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Fox Mike said:
This was before the Olds 'spinner' hub caps were installed.
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We called them flippers. 1956 Olds. Which I had on my 53 Ford Vic. Chrysler also had some nice flippers 1956-57 ??????
 
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The nice ones were Dodge caps, as I recall, Jim . . . a "four bar" type.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1957-Dodge-Lancer-Spinner-Wheelcover-Nice/254024705382?epid=1964647509&hash=item3b250d6566:g:yn8AAOSwVwRa-0TO

I later sold off the Olds "flippers" and went with the '57 Plymouth smooth conical types . . . more on the lines of moon discs, but with a little more style.

https://hubcapmike.com/cone-style-moon-hubcaps-1957-plymouth-wheel-cover-look-15/

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Ale-8(1) said:
The nice ones were Dodge caps, as I recall, Jim . . . a "four bar" type.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1957-Dodge-Lancer-Spinner-Wheelcover-Nice/254024705382?epid=1964647509&hash=item3b250d6566:g:yn8AAOSwVwRa-0TO

I later sold off the Olds "flippers" and went with the '57 Plymouth smooth conical types . . . more on the lines of moon discs, but with a little more style.

https://hubcapmike.com/cone-style-moon-hubcaps-1957-plymouth-wheel-cover-look-15/

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Yep those be the ones.
Now the full Racing Moons were a dull /polished aluminum. They were also popular in the 50s. I think they covered the whole rim.
 
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Wyandot Jim said:
Ale-8(1) said:
The nice ones were Dodge caps, as I recall, Jim . . . a "four bar" type.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1957-Dodge-Lancer-Spinner-Wheelcover-Nice/254024705382?epid=1964647509&hash=item3b250d6566:g:yn8AAOSwVwRa-0TO

I later sold off the Olds "flippers" and went with the '57 Plymouth smooth conical types . . . more on the lines of moon discs, but with a little more style.

https://hubcapmike.com/cone-style-moon-hubcaps-1957-plymouth-wheel-cover-look-15/

:mrgreen:


Yep those be the ones.
Now the full Racing Moons were a dull /polished aluminum. They were also popular in the 50s. I think they covered the whole rim.

Yep.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/MOON-DISC-SNAP-ON-15-INCH-set-of-4-MD1153A-/273597796759

The ones actually used in racing were usually secured to the wheel rim with sheet-metal screws or something similar.

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