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Has anyone attempted to mount a 1200 seat to an 1100?

My 1100 seat is too short in length (fore and aft) for my long rise and is highly uncomfortable. I'm sitting at the very front and always feel pitched forward.

Id like something that has a couple inches added to the front end but havent come across anything like this yet.
 

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The mounting points are different on the 1200 seat, so it's not a plug n play thing. But I reckon you could make up adapters for the mounts
 

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You'll feel the same thing on the GL1200 seat if you can mount it.. That was the only curse on those bikes.. Honda made a small change on the 1987 seat, but not enough. The seat is also a saftey feature on the GL1200's.. It cannot separate from the frame under the force of impact so not to eject the riders. If you make the swap, keep that in mind..

JC Whitney has seats for the 1100's that have been modified and re-covered for comfort.. you may want to take a look at their catalog.
 

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Renegade wrote:
You'll feel the same thing on the GL1200 seat if you can mount it.. That was the only curse on those bikes.. Honda made a small change on the 1987 seat, but not enough. The seat is also a saftey feature on the GL1200's.. It cannot separate from the frame under the force of impact so not to eject the riders. If you make the swap, keep that in mind..

JC Whitney has seats for the 1100's that have been modified and re-covered for comfort.. you may want to take a look at their catalog.
The JC Whitney seats are sometimes just as, or more expensive than a nice leather Corbin seat. The Corbin seat I got for my GL1000 only cost $220. The original seat on mine was way too short for the driver. The Corbin has much more room.
 

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Corbin probably makes the seats for JC Whitney.. LOL:D
 

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I got one from J.C Whitney and it was not much better than staock as far as being comfortable (I have that same problem with sitting too far forward). I would go with a corbin if you can. The seat I got from J.C was made by Travalcade.
 

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Actually I think Saddleman makes some of the JC Whitney seats
 
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