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Model and Year of a Peugeot frame?

Old 09-12-07, 03:31 PM
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Model and Year of a Peugeot frame?

This is a pretty colossal (if not impossible) task, but I picked up a freshly powder-coated Peugeot frame for a fixed gear project for $50 and, while all I really need to know is the bottom bracket threading, I'd like to know the original model and year if possible.

Serial #s:
On the bottom bracket: BM0002 (possibly BMC002, the sandblasting and powder coating has obscured it). [Sidenote: If this is really a Peugeot, shouldn't it start with a P?]
On the left rear drop-out: 158989

From that, I'm pretty sure it's a 1980s model.

The bottom bracket shell is 68mm (35mm wide), the rear drop-out spacing is 115mm.
As far as the geometry the seat tube is 55cm (center to center), top tube 54.5cm, and wheelbase 106cm. (These numbers may +/- 1cm.)

The lack of decals and components make this frustrating as hell, but any guesses to push me in the right direction would be appreciated. I don't care if it's worth what I paid or not (it'll be awesome because I'm riding it), but I would like to re-badge it and get (fairly accurate) decals for it.

Super-size pics below.

http://rt-tucker.home.comcast.net/images/IMG_1124.jpg
http://rt-tucker.home.comcast.net/images/IMG_1125.jpg
http://rt-tucker.home.comcast.net/images/IMG_1126.jpg
http://rt-tucker.home.comcast.net/images/IMG_1129.jpg
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Old 09-12-07, 03:45 PM
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Here are two more pics, one sort of a better view of the bottom bracket serial and one of the entire frame.

Thank you for any help.


http://rt-tucker.home.comcast.net/images/IMG_1141.jpg
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Old 09-12-07, 04:10 PM
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Looks like a Peugeot UO-8 model, judging by the head lugs. Exact year may still be possible to determine by using the remaining nos. on the frame but I can't help you. Threading should be French. If it is a UO-8 there are still thousands around. I would think that someone makes the decal sets. Good luck on the restoration.
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Old 09-12-07, 05:15 PM
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Yeah, probably a UO8, look for a picture of the dropout of one and compare.
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Do I have any cheap options for the bottom bracket and cranks? This French threaded stuff is hard to find, how much would it cost to re-tap the bottom bracket shell?
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