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Seat Cover Install


prwler

Here's what you need.

1. Small flat blade screwdriver

2. Needle nose pliers

3. Staple gun and staples 1/4 or 3/8 will work

**Buy or rent an electric stapler**

3. Hair dryer

**Not required but it helps**

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Clean you seat, just don't get it too wet (foam will swell)

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Check fit to make sure you have the right cover before taking off the old one!

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Remove staples

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Check your foam for damage, repair with contact cement

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Start with the top (tank) area of seat, put in a couple of staples

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Work your way down the sides pulling tight and stapling, if you have a few wrinkles, remove the staples in that area and smooth out. This is where a hair dry comes in handy. Warm up the seat cover, stretch it into place, and staple it. As it cools, the material will shrink making for a nice tight fit.

***be careful not to heat it up so much you melt the plastic***

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When you get most of the way done put the seat on the bike and check fit, the tank may pull or push the seat and cause a wrinkle

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Hear again, remove a few staples and stretch and re-staple

When you done you should not be able to pinch up the cover

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Install seat, it should look smooth and tight

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Now go Ride !


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