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Old 07-05-2020, 01:46 AM
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I like that seat
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Old 07-05-2020, 08:01 AM
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Me too that's cool! Is that alligator skin? Please take video of the tire roasting! Lol
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Old 07-06-2020, 06:59 PM
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Hey, so the seat is advertised as alligator skin, so it's an alligator pattern for sure, but don't smell like leather (Not sure what reptilian hide would smell like). My guess is its some kind of pleather. (plastic leather)

Anyways you get the point. Should be a wild ride, like sitting on the shout of an alligator, right ?

I worked on the seat pan some today, and concluded I will have to make it custom to fit the frame since it was intended for a Harley or other bike.


I used two pieces of angle iron and a couple of sharp blows with the sledge to make a quick bending brake, and put a crease line to fit my new tank support.


The seat pan is supposed to flip upward from the rear and use the same mount bolt as the rear of the tank. I will have to add some mounting tabs if I keep this pan.

The material is too thin IMHO and I don't think it will hold my weight bouncing around on it unless it is well supported undereath.


The seat really needs to be moved back a couple of inches from the tank rather than sitting right on it.


....so if I move the seat back where it needs to be, I have to add on to the frame rails where I cut out the bent stuff.



Thinking I need to do something like this:



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