The Polaris Ranger has maintained its position as the number one workhorse utility UTV, in part thanks to Polaris tireless improvement of its vehicles, and also because the RZR has maintained an incredibly strong lead in the sports UTV market. despite constant competition. The impressive cab width and power plant payload of the new 900 XP make it an excellent choice for farmers, hunters and other enthusiasts. Of course, the beauty of buying a UTV is the ability to customize it to suit all your needs. We’ve rounded up the newest and most innovative Ranger parts to give you some ideas of what’s out there.
The rear of the EMP Ranger cab is made of black powder coated 16 gauge steel with edges folded back twice. What makes this cabin so different from the others is the inclusion of two separate polycarbonate windows. The long window at the top gives a clear view of what’s behind the driver, and the narrower, deeper window below gives the driver an excellent view of the vehicle’s bed. The rest is heavy gauge steel to maximize the strength of the rear of the cab.
Speaking of the bed, there are literally dozens of storage packs and shelves for the Ranger’s bed. The Diamondback Ranger cargo box cover is made from the same familiar diamond plate used to make truck tool boxes. It will not rust, can be sealed for weather protection, and includes a keyed padlock that will lock both the bed cover and the tailgate. It can carry up to 250 pounds on top, so you can even stand on it when hunting. The large top panel can be removed in seconds if you need to remove it to transport larger loads on the platform.
Dragonfire Racing is known for its race-proven UTV parts, but lately they have expanded to more utility-oriented parts. The Rock Solid Receiver Winch Bracket is designed to mount a winch to the rear of the vehicle using any 2 “trailer hitch receiver. It is made of heavy duty steel, can be ordered powder coated in black or red, and can be use on any UTV
The Seizmik Versashield has always been our favorite windshield in terms of versatility. It comes in an upper and a lower section, so you can operate the vehicle with the lower windshield, the upper windshield, or both together for complete protection. The seam in the middle is minimized, so visual distortion is almost non-existent. The thick, impact resistant 220 optical acrylic provides the driver with excellent visual clarity, and Seizmik has one of the best reputations in the industry when it comes to supporting its products.
With the proliferation of four-seat UTVs in recent years, it’s obvious that the average enthusiast is a family man interested in including his family in the off-road experience. If you already own a standard cab vehicle and have started a family or found it growing recently, you don’t need to go out and buy a four-seater. With the Polaris rear roll cage extension, you can add a folding seat and protect your rear passengers with the same wrap-around roll cage as the rest of the vehicle.
No drilling is required for installation, and you can still use your vehicle’s dump deck!
The UTV aftermarket is exploding just as fast as the vehicle market itself, and no matter what add-on you are looking for, there is a product to suit your needs.