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  1. SecretNinja

    SecretNinja Oakley Expert

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    Does anyone have any opinions on the best aftermarket rubber for an XS? I bought a set from somewhere, can't remember who but, the temple shocks don't fit.
     
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  2. OakleyCan

    OakleyCan Oakley Collector

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    Linegear is regarded as the best aftermarket provider.

    OEM rubber is still relatively easy to acquire for now...
     
  3. SecretNinja

    SecretNinja Oakley Expert

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    I agree, @OakleyCan. I usually buy from LG. I'll double check to see where they came from. If not LG, I will for sure add them to my next order. Thanks.
     
  4. SecretNinja

    SecretNinja Oakley Expert

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    Yes, they were from Walleva. At least the temple shox can be used in other frames and, the earsocks can probably be trimmed slightly on each end to fit an XS if needed.
     
  5. pupusasrock

    pupusasrock Oakley Enthusiast

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    It is? Where? The last time I tried to look for OEM rubber I found some guy selling a set on Ebay for $50...
     
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  6. OakleyCan

    OakleyCan Oakley Collector

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    Last time I was at the Vault they had Juliet and X-Squared rubber.


    You can also view this thread to see the list of interchangeable rubber as other models may be more readily available at your local O store:

    http://www.oakleyforum.com/index.php?threads/1134/
     
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  7. Jontoad

    Jontoad Oakley Expert

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    keep in mind sometimes if the temple shocks won't stay in it means the washers in ear stems need to be replaced. when the washers wear and the arms feel loose people tighten down the screws on the hinges. eventually they get tightened down far enough that it squeezes the frame down enough that the rubbers get pinched and don't want to stay in.
     
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  8. joecool862

    joecool862 Keeper of the Skull Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Interesting point! I've never seen the t-shocks fall out but this makes sense. Definitely don't want to squeeze anything too tight with those screws. Best to get a nice new set of ear stem washers... I like the ones @scienergy sells personally, but Linegear makes excellent ear stem washers as well!
     
  9. SecretNinja

    SecretNinja Oakley Expert

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    I replaced the washers today with much thanks to @zwc0442 for providing them. Earstems are nice and tight. Just the way I like them. There still is a slight uneven lean which leads me now to a bridge tune. I have a complete new rubber kit on the way (sand grey) to match the others. Just wish now that I would have gotten couplers at the same time.
     
  10. mercat

    mercat Oakley Enthusiast

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    I have to agree..
    And some here sell it with ebay prices..