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Product Review - Corbin Flat Dual Sport Seat
Page 2 - Comparisons and Closer Inspection
Page 3 - Installation and Conclusions

 

 

 

Comparisons


You can plainly see that The Corbin Flat is flatter and wider than the stock seat in this view.


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Here you can see that the seating area is lower than stock, but that the front of the Corbin Flat is a bit higher-

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This view reveals two things - the front of the Corbin is slightly higher and the rear is lower than the stock seat-

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From this angle, it"s easy to see the difference in height-

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Here are some important points-


  • The stock Kawasaki seat has all of it's seat to frame rest points molded into the plastic seat base, while the Corbin Flat utilizes rubber bumpers in six points. These bumpers will help reduce vibration as well as protect the frame's finish.

  • On the stock seat, the green areas that are circled are combination seat to frame rest points/mounting tabs.

  • On the Corbin, there is a solid ridge built into the shape of the Basepan between the mounting tabs.

Seat Bottom detail

A better view of the rear mounting tabs-

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The front mounting tongue is quite different than the stock seat tongue. It is made of steel, wrapped in rubber, and does not have an open area for the fuel tank vent line. This should not be a problem.


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The stock tongue-

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I then moved on to inspecting the stitching of the cover. All of the stitching was even and tight, and the piping between the top & side panels nicely rolled in.


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The Corbin logo nicely stitched on the right rear of the seat-

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Now onto the Installation & Conclusions-


 
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