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wavebuy1 09-26-2007 07:10 AM

A torque question
On a motorcycle of equal size, weight, displacement and horsepower, do you achieve more rear wheel torque with a shaft drive or a chain drive output?

slickshift 09-26-2007 11:12 AM

A shaft drive is tougher and more reliable, but the extra weight robs more torque from the rear wheel

The answer is chain

ron schenker 09-27-2007 03:46 PM

You also lose about 10% horspower

wavebuy1 09-28-2007 03:17 PM

torque question
Thank You for the responses.

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