Archive for April, 2011

Please Tell Me You Have An Emergency Kit

April 29th, 2011

No, not an emergency kit of extra Mercury Wheel Covers – there are some things that are a bit more important that that. Here’s what I’m talking about: 1. A warm blanket just in case you and your Mercury Wheel Covers get stuck somewhere. 2. Bottles of water and nonperishable food. 3. Flares are good [...]

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Your Center Caps

April 28th, 2011

I don’t think we do too much on Center Caps, so let me do a little something for it. A Center Cap is “a decorative disk on an automobile wheel that covers a central portion of the wheel” – according to Wikipedia. The really early Center Caps were about three inches in diameter & were [...]

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Honda Hubcaps

April 27th, 2011

Back in the mid 1980s, when driving a car that was imported from Japan wasn’t as popular as it is today, Honda was the first manufacturer to come up with Wheel Covers that were held on by lug nuts. The whole idea was pretty simple, but it took other manufacturers like 15+ years to do [...]

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Hubcap Brewery?

April 26th, 2011

Yes, it’s in Colorado. It’s called Hubcap Brewery & Steakhouse and it’s in Vail, Colorado .. my cousin lives in Colorado, I should tell him to check it out. According to the Vail travel website, “The Hubcap Brewery in Vail, Colorado is a great place to drop by for a quick burger, grab an ice [...]

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Hubcaps That Are Aluminum Or Steel?

April 25th, 2011

A question that pops into a lot of people’s heads is, “So, how can I determine if my OE Hubcaps are Aluminum or Steel?” Let me go ahead & explain: Most Steel Wheels that are on vehicles today can be covered by different Hubcaps. Alloy Wheels usually take Center Caps that cover the center part [...]

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The Aztek From Pontiac!

April 23rd, 2011

No, you don’t have to be Aztec to drive the Aztek with Aztek Hubcaps on it. There are more pros to cons to the car: it has great cargo room, roomy interior storage space, and it even has cargo room for the passenger! The only two cons would be the Brake – pedal feel that’s [...]

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The Journey You Can Go On With The Quest Hubcaps

April 22nd, 2011

The Quest & Quest Hubcaps were meant to serve as a successor to the Axxess. When it came out, it was kind of like all the other vans that were in the market: a van that had V6 power, front wheel drive, the capacity to fit 7 people, and great looking Quest Hubcaps to finish [...]

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Vintage Hubcaps?

April 21st, 2011

Do you want the best ones? Give us a call! Or you can even visit our home page : Hubcaps.com ! It’s so easy to navigate through the website for those Ford Thunderbird Hubcaps that you’re so eager to get. Sure you can get them from flea markets & automobile swap meets, but they’re most [...]

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Hubcap Grille?

April 20th, 2011

Yes, there is a place like that – & from what I hear, their burgers are really good! They have a Muffaletta burger, philly cheese burger, frito pie burger, and the sticky burger. The sticky burger includes cheese, peanut butter, meat, and bacon – I know, it’s intense. I can only imagine how many Chevrolet [...]

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Center Cap History !

April 19th, 2011

The Center Caps back then were either really, really big or really, really small. They had made their first appearance on cartwheels and wagons – then they slowly evolved into the “things” that we know them as today. A lot of the Center Caps that were made from the 1950s to the 1970s were made [...]

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