Our new 449/511 seat

Discussion in 'Seat Concepts' started by x400racer, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. James Patton Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Edwardsville, ILL
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    TE511 2012, WR125 2006
    Other Motorcycles:
    1250S Bandit, DRZ400S
    Yes, it is so nice to ride and not think about my rear aching. LoL. Really so much better!
  2. Motosportz CH Sponsor

    Location:
    Vancouver WA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    WR165 / CR250 / TE511 / 83 XC500
    Other Motorcycles:
    many
    I need to figure that one out. :D
  3. Factory4510 Husqvarna
    A Class

    Location:
    St. Louis
    Not to hijack the 511 thread, but what will the configuration of the TR seat be? It could be a bit more rounded off just aft of the transition from the tank.
  4. Radar Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Southern Nevada
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2012 TE449
  5. James Patton Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Edwardsville, ILL
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    TE511 2012, WR125 2006
    Other Motorcycles:
    1250S Bandit, DRZ400S
    I installed mine with an craftsman stapler and 3/16" can be had at any hardware, lowes, home depot, etc
    Take your time and it will be pretty and feel so much better.
  6. Radar Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Southern Nevada
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2012 TE449

    Thanks for the info. I will continue to look for 3/16 staples. I have been unsuccessful at any hardware including Home Depot, Lowes, and online. Do you know the brand and part number of the staples you used?

  7. James Patton Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Edwardsville, ILL
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    TE511 2012, WR125 2006
    Other Motorcycles:
    1250S Bandit, DRZ400S
    I checked, and I used 3/8" stanley TR45. Worked just fine. My seat has been on awhile, about 400 miles, looks as
    Good as the day I put it on...
  8. mxbundy CH Sponsor

    Location:
    SEAT CONCEPTS
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    all
    Radar,

    The 3/8 staples are what we use.

    Bundy
  9. Radar Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Southern Nevada
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2012 TE449
    Okay, I'll send in my order.

    Thanks
  10. Huskynoobee CH Sponsor ZipTy Racing

    Location:
    Castaic, CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2011 TE449 2006 WR250
    Other Motorcycles:
    HDUltra Classic IT200 YZ250 SV650s
    I found the right staples at Harbor Freight right next to the wide crown staple gun. The stapler was on sale for $22.00, so I was out the door for $27 with a box of staples and tax.

    Worked like a charm. Finally got to test it and man what a difference!!! Me and my best side thank you for a truly comfy solution.
    Radar likes this.
  11. jon6.0 Husqvarna
    B Class

    Location:
    Phoenix
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2011 TE449
    Other Motorcycles:
    2009 Triumph Speed Triple
    Just did a 350 mile day with my new TE449 seat. I was great up to the 200ish mile point. 200-270 was mildly uncomfortable. The last 80 miles of highway back home really sucked though. Overall it's way better than stock. A 100 mile day on the stock seat had my butt screaming in pain.
  12. Huskynoobee CH Sponsor ZipTy Racing

    Location:
    Castaic, CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2011 TE449 2006 WR250
    Other Motorcycles:
    HDUltra Classic IT200 YZ250 SV650s
    Wow, that's what I call iron butt.
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  13. James Patton Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Edwardsville, ILL
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    TE511 2012, WR125 2006
    Other Motorcycles:
    1250S Bandit, DRZ400S
    Before the seat concepts seat, 20min., was a long time, but still were not riding gold wing here.
    100 miles on these bikes is a long way.
    Tinken likes this.
  14. Motosportz CH Sponsor

    Location:
    Vancouver WA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    WR165 / CR250 / TE511 / 83 XC500
    Other Motorcycles:
    many
    I have done a few over 200 mile days on mine with the SC seat. Was bearable but yes starting to not be fun. I would have been crying with the stock seat with I found OK.
  15. Tinken Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Hesperia, CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    MY12 WR511
    Other Motorcycles:
    Multiple KTMs
    Looking for another SC custom seat for a TE511. If you didn't think the last one you made for me was challenging, this one surely will be. On the SC mold for the 449/511's, the seat doesn't extend all the way to the outer plastics in the rear and I would like to have one that did. This is very uncomfortable for me to ride with my leg constantly rubbing against the outer corner of the plastic. Do you think you could make one like this?



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  16. Tinken Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Hesperia, CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    MY12 WR511
    Other Motorcycles:
    Multiple KTMs
    I want the rear half of the seat to meet with the edge of the plastics as shown in the lower picture. The seat doesn't extend all the way to the outer plastics in the rear and I would like to have one that did. This is very uncomfortable for me to ride because I ride so far back on the seat.

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  17. x400racer CH Sponsor

    Location:
    SoCal
    Contact Lendon at 951-741-0722, I'm sure he will go over this with you.
    Tinken likes this.
  18. Blaster11 Husqvarna
    A Class

    Location:
    Southern Maryland
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    TE511
    Other Motorcycles:
    R1200GSA, HP2 Enduro, and a DRZ434S
    After today's ride I definitely need a new seat! Also interested in a seat with Tinken's mods.
  19. Tinken Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Hesperia, CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    MY12 WR511
    Other Motorcycles:
    Multiple KTMs
    I called Lendon and he said he would call me back in an hour. That was four weeks ago, so he must be busy.
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  20. Motosportz CH Sponsor

    Location:
    Vancouver WA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    WR165 / CR250 / TE511 / 83 XC500
    Other Motorcycles:
    many

    Call again, worth it.