HUBCAP # r16ford1972_9 This is a 16 inch trim rim for 1970/89, for a Ford hubcap.
This Ford product is a 16 INCH TRIM RIM. So, a trim rim will convert certain 15 inch hubcaps to fit on a 16″ wheel. The photo shows a Ford trim rim for mainly Ford Van and Pickup models in roughly 1970 to 1989. It is our product hubcap # r16ford1972_9 .
Following are design details. The above photos show the details of the stainless steel “trim” rim. This rim basically convert certain hubcaps designed for a 15″ wheel to now fit on a 16″ wheel.
Our inventory of this 1970/89 trim ring, is very low at this time.
As the images illustrate, these rims, hubcap # r16ford1972_9 , work with the following 15″ hubcaps:
1) hubcap # c15ford1972_3,
2) hubcap # c15ford1972_4, [caution .. valve stem hole is small…. may be an issue?/]
3) hubcap # c15ford1972_5,
4) hubcap # c15ford1972_6 .
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 1970/89 trim rim assists use of some all metal design hubcaps.
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. The above product is a 16 INCH TRIM RIM.