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Offline MIKE R

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Chain Oiler
« on: July 27, 2021, 12:02:55 AM »
I'm considering fitting a chain oiler to my 2021 850Gs and am looking at the Tutoro and Nemo systems

Anyone have these systems and what are your opinions and where did you mount them?  A photo would be fantastic

If fitted I'm considering feeding the oil to the front sprocket to cut down the amount of tubing and keep it safely out of harms way.  Again, has anyone done this and what are the pros and cons?

Many thanks

Mike

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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2021, 04:22:16 AM »
Hi Mike,

I went the Pro-Oiler route www.850gs.com/index.php/topic,1044.msg7793.html#msg7793, a bit more fiddly but I'm very happy with the results.


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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2021, 10:13:10 PM »
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't REGINA now make a maintenance free chain? If so why the need for a chain oiler?

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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2021, 10:53:38 PM »
Not proven yet and I don't think they're available for the F850

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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2021, 04:29:33 PM »

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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2021, 04:08:32 PM »
The Regina "low maintenance" chain is available for the F750 and F 850- see here https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/bmw-f-series/f-850-gs/product-news/regina-hpe-525-chain-122-links-29394-122.html
As far as I understand, the chain rollers are provided with a coated surface which supposedly obviates the need for lubrication, but not re-tensioning, so it is not completely maintenance free.
The chain is gold-coloured and the price is equally majestic.

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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2021, 03:08:48 PM »
*Originally Posted by Yorks_Rider [+]
The chain is gold-coloured and the price is equally majestic.

Wow, I agree about the price!

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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2021, 04:19:35 PM »
*Originally Posted by Yorks_Rider [+]
The Regina "low maintenance" chain is available for the F750 and F 850- see here https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/bmw-f-series/f-850-gs/product-news/regina-hpe-525-chain-122-links-29394-122.html
As far as I understand, the chain rollers are provided with a coated surface which supposedly obviates the need for lubrication, but not re-tensioning, so it is not completely maintenance free.
The chain is gold-coloured and the price is equally majestic.

Thanks for confirming that a "low maintenance" (no need to lube chain) is a available. IMO, if a person cant stand cleaning/ oiling their chain, then this is the way to go, however it isn't cheap. As for me (I don't do any off-roading/ trails), therefore about every 1000 miles I'll do a simple chain cleaning, wipe it down "very lightly" with 80/ 90 weight gear oil and call it a day. BTW, this may not be the best solution/ optimum way to clean & oil a chain, but it works for me. YMMV, and also have a better way to perform this maintenance!
« Last Edit: August 04, 2021, 04:24:32 PM by MikeOC »

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Re: Chain Oiler
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2021, 07:09:28 AM »
Hi Mike R - I've got the Tutoro oiler which works great (no wires or tapping into the inlet manifold!) but have fitted the Scottoiler Scorpion duel injector to make sure both sides of the chain are lubed

Chris