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got about 1600 miles on mine and have noticed for a few weeks that the staples on the seat are gradually coming out on the back side causing the seat to come apart. anyone else experiencing this? gonna get some fabric glue and use that in addition to restapling the leather back to the pad, but there's no reason this should be happening so soon, if at all.
 

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got about 1600 miles on mine and have noticed for a few weeks that the staples on the seat are gradually coming out on the back side causing the seat to come apart. anyone else experiencing this? gonna get some fabric glue and use that in addition to restapling the leather back to the pad, but there's no reason this should be happening so soon, if at all.
Funny you mention that. I noticed that issue when I removed the stocker to install my Mustang seat. I had about 3-5 staples either missing or backed out. I think heavier riders will experience this more as the seat cover material will stretch more as the seat is compressed. I know I could stand to lose a few!:D
 

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Will check...

Have not yet noticed this issue on mine, but will surely check one of these days, as I ordered a bib to replace the passenger seat.
What kind of Mustang seat did your order, Tweak!
 

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Have not yet noticed this issue on mine, but will surely check one of these days, as I ordered a bib to replace the passenger seat.
What kind of Mustang seat did your order, Tweak!
I've got the two piece vintage tourer (no backrest). Big difference. It does, however, change you riding position. Up and forward a bit. But I'm already used to it.
 

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Mustang seat

I've got the two piece vintage tourer (no backrest). Big difference. It does, however, change you riding position. Up and forward a bit. But I'm already used to it.
Thanks for de reply, Tweak. I plan to order a Mustang myself in due time. A bit up and forward is OK by me; I changed the handlebar to a dragbar with 12inch risers which puts you up a bit and gives a bit more active seating position, which I like!!

Ride Safe :cool:
 

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Closer and higher are PERFECT for me, I think that plus the stock seat are causing my lower back pain. I am getting the mustang seat, the Two-Piece Vintage Wide Touring Seat with Driver Backrest, don't like the studded look and the backrest sounds awesome. $670 is steep but I think its the wise upgrade over saddlebags and the sissy bar and luggage rack, they can wait, I need to be able to ride 100 miles first, now I can't travel far enough to carry anything.
Did you buy the seat directly from mustang? How was it to put on, I not good with tools and expensive stuff, I'm a want it done now kind of guy.
Mike
 

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I'd pick it up from phatperformanceparts.com

No Tax, free shipping, lower price than direct from Mustang and you get an additional 3% off orders over $300. For the seat you are looking at it would be $583.89 shipped.

I've gotten just about every accessory for my 950 from them (pipes, air kit, fuel controller, seat and bags) and have never had any problems.
 

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thx tweak. Is it a big deal putting it on? The drivers seat should be a breeze, the passenger seat I believe you have 4 bolts under the rear fender. Is that it?
 

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It's a breeze. Passenger seat is 2 bolts. Took all of 5 minutes to install. If you do any two up riding, your passenger will want to give you gifts to thank you for the comfort upgrade!
 
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