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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-30-2008, 07:01 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Custom Solo Seat Mod

Hello everybody!

Recently I finished my most recent project on my '94 VN 750 (Solo Seat Mod) and because of the great help I've received from this site, I decided to share some photos taken during the process of modifying the OEM Seat to my specs.

Everyhting was done by me, with the exception of the flames upholstery.
I'm not an expert craftsman, but an optimistic handyman, so if any of you decide to do this I hope this pictures would help in your success.

IMHO, the Degree of Difficulty is 7 (Range 1 to 10).


Check https://www.vn750.com/photopost/showgallery.php?cat=584


Saludos,

Bengie (album: kawabengie >> Bengie's Vulcan)

'94 Special VN750; custom solo seat, xlx handlebars, flame grips & mirrors, Screamin' Eagle II slip on mufflers, S/S 2" lowering brackets, Highway Hawk double oval blue headlight and driver kury flame floorboards, highway bar w/ E. Trotta's pegs, chrome engine, rad and neck covers, chrome covered cables, chrome stebel horn (never enough chrome!), hidden blue LED's, Clear Alternative's LED tailight, custom chrome tailight license plate w/ LED's.
Soon: LED voltmeter & passenger kury flame pegs.
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-30-2008, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Just added a couple more pics. Have some more (not posted), in case anyone needs them.

Hasta la vista,

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'94 Special VN750; custom solo seat, xlx handlebars, flame grips & mirrors, Screamin' Eagle II slip on mufflers, S/S 2" lowering brackets, Highway Hawk double oval blue headlight and driver kury flame floorboards, highway bar w/ E. Trotta's pegs, chrome engine, rad and neck covers, chrome covered cables, chrome stebel horn (never enough chrome!), hidden blue LED's, Clear Alternative's LED tailight, custom chrome tailight license plate w/ LED's.
Soon: LED voltmeter & passenger kury flame pegs.
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nice job , looks great.

Like to see a few photos of it on the bike other than just the one...

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beautiful bike... makes me jealous, haha... nice mod too

'99 VN750 with 8900 miles and growing (3,111 when I bought it 03-22-08)
Ear shave with Unipods
Drilled mufflers and degoat
TOC springs
N/C Street shield EX windshield
Jumbo Saddleman Highway Studded saddlebags
Willie and Max Saddlebag mounting kit
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Wow - very impressed. Probably the nicest stock seat mod I have seen!

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Nice looking bike and nice seat mod!

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Currently receiving therapy from "Doc" - My 1985 VN700.

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Hey KM;

As you suggested, I posted some additional photos of the seat in the bike.

Bengie

'94 Special VN750; custom solo seat, xlx handlebars, flame grips & mirrors, Screamin' Eagle II slip on mufflers, S/S 2" lowering brackets, Highway Hawk double oval blue headlight and driver kury flame floorboards, highway bar w/ E. Trotta's pegs, chrome engine, rad and neck covers, chrome covered cables, chrome stebel horn (never enough chrome!), hidden blue LED's, Clear Alternative's LED tailight, custom chrome tailight license plate w/ LED's.
Soon: LED voltmeter & passenger kury flame pegs.
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Looks Really Great! I'd be curiouse to see an upclose pic of the old back rest frame & how you finished it off.
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That looks schweet!!!

Question, did you re-use the original "struts" and have them modified or did you get some off of another bike that didn't have the built in passenger back rest?

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Really nice job ya did there, Bengie!!


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