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Good day Guys,

Was wondering if any of You wish to or do have a point of view with the automatic chain oilers like

Tutoro, Scottoiler V-System and nemo or any of the othersbrand?

I am considering it as it seams a valuable option for Our rides, the only cons I see it is the esthetic but then again I never tried it.

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no, not the coolant return, the vacuum tube behind the coolant tank, he just loosened the tank to get to the vacuum tube.
 

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Ah true, definitely can't leave out the fact we can tap into existing things like that. But I seen this happen on other forums as well, we're used to seeing this done with electricals but not so much engine stuff.
 

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Are the Scottoiler real only the one people are using?

@ Ruride: could You if it is convenient let us know more about Your experience? It must be good if You are willing to adapt them to Your new rides once You get them, but how to buy or even see the product please?
 

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As I said we are using the Tutoro on our Hondas and will use them when we get our 310s. It works very well and easy to install.
 

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Fitting instructions for the Scottoiler system are now listed on the Scottoiler website - listed as G310GS, but it is the same for the R model.
 

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Thank You, guys.
After searching hight and low, I do think I will go for the Scottoiler brand.
It seams like they improved a lots and there after sales seams reliable. I have already located a few dealers here and will look into that.
 

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I know it's a while but I have just had a look at installing my Scottoiler. The problem with routing the dispenser tube along the underneath of the swinging arm is that I would not be able to use my rear paddock stand which goes under the swinging arm just at the point where the dispenser holding holding bracket is mounted. There is also the problem that the rear sprocket mounting bolts are near the outer edge of the sprocket which does not give you much room to position the dispenser nib end. I have decided to mount the dispenser at the front of the top run of the chain just rear of the front sprocket so it drips oil onto the chain. Can't see that it will make much difference than having it drip oil onto the rear sprocket.
 

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If you do that the oil will simply fling off as the chain goes round the front sprocket. I have yet to fit the oiler but used it on my SV650 for twenty years and it was still on its second chain at 50,000 miles when I sold it, so the oiler does a good job if fitted properly.

I had the same thing with the paddock stand but, as I only had to use it when changing tyres, it was no problem to undo the bolt and swing the dispenser out the way every few thousand miles.
 

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Since about 2008, I've used Loobmans chain oilers on my chain driven bikes since about 2000. Last was on a BMW F650GS ym 2002. I've just ordered an Loobman system for my G310GS and am awaiting delivery. The Loobman system is cheap and simple, does not require electricity or any other power except natures own gravity. Only problem with the Loobman, as with every system distributing oil on the rear sprocket, is in wet snowy winter conditions or lots of mud. The distributing nozle gets gloged. The Loobmans could be found at www dot loobman dot co dot uk
 

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Good day Guys,

Was wondering if any of You wish to or do have a point of view with the automatic chain oilers like

Tutoro, Scottoiler V-System and nemo or any of the othersbrand?

I am considering it as it seams a valuable option for Our rides, the only cons I see it is the esthetic but then again I never tried it.

Regards!
From my research modern chains do not need to be frequently oiled. However without protection they do rust visibly. The Castrol oil company was founded on and named after the founders discovered the properties of CASTOR OIL which became a vital part of their success in lubricants for the motor industry.
Castor oil, which is available in any drug store, makes a great chain cleaner/oiler. Simply dip a brass brush in a dish of castor oil and scrub your chain. Wipe off the excess and you are done. It stays sticky whatever the temperature, is cheap and any time your personal engine needs a decoke you can take a tablespoon yourself.
 

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A spray of ACF-50 from time to time keeps the chain of my G310GS in condition. The Loobman was difficult to keep working, due to to much sand, mud and sleet clogging the nozzle. Change the chain at 17 000 km, could have got another 3 - 4 000 km out of it.
 

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These days chains and sprockets are so well made that they require minimum lubrication. All the oil dispensing systems are pretty messy, oil flinging everywhere and attracting dirt. Over the years I found that DuPont Teflon Chain Saver is the best and most effective lubricant. And no fling off. Cheap but unfortunately hard to get in Canada.
 

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These days chains and sprockets are so well made that they require minimum lubrication. All the oil dispensing systems are pretty messy, oil flinging everywhere and attracting dirt. Over the years I found that DuPont Teflon Chain Saver is the best and most effective lubricant. And no fling off. Cheap but unfortunately hard to get in Canada.
Thanks, I am going to try this - it has a lot of good reviews on Amazon.
 
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