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  • #21
    BC1955, Adding that peace of mind was easy once your pictures showed me and once I got in there. Can’t thank you enough.
    Your post came at just the right time. My seat barely released (after much struggle) I knew then I better do this mod before I re install seat. Good thing I did cause key doesn’t do the job anymore.
    For you guys that lube the latch cable, how do you do it? From under the tank?

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    • #22
      Mine was to the point where it felt like the key was about to break so I had to do something. It may not be done the best way but at least it works and until I can get a stronger cable to replace the plastic one, I’m happy. I glad I could help.

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      • #23
        Originally posted by BC1955 View Post
        When adding a fishing leader to seat latch do you have to remove latch from frame?
        I just did mine today. I’m sure you dont “have” to, but it was much easier do when you take those 2 little 10mm bolts out first, and the one phillips head screw. I used thin braided nylon cord.

        2000 Road Star 1600a

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        • #24
          I made a few secondary seat release lanyards. If you don't want to use a zip tie, or don't have any materials laying around to make DM me for one. $7.50 shipped con-us with paypal.
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          • DEEPHATE
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            I have one of them coming to replace my amateurish attempt at a cheater.

        • #25
          Some more detail shots of routing and where I tucked the end of the lanyard into a slot just above the side covers

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          • #26
            If anyone needs to modify their seat latch to open manually, DO NOT HESITATE to order what gr86ss (George) is offering. He is a stand up guy who mailed one out to me as soon as I asked. He didn’t wait for my PayPal deposit nor did I feel the need to do so AFTER I was sure of delivery. His communications were prompt and reliable. It’s nice to trust people, isn’t it?
            This simple lanyard he makes was more than a piece of mind. My key/seat opening design had become very unreliable and, unlike George, very untrustworthy.
            Thank you, George.

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            • roadiemort
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              I believe he is working on an ejection seat release cable for his Corvette now lol.

          • #27
            Great idea! I just did mine! Cheers!
            "It's not the destination...it's the ride"

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