Light-weight vehicle seat

  • US 5,944,380 A
  • Filed: 10/10/1997
  • Issued: 08/31/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/10/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A light-weight snowmobile seat for a snowmobile comprising:

  • a generally rigid base section having a lower surface configured for removably mounting on the snowmobile and formed of closed cell foam with cell walls and cell voids such that the base section is substantially rigid and light weight, and such that the base section resists absorbing moisture;

    a flexible seat section formed of open cell foam disposed on the base section and having an upper surface on which a rider may sit;

    cover means for covering at least the seat section and made of a water resistant material such that the cover means prevents the flexible sear section from absorbing moisture; and

    attachment means for removably attaching the base section to the snowmobile including hook-and-loop type fasteners disposed on the base section and the snowmobile and snap type fasteners disposed on the base section and the snowmobile to mate and hold the base section in place when placed upon the snowmobile.

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