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General Information

Name
Desert Panther
Year
2015
Make
Polaris RZR
Model
1000 XP High Lifter edition
Color
Stealth Black - stickers removed-flames added
Packages
High Lifter Edition with modifications....
History
Purchased 7/25/15 for $21,837 with OEM full doors, roof, front bumper w/winch, rear bumper, 29x9/11x14 Maxxis BigHorns on stock 1K rims, windshield and rear window included. 5 year warranty.
Equipped as detailed below, complimented with other items as required for specific rides.
As of 4-1-20 16,000+ miles, 1000+ hours, mostly in SW high desert.
2015 Polaris RZR 1000 XP High Lifter, Stealth Black - stickers removed-flames added....always evolving

I have customized my rig to my riding style and preferences, handling, performance, utility and appearance. I am constantly evaluating and modifying it to suit my needs and wants...truly a work in progress.

My $2500 Zurich warranty, with no deductible, has served me very well! I have had $20,000+ of parts and labor work covered with no questions ask at NO cost to me. Wheel bearings (9) replaced; A-arm bushings; 1 A-arm and ball joint, both primary and secondary clutches replaced twice; a new transmission.

I ride a lot, mostly in the high desert within a 100 mile radius of home, but have traveled as far as WV just to ride (HM) trails. In the last 15 years of riding 3 different Sportsmans and 2 RZRs, I have logged over 35,000 miles in at least 10 States. In the 30 years before I owned, and built, 5 different off-road rigs and wheeled in 28 states. My custom built from the ground up 1947 CJ-2A was featured in JP Magazine in July 2005.

Modifications

Drivetrain
S&B particle separator & air filter, Polaris Clutch kit w/dual intakes, Trail Tech clutch temperature sensor, Hunterworks belt, secondary rollers and A arm bushings. LOF change every 50 hrs, grease wheel bearings and change trans & diff fluids at 100 hrs.
Interior
PRP XC seat, PIDD 2.0, Polaris front & rear view camera mirror, Click 6 harness, Pro Armor assault steering wheel. Insulated center tunnel console. Door and roof storage bags.
Optional passenger seat storage box for lunch cooler & personal riding supplies, Rain gear, Extra clothes, Hats, Gloves, Sun screen, Bug repellent, camera, binos, power pack jumper.
Rugged M3 air pumper with Bell Qualifier DLX helmet, commo equipped, or RR H-42 headsets.
Extra water, food supplies and gear as required. Extra fuel, when carried, secured on passenger floorboard.
Exterior
Front windshield, Seizmik mirrors, Pro Armor Stealth doors, UTV Giant roof, OEM Extreme front bumper with 4500# HD winch w/synthetic rope, Trail Armor 1/2" skid w/sliders, OEM Rear extreme bumper, 5" rear cage chop.
Turbo hood and Polaris under hood storage bin holding winching and recovery gear, 2018 wide grill fascia swap for more air flow to radiator.
Bed contains: 2 fire extinguishers, 2 ammo cans with straps, 2 Plano 56 qt storage boxes with: First Aid supplies, Tools, winching & recovery gear, scissor & hydraulic jacks, CO2 tanks, tarps, fuses, plugs, nuts & bolts, Gorilla tapes, hose clamps, 550 cord, bailing wire, tire repair kit, grease, WD40, spare belt, boot bandage, camping gear and more.
Audio
Rugged RM25RW UHF/VHF radio, 660 intercom, Sirius XM, headsets and helmets.
Lighting
Eyebrow LEDs, Ryco street legal kit, front 30" combo light bar, Rear-Light-Bar with brake lights, turn signals, amber flashers and work lights, flashers on outside rear view mirrors, emergency lights & siren. Buss bar 12 fuse block. True Dual Battery connect & monitor kit.
Exhaust
Stock
Suspension
Stock High Lifter components with HW bushings, WartHog double plunge front axles, WE custom built 2.5" front & rear internal bypass needle valve shocks, WE rear sway bar links.
Wheel and Tire
32 x 10 x 15 BFG KM3 tires on STI HD9 beadlocks. Rotate at 50 hrs.
Spare (when carried) above storage boxes on custom lift rack that secures items in bed with ratchet straps. 14x2x12 jack base.

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