Originally Posted by Tusker
A dampened sprocket isn't going to do anything for you. The sprockets just have a rubber piece on either side that touch the chain as it passes over the sprocket. It's basically for noise reduction, not for reducing driveline shock.
I guess I never looked at it to see what it was all about after removal, but that is good to know... At least I don't feel so bad about running the non dampened sprocket now! Disregard my last suggestion