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Does anyone know if the Look frame #s mean anything???
(555, 581, 585,486)
Just curious...
 

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I'm pretty sure they dont really mean anything... the 2003 361 is the same as the 2004 451.. they just changed the paint and switched the number up
 

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Nothing other than every time they make a change the number goes up.

The original LOOK frames in the late 80's were the KG56, 66, 76,86 and 96. The KG96 was the top frame.

Every year or so, the numbers whet up. EG: KG171, 271, 281, 381, 481. LOOK made changes every time they changed the number but the change sometimes was just a new fork or an integrated headset.
 

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ROGER79 said:
Does anyone know if the Look frame #s mean anything???
(555, 581, 585,486)
Just curious...
I work with Look, this is the explanation they gave to me at a PK session.

LOOK frame number explanation:


Here is what the numbers signify:

1st digit represents the series

2nd digit represents the relative price level within a series

3rd digit tells us how the frame is constructed. The possibilities are:

1= Carbon tubes with aluminum lugs
5= Carbon tubes with carbon lugs
6= Monobloc


Examples:


585

5= 2005 introduction
8= near higher end of pricing
5= carbon lugs with carbon tubes

496

4= 2004 introduction
9= highest price level
6= monobloc
 

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sirbikealot - lots of good info, thanks.

Seems to work well for the current frame lineup, but what about previous models (like 481)?
 

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BugMan said:
sirbikealot - lots of good info, thanks.

Seems to work well for the current frame lineup, but what about previous models (like 481)?
481:

released in 2004
High end model
Carbon tubes w/ aluminum lugs (well, at least that's what my 361 is..)
 

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llvllatt said:
481:

released in 2004
High end model
Carbon tubes w/ aluminum lugs (well, at least that's what my 361 is..)
Oh right. Didn't that replace the 381i, which was introduced (I think) in 2002?
 
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