is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both


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is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby halcombrick » Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:42 pm



I got this at a junkyard it was in a pile of stuff next to a 79 wing. I thought it would fit my 82. I was told it was a 79 then told it was for 80-83, can somebody solve this for me, I am new to wings and have no clue about what year parts are yet. thanks rick.
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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby virgilmobile » Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:01 pm

I've had both models...I don't recall the 1100 seat having the metal trim on the bottom edge.My mind says it's for a gl1000.

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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby CMReynolds1 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:13 pm

I had an 82 & it did not look anything like the pic. 82 & 83 seats were very similar. Your seat is neither. Sorry. :(
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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby Overdog » Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:30 am

My 83 does have the metal trim & looks just like the one pictured.

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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby olchris » Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:00 am

Does it have a metal pan or a plastic pan..... Plastic would suggest aftermarket, tho i dont know when plastic pans were introduced... Somebody will!

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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:13 am

olchris wrote:Does it have a metal pan or a plastic pan..... Plastic would suggest aftermarket, tho i dont know when plastic pans were introduced... Somebody will!


My 82 1100 had an OEM seat with a plastic pan.

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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby RoadRogue » Mon Jan 12, 2015 4:07 pm

From the pic you showed us that looks alot like the stock seat that was on my 82 Aspy when I got it. Can you show us a pic of the bottom of the seat pan? Mine was white plastic 8-)
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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby Overdog » Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:35 pm

My 83 seat pan is plastic....I have another seat a buddy gave me from a wrecked bike he bought for parts...I think it was an 82...plastic as well....

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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby Overdog » Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:37 pm

Pull your old seat off and see if the new one fits!....would only take a few minutes. If it doesn't fit and is in good shape I'm sure someone here would buy it

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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby olchris » Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:05 pm

My 07/75GL came with a spare bike 08/75GL with one seat each and one is definately aftermarket with a plastic based embossed with "Cheatah, Westminster Ave Santa Ana Ca". The other seat has a metal pan, looking very original with surface rust..

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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby halcombrick » Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:48 pm

It has white plastic bottom. I've not took my old seat off yet but my 82 seat has the chrome trim aroundit just like this one. II'll post a pic shortly.
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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby halcombrick » Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:04 pm

here is some better pics.
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Re: is this a 79 or 80-83 seat ive been told both

Postby CWJ73 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:35 pm

I don't know about a 1000, but that is definitely a 1100 seat. It looks identical to the 82 and 83 I previously had.


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