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Default Strange Color Gear

I'm replacing the perfectly good 2nd c/s and 3rd m/s gears with new Andrews gears, plus a c/r main gearset. This is a 1983 XLH with 14K miles on it. It's a pro-active move due to the alarming number of old ironhead trans gears exploding.

In any event, all looks good, no appreciable/undue wear on anything. My concern is this 2nd c/s gear which has a brown color to it.



I placed the similar m/s gear next to it for comparison. The shaft and corresponding m/s gear are fine, no discoloration. None of the other shafts, gears, spacers, thrust bearings, or shims are discolored.

My first thought was that it was burned. But now I'm thinking it's just a change in the hardening process.

Has anyone else found gears with the brown tint???

Thank you for looking!
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