seat for a tall guy


9 replies to this topic
  • boldigin

Posted December 25, 2009 - 08:33 AM

#1

hey,
My dad is 6'5" and the stock seat on his 2006 wr450 is too firm for his taste
he's looking at getting a guts seat.
which should he get?
tall foam but what density?
He weighs about 220
i searched the forums but could find much info.

thanks

p.s. he rides dual sport most of the time so there alot of sitting involved

  • SJMC_DON

Posted December 25, 2009 - 10:11 AM

#2

I have been using the tall soft for years and like it but I think if I dual sported a lot I might go with the medium density. I would also recommend staying away from their "hardcore gripper" cover unless they tell you in person that they have started using a new material... it rips and wears WAY to fast. I have had their "competition" cover on for a couple years now and it is an awesome cover.:moon:

They also have a "comfort style" seat now that looks like it's designed for DS'ing... don't know if it comes in a TALL application though. Check it out, and if you end up going with it report back:ride:

  • boldigin

Posted December 25, 2009 - 10:49 AM

#3

I have been using the tall soft for years and like it but I think if I dual sported a lot I might go with the medium density. I would also recommend staying away from their "hardcore gripper" cover unless they tell you in person that they have started using a new material... it rips and wears WAY to fast. I have had their "competition" cover on for a couple years now and it is an awesome cover.:moon:

They also have a "comfort style" seat now that looks like it's designed for DS'ing... don't know if it comes in a TALL application though. Check it out, and if you end up going with it report back:ride:

okay thanks

and does anyone know what the stock seat density is equal to in the guts?

  • SJMC_DON

Posted December 25, 2009 - 01:12 PM

#4

okay thanks

and does anyone know what the stock seat density is equal to in the guts?


My guess would be hard...

The thing with DS'ing is that you want a little wider saddle and not too soft. Too soft and you end up with a wedgie, if I DS very far at all I stand up alot and will continually shift contact point from one butt cheek to the other right from the start... I do not suggest tall soft for DS'ing.

My buddy has that comfort seat on his 525exc and he dual sports alot and claims to really like it. I just don't know if it comes in a "tall" and your Dad definitely needs the tall.

  • Lankyrider

Posted December 26, 2009 - 01:51 AM

#5

I use the tall/hard seat on my YZ. I had the medium but it felt too soft that's why i changed to hard. I'm 6.5 too.

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  • bigdrtrdr

Posted December 27, 2009 - 08:57 AM

#6

I use the tall/hard seat on my YZ. I had the medium but it felt too soft that's why i changed to hard. I'm 6.5 too.


Tall hard here also, DS means sitting alot and you will be feeling the seat pan real soon with the soft.

  • boldigin

Posted December 27, 2009 - 03:09 PM

#7

okay thanks, i think hes going with the tall medium

  • boldigin

Posted December 31, 2009 - 10:01 AM

#8

And does anyone have a guts racing coupon code?

  • Team_Oatmeal_Pie

Posted January 01, 2010 - 12:42 PM

#9

I am 6'3" and use the Guts tall firm and find the seat breaks in and is very comfortable for long DS rides, I have had this seat since 2004 and its great.

That plus the Thumperracing 1.5" bar risers make standing up so much better, less energy taxing, for the stand up position.

  • NMNORGE

Posted January 03, 2010 - 01:23 PM

#10

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Here is the Guts tall soft with flamer cover. This cover seemed to be the least abrasive for avoiding monkey butt. It is not as strong as the competition cover. I prefer soft foam and I weigh 220 pounds.




 
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