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Old 04-25-2013, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by dreazoian View Post
What are the Input and output sprockets on the jackshaft for?
They are used for compound gear reduction. If you did not have them you would need a huge axle sprocket to achieve the same ratio as what the smaller jackshaft sprockets can give you.