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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-19-2016, 03:14 PM Thread Starter
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Seat seam repair

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I was wondering if anyone has done a DIY repair on the seat. I have a 4 inch tear alongside the right seam going from the passenger cushion to the riders part. Any and all suggestions are appreciated !
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-19-2016, 03:42 PM
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Duct tape should stop it getting any worse, but long term I would expect a replacement cover will be needed.

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It is difficult to by your picture if there is enough material left to be stretched so as to move the seam and eliminate the tear but I doubt there is. That is a job for a professional or at least someone with an industrial sewing machine to redo the job in entirety or redo the seam.

and always remember, "Ride until you rot!"
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going forward. Five operations done and it still continues.

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It may be cheaper to buy a used seat on Evilbay. There are lots of oem seats listed.
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from...+seat&_sacat=0

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New seat cover

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The seat cover is from trotzen motorsports
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