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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2010, 02:07 PM Thread Starter
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Ok, I'm getting a Mustang Seat, but does it...

Change my seating position??? I'm tall so I don't want to be higher or closer.


How can I add a backrest for the PASSENGER? I see the option for the driver, but not the passenger.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2010, 02:23 PM
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the passenger backrests are not built into the seats. They are bolt on accessories:

Much cheaper than a Mustang seat and can move you back and down on the bike:

I did the Memory Foam mod and couldn't be happier, only cost me $140 + shipping.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2010, 02:54 PM
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I am 6'0" and did not notice much of a change in position when I switched to the Mustang Wide Touring Seat.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2010, 03:29 PM
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I didn't think the Mustang puts you any further forward, but it does sit you about 1" higher over stock. Made it a bit easier for me (5' 10") to see over the top of the windshield.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2010, 03:31 PM
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I'm pretty short at 5'8 and my Mustang Wide Touring is great. It did move me up about 1-2 inches higher.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-24-2010, 03:57 PM
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I'm 5'10 and i just took a trip from long island to Buffalo and I'm happy i got the mustang seat its a lot more comfortable than the stock and when i got off i was able to walk with out complaining about my back.
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