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post #1 of 33 (permalink) Old 09-27-2011, 09:45 PM Thread Starter
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2012 RG CVO seat

Anyone have a part # for the 2012 CVO seat? Anyone sat on one? The pic looks great but wonder about it in the flesh.

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I sat on one b/c i work at the dealer ship....I just ordered my seat the other day..the i got the one with the gray stitching....its an amazing seat...luv the fact it comes a solo and also i did order the passenger...

But, the rider seat is on back order but the passenger seat is not....I will have the part number for you later on today...

Like I said....2012CVO seat is an amazing seat to have......
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Great thanks. I just ordered a Sundowner, SG stitching but if this is priced reasonable, I'll have the dealer switch up. I have all winter to wait so being on back-order isn't an issue for me. Riding season is just about over up here.
Do you know if the HD removable/adjustable rider backrest fit these seats?

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I sat on one b/c i work at the dealer ship....I just ordered my seat the other day..the i got the one with the gray stitching....its an amazing seat...luv the fact it comes a solo and also i did order the passenger...

But, the rider seat is on back order but the passenger seat is not....I will have the part number for you later on today...

Like I said....2012CVO seat is an amazing seat to have......
interested in this as well......

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I sat on one b/c i work at the dealer ship....I just ordered my seat the other day..the i got the one with the gray stitching....its an amazing seat...luv the fact it comes a solo and also i did order the passenger...

But, the rider seat is on back order but the passenger seat is not....I will have the part number for you later on today...

Like I said....2012CVO seat is an amazing seat to have......
Did you have a chance to get the part #'s yet?

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okay, while i was at the hd shop picking up a new kickstand spring, i figured i would get the part numbers for the seats and pillions. the dealer did not have a cvo roadglide in stock, so i have yet to see the seat in person, but here's the numbers:

52000042 black/grey seat
52400024 black/grey pillion

52000043 brown/gold seat
52400025 brown/gold pillion

52000056 black/gold seat
52400038 black/gold pillion

in looking at the seat in the parts manual, and the sales brochure, i thought it might be the same as the 'new' solo touring seat they sell, but that has a part number of 52000057. that seat i have seen and it is flimsy! the seat weighs about 12 ozs, is very flexible, and the foam is very soft and will probably be burning after about an hour. i did think it looked good though....

it would be great if someone could actually test out one of these seats and let the rest of us know what's up....

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Thanks for posting the part #'s. I dropped by my dealer today and they had a blue/black bike in stock. The seat looks good....sorta like a Corbin....but don't think much of the comfort, not for me. It felt like a short ride, not a long ride seat. Always hard to tell by a 5 minute sit down though.
For sure the HD adjustable rider backrest doesn't fit, so that rules me out anyway, and $766 cdn up here for both......$460 for the pillion and $306 for the solo.

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Thanks for posting the part #'s. I dropped by my dealer today and they had a blue/black bike in stock. The seat looks good....sorta like a Corbin....but don't think much of the comfort, not for me. It felt like a short ride, not a long ride seat. Always hard to tell by a 5 minute sit down though.
For sure the HD adjustable rider backrest doesn't fit, so that rules me out anyway, and $766 cdn up here for both......$460 for the pillion and $306 for the solo.
what? $460 for the pillion? thats damned highway robbery! i've never seen a pillion that was more expensive than the seat that it goes with. course, can't say that i've looked all that hard either.

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what? $460 for the pillion? thats damned highway robbery! i've never seen a pillion that was more expensive than the seat that it goes with. course, can't say that i've looked all that hard either.
I thought he made a mistake, asked him "are you sure" and he confirmed. This is in Canada though, and we often pay twice as much..

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The seat is nice, at least I can say it works good for me. 3000 miles so far on my '12 CVO RG, and I am happy with it. Previous experience was on a Corbin for 45,000 miles, and this seat comes pretty close. No backrest though, not happening with this seat, I do miss that.
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