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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:00 pm 
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The seat is too high for me. We though higher boots would help but they did not. I have laid the bike down and scratched up 3 panels and broke the mirror. I called to see about a trade in , however, I am going to lose too much money. I bought the extended warranty, the theft insurance and a bigger windshield. I have 280 miles on it. I cannot trade it in for 1,900. I can get it fixed through my insurance but that won't change the trade in value according to Fun City Bike where I bought mine. I had a Yamaha Vino 125 and it was perfect, however, my daughter totaled it.
So, 1. Anyone know if I can buy a new seat, or have my seat lowered. I am hoping that helps.
2. I bought the mirror it is the mirror that is right above the throttle on the right side ( that is the side it fell to.

I tried to find a video on Youtube to see how to replace the mirror, however, I have not found one yet for my bike.
Thanks in advance for your help!
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:09 pm 
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Raven, welcome to the forums. I'm guessing that you are well below 5 feet tall. Ah the PCX must seem like a Harley to you. Yes, you can buy aftermarket seats but I doubt any are going to be lower in profile. Sorry to hear you toppled over but you wouldn't be the first to dump a new PCX with less than 500 miles on it. The taller shoes always seemed an awkward solution so I'm not surprised. The mirror should be pretty straight forward to replace but maybe a picture would help show why you don't see the obvious. You are aware that the rubber boot slips up to expose a hex nut at the base of the mirror?

By the way, please put your location in your profile to help us help you better. Not sure which part of the world you are in or if you will understand certain phases and expression from me.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:29 pm 
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This comes in handy when shopping bikes. I noticed that the feet leave the ground completely at 4' 7" on PCX. I don't think you could safely operate most America cars either. But I would buy you a kit or something if you were my woman because there is a midget on my block that drives a dodge ram... somehow ;)

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:29 am 
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I'm not sure much can be done to lower the seat but I think one of the forum members (it may have been Mel46) lowered a PCX for his wife by swapping out the rear shocks.

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wow in never knew anyone was sh0rterr then me lol


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:48 pm 
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ps a turtle ruined my pcx viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7610&p=103824&hilit=turtle#p103824


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:49 pm 
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GeezyRider wrote:
I'm not sure much can be done to lower the seat but I think one of the forum members (it may have been Mel46) lowered a PCX for his wife by swapping out the rear shocks.


Hoping someone see's this :) and has a way to lower it about one inch that's all I need.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:35 pm 
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mladyraven1 wrote:
GeezyRider wrote:
I'm not sure much can be done to lower the seat but I think one of the forum members (it may have been Mel46) lowered a PCX for his wife by swapping out the rear shocks.


Hoping someone see's this :) and has a way to lower it about one inch that's all I need.


A suspension adjustment is all I can think of (or "platform" shoes).

Are you trying to "flat foot" it? (I point my feet down and only ever use my toes to balance the bike when stopped).


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:24 am 
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The PCX does sit higher than many other scooters. However, there are solutions for most riders except for those who are shorter than 5 ft. (Sorry, but if you are shorter than that you might have problems even with these suggestion.)
My wife is 5 ft. exactly, so she was on her toes when stopping. That is not safe. This is what I did:
1. I looked at and ordered a lower seat on powerbypcx.com
http://www.powerbypcx.com/en/accessorie ... -2016.html
2. I ordered Takegawa Lowering shocks. Hers have red ones. Mine have chrome.
https://www.cmsnl.com/products/rear-sho ... cfKGsYpDxA
3. I ordered tall boots for her. These may not work for everyone, but she needed several more inches after lowering the bike, so this was the quickest and least expensive solution for us.
https://www.amazon.com/Pleaser-Womens-R ... aser+boots

I won't say that thelse are the only solution, but they worked for us, and my wife was able to ride with confidence. Keep in mind that it does take time to get use to the boots, so walk around in them and get use to them before riding. You don't want to accidently twist your ankle when coming to a stop.
I hope these suggestions help.

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