Patents by Inventor Bill L. Wheeler

Bill L. Wheeler has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 3982520
    Abstract: An oil filter mounting means for an internal combustion engine has an engine engaging end dimensioned and shaped to be mounted on an engine fitting on which an oil filter is normally mounted and has an opposite end with a threaded nipple for receiving an oil filter with first and second conduits extending through the fitting member and a valve means for opening or closing the conduits to permit flow of oil through the filter or to block the flow of oil to permit the filter to be changed without interruption of the operation of the engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 1975
    Date of Patent: September 28, 1976
    Inventor: Bill L. Wheeler