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Thanks to a recent thread on the forum, I purchased a new Mustang 2 piece seat for my 1300c from a vendor on ebay and saved 12% as well as recieving free shipping.

Is it just me or did anyone else have a hell of a time lining up the bolts on the drivers seat? I had a few choice words as I struggled to get the seat installed. 2 minutes to remove the stock seat and 30 minutes to install the new Mustang.

:banghead::banghead::banghead:

After finally getting the seat on, I took it for a quick ride. Seat feels great on the back, but I can see that the width of the seat between my legs is going to take some getting used to. Now I have to get some miles on it to break that baby in!

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As always, here are the pics...





Thanks for looking...
 

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I think my legs will be okay when riding, as the pegs keep my knees up, but when stopped at an intersection, I can definitely feel the seat cutting into my legs. I've heard that will go away as the seat breaks in...
 

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I'll have to keep an eye on this for the update, I'm on the fence for the mustang or the ultimate midrider for my C.
 

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The first I tried to install the mustang seat I also had trouble getting bolt to line up.I ended up cutting off a part of my allen wrench to give me a better angle for the bolt to line up better. this helped also make the tab under the tank goes in all the way. Now it's easier to install when I need to remove it.
 

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I sure wish my Mustang fit the tank like your does...Mine looks like it was made for a totally different bike at the gas tank...
 

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Is that the Vintage Touring model?
 

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I fanally saw how the bolts go into a C model and it's so much different than an R which bolts from the side. I still have to press down and forward to get the holes lined up but it's not a big issue just eyeballing it a little. Cev had The pin mod done and his was a little bit of a bear to get lined up on the C. Different designs, different mounting problems.
 

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I had a problem getting mine to line up too, I finally would get one side started and it still gave me some play to get the other side started and then tightened them up.
 

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Would you say that it´s easier to install (and take away also of course when needed) the Mustang seat on an R model compared to a C? And which Mustang model would be the best for a relatively short and fairly slim guy like me with 30" inseam? Grateful for any suggestions from experienced riders here.
 

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Wow...I have never had an issue with my seat being hard to get on and off even since day 1...comes off and goes right back on no problem at all.....:hmm2:
 

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What kind of Bags are those?! They look great and it looks like what I've been looking for.
 

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Mine goes on and off without issue as well. The width of the seat did take some getting used to but one you do you won't want anything else again.
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Seat looks Great, orange is Very cool color. I had a hard time putting mine on the first time too, but as the seat breaks in for you it also breaks in for the bike. Now it goes off and on as fast as the old stock one did.
 

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I have the same seat, didn't have any problems mounting it. Bike looks great. :choppersm
 

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The seat is a Mustang Touring seat part #75650...

The bags are Saddlemen Desperado Express style bags. Lots of room, but I'm not liking the soft tops, as the passenger tends to push them down...
 
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