No offense taken...
It is just a personal thing with me after a "57 Olds 98 I had in the late 80's had a locking cap I could not get off on a trip.
Locking caps were better then, made of metal and it became NIGHTMARE.
On that car the cap is under the tail-light, (hinges up), I broke all kinds of sh$t trying to get it off and swore to never own a locking cap again.
Call me weird... it's ok
Cap on my klr works fine, I would just rather see it on a shelf...
I know of no cap that would replace the stock cap.
However, the cap is a simple thing and easy to disassemble. I could sorta see a way to pull the cylinder and disable it, then fab a key with a knob on it that would turn the cylinder.
I keep a key in mine at all times. I've been thinking of taking it to a lock smith to see if a key blank could be cut down to make a very short key (the cap cylinder doesn't as many pins as the ignition; a key blank only needs to be an inch long or so) and fitting a knob to it so that I don't have the hari-kari key sticking out of the cap. The same key ought to work the helmet lock.
Thanks, Ralph Nader and stooges who forget to put their gas caps back on securely and then sue the manufacturer for a "design flaw" when gas comes out of the tank and catches fire.
You've got a few gallons of highly flammable liquid contained a few inches in front of your crotch. Might be something you wanna remember.
I suppose the lock might also prevent pissed-off ex-girlfriends from pouring water or sugar into your gas tank since they're not aware the oil filler cap is a more efficient means of introducing damaging foreign objects into the engine.......
IMS Plastic fuel tanks are available with plastic screw on caps like a dirt bike.
And one could apparently convert the locking cap style like Toms 10 gallon IMS to a screw-on cap.
(I think the locking style is the same size as the Racing Dry Break style)
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