The chrome thing is not new. Every Long I have seen has been chromed....and they seem to be actually plated not just polished.You might be right. I have looked them over pretty good. They dont have any characteristics of any other birf I have seen before. And they actually look different. They almost have a chrome look to them.
Ya know, there was more to my last post but I deleted it before posting to avoid a shit show but after watching that I have to speak up and ask.
Really depends on the grade of steel you are working with. Steel can be polished to a high luster that you would think they were chromed. Years ago when I first detailed my classic Triumph MC for shows it had on it what appeared to be a lot of chromed but it was really the results of many hours spent on a buffing wheel. After I would buff them, I would put a heavy coat of hard wax on the pieces to retain the luster.They almost have a chrome look to them.
Interested in this aswellYa know, there was more to my last post but I deleted it before posting to avoid a shit show but after watching that I have to speak up and ask.
What is the deal with the "powered by trail gear" longfield's? Or to be more direct, where are they made? I have heard some new rumors (not just the same old tg bashing, fresh info from a reliable source) and after looking at your website they seem to be confirmed. You used to advertise "made in the USA" and now it is "designed, tested, and assembled in the USA" pretty sure this answers my question but it would nice to hear it from the horses mouth.
doesnt "powered by trail-girl" just mean that they are now the sole distributor of Longfield Super axles?
:smokin:It would seem not. this is copied from RVC's website
"Please be aware RCV Performance branded Toyota 30 spline sets are the only authentic product true to form with the Bobby Long tradition"
Toyota Axle Shafts
From what it looks like the Toyota axle market has changed a bit despite what we were led to believe during the change of longfield ownership. Yes I am speculating, yes I could be completely wrong, but until someone in the know can confirm otherwise this seems to be what it looks like.
so far the info we have is...
#1 RCV, who made bobbies shafts, is saying they are the only ones who sell longfield spec shafts shafts.
#2 TG no longer sells "made in the USA" shafts and we all know Longfields were made here by RCV