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 Post subject: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:19 pm 
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Anyone running a seat concepts foam and seat cover? Im looking at getting one for a trip this summer. He price isnt too bad, they are the only seat offered. I modded the stock one, its a little friendlier but im still not satisfied.

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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:46 pm 
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I tried that "modded" stock foam route. Worked ok, but still got sorebutt after a couple hours. I got the Seat Concepts and don't even think about it anymore. It did cost me double though.. it was so nice, I had to buy another one for my dirt bike. :s_laughat

BTW.. it got the "wifey" approval too even though it looks thin on the rear of the seat.


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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:29 pm 
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Thats what I wanted to hear. After a hour or two my arse is dead!

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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:38 pm 
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I have a Seat Concepts "regular" on one DR and a "Commuter" on the other. Both are way more comfortable verses the stock seat IMHO. The commuter being the most comfortable when putting in long hours. Longest stint for me was 13 hrs and was still relatively comfortable.


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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:33 am 
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I have the SC cover and foam, went by their shop and got a tour and picked the cover/foam up at a discount since I was there.
I tried using a hand stapler, got it done but SUCKED!
Then I bought a cheap harbor freight stapler, Best $25 I ever spent.

I bought the tall version, then put a stiffer spring/Mojave shock on the rear and could barely touch the ground on tip toes.
That is when I bought the HF stapler, pulled the foam off, used a heat knife and cut it down a bit and now it's better height wise.
My fault for buying the tall then changing the spring.

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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:40 am 
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GT4Point6 wrote:
I have the SC cover and foam, went by their shop and got a tour and picked the cover/foam up at a discount since I was there.
I tried using a hand stapler, got it done but SUCKED!
Then I bought a cheap harbor freight stapler, Best $25 I ever spent.

I bought the tall version, then put a stiffer spring/Mojave shock on the rear and could barely touch the ground on tip toes.
That is when I bought the HF stapler, pulled the foam off, used a heat knife and cut it down a bit and now it's better height wise.
My fault for buying the tall then changing the spring.


I used a Craftsman hand staple gun with 3/8" SS staples and had no issue. Only took about 45 minutes from the time I started unbolting the side panels to remove the stock seat until everythgin was buttoned back up.

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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:10 pm 
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I had the standard SC seat on my last DR and the current one. I also had a pan outfitted with the Commuter on my last DR. It sits a little lower and the wide area is far enough back as to not interfere with riding/standing/moving on the seat. Very comfortable to scoot back into. I have the SC Low on my WR450 and had their seat on my Strom, too.

Works well, budget friendly and great folks to work with.

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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:22 pm 
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For the 92-95 doesn't list different options. With it being wider it Has to be better than the log I have now. When I re vamped mine I used an electric staple gun, worked great.

http://www.seatconcepts.com/store/produ ... y=14368032

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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:25 pm 
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Hi
I have the foam and cover.
It is better then stock.
Having said that my butt still gets somewhat sore after 2 hours.
Which is better than getting sore after 20 minutes.


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 Post subject: Re: Seat concepts
PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:58 am 
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The best seat you can get is the one you make for yourself. You already modded yours and you feel it is better, don't stop, make it even better. Research your foams and shapes. I can ride on mine all day and night without a single complaint. Others have voiced the same findings when riding mine. A combo of foams and shape is what will make you happy. Research closed cell foam, you'll be happy you did. Also you can make your own at a fraction of what they peddle them for. Sort of, cause you'll be modding until your ars is happy but you won't find that utter riding bliss with the over counter foam and cover.


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