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Hi,

I am wanting to customize my 2003 T100 by fitting a slimmer and shorter brat style seat as shown in the below image.



I understand that I will need to cut the rear frame and weld a curved end piece to it, however, do the aftermarket custom seat usually bolt on to the existing mounts?

Can anyone recommend where to buy brat styled seats from?

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If you want to cut the frame and go with a shorter seat my guess is that it will all have to be a complete custom job.I have not seen a bolt on solution.For a slimmer seat I would recommend the british customs slammer seat or the Roland Sands two up seat,although they are not shorter they do look great and will bolt right up.
 

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I was looking for the same thing . And i end up buying a jp vintage brat seat. It seems to be the shorter one available without having to cut or weld the frame
 

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If you can Weld, you can buy the hoop on eBay for 30 bucks. Then buy the seat you like.
If you want a complete kit, seat, brackets, hoop you can from maccomotors, best seat imo but $$$
Simplest route, get one from British customs or a company like that and it will bolt on to your stock mounts.
 

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Keep in mind where you want to mount a tail light,british customs offers the slammer seat with a lucas style light built right into the back of the seat.
 

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There are some nice looking brat style seats here, http://www.texavina.com

I remember reading a good review on these seats on this forum.
I believe the guy who wrote it only had to make a very minor modification to make it fit perfect.
 

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Cut stock pan and foam, this shows how much shorter and narrow it is.
The removed a lot of the stock padding and replaced it w memory foam, 2 types medium at 2" and a layer of 1/2" soft memory foam on top.
Cut frame and Weld new hoop,
Make seat new cover.
Still gotta Weld tabs for turn signals and license plate.
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I like that you did this yourself. As far as blinkers, I used a couple Kuryakyn large silver bullets with halogen bulbs and the Kuryakyn 4610 brake/blink/stop module. That allowed me to use the red lenses and gave me two bright brake lights out back. When I mounted them, I just used some laying around bits, two steel exhaust flanges from an old Kawasaki and a couple pieces of 1/4” round stock with a drilled tab welded to one end. That allowed me to bolt the blinkers to the inside of the shock mount (it’s threaded all the way through) so I wasn’t stuck with a forever setup welded to the frame..
 

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That looks great man, I am gonna Weld small tabs for turn signals as I want em far back so my passenger don't hit em all the time. Thank you.
 
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