Prowler Cams] [Designer Cams]
[Gear Drive Cams]
Helical gears have been
around for some time and are not new to the automotive industry.
Automotive transmissions have been using helical gears for decades for a
smoother and quieter
transmission. The motorcycle industry is just now beginning to realize the vast
gained by using helical transmission gear technology.
Helical designed gears
function with less noise than traditional gear designs as they roll smoothly
not producing the slapping sounds that are common with straight cut gears, not
to mention the huge
problem with slightly bent or out-of-round twin-cam crankshafts.
more complex and difficult to manufacture, helical gears are more expensive.
KNIGHT PROWLER Helical Gears are made only with aircraft quality 8620 steel.
Ground to extremely close tolerances (.0001) The Helical teeth are Ground with a
Meaning a Convex Crown of approximately .0002 is ground into each tooth on the
rear cam gear
that results in a much smoother and quieter engagement of the teeth. Bottom
Line is “Silence is Golden!”
Thousands of phone calls over the years regarding whining or noisy gears
prompted Wood Performance
Complicated? Maybe… but
Wood Performance has a unique simple solution:
to re-evaluate the entire noise issue with twin cam engines, not to mention the
huge problem with slightly
bent or out-of-round twin-cam crankshafts.
Belt drives on the external gears and helical gears on the inside.
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