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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-06-2010, 11:12 PM Thread Starter
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Solo seat?

Does anyone know of a website or store that i can order a solo seat for my 86 750? i really ont like the stying of the factory seat and my wife absolultly refuses to ride on it, so i really want to get a one person seat kinda like the ones tht are seen on harleys. any ideas?

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no one makes a Solo seat that is a 100% bolt on... but you can take a Harley seat and mod it to work very easily.. or you can make your own... I personally would make my own so as to make it blend into the bike better.
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Im pretty mechanically inclined, but as far as seats and upholstry and all that, i cant even think how to begin a roject like that, really clueless when it come to that. any help with that subject would be greatly appreciated

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1989 Honda Interceptor 500
1986 Vulcan 750, paid in full (250 bucks)

R/R Relocated (Thanks flitecontrol)
Splines Lubed
Battery Tender permanetly installed
Custom Seat

Planned mods and things:
Ear shave (using stock ears as storage)
Coastering
Wrapping exhaust
Custom Exhaust
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From slim's signature: http://www.scribd.com/group/68783-kawaski-vn750-owners

I'm keepin' all the left over parts. I'm gonna use 'em to build another bike!
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also check out making a custom seat in my sig line.
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Hey Slim

What is on this link in your sig?

http://www.scribd.com/group/68783-kawaski-vn750-owners

I just tried to go there and my company's browser filter just kicked it back as porn!! Are you postin' pics of your junk?

"Shutting up rarely leads to anything bad"

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-07-2010, 03:33 PM
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Hey Slim

What is on this link in your sig?

http://www.scribd.com/group/68783-kawaski-vn750-owners

I just tried to go there and my company's browser filter just kicked it back as porn!! Are you postin' pics of your junk?
Scribd is a place where you can post whitepapers, e-books, and other forms of typed print. on the site I have three documents pertaining to Seat building and Customizing.

but the one I was referring to was the one about making a custom seat.
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Here you go...

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