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Old 18th May 2019
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Default 2018 Custom seat fitment

Hi all!

My wife has a 2018 1200 Custom, she wanted a solo seat so I bought one on eBay off a 2015 Iron...it doesnt seem to fit?
The tongue of the seat doesnt seem to fit under the tank?
Most sites say 2010-2018 on fitment for aftermarket seats..Should it fit?

Thanks in advance!
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The custom and the superlow have the larger 4.5 gallon tank. The seats from the bikes with small tanks will not fit without cutting the nose off of the seat. I had to trim mine when i put the 4.5g tank on my roadster.

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thanks
I should have asked here first
I’ll have to eBay the seat and get the proper ☝️
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I should have asked here first
I’ll have to eBay the seat and get the proper ☝️
Have you considered taking a look at Mean City Cycles to see if they can modify the eBay seat for you at a reasonable cost? They do really good work. I've had two touring seats worked by them and was very pleased with the workmanship.
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Have you considered taking a look at Mean City Cycles to see if they can modify the eBay seat for you at a reasonable cost? They do really good work. I've had two touring seats worked by them and was very pleased with the workmanship.
Its a stock iron 883 seat. Probably not worth the effort or money to modify it. And owning one, I can say their not that comfortable.
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