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Hi ,
my sportster has been delivered today, its got a dual seat on it,
how do take seat off I have undone the rear off fender
seat lifts a bit , must another fastener im missing

Its a 2005 sportster XL 1200 C

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theres a hook in the middle no tools required just push the seat forward,dont forget the little slide under your tank,again no tools required
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There is a screw to remove on a plate sticking out in the centre rear, then lift slightly and you will see from the side the post it's attached to under the front part of the seat. Push forwards to clear it.
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