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Offline P.K.

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DR seat.
« on: October 20, 2016, 09:43:58 am »
I have a 2007 DR650 and am looking for a seat or at least the frame.
I have a perfectly good one that came with the bike but want to experiment with softening and lowering the portion immediately behind the tank.

I am in George.
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Re: DR seat.
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2016, 12:58:01 pm »
Just take your seat to a car trimmer / upholsterer. I would not take any foam off the seat, rather the opposite, it's quite a plank already and removing foam won't make it better.
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Re: DR seat.
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2016, 01:10:31 pm »
Fortunately I manufacture foam and have been in the business for some time.
There are a few ideas I have, hence the 2nd seat needed to  experiment with.

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Re: DR seat.
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2016, 08:03:02 pm »
Hen's teeth...I've been looking for the past 2 years... :o
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Re: DR seat.
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2016, 08:06:26 pm »
The DR's seat is actually super comfortable, once you have been on something like a Husky 610 TE for a full 3 days... :o

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Re: DR seat.
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2016, 09:44:49 am »
As chopper says, hens teeth. Eventually I removed the cover and foam and used the base. Sure I'll be able to go back to OEM if I want to. And yes, it is a worthwhile exercise.  
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Re: DR seat.
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2017, 03:36:42 pm »
Taking another chance....DR650 seat in ANY condition wanted.
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Re: DR seat.
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2017, 07:50:41 am »
Anyone know of someone that can upholster and maybe improve my DR seat in Pretoria of JHB