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There is a small tear in my son's seat on his yz250. It's really small at this time. What is a good way to keep it from tearing any further? Is there a tip or trick?

 

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I have removed staples, loosened cover enough to get to back side and used monofilament to sew the tear up.

It will keep it from getting worse for a while but I just use it until my new seat cover gets to me.

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We use fishing line and sew 'em up. Put some silicone on it to keep water out. I've had them hold up for a long time like that.

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 http://www.ebay.com/itm/DELUXE-Vinyl-Leather-Repair-Kit-/111333399185?hash=item19ebfcda91&item=111333399185&pt=Motors_Automotive_Tools&vxp=mtr     One of these might do it. If you buy a seat cover you may want to look into a air stapler if not there may be some  :foul: . I bought an entirely new seat for 70 bucks on ebay , nothing fancy just a black gripper ( what i wanted anyway ) and sold the factory red and black honda seat for 35 with a small rip in it. Some people don't care as long as they aren't sitting of yellow foam  :lol:

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 http://www.ebay.com/itm/DELUXE-Vinyl-Leather-Repair-Kit-/111333399185?hash=item19ebfcda91&item=111333399185&pt=Motors_Automotive_Tools&vxp=mtr     One of these might do it. If you buy a seat cover you may want to look into a air stapler if not there may be some  :foul: . I bought an entirely new seat for 70 bucks on ebay , nothing fancy just a black gripper ( what i wanted anyway ) and sold the factory red and black honda seat for 35 with a small rip in it. Some people don't care as long as they aren't sitting of yellow foam  :lol:

 

My buddy showed me some cheap seats on Ebay, bought one for $35.00 and it literally ripped 1/4 mile into my first ride with it.  Granted I crashed, yes I did--but a seat shouldn't rip when you crash in 3rd gear onto a flat dirt road crossing in a race that didn't mark the danger spots well enough. 

 

I knew the crossing was there, but the course was poorly marked.  This experience reinforced that you get what you pay for, the seat cover was a cheapo that I never shoulda bought.

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My buddy showed me some cheap seats on Ebay, bought one for $35.00 and it literally ripped 1/4 mile into my first ride with it.  Granted I crashed, yes I did--but a seat shouldn't rip when you crash in 3rd gear onto a flat dirt road crossing in a race that didn't mark the danger spots well enough. 

 

I knew the crossing was there, but the course was poorly marked.  This experience reinforced that you get what you pay for, the seat cover was a cheapo that I never shoulda bought.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/400673312757?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649   This is the one i bought but was 90 bucks , sorry. I've bought these for the last two bikes i've owned without a problem . I didn't mean buy used well i wouldn't . 

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