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Offline bowswell

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Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« on: February 26, 2012, 12:35:48 pm »
i need help deciding for me, I put a ducktail seat on my k4 , but I better mind my regular seat ... so before i sell it, i need your opinion.
 I know a ducktail on ebay is very search.
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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2012, 12:47:00 pm »
Either the foam on that ducktail seat has been cut down (and poorly) or that's a K0 seat cover on a different pan and foam.  Either way, it's not worth as much as an unmolested example. 

The stock seat is in better condition and looks better on the bike.  Besides, a K0 seat on a later 750 just doesn't look right IMO.  Not that I'd have a problem using one if that's what I had, but if I had the choice I'd use a later model, stock seat. 


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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2012, 11:10:57 am »
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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2012, 11:34:34 am »
I agree with Gordon...put the period correct seat on there, not the KO seat. I am a stickler for keeping the stock look. The KO seat will give you nothing over the K4 seat. I speak from experience...I have both. And you can still buy the K4 seat from Honda. It is a very comfortable seat too.
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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2012, 12:54:14 pm »
Yes but i m not realy stock,lol
i have k1 color and stripe
hm300 muffler
paint on upper fork and light. ;)

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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2012, 01:17:01 pm »
I hear ya'...not totally stock is correct. Then I guess you need to go with what makes you feel good, man. That is not a stock KO seat anyway as the locking mechanism for the KO will not work on the K4. They are different. So not sure really what you have there.
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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2012, 03:00:18 pm »
k0 seat work on k4 ,just switch the mecanist (pull out key and put a trigger k0
and it,s real k0 seat,.

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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2012, 03:23:13 pm »
Ahhhhh, I see what you did there. Making a K4 resemble a KO. Get a new KO seat if you like it that much. The rest of the bike looks great on the pic. Nice paint and stuff. The condition of that seat looks like it has seen better days. The looks of that worn seat brings the rest of the bike down IMO. Again, do what moves you my friend... ;D
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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2012, 04:26:23 pm »
Regardless of what other parts on the bike are or are not stock, the stock seat you have is in much better condition than that ducktail seat. 

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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2012, 07:49:49 am »
 I really hate the look of the K3 K4 .. seat...too plain looking, the straight line across the top is boring..even a K@ seat blooks a bit better.
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Re: Ducktail or not on cb750 k4
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2012, 06:37:44 am »
Ok the public has chosen no, and no me too, but I would install a new seat cover ...
 I will keep warm and continue my search for a true K0.thanks

 

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