Hubcap # c15buic1974_4 This photo shows a 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1974/8 cars.
This is a 1974/8 Buick hubcap where the center emblem varied a lot. This particular supply is still a 15 inch Buick hubcap and specifically is our hubcap # c15buic1974_4. It is a nice stainless steel design. This basic hubcap is available with 3 different center emblems .
One center design, is this illustrated hubcap design, c15buic1974_4. This center, is called a silver “3-shield”. The first shield on left is a silver color. This 15 inch Buick hubcap design is used on various model cars from about 1974 thru 1976.
Design features include a 10 slot type perimeter and plastic center emblem.
For this 1974/8 Buick hubcap, the weight is about 2 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel clip design.
Emblems are easy to exchange on the hubcap, if ever desired.
On this basic 15 inch Buick hubcap design, the emblem variation and product number include:
first , a red “3-shield” emblem design [great inventory exists] and product number hubcap # c15buic1974_3 ;
second, [this design] , with a silver “3-shield” emblem design [good inventory exists] and product number hubcap # c15buic1974_4;
third, a “regal” emblem design [very low inventory] and product number hubcap # c15buic1975_3 .
The above gallery of photos provide you with a view of the design. Such photos show some details of the appearance and dimensions.
Be sure to specify c15buic1974_4 for the silver “3-shield” emblem design. Our supply quantity, of this design of a 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1974/8 time frame, is good. 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, the 1974/8 Buick hubcap, is an metal design example, 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.