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Old 16-08-2011, 03:11 PM
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Does anyone know of any companies in the uk that do a spring seat conversion kit for a vn800.i have tried searching the net and i have only come up with some very expensive american sites.
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Old 17-08-2011, 09:21 AM
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go along to your local custom shop/bike builder and have a chat - you never know
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Old 17-08-2011, 02:23 PM
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Unfortunately i dont have any custom bike builders local to me.
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Old 17-08-2011, 02:25 PM
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I know that feeling LOL

another silly idea, but why not make one yourself??
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Hi, I'm not sure if you have sorted this or not, or if you have decided against it now lol.

But you can do this quite easy on the VN if your looking for a single spring seat. You can remove the existing seat and mount a springer off the brace that goes across the frame.





This is just a rough picture of a bike in progress, but you get the jist of it? I still have the seat in this piture too if you are still interested and if it would help you do it for less then 80
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Old 26-10-2011, 11:09 AM
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sorry should have put this link in the first post, this thread may make it a bit clearer on whats under that seat?

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Old 26-10-2011, 04:07 PM
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old brit bike style sprung saddles are plentyful on ebay for under 50 quid with the springs. my mates chop that he is building uses a fancy mountain bike saddle sprung on a cantilever bracket using a mountain bike suspension iunit, very trick, but he did it all himself.
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