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Old 03-21-2012, 05:50 PM   #1
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I love my Seat Concepts seat. I couldn't have made my Thunder Bay trip last year without it, but I have one problem. I didn't put a layer of plastic in between the cover and the foam when I installed my seat, so after a good long ride in the rain last year, a good amount of water seeped into my my seat foam.Now, every once in a while, when i get off my bike, I'll have a small wet patch on my jeans (and no it's not from losing bladder control due to the sheer bliss of riding my KLR :P) Does anyone have any ideas as to what I could do to get rid of the water without pulling my seat cover off and reupholstering it?
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Old 03-21-2012, 06:52 PM   #2
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I love my Seat Concepts seat. I couldn't have made my Thunder Bay trip last year without it, but I have one problem. I didn't put a layer of plastic in between the cover and the foam when I installed my seat, so after a good long ride in the rain last year, a good amount of water seeped into my my seat foam.Now, every once in a while, when i get off my bike, I'll have a small wet patch on my jeans (and no it's not from losing bladder control due to the sheer bliss of riding my KLR :P) Does anyone have any ideas as to what I could do to get rid of the water without pulling my seat cover off and reupholstering it?
Pull the seat and try letting it sit out in the bright Ontario sunshine for a couple of days.
If that doesn't work, time to get out the staple remover
I am only presenting a temporary solution to a long term problem...you are addressing the symptom (wet seat) and not the cause (failure to properly install).
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Old 03-21-2012, 08:31 PM   #3
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Wear diapers when you ride. It'll suck all moisture out in less than a week.
You other option is to pull off the upholstery and install a thin plastic layer to keep it from happening again.
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:16 PM   #4
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What kind of plastic do you put beneath the cover? Is it actresses in the instructions? I have a seat concepts kit on the way, will be here friday, so I'd like to get any additional materials needed ahead of time.
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Put it in a garbage bag filled with popcorn. It will slurp up the moisture.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:43 PM   #6
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I think I found a solution for the water problem. What I did was I wrap my seat in saran wrap. Then I put the cover on it.
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