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Bigredbus4468
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PostSubject: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:28 am

Well it finally came in in the right colour.  Very simple to remove the 2 m6 screwsand refit in the seat cowl.  £53 delivered colour matched.  Love it.  When the weather is better I can take better pics add not enough room or light in the garage. 





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simbo
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:38 am

It looks great Kevin    The later model m800 looks way better with the seat cowl fitted  
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Bigredbus4468
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:42 am

Thanks. The engine is still the same, the chassis is still the same, but this bike appealed to me because of its modern styling.  My buddies 2007 M800 is also a beauty and the speedo is way better as the newer model has a very smallneedle movement between 0 and 40 but I do love it's style.
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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 11:21 am

Ah yes now that I like. They look so good with the cowl on, very smart.  
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alfie92
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:09 pm

Looks great Kevin,styling has improved greatly.
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Jimmyboy
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 3:09 pm

Very smart that mate.

Jim.
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bigmal
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:43 pm

Lovely job
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captain crash
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:10 pm

I love the look so much more with the seat cowls on  
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Rob Reimer
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 8:56 pm

Looks good! 
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:05 pm

Looking good Kev!  
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Bluesman
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:13 pm

I agree with the comments above. The M800 is really improved with the seat cowl; the flowing line of the rear is just perfect now.
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Bigredbus4468
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:48 am

here we go its not raining.....





I could do with some 6mm screws with wingnuts on the top to aid quick fitment and swapover.

Found these on ebay but the postage is £10 ouch...

I know they fit as I measured the OEM screws and spoke to the guy...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/161069970372?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:02 am

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Bigredbus4468
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:06 am

Ideal. How do I fix the wingnut to the thread bar so that it becomes a screw?
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simbo
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:12 am

A drop of threadlock  
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peardrop3
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:16 pm

Or drill it through & use a split pin or R clip, job done but then thats my look on it obviously.
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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:49 pm

I would probably go with Peters idea ideally but ease would probably send me Sim's way, both good suggestions though.  
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Doc Cox
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:16 pm

I think threadlock would be the way to as if it was drilled and split pinned or an "R" clip there is a possibility of it rusting, but, make sure you wipe any excess threadlock off if you go that way  
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Two-Bears
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:12 am

Hi kevin,
If you had some Plastic Shapelock Instamorph Pellets  you could have made your own thumb bolt,
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Friendly-Plastic-Shapelock-Instamorph-Pellets-500g-Easy-To-Colour-Reusable-/170720943663?pt=UK_Crafts_Other_Crafts_EH&hash=item27bfc2de2f

If you know the thread size you want try these people, I`ve used them before and you can get a pack of 6 for £9 free post,
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/RGS-Technical-Services/Wing-Knobs-Thumb-Screws-/_i.html?_fsub=3228460014&_sid=439016934&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322

Hope it`s of some helps mate.
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Bigredbus4468
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:26 am

John you are a star. Looked very close and after measuring, I ordered these

offset wingnut

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Two-Bears
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:46 am

Good for you mate,, will make things a little easier for you.
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Keith81
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:31 pm

Hi Kevin, I know this is an old post but can you remember where you bought the seat cowl from? I am after one in the same colour. I think your bike looks great by the way. Thanks in advance, Keith
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Bigredbus4468
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:32 pm

Its a Suzuki cowl at about £50 colour matched from any dealership.
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Keith81
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Fri Jan 16, 2015 9:46 pm

Thanks for the info Kevin, that sounds great 
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Skidalot
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:06 pm

I notice that you are a full member now Keith, have you tried going into the site shopping mall yet? Click on the Member Discount area and then Metric cruisers as they sell them too. Don't know if they do them in the blue you are after, but its worth a look see! 
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peardrop3
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Sat Jan 17, 2015 2:57 pm

Beat me to it Skid!
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Keith81
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PostSubject: Re: Fitted suzuki seat cowl on M800 2013   Mon Jan 26, 2015 5:25 am

Thanks for the advice, I have tried the Member Discount area but it looks as though its still restricted to my level of membership. I will look into upgrading my account.
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