LOWER, Firmer seat for BRP???


5 replies to this topic
  • Zapp22

Posted October 24, 2006 - 01:36 PM

#1

i guess i'm backward to most, but I'd like a stepped seat for the Pig that gives me a flat notch to sit in. looking at it, it appears that would require some pretty thin, high-density closed cell foam to work. And it would help to be just a touch wider.

anyone done something like this?
z

  • AlbinoPig

Posted October 24, 2006 - 02:28 PM

#2

You mean like this?

http://www.thumperta...achmentid=28859

  • LandSharkGT

Posted October 24, 2006 - 03:08 PM

#3

That seat looks like it would be a little bit on the comfort side! Kida like a Sport bike seat. How is the padding? Is it comfortable, soft, hard?
Bill

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  • AlbinoPig

Posted October 24, 2006 - 04:08 PM

#4

Actually, it is pretty comfortable. My other XR650L has the unmodified seat and I think the modified seat is more comfortable. There is still a lot more padding there than most crotch rockets have. The improved seat height was the primary goal, but the comfort is a bonus benefit. The other XR will almost certainly get the same mod this winter.

  • Zapp22

Posted October 24, 2006 - 05:42 PM

#5

You mean like this?

http://www.thumperta...achmentid=28859



oooo eeeeeee..... :mad:
I'm getting woozy just lookin' at it.
YES....
what's the prescription?????

  • AlbinoPig

Posted October 24, 2006 - 06:04 PM

#6

Take one stock seat.
Remove cover.
Stir carefully with electric carving knife.
Note: don't let your wife catch you carving on the foam with HER knife.
When you get the shape you want, take cover and seat to an upholstery shop.





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