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Just got done pulling my old sprockets and chain off my Wee and noticed that the old front sprocket has some type of rubber material on both sides that the new sprocket doesn't. It appears that the the metal width is the same, as are the splines for the shaft, but I just want to make sure that the new sprocket is correct before installing. Anyone have any thoughts or experience with this?
 

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I'm fairly new to the strom but I believe your good to go, the oem (stock) front sprocket has the rubber and all of the aftermarket sprockets don't. I just recently noticed this myself. Also, I've read here somewhere that the oem w/ the rubber is a little quieter. So slap it on there and go ride!
 

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The rubber is not needed. It may be a little quieter or cause less vibration, but I did not notice a thing when I changed my sprocket to an after market one without the rubber.
 

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Same as Twiggy1 said.

I am on my fourth front sprocket. The original had rubber,
but every replacement was just a toothy hunk of steel.

The first and third time I installed a new chain and front sprocket,
I reused the rear sprocket, mounted to spin the opposite way.
Five washers correct the alignment. I am satisfied that this practice
saves me money, because chain wear is unaffected.

A used-up rear sprocket makes a fine gong, and lasts a long long time that way.
 

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Thanks, everybody, for the feedback - looks like it's time to put it back together and ride.
 
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