Best regards, –Jeff Installing the solo seat covers Hello Duane, Yes, there is an easy way to stretch them out. If you have an original ‘s Pagusa saddle top, you can find the name of the company who manufactured and owned the patents to that design. NO they haven’t been made for years!!! Leper Holland still make great leather bicycle saddles but no rubber saddles. After scribing a location on the bottom of my seat through the sub frame hole. By witness I used some nail polish and pressed the seat in place to transfer a mark on where I should drill my hole in the fiber glass seat. You can buy a Denfeld rubber top and put it on the Steiger frame, but it is physically challenging to do this. I did duplicate a similar set up using a coil rear spring cut down to the correct length and I made a bracket to attach it to where the silent block bolted.
You can see my seat as recovered in some of the pictures at: This product has been added to your cart. Now you can have it either way – or both! Various email providing BMW motorcycle seat information by Duane Ausherman I have done some editing to the spelling, grammar and punctuation. ABC I used the replacement cover from www. You could easily drop collars in each side of the pivot point of the saddle yoke if you are installing a later yoke on and older frame. These were longer at the rear and their seats had to be shortened at the front to accommodate this. If you have ratchet straps, begin ratcheting.
As a seating surface, the pillion saddle is no doubt comfortable. Dale Monson, MI Huggett indicates that the solo seat with the horizontal chrome spring only fits pre twins, and all the singles: It was too far back for her to hang on to me, the rubber handle was limp probably for crotch protection and offered no stability, and the spring suspension worked too well. The only tricky part in my simple installation is when the stud bolt is in place is to mark a witness on the top.
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More BMW motorcycle information My homepage To keep this webpage free for all to use, please consider a donationthanks. It is not the same as the seat pan you show and the front hinge was riveted. Insert the rear curved tube with the two studs inside the rubber cover and force it inside close to where it will be when under tension.
Before you slip the cover over make sure you use a small piece of plastic thin film and wrap up the top and sides of the foam pieces leaving an opening on the bottom to breath. So far I like it this way if the hole in the fiber glass elongates and becomes unacceptable I have the option to glue in a metal bushing or fill in the hole and move elsewhere. This is really a no brainier but often the simple tricks are overlooked.
If ordinary straps, fasten in such a way that there will be a loop through which to slip a two foot long stick 60cm for our European friends about half way between the loop and begin turning.
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Devise a way to fasten one of the straps to those two studs. The seat used to be the worst part on the bike and now the rest of it looks shabby.
On the Schorsh Meier with rubber padding, the foam is almost all under cover BMW made several versions of solo seats.
I did duplicate a similar set up using a coil rear spring cut down to the correct length and I made a bracket to attach it to where the silent block bolted. Other makes were pure license agreements.
He’s an airhead sells apart from his day job as a machinist. The solo seats with the mounting arms were for the larger pre war racks. What I did is really simple and if it failed I have the option to go back and revert to BMW’s original configuration hinges.
As Phil and others pointed out to me at Seneca Rocks, the piping on the forward edge isn’t correct and the twin passenger handles are a bit longer than the originals, but unless you are looking for those details it’s fine.
The tension will draw the two parts of the seat frame apart so that you can slip the wire frame into the rear tubing. What makes the SM wider at mid section and wider all around is the fact that SM has 2 metal strips on which the flat springs clip on and cause them to spread wider to the exterior. You must have a US shipping address in the 48 contiguous states. Either way, fasten the remaining strap to the front bolt s with the outer end fastened to something that won’t move, like the other end of your work bench.
The front section by the tank is the same. I had one and both types of racks as well, sold the seat as I found a Harley Davidson Police solo saddle to be much more comfortable and you don’t need anything to install it on a BMW either. One thing I discovered doing it is that the Denfeld felt padding and the SM molded foam have the exact same padding contour even though when reupholstered the SM is 12 inches at the widest and the Denfeld is I forget 11 inches.
Huggett indicates that the solo seat with the horizontal chrome spring only fits pre twins, and all the singles: In the US where riders generally preferred the dual seat, many dealers did not even present the option for the solo seat.
Even if you were lucky enough to find an NOS I am sure the foam and rubber would be in poor shape. Offhand, I don’t remember it. The only difference is the rubber top, which is too thin and therefore uncomfortable. Here are some shots of the sport seat. Expedited services such as Overnight, 2-Day, 3-Day and International Shipments are also available as usual.
The rear rack should be stamped steel, it has 3 holes in it.
Various email providing BMW motorcycle seat information by Duane Ausherman I have done some editing to the spelling, grammar and punctuation. It has the aluminum trim along the bottom, chrome grab handles and a strap that extends completely around the seat and fastens underneath.
Denfekd I sold the pillion saddle and began adapting a rigid cushion seat. You will need at least two nylon straps or motorcycle ‘tie downs’, and a work bench or something to fasten the outer ends of the straps to.
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Someone denfwld continued to make these seats and racks for a few years, you could tell the copies from the originals because the copies had a chrome trim around the bottom of the seat. Now here’s an interesting thought: I dug out the example I have and made the following measurements: They tended to make the seat a bit lower.
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This Gary whatever made these seats for some time, He had an accident, fell out of a tree and passed away. Your review has been submitted and will appear below after administrator approval. The single vertical spring seat in your picture is not shown in Slabon’s book.
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