Welcome to Our Community

Wanting to join the rest of our members? Feel free to sign up today.

Sign Up

Butt Cushion

Discussion in 'General' started by Reddickracing, Nov 2, 2017.

  1. Reddickracing

    Reddickracing Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2017
    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    951
    Trophy Points:
    93
    Location:
    Louisiana
    My Bike(s):
    2006 K9, 07 Streetbob
    First Name:
    Jeff
    I want to replace the seat on my 06 K9, Its factory and showing its age. The foam around the suction cups is deteriorated and look like they been glued back in before. I like the looks of the later year K9 seats, they look to be more aerodynamic looking. Anyway anybody changed their seat and got suggestions? Factory solo. I seen some gel seats somewhere, anybody have those?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Mr. Wright

    Mr. Wright Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2012
    Messages:
    7,630
    Likes Received:
    10,643
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Salem, Missouri
    My Bike(s):
    04 BD Chopper- 2002 1100 v-star
    First Name:
    Shannon
    Reddickracing likes this.
  3. Hirter6Pack

    Hirter6Pack Not Quite A Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2015
    Messages:
    2,278
    Likes Received:
    4,928
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Saint Joseph Mo
    My Bike(s):
    2004 Mastiff
    First Name:
    Rick
    Do a search on seats and you'll fine some nice ones. Be careful on buying seats from another year not all will fit.
    Suction cups are easy to replace if that's all you need.
     
    Reddickracing likes this.
  4. drK-9

    drK-9 Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2017
    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    50
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Wichita, KS
    My Bike(s):
    16 Streetglide, 07 Softail Custom, 08 BigDog K-9, 07 BigDog Bulldog, LE
    First Name:
    Craig
    My new to me K-9 needs new suction cups on the solo seat and passenger pad. Where do u get them and do the just pop in and out? Thx
     
  5. Reddickracing

    Reddickracing Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2017
    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    951
    Trophy Points:
    93
    Location:
    Louisiana
    My Bike(s):
    2006 K9, 07 Streetbob
    First Name:
    Jeff
    The suction cups are good, its the hard foam in the seat where they attach that's messed up. Thanks
     
  6. Hirter6Pack

    Hirter6Pack Not Quite A Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2015
    Messages:
    2,278
    Likes Received:
    4,928
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Saint Joseph Mo
    My Bike(s):
    2004 Mastiff
    First Name:
    Rick
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/122787554213
     
  7. Mickeetwo

    Mickeetwo Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2007
    Messages:
    9,646
    Likes Received:
    961
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Texarkana, AR
    My Bike(s):
    2006 Big Dog K9 & 2014 Ultra Limited
    First Name:
    Alan
    Reddickracing likes this.
  8. woodbutcher

    woodbutcher Mr. Old Fart member #145
    Staff Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2007
    Messages:
    10,552
    Likes Received:
    4,112
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    hilton head is., sc
    My Bike(s):
    black cherry '07 K9
    First Name:
    Tom
    one of our sponsors is Sterling, many happy Big Dog customers. and if you want to go the custom route and have one made of just about any material you can think of with internal gel padding, check out "Seatmaker" here on the forum. i think his company is "BadAssSeats".
     
    pknowles and Reddickracing like this.
  9. Mickeetwo

    Mickeetwo Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2007
    Messages:
    9,646
    Likes Received:
    961
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Texarkana, AR
    My Bike(s):
    2006 Big Dog K9 & 2014 Ultra Limited
    First Name:
    Alan

    I had my seat redone by a member here. I had gel inserts and memory foam. Seat turned out great and a lot more comfortable.
    His name is Scott and goes by Seatmaker on the forum. He also has a website http://www.badassbikeseats.com/
    Quick turnaround time also.
     
    Reddickracing and pknowles like this.
  10. Mickeetwo

    Mickeetwo Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2007
    Messages:
    9,646
    Likes Received:
    961
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Texarkana, AR
    My Bike(s):
    2006 Big Dog K9 & 2014 Ultra Limited
    First Name:
    Alan
    Beat me to it Tom
     
  11. woodbutcher

    woodbutcher Mr. Old Fart member #145
    Staff Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2007
    Messages:
    10,552
    Likes Received:
    4,112
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    hilton head is., sc
    My Bike(s):
    black cherry '07 K9
    First Name:
    Tom
    not by much, lol.
     
  12. BWG56

    BWG56 Guru

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Messages:
    21,024
    Likes Received:
    36,981
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    USA
    My Bike(s):
    Big Dog, SpyderF3
    First Name:
    Ker
    You can get them at most stores that sell crafts if there's any around you.
     
  13. Mickeetwo

    Mickeetwo Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2007
    Messages:
    9,646
    Likes Received:
    961
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Texarkana, AR
    My Bike(s):
    2006 Big Dog K9 & 2014 Ultra Limited
    First Name:
    Alan
    Reddickracing likes this.
  14. Reddickracing

    Reddickracing Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2017
    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    951
    Trophy Points:
    93
    Location:
    Louisiana
    My Bike(s):
    2006 K9, 07 Streetbob
    First Name:
    Jeff
    Those are some badass seats, sounds like im sending mine in this winter, Im sure they can repair where the cups go. Thanks everybody
     
  15. Hirter6Pack

    Hirter6Pack Not Quite A Guru
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2015
    Messages:
    2,278
    Likes Received:
    4,928
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Saint Joseph Mo
    My Bike(s):
    2004 Mastiff
    First Name:
    Rick
    Seen some just the other day at the craft shop. Looked just like them and you get a free metal hook.:D
     
    BWG56 likes this.
  16. Butch Cassidy

    Butch Cassidy Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2016
    Messages:
    363
    Likes Received:
    468
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Fate Texas
    My Bike(s):
    2000 Bulldog
    First Name:
    BUTCH
    I plan on re-doing my seat using that 'PURPLE' stuff that is being advertised. I bought a slice of it, my wife has claimed it, but I think it will work as a gel pad.
     
  17. drK-9

    drK-9 Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2017
    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    50
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Wichita, KS
    My Bike(s):
    16 Streetglide, 07 Softail Custom, 08 BigDog K-9, 07 BigDog Bulldog, LE
    First Name:
    Craig
  18. TapioK

    TapioK Well-Known Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,838
    Likes Received:
    4,325
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Naples, FL / Finland
    My Bike(s):
    K9 -08, Chopper -03, Fat Boy (-97), BMW 1150GS -95
    First Name:
    Tapio
    Unless your seat has a bolt on rear of it like say -03 chopper, it has two suction cups and a tongue in front of the seat. Lift rear and slide back. If cups are tight you can lift the rear of the suction cup with finger or fingernail. There actually should be a little plastic "ear" on cup to help lifting it.
     
    Butch Cassidy likes this.
  19. mjsk9

    mjsk9 Active Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    549
    Trophy Points:
    93
    Location:
    Carmel, IN
    My Bike(s):
    2006 K9, 2008 BBC Pro Street Sled
    First Name:
    Mark
  20. BWG56

    BWG56 Guru

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Messages:
    21,024
    Likes Received:
    36,981
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    USA
    My Bike(s):
    Big Dog, SpyderF3
    First Name:
    Ker
    I think he was trying to remove the suction cup from the seat and not removing the seat.
     
    dentdude36 likes this.

Share This Page