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I just got a fiberglass seat and was wondering what to use as support between seat and frame? I got the factory rubber bump stops that I was going to use, but was wondering what has worked for you in the past.

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lol i use the factory rubber bump stops

some people are like slinkies, basically useless but they still make me smile when i push them down the stairs
 

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lol i use the factory rubber bump stops

some people are like slinkies, basically useless but they still make me smile when i push them down the stairs
 

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3/4" Plywood base, cut to fit snug under the seat pan and clamped to the frame (however best suits you). Then, velcro sheets (get 'em at a fabric store -- you may feel kinda gay walking in there; I found it...self-affirming...in a non-gay way) glued to the base and the bottom of your seat pan.

1. The plywood provides solid support across the entire underside of the seat pan (a.k.a. less chance of stress cracks appearing).

2. Velcro eliminates the need to drill any holes in the pan (stress cracks) and the whole fabrication is "reversible" if you decide that velcro (or plywood for that matter) is cheesy or you come up with a better way to mount the seat.

No shit. It works.



Honda go sideways!

Edited by - krapfever on Feb 05 2007 11:43:24 PM
 

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3/4" Plywood base, cut to fit snug under the seat pan and clamped to the frame (however best suits you). Then, velcro sheets (get 'em at a fabric store -- you may feel kinda gay walking in there; I found it...self-affirming...in a non-gay way) glued to the base and the bottom of your seat pan.

1. The plywood provides solid support across the entire underside of the seat pan (a.k.a. less chance of stress cracks appearing).

2. Velcro eliminates the need to drill any holes in the pan (stress cracks) and the whole fabrication is "reversible" if you decide that velcro (or plywood for that matter) is cheesy or you come up with a better way to mount the seat.

No shit. It works.



Honda go sideways!

Edited by - krapfever on Feb 05 2007 11:43:24 PM
 

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i used these cool tabs that weld on the frame,and rivit on the outside of the fiber glass.they twist on and off.soory foget what they are called but they are made for off road and race car body quick disconnect, but not the ones on hot rod hoods.
good idea about the plywood .

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i used these cool tabs that weld on the frame,and rivit on the outside of the fiber glass.they twist on and off.soory foget what they are called but they are made for off road and race car body quick disconnect, but not the ones on hot rod hoods.
good idea about the plywood .

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compression tubes....made out of g-10 9 autoclaved fiberglass tube stock made in multiple sizes... you can get it fom mcmaster carr

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compression tubes....made out of g-10 9 autoclaved fiberglass tube stock made in multiple sizes... you can get it fom mcmaster carr

matt
 
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