Re: How can I make seat more shock absobent
I put a bucket seat from a 73 Pinto on my dad's Montgomery-Ward riding mower --he had a bad back and couldn't mow half the 3 acres of grass before getting a severe backache..
The seat looked goofy as could be,but it was a heck of a lot more comfy that the original.
That seat saved him from serious injury too--one day after he was done mowing,he went to park the riding mower in a metal shed ,and his foot slipped off the clutch,and it popped a wheelie and climbed up on some stuff piled in the shed,and almost made it thru the back wall,it tore the sheet metal off all the screws..the high back on the seat kept the mower from going completely over and pinning him under it!..
I think that was his last time to use the mower,he had hid the fact his legs were not always able to be under complete control--not long after that he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease..
I have a plain steel "pan" seat on one of my tractors--despite it looking very uncomfortable,it actually is one seat my back does not "go out" after riding it around for an hour ,mowing..most of the ones on the other tractors are all petrified and cracked,and I have to use a car seat cushion on them or I'll be in agony in 5 minutes..