Following are the correct Hubcap/Wheel Cover examples in both painted & chrome, stainless
steel or aluminum. This is a work in progress so if you have information on a hubcap not listed or a better photograph,
please email with the information and photos.
Group Number 19.0210 are front hub caps Group Number 19.0540
are rear hub caps
Year Designation N = 1960-1961, J = 1962, G = 1963, F
= 1964-1966, E = 1965, D = 1966
1955-1959 GMC Hubcap Painted
Year Series S T X Y model 10, part #2324198 painted hubcap. [Y=55 2nd series, X=56, T=57, S=58-59]
1960-1961 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
The Chrome GMC hubcaps for 1960-61 retained the ridges of the 1955-59 style, but changed the paint scheme and color from
Red to Navy Blue. N series model 1000 chrome #2390018, 1500 and 2500 series chrome part #2406680.
1964-1965 GMC Hubcap Painted
1966 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
The 1966 hubcaps were almost identical to the 1964-1965 design with the addition of a rim around the outer edge of the
raised triangular design. GM Part #2488005 for 1000 series trucks and #2488003 for 1500-2500 series trucks.
1968 GMC Hubcap Painted
The 1968 painted hubcaps were similar to the 1967 design
but with Argent Silver paint, Red lettering and a Black circle added to the center of the cap. Reported GM part #3931234.
1969-72 GMC Painted Silver Hubcap
Like 1968 hubcaps, these are painted Argent Silver, Black and Red. This color combination was used until 1970 as an alternative
to White since Chrome hubcaps and grilles were options. White painted grilles were phased out after 1968 and they were painted
Argent Silver along with complementary front bumpers and hubcaps. In 1971 chrome grills were standard with White bumper and
White hubcaps optional. Silver painted caps were discontinued. Reported GM part #3944966.
1973-1975 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
Differentiating the 1973-1975 hubcaps from the previous 1969-1972 version was the removal of the Black center circle
paint. Hubcaps for 2500 and 3500 series trucks featured a raised center section. Reported GM part #326854 has 11¾"
width for 8-lug nub rims correct for 2500 and 3500 series trucks.
Eight lug Rim / Wheel with four hubcap clips.
Beginning in the 1950's through the mid to late 1960's,
Kelsey-Hayes steel wheels were used that included hubcap retaining retaining clips placed inside the lug nut circle flange.
The 8-lug rims used four clips.
Identical '62/63 hub cap style - different rim requirement.
Both of these are identical '62/63 style hub caps. The example
on the left is designed for use on rims with nubs and the example on the right requires rims with clips. By 1967, almost
all rims were of the nub style for hub caps or took the newer full wheel covers. Click the photo for an enlarged view.
1955-1959 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
the GMC hubcaps featured here, only the 1955-1959 Chrome GMC hubcap is available as a reproduction through Tucker Classic Auto Parts.
1962-1963 GMC Hubcap Painted
Hubcap for J (1962) series 1000 trucks part #2414966 Painted
w/15x5K wheels and #2415317 Painted w/all except 15x5K wheels. For 1500 & 2500 series trucks, use #2415718 Painted. These
part numbers should apply to G (1963) series trucks as well.
1964-1965 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
Chrome hubcap. GM Part #2453458
for 1000 series trucks.
1967 GMC Hubcap Painted
The new 1967 body
style change brought a new GMC logo design that endures today. Hubcaps were still transitioning from hubcap clips to nub style
rim attachment, so you will still find both designs were available.
1968 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
The 1968 chrome hubcaps were identical to the 1967 design
but with Red GMC lettering and a Black circle added to the center of the cap.
1969-1972 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
Chrome/Stainless Steel hubcaps replaced the Argent Silver
painted hubcaps and still featured the black and red paint scheme of the 1969-1972 hubcap styling.
1976-1987 GMC Hubcap
Reported GM part #362011
for ½ ton rims with nubs measuring 10¼" across.
Hubcap Rim Clip Example
1960-1961 GMC Hubcap Painted
GMC changed from Red to Navy Blue on 1960-1961
painted hubcaps. The lines around the middle ridge were also dropped on the painted hubcaps. N model 1000 series part #2391822
painted, 1500 and 2500 series part #2406681 painted.
1962-1963 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
for J (1962) series 1000 trucks part #2414967 Chrome w/15x5K wheels and #2415318 Chrome w/all except 15x5K wheels. For 1500
& 2500 series trucks, use #2415719 Chrome. These part numbers should apply to G (1963) series trucks as well.
1966 GMC Hubcap Painted
The 1966 hubcaps were almost identical to the 1964-1965
design with the addition of a rim around the outer edge of the raised triangular like design.
1967 GMC Hubcap Chrome/Stainless Steel
1967 hubcaps were available painted in white with black logo and accent or in Chrome/Stainless Steel with black paint
depending on trim level and choice of grill and bumper treatment.
1969-1972 GMC Hubcap Painted
GMC introduced a new hubcap design in 1969 that ran until 1975
with minor changes to the paint application depending on vehicle trim level and options.
1973-1975 GMC Hubcap Painted
This was the last generation of fully painted GMC hubcaps. Differentiating the 1973-1975 hubcaps from the previous 1969-1972
version was the removal of the Black center circle paint.
Nub or Nipple Type Steel Rim / Wheel
Starting somewhere around the 1962 model year, GMC began to
phase in the modern day rim design using nubs or nipples or bumps on the outside rim of the lug nut circle flange to secure
hubcaps. This made for a more secure fit, universal application and lower cost of production both for the rims and hubcaps.
Six lug Rim / Wheel with three hubcap clips.
Six-lug rims had three clips. These clips grabbed the lip or rim of the hubcap to hold them to the
wheel. Depending on the year and series of GMC truck, there was quite a bit of overlap between the "clip" style
rims and hub caps and the newer "nub" style.
1000 Series Hub Cap vs 1500 and 2500 Series Hub Cap
The difference between a 1000 series hub cap and a 1500 or 2500 series hub cap is both the depth of the cap and overall width.
The 1960-1966 GMC trucks with a 1500 designation are not "½ ton" but rather modern
day ¾-ton trucks. Likewise, 2500 series trucks are today's 3500 series or 1-tons. These heavier
trucks had full floating rear axles with "hubs" necessitating the deeper depth of the hub cap along with larger
diameter to fit 8-lug rims.