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Old 09-26-2007, 07:10 AM   #1
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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?

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A torque question


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

The answer is chain

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A torque question


You also lose about 10% horspower
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A torque question


Thank You for the responses.
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