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Hard-Chromed Fork Tubes for K-Model and Sportster 1954-1972 and FX 1971-1972

Fork tubes

Item №
17-571
  • fits K-Model and Sportster 1954-1972 and FX 1971-1972
  • steel, hard-chromed
  • length: 580 mm
  • Ø 33.4 mm
  • replaces Harley-Davidson part number 45953-71
  • gross weight: 3.04 kg

Show-chromed vs. Hard chromed

From the chemist's point of view, chrome is always the same: a kind of metal with a defined hardness and resistance against wear. From this point of view no chrome is harder than any other one. The secrets behind the terms show-chromed and hard chromed are

  • the preparation of the base, which is chromed, and
  • the thickness of the chrome layer.

Show-chrome means a thin layer (up to 1 µm) on a highly polished base. This layer has not the same longevity as the so-called hard chrome, simply due to its lesser thickness.

Hard chroming means applying galvanically a substantially thicker chrome layer on the base. Due to its thickness the finished surface is much more durable and withstands corrosion better than show-chrome.

net price*
$210.73
* United States of America: Tax free shipping. Please check your local import fees.
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