Harley-Davidson Softail Oil Tanks

4-26-17
There are some really good ideas out there that I’m watching people get into when it comes to thinking about design and performance with the
softail oil tanks. From aluminum tanks to steel tanks to custom oil tank cooling to being finned for cooling to having air channels going thru the tanks themselves.
Everywhere we turn around anymore it seems that a concern is still the cooling down or the controlling of how hot the Harley engine gets. As we have been looking
into the remedies we have found some awesome ideas that not only work but are actually pulling down the temperatures with some pretty big numbers. Many
are using longer oil lines in length and larger diameter hoses for more oil capacity with hose covers or ceramic hoses etc. We saw one the other day where
a guy took apart the oil tank and welded up an Add to dictionary 2 quart capacity on a aluminum softail oil tank that he had designed with fins like a cylinder with air
hole channels running through the tank like a horse shoe with bleeder holes in the back of the tank. He had a total of 6 quarts on his engine load but he said
the oil was taking longer to break down for being dirty to the temperature dropping a whopping 35 degrees. It use to run at 225 on the tank gauge and the same tank
by the way and gauge but now after the modifications it came down to 190 and never going over 200 even in the heat while riding at 75 on the highway. We were impressed
at what we saw and yet how simple and really how cheap the modification was, oh and on the back side of the oil tank he also had a shield or a barrier of a r value foam
to help insulate the tank from the heat etc. this individual had a lot of stuff on his bike like the oil cooler adapter was ceramic coated with heavy ceramic coated big lines
with a very nice aluminum cooler like we had never seen before that was finned out to match his oil tank. He said he has never had to worry about riding thru phoenix anymore
at 112 degrees outside because his gauge still has never come over the 200 degrees yet.
Anyway after looking into this our conclusion was and is its cool to see people doing things themselves and figuring out
what works or trial and error while customizing their own bikes still. Pretty Impressive by us fellow riders here at SecureCaps.com
Written by: SecureCap

Can You Be Safe On Two Wheels?

4-26-2017
I don’t know how your safe with any wheels anymore. Cars, hot rods, trains, planes, these all have locks, tracks, wings or stable frames but
riding a motorcycle well that’s a whole different story. Traffic, double, triple or quad lanes, splitting lanes requires more energy and thought especially
in the society we are living in today. Whether your in the suburbs, out in the country or right smack dab in the middle of the concrete jungle
riding a motorcycle seems to becoming more and more of a calculated risk every time you get on your Harley or bike to ride. From helmets to
Kevlar pants, carbon fiber to alarms to locking helmets, locking bags to locking whatever. The risk of society is everywhere we go now and
when we do drag or hop on our bike to ride we like to make sure we did our best with the tires and brakes or alarms and clothing gear to stay safe.
Motorcycle parts need to be the best or have the best value for what your purchasing in order to either keep up with society or safety it seems.
SecureCaps in Orange, Calif are doing just that.
Functionality, modern, sleek cruise control for all bikes or their SecureCap smart oil cap that locks the tank down for Harley-davidson softail, dyna, flh models
that provide the safety that every rider needs in our society were living in.
So often we fall into the trap of thinking that our insurance premium is enough that is until you make a claim and find out their in the business to take
your money and not give it out. So much for relying on that idea. Relying on insurance to keep your bike fully protected can be a costly mistake that so
many people make. This means you must make an important decision between balancing the potential risks with what you can afford to protect. SecureCaps
locking oil cap or Harley filler cap is going into a positive direction for being safe and smart with your investment. You may still be on two wheels
but with the oil cap that locks your tank down or the throttler cruise controller brings much needed safety and value to the market while keeping the rider
in mind.
Purchase source www.securecaps.com
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