View Full Version : Raising seat

10-29-2009, 03:54 PM
Thinking about raising the seat angle on my 93 indy 500 to get my thighs above the knees. Has anyone tried this before? I was thinking of building an aluminum wedge of about 5" to 6" high in the back part of the wedge. Good idea, bad idea?

10-29-2009, 05:55 PM
PowerMadd makes a riser, not sure if they make one for a 93 or not. I installed one on my previous sled, a 00 Cat powder special. It worked well. Another thought, take the seat to an upholstery shop, they might be able to build the seat up 3-4 inches, make it like a boss seat.

10-29-2009, 06:02 PM
the one from powermadd isn't for your sled. i think it would be possible to build it up as long as you take the gas tank into consideration.

10-29-2009, 10:10 PM
thanks for the info. The seat and tank are seperate so if I lift the seat the tank can stay as is.

10-29-2009, 10:52 PM
There's suppose to be a great upholstery shop in ironwood, mi and I have a number for some one i SE WI that does good work in raising seats. If you want it let me know. I was going to go that route but found a new boss high rise seat for 387.