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  1. Masakatsu

    Masakatsu Oakley Beginner

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    Hello All, I finally got around to trying to ID (and then possibly restore) my first Oakleys... any help would be greatly appreciated.

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/65015811/20140921_112715.jpg
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    I would guess that I bought these sometime between 1995 and 1999. The paint has started to peel and the lenses need replacement. Any recommendations for sending them to someone to be stripped and dipped? And what is my best option for replacement lenses and possibly rubber set? The Whiskers that I bought yesterday make a nice substitution, but you just can't replace your first Oakleys....
     
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  2. Lumbergh

    Lumbergh Oakley Enthusiast

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    A wire thick
     
  3. Masakatsu

    Masakatsu Oakley Beginner

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    Thank you! I was thinking A wire but all the pictures that I saw the lenses looked more oval shaped than mine. Do you have any recommendations regarding getting these back to newish condition? I want to be careful of getting ripped on lenses...
     
  4. CrazyALee

    CrazyALee Oakley Collector

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    Hello there. I dont know where you are located, but in southern California on craigslist I always see this frame that may be the same as yours. You might be able to contact this seller if anything to see if they can ship (or meet you if you are local), then use the parts from that one to restor yours....

    http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/clo/4638585716.html


    hope this helps if anything. gluck!
     
  5. GRFMotorsports

    GRFMotorsports is an Oakley whore Premium Member

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    These are the regular A wires, not the A wire Thick. Not much a a difference but there is a little with the frame. OEM lenses are hard to find but you can still have OEM lenses just cut from bigger lenses. A few people offer that service here. As for the finish if you want to keep the original finish you might be able to get it blasted and ceracoated (sp) back to a color you like.
     
  6. Wavecloud

    Wavecloud Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    What GRF said :)
     
  7. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I have a set of NIB OEM black iridium A Wire lenses.