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Anyone know of a solo seat for the vn? I have looked around but havent found one yet. The stock banana has got to go.
 

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I was just about to post this very question. It would really be cool to get a solo seat.
 

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I believe someone on the Yahoo! site made a Hardley one fit.
But any way ya go, it'd take some fabricating to get one on there. I have never seen any made for the Vulcan 750. They've mostly all been chopped down stock ones.
 

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I believe someone on the Yahoo! site made a Hardley one fit.
But any way ya go, it'd take some fabricating to get one on there. I have never seen any made for the Vulcan 750. They've mostly all been chopped down stock ones.
Yeah, my PO cut down the stock seat to make a solo. The seat's OK but doing this leaves the fender support part of the rear frame exposed and gives the rear part of the bike an unfinished look. Also you lose the tool box and mini sissy bar. Which may be OK but you end up with holes that again add to the unfinished look. Anyone figured out a good way to make the rear part of the bike look OK with a solo seat?
 

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I chopped down the original seat. Now my son is wanting to ride with me and I am looking for a duel seat.
 

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We're still working on this for my wife's bike. You have to leave most of the passenger seat on to cover up the frame stuff, but you can trim it down a lot. Once we get hers done I'll post some new pics. The way it had been done by the guy who did some work for us didn't work out at all. Now we have a gel pad and memory foam we're incorporating in. We have a guy who is going to fabricate a grab rail that will go between the fender rails to finish it off.
 

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so when you say "hardley" do you mean hardley or harley?
 

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He means hardley a reliable bike.

Errr..

Harley.
LOL, Yeah, I mean Harley.
"Hardley" just sounds more realistic to my thoughts of them being what I want in a motorcycle.
And, when used completely, it'd be.... Hardley Deservin-some (of my garage space)

Yeah, my PO cut down the stock seat to make a solo. The seat's OK but doing this leaves the fender support part of the rear frame exposed and gives the rear part of the bike an unfinished look...
Anyone figured out a good way to make the rear part of the bike look OK with a solo seat?
It seems alot of the bikes on CD's site that have the seats chopped, also chopped down/off the fender supports, leaving a cleaner look on the back end. You'd probably have some body work to do to the fender, or, like (I think) Hizzo was doing before he vanished, go with a replacement fender.
Yeah, ya lose the toolbox & sissybar, but solo seated bikes don't usually have those anyhow.
 

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Ken Payne added a Sportster Solo Seat to his VN750. You do have to fabricate some brackets to secure the seat but it looks good. As far as the exposed fender you have a couple of options.
Either keep the pillion pad or add a fender bib (Stretch of leather etc to cover the top of the fender
 

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... also chopped down/off the fender supports, leaving a cleaner look on the back end. You'd probably have some body work to do to the fender, or, like (I think) Hizzo was doing before he vanished, go with a replacement fender.
Yeah, ya lose the toolbox & sissybar, but solo seated bikes don't usually have those anyhow.
and where would i find one of these?? i have been considering the idea of modifying the original one to have the wires run underneath the whole expanse, but if i could get a replacement, well, that would work better
 
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