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Old 06-16-2012, 07:44 PM   #1
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Yamaha Majesty 400 - aftermarket seats?

I see they make a Corbin. Bet I could get Sargent to make me one with a seat pan. What are my other options? I need two seats, frugal but more comfortable than stock.
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:14 AM   #2
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I see they make a Corbin. Bet I could get Sargent to make me one with a seat pan. What are my other options? I need two seats, frugal but more comfortable than stock.
looking at your avatar, your seat looks fine to me ! seriously, put out a WTB on some forums for a used seat. cheapest way to get another pan !
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:39 PM   #3
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Sargent is around $400 to re-do a seat pan with their magic. I love them...we just have two scooters at $100/seat pan + $400 per seat redo...that is $1k that I haven't just got on hand.
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:40 PM   #4
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Ps: looking at your avatar...you don't need air bags. Lol
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Old 06-22-2012, 07:08 AM   #5
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you didn't mention what year the majesty is.

i had an 07 with the separate butt pad. removed the pad, recovered the seat and added a sheepskin pad. helluva difference at a total cost south of 150 bucks.

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Old 06-22-2012, 07:18 AM   #6
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Both are 2005.
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Old 06-22-2012, 07:58 AM   #7
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the 05's have the separate butt pads. (yamaha went with a one piece seat in '08 and later models)

this is just a thought, but why not take one of them off, mount up and see if it helps.

one thing you will notice is the lack of padding under the removable piece. when i took mine off, the area was beefed up with additional foam before recovering.

gotta admit, though, that i didn't have any problem with the comfort of the seat. the reason i modded was for additional leg room which i found wanting on the stock configuration.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:46 PM   #8
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My husband has the same model bike and had the same problem. Not enough leg room. he took that back rest thingee off too and just got to giant mouse pad looking things slapped them on top with the shrink wrap and drove it all the way from Canada to Portland. Obviously more concerned with comfort then looks!

We rode on!Him on his 2005 Majesty as comfortable as can be and me on my Bet and Win with "monkey butt"!
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Old 07-10-2012, 05:29 PM   #9
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Maj seat

As my wife ScooterChick remarked, I have made a few mods with my Maj. The first thing I did was remove the bolster on the driver's seat, and ensure that the seat was positioned all the way back by checking the adjustment screws underneath. Then I added 2- 0.75in. foam cushions (as she said, they are like giant mouse pads). see pic.



Can you say "hillbilly", I know you can. The big bonus (the payoff, the windup on this caper) was extreme confort for the keister and 3" of extra legroom. Makes a huge difference to the ride. Now all I have to do is find a decent upholsterer to shape the foam and recover the seat. Total cost so far, less than $20!!!

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Old 07-11-2012, 04:07 AM   #10
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[QUOTE=Scootard;19101126
Now all I have to do is find a decent upholsterer to shape the foam and recover the seat. Total cost so far, less than $20!!!

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just checked back in my records. i paid 125 bucks to a local auto reupholstery shop to add some padding and a new cover on mine. you can see the results in the pic i posted a few posts back. the second part of the pic shows the sheepskin pad that was added to combat summer heat buildup and it does that very well.
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those two holes would'nt bother me. i'd get a nice sheepthing like ronnath has and call it done !
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those two holes would'nt bother me. i'd get a nice sheepthing like ronnath has and call it done !
Yeah the shrinkwrap gotta go. that's why I was looking for someone who know about recovering, (not recovery, I got that).
Sheepskin would be cool though.........Thanks for the suggestion. (FullMetal said the same).
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Hey,

whatever works and whatever is cheapest and works!
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