HUBCAP # c15buic1967_1 This is a 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1966/8 time period.
This 1966/8 Buick design is for Buick Wildcat models. It is a 15 inch Buick hubcap, and it is also our hubcap # c15buic1967_1. It is a nice stainless steel design.
Design features include 40 slots around the outer rim. The center area has a smooth chrome annulus surface around both a black recessed ring and the (smooth) hub center that has a plastic insert. The red plastic insert has a Buick Wildcat symbol.
For this 1966/8 Buick hubcap, the weight is 2.2 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel multi-clip design.
The photo gallery provides you with a view of the design, and details of the appearance and dimensions.
Our supply quantity, of this 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1966/8 time frame, is a bit limited. However, the quality of this supply is great.
[ ALTERNATES See gallery image for view of alternate hubcap # c15buic1966_9 (very low inventory) with different insert of a 3-shield emblem. An even earlier supply of the same basic design is c15buic1966_2 (very low inventory) where the hub is not smooth the entire height and emblem is a 3-shield. And, another potential alternate is hubcap # c15buic1967_4 (bit limited inventory) ]
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 1966/8 Buick hubcap, is an example of a basically all metal design. But, it does have a 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.