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Old 17th May 2010
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Hey folks,
I'm up for a touring seat and this one looks best.
http://www.mustangseats.com/Product.aspx?ID=105
Any comments?
probably get it at Dennis kirk or J&P cycles
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If you do a search for it you will see the 2 most used are that one and the sundowner. so Yeah, thats a good one.
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Try ebay I got that seat for 225 bucks and it wasnt even broken in yet. Make sure you ride it enough to break it in before you decide if you like it. I didnt like it at first but now its real comfortable.
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I've tried searching this site and I keep an error page, what's the deal with that?
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The Sundowner is an ugly ass huge seat. That being said, my wife loves it and when combined with a detach backrest with a big ol' ass touring pad, the lil' woman is happy. That and the tour bag on the rack for all her, uh "gear", lol on/off in seconds brother with a thumbscrew. The thing is vinyl and I might get some seat pads as it's hot as hell in the summers here and I got a bit of monkey butt rash last year on a hot all day ride.
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Two comments. Buy used if you can find what you want to avoid the breakin. If there is any remote chance that you may want to go to a larger tank buy the seat for the larger tank, so what if there's a bit of space between the seat the small tank andyou won't have to go to another seat if you switch seats.
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My $.02, get the 2 piece, so if you ever want to ride solo, you can just remove the pillion. From the looks of it, it appears to be the same shape as the Solo with the additional pillion. I bought the solo, then hated having to swap it out when the boss wanted to join, so I added the pillion to mine and she loves it!

Can anyone comment on whether there is a functional difference between the two setups, other than what I mentioned above?
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For me it took about 1000 miles to get my seat broken in. Even if used, the seat needs to break into you and you need to break into the seat.

The mustang is a firm seat which takes some getting used to. Once broken in, I have done 750+ mile rides back to back without issue.
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For me it took about 1000 miles to get my seat broken in. Even if used, the seat needs to break into you and you need to break into the seat.

The mustang is a firm seat which takes some getting used to. Once broken in, I have done 750+ mile rides back to back without issue.
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