Locking Gas Cap Another idea that came from the rations of World War II was the locking gas cap. If you didn't want somebody to steal or siphon your rations, you would buy a locking gas cap. These locking caps were very popular, but quickly faded away, once the world went back to normal and benefitted from the fuel embargo of the 1970's. These locking gas caps were reproduced, much like the one to the right of the original one pictured here, but had to be discontinued as they were not GM-approved because of minor design differences. The saying "one man's trash becomes another man's treasure" couldn't be more true than in the world of automobile restoration. If you have some vintage accessories and artifacts, as well as the facts that you want to share with the public, drop us an email at: email@example.com « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Saul Vargas Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!