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Hi, I recommend TUTORO, I use it on a Suzuki and it is excellent, simple and quick to install and also for its setting. I stress that KTM Germany provides it as an option

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Hi, I recommend TUTORO, I use it on a Suzuki and it is excellent, simple and quick to install and also for its setting. I stress that KTM Germany provides it as an option

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Definitely not a Scottoiler...fucking messy!!
 

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Saw one fitted to an 1190 a few years ago and was going to fit one to mine, got as far as ordering as I wanted one for an upcoming tour and they had no stock and could not deliver for a few weeks, so went without and then never got around to it.

I then realized I had not fitted a new chain to a bike since 2001, sold my 1190 with 20k on the clock and it was still fine, made me re-consider if I really need one and all the aggro that comes with them, the only time I find them useful is touring in the rain when any lube is rapidly stripped from the chain, otherwise it is easy enough to oil it manually every 2-3 days on tour and now and again at home.

Had one of the very first TUTORO models back in 2008 on a ZZR1400, only bike I ever fitted an oiler to, but back then they were £20! At close to £100 now I kind of think that goes along way to a new chain if I ever wear one out before changing bikes - and with 4 bikes in the household fitting oilers to them all would be an expensive exercise.
 

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Saw one fitted to an 1190 a few years ago and was going to fit one to mine, got as far as ordering as I wanted one for an upcoming tour and they had no stock and could not deliver for a few weeks, so went without and then never got around to it.

I then realized I had not fitted a new chain to a bike since 2001, sold my 1190 with 20k on the clock and it was still fine, made me re-consider if I really need one and all the aggro that comes with them, the only time I find them useful is touring in the rain when any lube is rapidly stripped from the chain, otherwise it is easy enough to oil it manually every 2-3 days on tour and now and again at home.

Had one of the very first TUTORO models back in 2008 on a ZZR1400, only bike I ever fitted an oiler to, but back then they were £20! At close to £100 now I kind of think that goes along way to a new chain if I ever wear one out before changing bikes - and with 4 bikes in the household fitting oilers to them all would be an expensive exercise.
There's no real hassle fitting a tutoro, except maybe getting the delivery tube to line up as you want it and stay in position.

It's easier than lubing the chain every few hundred miles and cleaning the fling off, especially if you use a messy lube!

I expect that you may spend more than £100 in lube over 20k miles, but there won't be much in it. For me my last 2 bikes had over 50k on the clock when sold so an oiler was definitely the way to go, but I'm now only doing 10-15k miles a year and haven't got round to fitting one to the current bike.
 

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I make them and have installed one on all my bikes. I just use a primer bulb and give it 2 or 3 presses if it looks like it needs it.
It's mainly used when touring as I tend to look after the chain when casually riding as I like the chain to look clean so it gets cleaned & oiled often. Rear wheels gets a wipe with WD40 to deal with oil fling every few rides too.

 

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+1 PD Oiler

Once you get the delivery wick set right and the setting of the pump, you dont need to touch it, apart from refilling when needed, I manage well over 4,000 miles on 1 fill on this years summer trip.

Genuine fit and forget.
 

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Hi
Thanks for all the info went for the tutoro , fits really nice very neat, time will tell if it works as good as seams.
 

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I've just ordered a PD Oiler as I just know I'll keep forgetting to lube the chain and take some with me on my 2020 tours..

Hopefully it'll do the job..

Pic's etc to follow.
 
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