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Offline Timan

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Corbin seat fitment ?
« on: October 17, 2011, 01:30:05 pm »
Nothing like a ride from Raleigh to Daytona to find little issues. My '99 had a Corbin seat when I got it and I have a small problem. With going over the bike to fix other problems, I noticed that rear of the Corbin does not fit flush at the back against side/rear panels. It latches fine; just have about 3/4-1" gap. Really didn't think it was an issue until after about 300 miles when I have to keep pushing myself back in the seat. Is this the way it is or can I change something to lower the rear of the seat?

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Re: Corbin seat fitment ?
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2011, 02:14:14 pm »
Can you post pictures of your seat mounted on the bike, and then some of the underside of the seat?

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Re: Corbin seat fitment ?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2011, 11:34:13 pm »
I'm older rider and computer illiterate when it comes to posting pics. I did pull seat off again and give it a closer look. I think the issue is with the pan; looks like it's warped a little to me.

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Re: Corbin seat fitment ?
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2011, 12:17:01 pm »
If you have some digital photos, you can attach them easily. Whey you reply to this thread, click "Attachments and other options" below the text box. Then click "Browse" and navigate to where you put the picture you want to attach. Want to attach more pictures? Click "(more attachments)" below where it says "Attach:"

Other than that, Corbin seats use the stock seat's hardware. It had to be scavenged off the stock seat then attached to the Corbin. It's been about 10 years since I've played with the hardware on my seat, but I recall that it wasn't adjustable all that much. Couple of screws hold the latch hooks in place to the bottom of the seat. I don't believe the latch itself is adjustable.

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Re: Corbin seat fitment ?
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2011, 11:56:35 pm »
The  2 rear hooks are bolted to the seat  and have slots in them.
Your supposed to loosen the 4 small bolts and slide them up or down to make it latch down tight or up and loose.
Too far and it will barely latch unless you bang the seat down with your fist which is how mine is.
Sounds like yours are installed backwards.
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