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Old 01-02-2014, 04:27 PM   #1
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Looking for seat modification ideas/suggestions

looking for some ideas on what to do with the seat on my 96 ext efi. Its in horrible shape, cracks everywhere, full of water, weighs a ton. Id like something that rides alot higher like the F series. I really like the look of the seats that Skinz have. Few questions I got are:

Do I have to keep the stock tank for the efi pump? Or can i cut a hole in any tank and install?
What seats will work the best?
Mounting options?

Any ideas suggestions are appreciated.

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Old 01-02-2014, 05:27 PM   #2
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I'd suggest you adapt whatever new seat to the original tank. Reason being, the EFI fuel pump can be finicky and you don't exactly want to end up with a leak from an error during the install/modification of a new tank.
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:49 PM   #3
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i will do one later this year i bought a m series seat for my project .i have a 580 ext 95, i have done a boss seat , cross fire seat, add foam to existing seat , the m seat fits my riding style ,
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i will do one later this year i bought a m series seat for my project .i have a 580 ext 95, i have done a boss seat , cross fire seat, add foam to existing seat , the m seat fits my riding style ,
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Old 01-03-2014, 12:51 AM   #5
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I adapted an M seat to my Thundercat. Very worthwhile mod.
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I adapted an M seat to my Thundercat. Very worthwhile mod.
Wouldn't mind see a pic of that either.
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I have a '10 Crossfire seat I want to mod to my '05 T660 ST's tank, that should be interesting.
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Boss seat is the nicest, they are harder though

looked up some pics, heres one on a ZR

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They are the nice, but expensive considering the other options out there.
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They are the nice, but expensive considering the other options out there.
oh I aggree, if I bought one of those it would cost more than I paid for the sled
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