HUBCAP # c15buic1980_3

$ 30.00 EACH

Featuring a 1980/4 Buick hubcap of 15 inch size.   The main flat surface has a couple rings embedded into the surface.  A Buick medallion symbol is in the center, while the rim area has a narrow dark valley profile. Hollander interchange reference number is 1096.    Hubcap # c15buic1980_3.

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Description

profile view of hubcap # c15buic1980_3HUBCAP # c15buic1980_3       This is a 15 inch Buick hubcap for 1980/4 cars.

This 1980/4 Buick hubcap is for Park Avenue and Electra models.   It is a 15 inch Buick hubcap, and it is also our hubcap # c15buic1980_3.   It is a nice stainless steel design.

Design features include a narrow black and deep valley ring around the very outer perimeter.  In this valley are several long holes and many black rib attachments.  Then a large chrome surface, with distinct imprint of several rings [see alternate below with no rings], extends to a plastic insert in the center.  The insert  has a black background  and a Buick medallion emblem.

For this 1980/4 Buick hubcap, the weight is 2.7 pounds each.  The wheel attachment method is a carbon steel ring 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 1980/4 time frame, is very low.  However, the quality of this supply is well above average.

[An alternate with no rings on the chrome surface is hubcap # c15buic1980_4 .  This alternate also has a low quantity inventory.]

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 1980/4 Buick hubcap, is an example of a metal design.

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

Weight2.7 lbs
Dimensions17 × 17 × 6 in

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