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How do you take of the seat on the bike?

I believe there is a fuse located under the seat. This is a 1984 Honda 500 c Shadow.

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There are two bolts in the back of the seat it looks like you must first remove the sissy bar from the back of the bike. I just bought a 84 Shadow VT-500 and there was no sissy bar when I purchased so u could see the two screw's right above the rear light. Once the screws are out the seat comes of very easily.

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see if they have a manual you can download

hope this helps

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Three bolts in the trunk box, remove one screw that holds the seat strap. trunk box is 10mm and seat strap is hex key on one side and 12mm on the other. after removing seat strap bolt, wiggle the seat strap till it pops off. seat will come right off!!

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