # c15buic1974_3;
second, a silver “3-shield” emblem design, [inventory exists] is hubcap # c15buic1974_4 ;
third, a “regal” emblem design, [very low inventory exists] is hubcap # c15buic1975_3 .
The photo gallery of hubcap # c15buic1974_3 provides you with a view of the design, and details of the appearance and dimensions. Be sure to specify c15buic1974_3 for the red “3-shield” emblem design.
Our supply quantity, of this 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1974/7 time frame, is great. And, the quality of this supply is the very best. A very nice 15 inch Buick hubcap.
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 1974/7 Buick hubcap, is an example of a metal design, but with a small plastic center.
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.