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post #2 of (permalink) Old 07-07-2015, 07:50 PM
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3 teeth up on the rear is the rough equivalent of 1 tooth off the countershaft. The debate rages, but I don't like to drop teeth off the CS sprocket. You loose swingarm/chain clearance and risk shorter chain/sprocket life. Either one would be a pretty dramatic difference.
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