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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-29-2011, 04:47 PM Thread Starter
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Refresh the rear seat.

A little sun, a bit of a ride, a little falling out and it is time to renew the rear seat.
Refreshment is achieved, the red seat is now much more like paint on a motorcycle and the surface of the material has a "carbon fiber" look that is very noticeable
This afternoon I spent approx. one hour of work and this is the result.


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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-29-2011, 08:54 PM
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nice job
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-29-2011, 11:07 PM
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So looks great, where did you get the material?
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-30-2011, 03:51 AM Thread Starter
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Thnx.

The material came from here http://destronsgarage.com/international/red_carbon
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Nice :-)
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Did you get the 12" by 55" size they sell? I just measured my rear seat and it is real close to the 12", perhaps not enough to wrap around. Also, did you use a heat gun and or glue or just staple it?
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The site says the material is waterproof but breathable. I'm thinking it will allow water through to the foam and seat pan. Of course, that's not really a problem if you keep the bike away from water.

It looks great. Gives me all kind of ideas about what I would like to put it on!
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I do not know the exact size of the material because I bought this piece from a friend who made a mistake in the order so he had the material for at least another 4 seats
I didn't use heat gun or glue because there is no need, I just overlapped the edge and staple it. The material is thinner than the original and easy to shape.

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I have not tried to test the material with water, but I'll try soon.
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Today I washed the bike, unfortunately a bit of water passes through the material and soaked a sponge, so it's not a recommendation for the driver's seat.
If I decide to try again (I have just enough material) I will certainly put a layer of flexible plastic sheet in between.
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Thanks for the update.
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