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soca750
11-24-2009, 3:46 PM
picked up this baby on ebay mostly because i havent seen anything like it on the road. i had planned just to throw it on my wall in my garage. its a gold metalflake seat cover on a stock honda seat. i heard from my boss that they used to sell these back in the 70's to match custom paint jobs.

personally i think the seat rocks. im workin on a 77 cb550 at the moment and i cant say that i was planning on keeping the bike stock...but the seat just screams 70's appeal to me.

what i picture is the gold seat and a black tank with matching gold 70's style metalflake flames...

what do you guys think?

mjasen10
11-24-2009, 3:59 PM
that seat is fuckin sweet man! i dig the flame job idea too!

philbey
11-24-2009, 6:01 PM
man I got a west eagle green metalflake seat and it rules. that one you got looks outrageous on the bike!

DaveyRiot
11-25-2009, 12:29 AM
I was wondering who was gonna buy that!

cl175dave
11-25-2009, 1:19 AM
That is the coolest thing I've seen in a long time. It will be perfect with the flame scheme on the tank. You should get a biltwell megaflake helmet to match!

soca750
11-25-2009, 2:01 AM
I was wondering who was gonna buy that!

haha...i take it you saw it listed. i was suprised at how little i got it for...

swiffer
11-25-2009, 10:53 PM
Very cool.If you want to re-sell i am about to start a 550 cafe i could use it on.I already have the tank and side covers metal flack blue .You scored a great find.

cl175dave
11-26-2009, 1:00 AM
great idea. maybe you can find gold flake rubbers for it!