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post #1 of 12 Old Sep 16th, 2006, 9:00 pm Thread Starter
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New Seat and Billy Streeter Paint Job

I just got my LT back from Billy Streeter (nice article on him in the Sept V-Twin Magazine) and put the new Day Long seat on it. See pics below.
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post #2 of 12 Old Sep 16th, 2006, 9:12 pm
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Sorry about that..I had to shrink the pics before the forum accepted them.
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Looks Really Great!

That looks really great. Did the Russell Seat make a ton of difference? Is it a lot taller than the stocker??? Either way, the bike really looks good!

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post #5 of 12 Old Sep 17th, 2006, 6:56 am
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Bike does look great!

Please post info on your experience with those Russell seats!! My butt felt better just looking at them........

Am also interested in diff in seat width and seat height. Basically, how did they affect your knee angle to the ground when you stop at a light, etc. Compared to the stock seat. What is your inseam measurement?

Tell us more about the paint job too.

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post #6 of 12 Old Sep 17th, 2006, 7:07 am
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Wow does that look great. Subtle yet striking comes to mind. Love the seat also. Looks real comfy for both you and the pillion. Maybe a Winter project.

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I don't have that many miles on the seat yet. I just put it on right before I dropped it off at the painters. I have maybe 80 miles on it. Yes it is higher as well as set back a bit. So far so good. It certainly does feel different, but I cannot comment on how much better until I break it in and do a long ride. I can feel how it does support my but totaly different from the stock seat which I absolutly hated.

Billy came up with the paint job. I had asked for some sort of checkerboard pattern on the bags, he did it and took it off as he said it just did not look right. I like what he did, very suble but makes the bike look different.
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New Seat

Have you had the chance to many miles on the daylong seat?

If so how was the ride?
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Have you had the chance to many miles on the daylong seat?

If so how was the ride?
As I said above..only about 80 miles..no riding this week becuase of work issues. It will be a few weeks before I can ride a long distance ride. Just too darn busy.
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You've done a great job, love the looks of the seat and the paint job.

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Wow

Is the seat height still adjustable?
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Not sure..they recovered the original seat pan. I am not with the bike right now. Is the seat hight adjustment bar connected to the pan or the bike? If it is on the bike it should still work. If it was on the pan I do not remember if the pan came back with it still there. I will have to check
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