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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-31-2009, 09:32 PM Thread Starter
 
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Exhaust under seat

I'm thinking of buying a FZ6, but I'd like to know if anyone has any comments, good or bad, on the exhaust system being under the seat. My wife is concerned the seat could become hot. Thoughts?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-01-2009, 07:17 AM
 
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No problems at all with the seat becoming hot. I keep my registration papers in an envelope under the seat. The envelope feels a little warm after a ride, but that heat never makes it up into the seat.

The more likely problem you'll have with the seat is that it's not very comfortable on long rides (at least, for my butt)! Yamaha offers a "comfort seat" option which became standard in 2009. I rode about 1000 miles on my 2008 before I went on a long tour this past summer. I decided to upgrade to a "Top Saddlery" seat before I left - and have been happy with that.

The FZ6 is a great bike - good luck.
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Hey Fz6 is a really good bike but you wont feel heated seats just because of the exhaust system being under the seat.Good luck with your bike!


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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-21-2010, 01:04 AM
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Personally I like having the exhaust under the seat. I never have to worry about getting some portion of my anatomy up against a searingly hot exhaust pipe. I don't get any heat through the seat and I solved my problem with the uncomfortable stock seat by adding an Airhawk pad. I did 1000 miles this weekend and my butt was the least of my aches and pains the day after.

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I like the under seat pipes too.Never had heat issues with it even with after market cans.

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No Burn!

I take my Grankids ridin' and they can't get their legs burned! I remember fryin' my leg on a bike when young and it aint fun. I've asked my passengers about the seat getting hot and nobody has said that they can feel the heat. It raises the center of gravity a bit but it is a small price to pay for knowin' my G-kids won't get burned and not want to ride with "Paw Paw", I really like it under the seat. LOVE my Fizzy 6!
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Yamaha FZ6

The Yamaha FZ6, also known as the FZ6 FAZER is a 600 cc motorcycle that was introduced by Yamaha in 2004 as a sporting middleweight sport bike built around the 2003 YZF-R6 engine. The engine is retuned for more usable midrange power. As a multi-purpose motorcycle it can handle sport riding, touring, and commuting. In 2010, the FZ6 was replaced in Europe and Canada by the FZ8 and FAZER8. As of March 2011 the FZ6 and FZ6R continue to be sold in other markets.
This bike is a popular choice for its half-fairing, upright seating position, and underseat exhaust. These features position it between a full supersport and a naked streetfighter (although in Europe and Australia, there is an available naked FZ6N option).


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