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A7 single jumped seat
« on: 22.09. 2018 12:36 »
Thinking my restored none standard 1960 A7SS would benefit from a single humped seat as I will be the only rider no pillion. Anybody fit one if so what do you recon to  to and any recommendations?  Thinking something like this.

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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #1 on: 22.09. 2018 12:46 »
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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #2 on: 22.09. 2018 14:10 »
I went to the pub *countdown* Attoll if my head isn't really screwed up somting not look right on your inner primary cover where it is anchored to the frame near the footrest, if it is anchored- fixed ?  I could be wrong I could be right can anyone else see what I see? is there a bolt in the hole and which side of the frame is it sitting?  -  I may be round the bend or maybe not *dunno* *whistle*

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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #3 on: 22.09. 2018 15:27 »
I went to the pub *countdown* Attoll if my head isn't really screwed up somting not look right on your inner primary cover where it is anchored to the frame near the footrest, if it is anchored- fixed ?  I could be wrong I could be right can anyone else see what I see? is there a bolt in the hole and which side of the frame is it sitting?  -  I may be round the bend or maybe not *dunno* *whistle*

 Looks like the inner primary mounting ear is on wrong side of frame tab.

 Almost did that myself a couple days ago


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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #4 on: 22.09. 2018 15:38 »
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Looks like the inner primary mounting ear is on wrong side of frame tab.
I agree with Lee
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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #5 on: 22.09. 2018 15:46 »
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Looks like the inner primary mounting ear is on wrong side of frame tab.
I agree with Lee
Silly qustion: is that possible?
No, I don't mean agreeing with Lee!

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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #6 on: 22.09. 2018 16:40 »
One thing I like about having the full length seat is being able to slide back and lean over cafe style to reduce wind drag (even though I haven't cafe bars, pegs or pedals). Not sure the seat shown would allow that.

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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #7 on: 22.09. 2018 17:04 »
greybeard funnily enough it IS possible to do that but it sprains the case

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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #8 on: 22.09. 2018 17:29 »
I went to the pub *countdown* Attoll if my head isn't really screwed up somting not look right on your inner primary cover where it is anchored to the frame near the footrest, if it is anchored- fixed ?  I could be wrong I could be right can anyone else see what I see? is there a bolt in the hole and which side of the frame is it sitting?  -  I may be round the bend or maybe not *dunno* *whistle*

Hmmm I am away till.Monday but will certainly look into it on my return. Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #9 on: 22.09. 2018 17:36 »
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Silly qustion: is that possible?


as berger says yes it can be done, it is quite surprising just how much alloy cases can flex (and leak)
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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #10 on: 22.09. 2018 21:55 »
Thinking my restored none standard 1960 A7SS would benefit from a single humped seat as I will be the only rider no pillion. Anybody fit one if so what do you recon to  to and any recommendations?  Thinking something like this.
Should be doable I think. May need some modification to the rear seat to mudguard bracket?
Will give it a somewhat scrambler look
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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #11 on: 23.09. 2018 00:37 »
G'day Atoll.
A nice selection here. https://burtonbikebits.net/caferacerparts/
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Re: A7 single jumped seat
« Reply #12 on: 24.09. 2018 15:45 »
I went to the pub *countdown* Attoll if my head isn't really screwed up somting not look right on your inner primary cover where it is anchored to the frame near the footrest, if it is anchored- fixed ?  I could be wrong I could be right can anyone else see what I see? is there a bolt in the hole and which side of the frame is it sitting?  -  I may be round the bend or maybe not *dunno* *whistle*

I will start a new thread in the engine forum about what I have found today.

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