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ardie
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PostSubject: custom seats vl800   Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:20 pm

looking at custom seats seller says they will fit 2008 vl800 as they are same vz8oo and marauder any one confirm
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Mon Jan 12, 2015 3:15 pm

Different seat on the vz to the vl
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Mon Jan 12, 2015 3:23 pm

thank u simbo thats sorted
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PostSubject: seats   Tue Jan 13, 2015 2:40 pm

hi simbo this guy has got back to me saying he will fit these seats before i told him i was from londonderry .the seats are on ebay and are mustang if u get time could u have a look as not a clue how to put pic and details from there to here .need to get my son to sort me out about these things.your opinon would be appreciated.there on ebay uk priced at 220
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:02 pm

Hi Ardie,  If you go on the Mustang website it gives different parts number for the M800 and VL800, the VL fender has a more arched profile to it than the M, the part numbers are 76590 for the wide touring seats for the M800 and 75810 for the wide touring for the VL800, Can you post a link to the eBay page?.
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:13 pm

I bought an M800/VZ800 seat off of a member when he brought one back from holiday in the states, simply because he never realized. Bad for him, great for me, I love my seat.
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PostSubject: seats   Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:30 pm

cheers guys will get my son to sort out link when he gets home i just put in mustang seats suzuki vl800 used and up they come will get back to you seller name is post office house. these came off vz800
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:58 pm

Simbo, this is the seat I was talking about: Mustang Seat
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:29 pm

Looking at it, I'd say no it won't fit, I'm not familiar with mustang seats though so could be wrong? It has no rear fixing point for the riders seat, I'd Email the seller for a better pic of the Mustang sticker on the underside of the riders seat, it'll have the mustang part number on it to identify it better, I've looked on the Mustang website and there's only slight differences in fixing points between the two seats but it's a big gamble for two hundred plus quid.
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:58 pm

thank you sim i think i will pass on this i was going to make a cheeky offer they will be a good buy for some one.again thanks for your time . have contacted him for measurments etc yet to hear back
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:01 pm

The top image is the VL800 seat from the Mustang website, the bottom image is from the eBay listing, They look slightly different to me?


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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:13 pm

thanks sim ive blown them up and they do look different wat and see if he sends me part no
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Sat Jan 17, 2015 7:24 pm

I have contacted that seller twice, he says he has been told it will fit both models. I have tried to explain that it won't, he is adamant it will. I can't be arsed with banging my head against a wall.
I just hope the buyer is one that needs a seat for the right bike, or he will have wished he listened.
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Sat Jan 17, 2015 7:57 pm

I remember Mal coming round here when we were doing some work on his bike and we had a conversation about how the seats differed  between his M and my C model, Mainly because I didn't know how to remove the M seat? it was fixed in a different way.
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PostSubject: Re: custom seats vl800   Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:08 pm

yes guys told this guy they wont fit head n brick wall about sums it up you guys poss saved me me a lot of pain thanks again
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