The Classic MotorCycle

Engine lubrication

Sight feed lubricators:

Not a pump and therefore shouldn’t be included… but found on pioneer motorcycles. Commonplace with stationary engines, industrial equipment and almost anything else that needed oiling, although now replaced by automatic systems.

By design they are reservoirs (from tiny to huge) of oil that is flowed onto/into the site needing lubrication.

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