blackgpz at rochester.rr.com
Sun Apr 8 08:13:59 PDT 2007
That looks like a pretty nice unit Bob. How grungy does the back
wheel/tire/hub get with a set-up like this? What do you use for the oil?
Steve in Western NY
'02 Daytona 955i
"You Can't Fix Stupid", Ron White
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Sims" <bob.sims at us.army.mil>
To: <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 08, 2007 9:51 AM
Subject: RE: Chain Lubers
>> I always notice an increase in revs as I'm lubing the chain
>> in gear on the centerstand. Has anyone found them to increase
>> gas mileage?
>> Pro and cons of any brands installed?
> Great question. I like chain oilers and don't see why the manufacturers
> have never come up with some type of similar feature as part of the OEM
> design -- probably because of environmental or liability issues. Even the
> most expensive aftermarket ones will quickly pay for themselves in the
> of chains and sprockets, especially for those who ride in all weather or
> (like me) are too lazy to manually oil their own chains.
> I have a CLS200u electronic oiler on my GPZ:
> It's about 3-4 years old and I think it is great. It is a bit
> but once installed, I never have to mess with it other than to refill the
> oil. I like the remote mounted flow control knob. All the components are
> top-shelf and durable. I use chainsaw oil, which is available cheap in
> stores in one liter bottles. Again, it works great.
> I previously had the Scottoiler touring kit. Many people have great
> to say about the Scottoiler, but I thought it was junk -- way too
> and leaky. The internals of mine got contaminated with water, and ruined.
> There's also the Pro-Oiler, even more tech gimcrackery than mine:
> For the ultimate in nickle-tech, see the Loobman (but I've read that these
> will empty with altitude change -- no pressure relief):
> I've also read lots of good things about the Hawkeoiler:
> Let us know whether you install one, and if you like it. One of the good
> things about living in Germany is that there are about 10 different kinds
> automatic chain oilers to choose from. I think these devices must really
> appeal to the German passion for electro-mechanical precision gadgetry.
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