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Old 12-07-2012, 02:40 PM   #1
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I bought a used Renazco seat; and love it. However, the fit and finish is not quite as tight as factory at both ends. I know its used, but there is a gap up front and in the back. It doesn't bother me, I just want to know, is this normal? It came from a 950 and went on a 950.
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:07 PM   #2
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I bought a used Renazco seat; and love it. However, the fit and finish is not quite as tight as factory at both ends. I know its used, but there is a gap up front and in the back. It doesn't bother me, I just want to know, is this normal? It came from a 950 and went on a 950.
If it is the sued cover over time they can shrink a little, that deforms the seat pan. Just a tad. Might be the case with yours.

Or your bike is growing....
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:19 PM   #3
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Can you show a photo of the gaps?

I installed a Seat Concepts foam and cover on my stock seat pan. First time with the staple gun. Gave me a do-it-yourself perspective. Get yourself a staple gun, stretch, and re-staple. I can't say it was easy or fun, but I got 'r done.
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:19 PM   #4
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Can you show a photo of the gaps?

I installed a Seat Concepts foam and cover on my stock seat pan. First time with the staple gun. Gave me a do-it-yourself perspective. Get yourself a staple gun, stretch, and re-staple. I can't say it was easy or fun, but I got 'r done.
Did this make it more comfortable? I have a stock seat and a 'comfort' one. Thinking of getting a Renazco.
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:33 AM   #5
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If it is the sued cover over time they can shrink a little, that deforms the seat pan. Just a tad. Might be the case with yours.

Or your bike is growing....
It is a suede cover, and I heard that as well. It is like a 1/2" gap along the front. The tank bag hides it well, so no worries.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:21 AM   #6
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As mentioned above, suede will shrink if left over-exposed to the sun.
Suede needs to be treated like skin, cover it when leaving it outside.

To fix your seat you'll need to pull the staples off and form the seat pan back to shape, this requires a heat gun and some massaging in the right places.
If the suede has pulled .5" more then likely the cover has lost it's suppleness.

You can take a stab at it yourself or send it over and I'll fix it for you.






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Old 12-08-2012, 10:22 PM   #7
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I have your seat for the KTM and love it. I traded for it, and it absolutely puts the stock seat to shame. I can ride all day. It has a couple of stains, and I have tried the eraser and brush, but to no avail. What next?
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:10 AM   #8
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I have your seat for the KTM and love it. I traded for it, and it absolutely puts the stock seat to shame. I can ride all day. It has a couple of stains, and I have tried the eraser and brush, but to no avail. What next?
What color is the seat?
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:52 PM   #9
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Dark brown, dont know any history on it as I swapped for it.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:43 AM   #10
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Dark brown, dont know any history on it as I swapped for it.
Sounds like the original black suede was left overexposed to the sun making it look brown.
Not much you can do other then replace the seat cover, we can take care of that for you if you wish. Get a a hold of me on the link below and we'll take care of you.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:14 AM   #11
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Wow!

A little bit of time on the "new to me" Renazco, and all I can say is wow! What a difference. With the stock seat, I would squirm after 20 miles, even with the old Mayer (sp?) saddle on my 990 I still felt discomfort after a while. I rode around 150 yesterday and not one time did I feel any discomfort. Money well spent in my opinion. The suede even loosened up a bit and the gaps laid down. I am a happy camper now.
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:25 PM   #12
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:59 PM   #13
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Bought a used Renazco seat on ebay last spring before I had bought my bike. When I received it , it was in as new condition, picked up my new to me 950Adv a couple of week later. Rode over 5500 miles this summer including 3700 in nine days from Portland Or. to Va. This is by far the best seat I have ever owned in over 40 yrs. of riding. Corbin Sucks.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:48 AM   #14
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:08 AM   #15
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Yup. His seats are the best there is (Except for that damned Loaner Seat. OUCH!!!!) Ive had mine for 4 years now and it still looks and feels great.
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