HUBCAP # c15ford1972_6 This photo shows a 15 inch Ford hubcap for 1973/89 trucks.
This 1973/89 Ford hubcap is basically for all Ford Pickup and Van models. It is our hubcap # c15ford1972_6. It is hence a 15 inch Ford hubcap. The above gallery images show the details of this attractive stainless steel design.
Following are design details. The design has 46 depressions about the outer perimeter. The center area has both a large smooth chrome dome area and an emblem imprint at the very center. The emblem imprint includes FORD MOTOR COMPANY written in a ring and a triangle shape shield with a vertical line thru it; and a black background.
For this 1973/89 Ford hubcap, the weight is about 2 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel multi-clip design. The valve stem hole is relatively large (vs an alternate).
Our supply quantity, of this 15 inch Ford hubcap for 1973/89 time frame, is fine. And, the quality of this supply is good.
[ And many variations / options arise; so we list them all, including this design in the following inclusive list.
1st alternate hubcap # c15ford1972_3 w no line thru shield and a center insert.
And designs w/ a line thru shield and no center insert and additionally have the following.
2cd alternate hubcap # c15ford1972_4 w/ black center and small stem hole.
3rd alternate hubcap # c15ford1972_5 w/ chrome center and a large stem hole.
4th This Design hubcap # c15ford1972_6 w/ black center and a large stem hole.
And, an option, for allowing use of these 15″ hubcaps on 16″ wheels, a “trim ring” must be used. This trim ring is hubcap # r16ford1972_9 .]
If you find any of the above discussion a bit confusing, a great general article is under Hubcap Article. And under this article, more specific discussions include the following.
1 For the word “Hubcap”, a history and a definition article . This covers an interesting discussion of how hubcaps started out as an all metal construction that later transitioned to partial metal and plastic and then all plastic. The above 1973/89 Ford hubcap is an all metal design example.
2 Hubcap Identification Systems discussion. This covers the classic Hollander Numbering system and the newer Hubcap Hilton Numbering system. Hollander has many useful catalogs on cars … visit them at https://hollanderinterchange.net/catalog/ .
3 And finally, Hubcap Features …. which covers several features. This includes full size hubcap designs, wire wheel hubcap designs, various attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware.