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A sprocket, sprocket-wheel or chainwheel is a "profiled wheel" with teeth that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material

What does "profiled wheel" mean in "a sprocket, sprocket-wheel or chainwheel is a profiled wheel with teeth that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material"? ...
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Possibility of crankshaft sprocket slipping on crankshaft snout

I asked this question on chat section but no one replied so I had to ask it here. Is it possible for crank timing gear (sprocket) to slip on crank snout? As far as I know, most crank sprockets are ...
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Which factor determines the number of teeth in a sprocket

I have thought about this question, a couple of times. The main shaft sprocket (Output shaft from the engine) (for two wheeler,i.e, the bikes) is having the less number of the teeth, while the rear ...
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Grinding sound comming from gear Box

I own a TVS Apache RTR. Recently I have started to hear grinding sounds from the gear box. When I showed it to a authorised service centre, says that it's due to the sprocket being damaged. But the ...
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How do i tighten my sprocket with these bolts?

Here is the photo of my sprocket. After adjusting the chain slack and axle, I can still hear a bit of grinding sound. Maybe because the chain is hitting the outer side of the sprocket (you can see the ...
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Increasing rear sprocket size for torque gains, will a dyno tune be required?

In order to get some mid range and torque gains, I've decided to replace my rear sprocket with a bigger one. I asked a friend of mine (experienced motorcyclist, been riding for decades) and he said I ...
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Is there a benefit to belt driven motorcycles?

What are the pros and cons of belt driven motorcycles compared to chain driven bikes?