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  1. EP3RR

    EP3RR Oakley Enthusiast

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    Ok, so I tried to do a search, but nothing solid came up.

    I'm Asian, and therefore Asian fit glasses seem to fit pretty well for me (Chainlinks at least).

    Now I was looking at a pair of Asian Fit Racing Jackets OO9197-xx compared to the "regular" fit OO9171-xx. So me being confused I call Oakley, they said it's the same, just the nose piece is different, and that all models, regardless of Asian/regular fit, come with the extra nose pieces for Asian/regular. (Btw, both model numbers can be found on o-reviews)

    What they could not answer for me, is why then, would they have two different model numbers? Why would they not just automatically include the extra pieces? (I know they come with two sets, but is one specifically for Asian fit?)

    So this makes me wonder, could the actual frame be different and they (call center) don't know that, and just assume they all have the "Asian fit" nose piece?
     
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  2. EP3RR

    EP3RR Oakley Enthusiast

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    And here's something to look at :p





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  3. RetinaBurn

    RetinaBurn Oakley Enthusiast

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    Some Asian Fit models are just the nosepiece, i.e. Jawbone/Racing Jacket, Fast Jacket, Straight Jacket. But there are also frames the are different from the standard frames, i.e. Gascan, Radar. It varies for each model.

    The two different SKU's are because those models are intended to be exported to the Asian market worldwide. The only recently started stocking them in the US a few years ago.
     
  4. EP3RR

    EP3RR Oakley Enthusiast

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    I guess that would explain why I can only find Asian country websites when searching the model number.

    Thanks!!
     
  5. tehphil

    tehphil Oakley Beginner

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    I talked to an Oakley rep about my Asian fit Flak Jacket a few years back and she said the only difference is in the nose piece.
     
  6. the piper

    the piper Oakley Collector

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    Sometimes true sometimes the front is less curved I have seen both and ...some pair are wider and some are same as standard fit. How do u tell I dont know I am specifically talking abt Flak. Straight jacket same just different nose pads