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Author Topic: Another seat cover question - year Differences  (Read 918 times)
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« on: February 05, 2018, 12:31:08 PM »

I recently  purchased an OEM style seat cover  from a company call “vintage roost “. The bike is supposedly an 89, but being that its the "Johnny Cash craigslist pieced together bike",  I really have no idea what year the seat is from. I do know it is flat/Square across the front against the fuel tank.
When I Took it to the upholstery shop to install it, it seems to be way too big.  A little bit too wide, but mostly too long. Almost to the point that the Kawasaki logo is going to be wrapping around the backside of the seat. Upon further research I realize that they made different height foams, But what about the length?
Anyone on here ever deal with vintage roost?
Thanks for any help
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 09:46:44 PM »

Take a look here:

http://www.oem-cycle.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1273

At least you will have a better idea of the year  shocked
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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 10:06:31 PM »

thanks sandblaster,
 I got off the smartphone, and got to a computer, where I could actualy do a REAL search.
So am I correct here? 88 and up are all the same? And also 88-89 125/250 will work as well?
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« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2018, 09:31:07 AM »

I've done tons of research here:

http://oem-cycle.com/KAWASAKIKX500BIKEID.shtml

You can scroll about a mile to the right once you get there..

PAN STAMP 1531 – FITS 88-89 KX125 KX250, 88-90 KX500, 94 KX500  - KX GURU SAYS IT FITS 89-04 KX500
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2018, 07:08:35 AM »

Thanks for the reply sandblaster. I wound up getting one from ceet racing
Fits nice. They are awesome to deal with too
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