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post #1 of 3 Old Sep 5th, 2011, 2:03 pm Thread Starter
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Has anybody tried any of this? I found the link on another site and thought some people might be interested.
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post #2 of 3 Old Sep 6th, 2011, 9:38 am
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Re: DIY Seats

Thanks for the link, some interesting stuff there and saved to my favorites for future reference.

Seat comfort is a matter of perspective that changes with age and weight.
I'm on the "high end" of both of those factors and have been unhappy with my seat for some time,

I redid my seat twice last year trying to improve it's comfort by installing first one lateral spring,
then later adding a second one,

I am definitely "on the right track" towards comfort but need to add some more foam in certain places,
this link will help.


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post #3 of 3 Old Sep 7th, 2011, 7:31 am
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Re: DIY Seats

Very interesting and useful information. Thanks for posting. I just re-did the OEM seat on my newly acquired K100/EML Sidecar rig. Using a trial and error technique I used many of the techniques in the article but would have definitely helped had I had this info prior to starting the project.

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