Vintage Seats on Modern Bikes

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Seats

 

What are the dimensions of the stock solo seats and what hardware is needed to mount them?

What's the space in between the rear mounting bosses on the steel seat pan?

Can I mount this seat to my late model HD or other motorcycle, like a metric cruiser?

Hopefully this section will answer some of those questions.

 
At Bottom on this page are the 8 pages from the upcoming, V Twin catalog with several solo seat mounting brackets and kits for late model HDs' and possibly fitted to other models as well. There are an assortment of these seats for sale in the Classic 1915-1983 section. See links at the bottom of page. These links are updated now.
 
stock Harley solo seat OEM #52004-25 *
 stock Harley buddy seat OEM #52510-33 *
seat Tee fastened to a stock HD solo seat
  Stock solo seat mounting hardware
 
Click on Thumbnail images to see full sized images. Measurements are given on several full sized images next to images listed with a " * "
 
Bottom view of solo seat pan. Note front mounting bracket *
HD forged seat tee OEM # 51900-30 *
 bottom view of HD buddy seat pan
 bottom view of HD buddy seat pan with front nose bracket *
 

 The difference between the Indian solo seats and the Harley Davidsons. Note the 2 studs in the front of pan.
Indian solos are the same size as the HD solos 16" by 16 1/2"
 brown Indian solo with Indian logo stamp
 bottom of solo seat. Note the 4 threaded mounting studs
 Indian Motocycle logo stamp on rear of seat
 
Click the thumbnail images below to view the full sized catalog pages.
 
page 1182
page 1184
page 1183
page 1188
additional catalog page 1181
additional catalog page 1186
additional catalog page 1187
 
Please read our Sales policies online before ordering before ordering these reproduction and aftermarket parts regarding fitment on your motorcycle as there are no cash refunds on these parts from my suppliers.