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    making the RXP seat LIGHTER!!!

    Has anyone tried this yet?? this can only net positive gains I would think .. I mean seriously this thing has gotta weigh in at 60 lbs and more when its wet ... I want to try to lighten it with some memory foam maybe or something im going to start looking into it , IF anyone has any ideas let me know .. thanks '
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    Hollow it out. If you can create a mold and have an aluminum frame with kevlar seat and throw in some carbon fiber...that would save you more than 60 pounds in weight - the weight loss of both the old seat foam + the arm and leg it cost you to fabricate such an expense...lol

    I hear you...about weight being a factor - it's everywhere on this rig.

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    Have you guys seen the carbon fiber parts for the RXP from Rotax Racing?

    http://www.easyrider.lu/page0013.htm

    they arent cheap though!

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    Damn, there's your seat Chris!

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    $1600

    insane huh?

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    lol, nice but would not want to sit on the carbon fiber seat all day while riding.

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    No you don't, I had a R Pot seat on my STXR and it got old very quick, managed to make a good sale and got rid of it.

    Carbon seats are more of engine covers, they're not meant to be sat on, they're meant for hard racing.
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    Jerry, Do you know the cost of the carbon hood? and the weights of the seat/hood? I keep meaning to ask Mark when I have him on the phone and I forget everytime....

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    I have no idea! Mark would definately know though.

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    The gains of puting an RXP (or any ski) on a diet don't equal the gains you get spending the same money in engine mods.
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