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Old 08-26-2019, 12:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm too tall for my 19 Turbo. Anyone had there seats modified to add some extra height? Looking at the race sled seat and thinking that may be a perfect pic to show an upholsterer. If you've added height maybe post a pic??
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I'm too tall for my 19 Turbo. Anyone had there seats modified to add some extra height? Looking at the race sled seat and thinking that may be a perfect pic to show an upholsterer. If you've added height maybe post a pic??
I'm in the process of looking for a little taller seat as well. I was looking at the High Country seats but I'm not sure if there are any taller or not. Would like to try to get a ride height like my Polaris axys had if possible......??

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Old 08-26-2019, 12:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I've looked into this also. I was told the cross country seat was taller but also that it was softer, so I'm not sure if it's an improvement.
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Old 08-26-2019, 12:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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My knees are pinched when sitting. Terrible position to ride in and yes the seat is soft as can be. I'm looking for a local upholsterer to tear into it as the aftermarket only wants to work with shorter seats for the mountain guys.
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WRP doesn't offer one?
I have a +2" WRP seat on my skidonkey, it's nice.
A little firm but it helps me stand up with less effort, which is nice on those long days
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WRP doesn't offer one?
I have a +2" WRP seat on my skidonkey, it's nice.
A little firm but it helps me stand up with less effort, which is nice on those long days

Not that I've seen. Boss doesn't even show one.
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How frickin tall are you guys?! I am 6'4" and have no problem with seating on my '15.
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I'm too tall for my 19 Turbo. Anyone had there seats modified to add some extra height? Looking at the race sled seat and thinking that may be a perfect pic to show an upholsterer. If you've added height maybe post a pic??
What seat do you have? ZR style or Cross Country / Mountain style?
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Old 08-27-2019, 10:05 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I'm 6'-2" but this Cross Country seat just sinks 3" like its a memory foam bed. I also am dealing with losing feeling in my thumbs (high school sports injuries) while sitting in the position my sled is currently at. I need to open up the knee angle and the elbow angle to a more than 90 degrees to reach a comfortable riding position.
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I was going to purchase the mountain seat for my sidewinder, but now I'm wondering if it is actually taller? It sounds like you sink into it a lot more?

Perhaps it is more comfortable.
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