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Old 10-30-2010, 10:43 AM   #1
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Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

The wheelcovers on the brown 1983 Buick Century look almost like smoothies.

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Old 10-30-2010, 11:15 AM   #2
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

My mom had very similar hubcaps on her 1996 Century wagon. I believe those cars came with either 13 or 14 inch wheels, depending on year/trim level. Your car should have 15 inch wheels if I remember correctly.
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Old 10-30-2010, 11:39 AM   #3
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

If I recall correctly, those had a bunch of small rectangular cutouts near the outside edge.
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

They did, but that can be easily filled in and spraypainted flat black for an aero look that looks stock.
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

Yeah, I figured that car was equipped with 14 inch wheels and the wheelcovers wouldn't work for me, but maybe they'd be useful for someone.
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

I had similar hubcaps on my 1980 Bonneville, and that car had 15" wheels.

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I apologize for the old, grainy pictures, but these are the best pics I have showing the hubcap.



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Old 10-31-2010, 12:09 AM   #7
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

There is a guy with a place near my house that has hubcaps. He's got literally hundreds of thousands of hubcaps, primarily the metal, pre-1990 variety. He sells them pretty cheap to, given the vintage. I'll see what I can find there. Maybe I can get people in touch with that place if he has a ton of them? I'm sure he doesn't even know what the internet is, let alone have a website. I'll see what I can dig up.
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

The smooth wheel caps are at withney's.com for different size of wheels.
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

Apparently these 15 inch wheelcovers were OEM on 1980 LeSabres and Electras. This would be proper for my car!



I should try to acquire some at a decent price. All day I've been thinking of pizza pans but I just don't like the practical application of them, with choosing between ugly, insecure, difficult.

If I got ones like these, what would I fill the gaps with? It would have to be light, smooth, and secure. Then again, maybe I'd just not fill the gaps...it doesn't look too bad, it's got to be better than my deep dish wheels sans covers.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:09 PM   #10
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Re: Does anyone have a better picture of these wheelcovers?

depending on how much they cost, just go with moon disks. I think they run about $100 for a set.
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