Pro Armor doors are a major safety item
for serious off roading, and they make
the RZR 4 look like a race buggy.
exhaust does its best work, and a
Bazazz fuel-injection controller dials the
fuel air mixture perfectly for the modifications.
SIGHT AND SOUND
More light means more safety, so
Brayton installed a 12-inch Vision X light
bar on the front bumper and a 34-inch
Vision X bar on the cage.
An SSV sound system plays through
five speakers from any MP3 player,
allowing everyone in the group to enjoy
their favorite music without the nuisance
of skips or trouble from a CD player.
Brayton says he loves driving to his
favorite music, and no, the system has
no trouble keeping up with the sound of
The lights and sound system draw
more juice than the RZR was designed
for, so an RPM Fab 60 amp alternator was added to keep up with the
THE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Brayton is an experienced UTV driver
with seat time in most vehicles on the
market, and he’s grown to enjoy the
RZR 4 more than he ever expected.
“For the wide-open, whooped out trails
we have in the west, I like the RZR 4
better than the original RZR. The longer
wheelbase is a huge plus in whoops.
It makes an amazing family-fun vehicle
with a few modifications, and I’d actu-
We were impressed, too. Even with
stock suspension, the RZR 4 has a
healthy appetite for whoops. It’s also
surprisingly agile and remarkably stable.
Having the same width as the RZR S,
the Polaris slides very predictably--a
kind of fun you don’t get to enjoy with
every UTV. Brayton’s modifications
don’t sound drastic by themselves,
but once we got used to the comfort
and security of the seats, belts, doors
and roof, the entertainment from the
stereo, the confidence from the guard
and skids, the gear on the Quickshot
and the toughness of the OMF wheels,
we got to like the Pro Armor RZR 4 a
lot more than the stocker, especially for
hauling a family around. ❑