Sprint GT Scottoiler

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  1. Aidan

    Aidan Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2018
    I have a Scottoiler fitted to my Sprint GT, as I have had on all my bikes. Someone I know says that modern O-ring chains don't need these as the lubricant is held behind the O-rings. So, a bit of chain lube is just required every now and then to stop the chain plates getting rusty. Ideally, I would like to stop using it as it leaves a mess all over the rear wheels, number plate and seems to drip off the front sprocket, even though it is turned right down.

    Can anyone confirm this about lubing a modern chain?
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  2. Ducatitotriumph

    Ducatitotriumph Crème de la Crème

    Apr 25, 2019
    Definitely put a scottoiler on but it sounds like your one is faulty tbh.
    I had an e-oiler and it was perfect.
    The v-system uses the vacuum and therefore never stops when the bike is running but the e-system (electronic) one only works when moving.
    I'd definitely get it repaired,or most likely , get a new one.
    Gear oil is great for the chain btw. I'm definitely a convert after using expensive wax etc for years.
    Well, at least for me. I use an old style oil can (with a thumb pump) and run it along the rings on each side. Wipe off the excess and viola, fine for another 500 miles.
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  3. Peter B

    Peter B Active Member

    May 24, 2020
    West Yorkshire
    I have one on mine, only activates when the bike is moving, works well and no mess when stood.
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  4. Triumphal385

    Triumphal385 Active Member

    Mar 23, 2020
    South East
    I have the x-system on my ST 1050. No mess, chain clean & lubed. My first x- unit was faulty, but Scottoiler replaced it quickly, without fuss. I hope you resolve your difficulty. You may wish to give their helpline a call.
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  5. J. Steen

    J. Steen New Member

    Apr 24, 2021
    Hi there,
    I had an E-system from Sotoiler, only works while driving. oil is temperature dependent, which is one of the reasons why this system can be adjusted better.
  6. Peter B

    Peter B Active Member

    May 24, 2020
    West Yorkshire
    Mine is the X-system, I put the scorpion dual injector on too. Easy to install and works well on the lowest flow rate.
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  7. chuk

    chuk Senior Member

    Jan 10, 2017
    neilston glasgow
    They have first rate customer service any issues sorted fuss free
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  8. Bikerman

    Bikerman Crème de la Crème

    Oct 29, 2014
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  9. Brixton Steve

    Brixton Steve Member

    Sep 21, 2019
    D.I.D instructions on the box the chain comes in says to use 80w90 gear oil every 500k (310 miles). Use a toothbrush myself and wipe off any excess. 1 ltr oil last you years.

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