GUARDIAN Oil Protector™
locking oil caps can prevent
these and other items from entering your engine through the oil cap:
These items -
and others that are simply hard to believe - have been found in
engines upon tear-down as engine rebuilding was necessary.
Aircraft Quality Aluminum
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MOST ARE READY TO USE OUT OF THE BOX
- only 2 models require using your existing oil stick - the
ONLY tool you need to install is needle-nosed pliers
Low cost and cost effective
Protect your bike engine and your
Eliminate the threat of someone messing with you by sabotaging your oil
What is the cost to rebuild an
engine damaged by foreign objects entering through an unprotected oil cap? Stock
engine or after-market parts? $6,000. and up is the figure we have, but it
depends upon how much damage.
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A good while ago now, my wife
and I took off on a road trip, riding hundreds of miles. We stopped in a
small town and pulled up to a restaurant to get a bite to eat. In front
a number of Harley's were parked and, always friendly, we stopped and
talked a bit with several of the other bikers before going inside. I'm
sure it was obvious that we weren't from around these parts, and I
probably said we were from Cleveland. I don't really remember what was
said - just small talk, and friendly, though. Regardless, I locked up my
bike as I always do, a Harley 2003 FL Electra Glide Centennial Edition
that I've put a lot into, and we went inside to eat.
Leaving the restaurant I nodded to those I'd talked with, and we headed
off down the road. After riding a short while I felt that something
wasn't quite right with the engine. It was acting funny, starting to
sound funny, and it felt like it was heating up, running hot. I started
to pull over to check it, and just then it made a lot of noise and
completely froze up. It was dead. Much
later, back in Cleveland and getting the engine torn down, what was
found was a filtered cigarette butt in the engine. The oil pump was
fouled and ruined, starving my engine for oil, the reason the engine
locked up. That was the cause and I didn't know it until tear down. The
only time this could have happened was when we were in the restaurant -
someone maliciously put a cigarette butt in my oil. They simply popped
the cap and dropped it in. One butt - that's all it took.
There was a lot of damage. I
was heart broken, and then I was angry. It cost me a lot, but aside from
the money it cost me prime riding time, as well - it took a over a month to fix
the engine and more to replace some special aftermarket engine parts I'd
put on, as it is far from a stock engine.
I searched high and low for a locking oil cap, and none existed
anywhere. I swore I'd not leave my bike and oil cap unprotected again. I
couldn't find anything. As I searched I talked to a lot of people; other
riders, Harley dealers, and others. I found I wasn't alone in having
garbage put into the oil - cigarette butts, screws, dirt, gravel, etc.
If I couldn't buy a locking oil cap, I decided I'd make one - and also
make quality locking caps available to fellow riders. The only parts
that go on my bike have to be very high quality. That was the original
idea, and K&B Enterprizes, LLC, was formed. Now all of our efforts are
focused on keeping up with demand for the
GUARDIAN Oil Protector™.
Anyway, that's the story. (Video right below)
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