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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-27-2009, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
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Talking motorcycle seat repair

I found a small tear (about 1/8" long) on the lower side of my seat (seat is not leather...some kind of 'fake leather')...anyway, I'm concerned that if not addressed it will just eventually get bigger. Any suggestions on the best/most cost effective way to "fix" this. It does not look bad now...I just don't want it to get worse. I tried some "vinyl repair" stuff years ago on a seat that was long gone...big holes, etc. ...the stuff did work too well.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-27-2009, 06:07 PM
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check around for seat cover. it a leather like seat cover that will cover the full seat and you will staple it down. Now you get a new leather seat.

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Hopefully some info gets posted on this. I hope whoever helps him out, the vendor might also know how to make a seat a little more comfortable. I read the other posts here about the CBR seats being painful in the long haul ... and while my GSXR is a little better comfort-wise, it still isn't the best. I'm hoping whoever can do the repair might also be able to figure out a way to make the seat more comfortable ... without having to replace the seat.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-27-2009, 06:11 PM
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subscribing - I want a more comfy seat without shelling out the cash for a suzuki gel seat...
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-27-2009, 06:34 PM
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electrical tape maybe


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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-28-2009, 04:52 AM
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Get a vinyl repair kit.

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