Total speculation:  

the QB was conceived as a low cost, utilitarian bike with minimal frills.  The 
stamped steel dropouts were stong and effective (not to mention ingenious at 
the time), but not especially pretty.  The FJ was intended to be very much the 

Plus, manufacturing and design technology has improved by leaps and bounds 
since 2006.  I'll bet Grant and Co. are getting pretty good at Solidworks 

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