1. Want to see less ads, private areas and be able to post? Register Today to receive all these benefits and more!
Dismiss Notice

Want to see less ads, post content and the ability to buy & sell Oakleys?

Register Today or Login

  1. Ben G

    Ben G Oakley Enthusiast

    Messages:
    154
    Trophy Points:
    183
    I did try a search, but couldn't find anything. can the icons be removed easily or are they glued in place? I'm wanting to do a swap between two frames.

    Also, whilst you're here, is there a specific size/ number Philips screwdriver needed to remove the hinges, none of my small drivers fit and didn't know whether I can just by size.

    Cheers chaps
     
    Shade Station Oakley Sunglasses

    Register to Not see this ad
  2. zwc0442

    zwc0442 Oakley Expert Premium Member

    Messages:
    630
    Trophy Points:
    593
    If they're anything like the jupiter factory lite which if I remember correctly the hinges are similar between the two the two phillips that hold the hinge to the arm also hold the icon onto the arms as well. The screws go thru the hinges and screw into the icons.
     
    flyer likes this.
  3. Ben G

    Ben G Oakley Enthusiast

    Messages:
    154
    Trophy Points:
    183
    Ah, nice one. The arms pretty much look identical to my jfl's so hopefully that is the case! Just got to continue my hunt for the right driver then get screwing!

    Cheers dude
     
  4. zwc0442

    zwc0442 Oakley Expert Premium Member

    Messages:
    630
    Trophy Points:
    593
    I used a wera size 0 Philips if I recall. Be careful with them. They're surprisingly tight for how small of a screw they are.
     
    flyer likes this.
  5. Ben G

    Ben G Oakley Enthusiast

    Messages:
    154
    Trophy Points:
    183
    Don't worry, im always welcoming to a tight screw :D

    Just looked on fleabay for one of those drives, 99p later, I shall be modding in a few days :cool-33: cheers dude
     
  6. zwc0442

    zwc0442 Oakley Expert Premium Member

    Messages:
    630
    Trophy Points:
    593
    Just make sure to buy a quality driver. Cheap ones will not fit correctly and strip out the screw head fairly easily.
     
    flyer likes this.
  7. flyer

    flyer Oakley Expert

    Messages:
    1,251
    Trophy Points:
    723
    True!
    Wera makes good gear.
     
  8. Ben G

    Ben G Oakley Enthusiast

    Messages:
    154
    Trophy Points:
    183
    Found a decent driver at work, so got them swapped over, nice & easy.

    The main reason is that I noticed that Oakley have started doing Sapphire replacement lenses for JS's, perfect no need for a custom cut. So I got ahold of a black JC's popped the lenses in and happy days, but needed that finishing touch, so I wanted to steal the blue icons off the set I use as my 'safety' glasses at work..

    Jupiter Carbon icon removal - image.jpeg

    Jupiter Carbon icon removal - image.jpeg

    Jupiter Carbon icon removal - image.jpeg

    The blue icons on the black are a finishing touch, the devil is in the details! This has become my new go-to daily wearer :cool-20:

    My work pair: the brushed metal icons tie in better with the fact that I work with metal every day, lol

    Jupiter Carbon icon removal - image.jpeg
     
    OakleyFreak, Cargo and zwc0442 like this.