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Wheel Covers

Hubcaps and Trim Rings

  • Standard for 500 models.
  • 1960 and 1961 look similar but as you can see from the photos below are shaped very different.
  • For 1960 thru 1962 also had an optional trim ring available.
  • 1962 and 1963 are same hubcap.
  • 1964 used a new hubcap design. (No photo as yet.)

1960-61 hub caps
1960-61 hub caps Top View
1960-61 hub caps Side View
1960-1962 Trim Ring

Full Wheel Covers

  • Standard for 700 and Monza's models.
  • Optional for 500's as a factory or dealer options.
  • 1962 used the same wheel cover with inserts.
    • 500 & 700's used the triangle insert.
    • Monza 900's used an insert with a Monza cross like the side emblem.
  • 1963 used the same wheel cover with inserts as 1962 except with black trim.
    • 500 & 700's used the triangle insert.
    • Monza 900's used an insert with a Monza cross like the side emblem.
  • 1964 used the same wheel cover with inserts.
    • 500 & 700's used the triangle insert.
    • Monza 900's used an insert with a Monza cross like the side emblem.
    • Monza Spyder's used an insert with a Spyder.



Wire Wheel Covers

  • Optional For all models as a factory or dealer options.
  • 1962 and 1963 are very similar. The differences are:
    • Outer ring shaped different (see picture).
    • Pull ring to help remove cover added in 1963.
  • 1964 was a completely new design.
  • All car Corvair wire wheel covers were 13“.
    14” versions of the same design were available for other GM vehicles.

1962 and 1963 Wire Wheel Covers 1964 Wire Wheel Cover
Comparison of 1962 and 1963 outer ring.
1963 wire wheel cover pull tab

By Years

1960

DESCRIPTION PART NO. ILLUSTRATION
Hub Cap
Standard for 500 & 700s
6256722 19601 hub cap
Trim Ring
Optional for 500 & 700s
988165
F.O.A. 132
1960-1962 Trim Ring
Full Cover
Standard for Monza's
3784817 Need A picture!!!

1961

DESCRIPTION PART NO. ILLUSTRATION
Hub Cap
Standard for 500 & 700s
3783575 1961 hub caps
Trim Ring
Optional for 500 & 700s
988165 1960-1962 Trim Ring
Full Cover
Standard for Monza's
Optional for 500 & 700s
985085
F.O.A. 117
1961 Full Wheel Cover

1962

DESCRIPTION PART NO. ILLUSTRATION
Hub Cap
Standard for 500
3796742 1961 hub caps
Trim Ring
Optional for 500 & 700s
988165 1960-1962 Trim Ring
Full Cover
Standard for 700s
Optional 500s
985257 set
FOA 117
1962 500 or 700 Full Wheel Cover
Full Cover
Standard for Monza 900
3796757 with
3814493 insert
need picture
Wire Cover
Optional for All
985373 set
FOA 133
1962 Wire Wheel Cover

1963

DESCRIPTION PART NO. ILLUSTRATION
Hub Cap
Standard for 500
3796742 1961 hub caps
Full Cover
Standard for 700s
Optional 500s
985424 set need picture
Full Cover
Standard for Monza 900
3821404 with
3814493 insert
1963 Monza Full Wheel Cover
Wire Cover
Optional for All
985373 set
FOA P02
1963 Wire Wheel Cover

1964

DESCRIPTION PART NO. ILLUSTRATION
Hub Cap
Standard for 500
3840162 need picture
Full Cover
Standard for 700s
Optional 500s
985821
FOA P01
1964 500 or 700 Full Wheel Cover
Full Cover
Standard for Monza 900
3840301 with
3840302 insert
1964 Monza Full Wheel Cover
Full Cover
Standard for Spyder (600)
3840301 with
3840304 insert
1964 Monza Spyder Full Wheel Cover
Wire Cover
Optional for All
985757
FOA P02
1964 Wire Wheel Cover
corvairearlymodels/03_suspension/wheelcovers/wheelcovers.txt · Last modified: 2015/01/13 17:06 (external edit)