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PostSubject: New Seat Cover   Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:28 pm

I purchased one of these from Moto-K (in Greece). Good quality product, and took about an hour to fit (which is a PITA). Refit tonight, maybe a photo even.
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:18 am

show us the photo as i have one to fit. Did you take the old cover off first or simply cover it up?
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:21 am

Old cover off. I would imagine damned nearly impossible to go over as the overlap is way different. Actually sprained my wrist doing the work - hats off to upholsterers, you have my vote of approval. You will need a stapler with 6mm deep staples - local hardware store should have one if you don't already.

Dark here now so a photo tomorrow...
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:11 am

Thanks Tony, i have purchased a stapler, just not the gumption to take apart a perfectly good seat!
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:38 am

I bought one and gave it to my local upholster to fit and he said it was a right bitch to do. Looked good when it was done though.
He put it in the tumble dryer to loosen it up a bit before fitting.
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:21 am

Must be a big tumble dryer; even with the bars & forks off my GRiSO wouldn't go in ours Wink
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:48 am

Paul, you need a motorcycle sized one, i can fit the GRiSO with me sitting on it when i get home after a wet ride out!
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:55 pm

Um, I think that's the old wind tunnel from Mandello!
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:57 pm

Some pictures of my new seat cover - not sure it works with the seat cowl...

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Without the cowl...

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The detail of the finish and stitching (and a free plug for them with the logo)

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With the cowl - Me not sure on that...

Seat still has a bubble under it as the vinyl hasn't quite stretched into place yet - it will, but I like the idea of putting it into a tumble dryer first. I guess that's why they are craftsmen.
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:26 pm

That looks sharp. I have one on my GRiSO. Luckily, I have a good friend who owns an upholstery shop, traded him a bit of welding for the seat cover install.

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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:28 pm

They do a good job, don't they Pete
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PostSubject: Re: New Seat Cover   Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:41 pm

They do indeed.
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