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    shaving the seat???

    i was just wondering how to shave the seat and if it would reduce the comfort while riding?







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    You will have to pull the cover off by removing the staples.

    Mark where you want to cut with a magic marker.

    You can cut the foam using a large serrated knife, or even an electric knife. Roound the edges and smooth any irregular spots with sand paper.

    When re-installing the seat cover, it will stretch easier if it is warm.

    You will need a powerful staper to put the staples back in. A good hand held model will be strong engough. I think you want about 1/4" staples. Warm the seat base with a hair dryer or put it out in the sun to make it easier for the staples to penetrate.

    Will it be worth it? Hard to say - on my old KDX250 it really helped improve the riding position.




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    thats to confusing for me to understand




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    This how to artical is for a street bike but it is done the same for any seat.
    http://motorcyclistonline.com/howto/seatcut/




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    oh thanks that helps alot




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    I don't get it.
    What do you need to shave the seat for?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Rubin
    I don't get it.
    What do you need to shave the seat for?
    Maybe the bike is to tall for him.
    I`m going to do the same with my bike...




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    But how much can you shave, 5-6 cm at the most ?.
    Does this help?
    I think that problems with motto heigth should be resolved by suspicion tuning.




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    Invest in one of those double bladed carving knives. They make it very easy to cut seat foam with. Its extremely fun as well.

    When your finished , sand it down with some really rough sandpaper. It will look as good as new.




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    Also heres another link for info on seat shaving, along with pictures. http://www.transworldmotocross.com/m...633046,00.html




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