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They don't. Most racing trans have straight cut gears. Spur cuts are a little easier to shift.

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Q: Why do they use spur cut gears in performance transmissions?
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What is the difference between spur gears and other gears?

Spur gears are cut with straight teeth. They can only transmit rotation between parallel shafts, and are relatively economical. Bevel gears have teeth cut on an angle. They transmit rotation between non-parallel shafts. Helical gears have curved teeth. They are generally quieter than spur gears, but are generally more difficult to make and more expensive.

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What is the difference between helical gear and screw?

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State two reasons why helical gears are more favourable in a vehicle transmission than straight-cut spur gears?

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A helical is a spur gear with an angle along the face to increase the gear contact ratio. The gear teeth are cut at angles hope this helps

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What do you use to cut a rooster a spurs?

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Why does your car whistle when reversing and grind when turning?

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