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Old 13th April 2018, 07:15 PM
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anyone any experience with these tutoro chain oilers?
https://www.tutorochainoiler.com/

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Old 13th April 2018, 07:58 PM
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are they much cheaper than a scotoiler system
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Old 13th April 2018, 08:07 PM
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Default Re: oiled up

Originally Posted by paulyDub
anyone any experience with these tutoro chain oilers?
https://www.tutorochainoiler.com/

Never had one but I believe ride magazine gave it very good reviews
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Old 13th April 2018, 10:36 PM
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About the same price as scottoiler, slightly cheaper for the basic version. They're marketing it as a low volume hand crafted heirloom you can pass on to your grandkids.
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Old 14th April 2018, 01:08 AM
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I have one and they are shite, I have a scotoiler and its brilliant.

Buy a scotoiler....
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Old 14th April 2018, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by johnny b
I have one and they are shite, I have a scotoiler and its brilliant.

Buy a scotoiler....
thanks I just heard a few scotoiler setup problems where it was pissing oil around until he got fed fed up and took it off
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Old 14th April 2018, 06:33 PM
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I had one, couldn't fault it. The advantage vs the scottoiler is that I don't think it can really break and has no electronics. The disadvantage is that you need to manually set up the rate, and that flow is dependant vs temperature.
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Old 14th April 2018, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by paulyDub
thanks I just heard a few scotoiler setup problems where it was pissing oil around until he got fed fed up and took it off
They both will be annoying as fuck from time to time.
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Old 14th April 2018, 08:05 PM
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Thanks, I'll be fitting it myself so I'll go with the simpler setup
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Old 16th April 2018, 12:46 PM
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Had one - shite. Customer service shite also. Presently use a Loobman but might change to Nemo 2.

So far though best to worst operationally:
Pro-oiler
Loobman
Scotoiler
Tucano
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Old 16th April 2018, 03:20 PM
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I have one on the Vstrom & it works fine.....simple to fit, a bit fiddly to adjust & it depends on how bumpy a road you're on i.e. more bumps = more oil delivery
Temperature also affects it but no more so than a Scottoiler
Whatever you do DO NOT get the twin feed nozzle as its pure shite(plastic) & the inside nozzle disappeared on the first spin....after that I used it as single feed only & works fine ever since.
Basically you get what you pay for Scottoiler is dearer but all oilers are messy fuckers...only solution to that is shaft drive bike.
Loobman is very basic & depends on you pushing a button manually every time you need a squirt of oil
Just my 2 cents
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Old 16th April 2018, 03:44 PM
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there is a few vids on youtube of lads making there own, apparently its not hard
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Old 16th April 2018, 10:11 PM
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Thanks! Hadn't heard of Pro-oiler or Loobman.

Will give Loobman a shot, wanted something cheap and simple, I can't be trusted to actually oil the chain myself, anything that avoids that is a winner :)
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Old 17th April 2018, 07:47 AM
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Scotoiler is the way to go IMHO, only a tad more expensive at the beginning but it's a well established brand and I done thousands of miles with mine without any problems.
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Old 17th April 2018, 10:28 AM
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Had a loobman before and found it utter shite. If they spent a fiver more on making it it'd be grand.
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Old 17th April 2018, 11:20 AM
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Default Re: oiled up

had a couple scottoilers, great yoke imo, need to keep an eye on them as they can get clogged up sometimes if the bike is left idle for a bit, also can be messy fookers but by fuck does it mind yer chain, rarely needs adjusting and lasts for yonks, well worth fitting especially on a yoke thats used a lot in all weathers.
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Old 17th April 2018, 12:18 PM
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Default Re: oiled up

It's not a big deal to oil a chain every couple of weeks / few hundred miles, oilers either spray too little (and get washed away with rain if you're an all-weather biker) or too much oil that gets splattered all over your back wheel and tyre sidewall.

WD40 (or its equivalent) spray-on wax is a much better option in this weather, it stays on the chain for ages with zero fling off even up to 2000 rpm ;

http://www.biker.ie/forum/showthread.php?t=207919
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Old 17th April 2018, 01:04 PM
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Another option I was recommended for the ZRX.

http://www.pdoiler.co.uk/product.htm
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