HUBCAP # c15buic1977_7

$ 22.00 EACH

Featuring a 1976/79 Buick hubcap of 15 inch size.  The Buick center silver emblem has a red to blue 3-shield symbol.  And, 55 radial ribs cover the main surface area.    Hollander interchange reference number is 1073A.      Hubcap # c15buic1977_7.

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profile view of hubcap # c15buic1977_7HUBCAP # c15buic1977_7      This is a 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1976/79 cars.

This 1976/79 Buick hubcap is for Buick Estate Wagon and LeSabre models.   It is a 15 inch Buick hubcap, and it is also our hubcap # c15buic1977_7.     It is a nice all stainless steel design.

Design features include a narrow outer chrome ring around the very outer perimeter.  Then the surface has 55 long radial ribs around the perimeter with a fairly large hub, with a plastic insert, in the center.  The insert  has a silver background  and a colored “3-shield” emblem.  Note that the first Buick emblem shield is red in color [vs some alternates discussed below].

For this 1976/79 Buick hubcap, the weight is 1.7 pounds each.  The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel multi-clip design.

The gallery images provide you with a view of the design, and details of the appearance and dimensions.

Our supply quantity, of this 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1976/79 time frame, is presently great.   And, the quality of this supply is the very best.  A nice 15 inch Buick hubcap design and supply.

[ALTERNATES   There are three variations of this design where just the center emblem is varied.

This above design has an emblem with a silver background and first Buick shield is red.

One alternate emblem also has a silver background, but the first shield is silver.  It is hubcap # c15buic1977_8 .

Another alternate has a black background, and the first shield is red.  It is hubcap # c15buic1977_9 .]

GENERAL  DISCUSSION

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 1976/9 Buick hubcap, is an example of a metal design 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.

Additional information

Weight1.7 lbs
Dimensions17 × 17 × 6 in

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