BMW K75 Low to High Seat Conversion — webBikeWorld

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Converting a BMW K75 From a Low to High

I no longer own my 1994 BMW K75, but I had taken photos of the conversion process the low seat to the regular, or high

I apologize in advance for the rather quality of these photos; were taken with a camera and scanned in before I much about web photo

But I thought they may come in for someone considering this so here they are. I receive emails asking the process of exchanging the K75 low seat for the height seat, and this and photos may help.

I used to have a list described all of the parts necessary for the but I seem to have misplaced it. list the parts from my

But let me say this: if I had to do it over again, of converting from the low to high I’d probably send the low out to Sargent Cycle or somewhere for I believe it would be a bit cheaper, and have ended up with a seat.

A local BMW club had Sargent re-pad and re-cover the low on his identical K75, and the seat up looking good and feeling You can spend a lot of time and money on the illustrated below, and you’ll end up with a fairly cheesy that’s actually narrower for some, more uncomfortable the low seat.

By the time you gather all of the necessary you’ll have spent a wad of Here is a list of the parts you need to convert from the low to the seat:

The regular (or high) I ended up having to buy 2 of them, unseen, to find a good only the second one was worth A decent used seat may $125-$200.

A replacement lock set for the seat; the low seat’s lock set not work; if you can find one used, it cost around $25.00.

The hinge assembly; maybe $20 if you’re lucky enough to one used?

The battery side These can be the most expensive — even if you do find used, you’ll probably need to get them repainted. I a new set from BMW Motorrad in St.

Louis, (now known as Prestige Sports). They were to me as a good source for BMW painted parts. They have an paint shop, and they the covers to match.


The finish and color were but the total bill was near

Notice that so far, probably spent more a brand-new seat would

By the way, if you were going in the direction, i.e. from the seat to low, you’ll the rubber/foam tank surround and the with the double-sided tape hold the surround to the tank.

also need a couple of that screw in under the and hold the low seat on (see 2 below). The low seat doesn’t on a hinge, it is removed whenever you to get under the seat.

Converting the seat isn’t difficult, once you have all the I didn’t have any reference for how the assembly bolted to the bike, so I a club member and took a at his K75RT to see how it was attached. Unfortunately, photos are pretty bad, so you really tell in photos 5 or 6 how everything goes together.

But you see it, it becomes pretty obvious.

has some information on the regular seat parts needed and assembly instructions on their If anyone has any questions on this, free to email me at. or if you have any information, comments or photos, let me and I’ll add them to this

Here are the photos with description about what to be changed:

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