1 Polaris RZR Pro Mike Erickson Custom SXS build by Jagged X Offroad

Mike’s Ultimate Polaris RZR Pro R Build with Jagged X Offroad

When it comes to SXS builds, few builds stand out as much as Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R. This project, undertaken by the experts at JaggedX Offroad, is a testament to the potential of the Polaris RZR, when paired with top-tier parts and a vision.

A Journey from Mild to Wild

Initially, Mike envisioned a modest upgrade for his Pro R. However, as the vehicle’s potential became evident, he decided to go all out. The result? A machine that's as stunning to look at as it is powerful on the dirt.

Partnering with the Best in the Business

Jagged X didn't embark on this journey alone. Collaborations with industry leaders ensured that Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R would be second to none. From the eye-catching wrap by Five18 Design to the robust cage and roof rack by Pineapple Fab, every aspect of this build screams quality.

Exterior and Protection: The Armor of Mike's Pro R

When it comes to the great outdoors, Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R is dressed to impress and built to withstand. Let's delve into the components that elevate its aesthetics and ensure its ruggedness.

2 Polaris RZR Pro R tmw front bumper

TMW Front Bumper

Starting at the forefront, the TMW Front Bumper isn't just about looks. It's a robust shield designed to take on the harshest terrains, ensuring the Pro R's front end remains unscathed during those adventurous escapades.

3 Polaris RZR Pro R fouwerx carbon fiber hood

Fourwerx Carbon Hood

Last but certainly not least, the Fourwerx Carbon Hood is the cherry on top. While most see carbon fiber and think "luxury” in the off-roading world, it's a blend of lightweight performance and style. This hood doesn't just look good; it ensures the Pro R remains agile while flaunting its carbon-clad beauty.

4 Polaris RZR Pro R pineapple fab roll cage
5 Polaris RZR Pro R roof rack
6 Polaris RZR Pro R windshield

Pineapple Fab Cage / Roof Rack / Windshield

Pineapple Fab brings a trifecta of protection and functionality. The cage is a fortress, safeguarding occupants from potential rollovers. On the other hand, the roof rack is all about utility, offering ample storage for those extended trips. And the windshield? It's the guardian against the elements, ensuring clear vision and comfort, rain or shine.

7 Polaris RZR Pro R moto armor doors

Moto Armor Doors

Safety meets style with the Moto Armor Doors. They provide an added layer of protection for the occupants and enhance the Pro R's overall aesthetic, making it look sleeker and more formidable.

8 Polaris RZR Pro R cage wrx tire carrier

Cage WRX Rear Tire Carrier

A flat tire can be a buzzkill on an adventure. But with the Cage WRX Rear Tire Carrier, Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R is always prepared. It's not just a carrier; it's a statement of being ready for anything the trail throws.

9 Polaris RZR Pro R Fourwerx Exhaust Surround

Fourwerx Exhaust Surround

While performance is critical, aesthetics play a pivotal role in defining a ride's character. The Fourwerx Exhaust Surround is a testament to that. It adds a touch of elegance to the rear end, making the Pro R stand out even more.

9 Polaris RZR Pro R Fourwerx Exhaust Surround
11 Polaris RZR Pro R jagged x oil filter cover

Jagged X Vent Cover & Oil Filter Cover

Jagged X brings to the table components that scream attention to detail. The vent cover ensures optimal airflow while protecting the engine bay from debris. The oil filter cover, on the other hand, is a testament to prioritizing maintenance without compromising on aesthetics.

Lighting: Illuminating the Trails with Flair

When it comes to off-roading, lighting isn't just about visibility; it's about making a statement. Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R is a beacon in the wilderness, combining top-tier illumination with an aesthetic that turns heads.

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KC Flex Era 4’s Lights

The KC HiLiGHTS Flex Era 4’s Lights are a game-changer. Their powerful beams ensure Mike can tackle trails at any hour. But beyond functionality, their sleek design adds a modern touch to the Pro R, making it as much about style as it is about substance.

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KC HiLiTES Flex Era 3 Lights

Complementing their bigger siblings, the Flex Era 3 Lights offer versatility in illumination. Whether it's for close-range visibility or just adding another layer of luminance, these lights are both functional and fashionable.

14 Polaris RZR Pro R KC Pro 6 Light Bar

KC HiLiTES Pro 6 Light Bar

The KC HiLiTES Pro 6 Light Bar is the crown jewel of the Pro R's lighting setup. Stretching across the top, it floods the path ahead with light, ensuring no obstacle goes unnoticed. Its design, with individual light pods, gives the Pro R a futuristic look reminiscent of rally raid vehicles.

15 Polaris RZR Pro R KC Chase Bar

KC Chase Bar

The tail lighting is as crucial as the front, and the KC Chase Bar ensures the Pro R is visible from the back. But it's not just about safety; its dynamic light patterns add a touch of showmanship to the vehicle.

16 Polaris RZR Pro R Marshin Whips

Marshin Whips

Adding a touch of flair, the Marshin Whips are all about making a statement. They sway as the Pro R conquers dunes, adding a dynamic light show that's hard to miss.

17 Polaris RZR Pro R Dune Gear

Dune Gear Dome Lights

Interior lighting is often overlooked, but not in Mike's Pro R. The Dune Gear Dome Lights ensure the cabin is always well-lit, adding a touch of luxury to the rugged interior.

18 Polaris RZR Pro R UTV Stereo Rock Lights

UTV Stereo Rock Lights

The underglow from the UTV Stereo Rock Lights gives the Pro R an ethereal presence. As it tackles trails, these lights ensure it's always in the spotlight, creating a mesmerizing halo effect.

In the world of off-roading, Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R stands out for its performance and lighting setup. It's a testament to the fact that functionality and style can go hand in hand, illuminating trails while turning heads.

Suspension and Handling: Conquering Every Terrain with Precision

When you're tearing up the trails like Mike does in his Polaris RZR Pro R, you need a suspension and handling setup that's up to the task. Mike’s Polaris RZR Pro R handles every bump, turn, and jump with finesse, thanks to a meticulously chosen set of components.

19 Polaris RZR Pro R Walker Evans Wheels
20 Polaris RZR Pro R BFGoodrich Tires

Walker Evans Wheels / BFGoodrich Tires

Starting from the ground up, the Walker Evans Wheels paired with BFG Tires are the foundation of the Pro R's stability. These wheels, known for their durability and design, combined with the grip and reliability of BFG Tires, ensure Mike's ride remains grounded, no matter the challenge.

21 Polaris RZR Pro R Shock Therapy Springs
22 Polaris RZR Pro R Shock Therapy Shock Fork
23 Polaris RZR Pro R Shock Therapy Sway Bar Links
24 Polaris RZR Pro R Shock Therapy Radius Rods

Shock Therapy Components

Shock Therapy has decked out the Pro R with a suite of enhancements:

  • Springs: These Shock Therapy Springs provide the perfect balance, ensuring smooth rides over the roughest terrains.
  • Shock Fork & Shock Cup: The Shock Fork and Shock Cup work in tandem to absorb impacts, making those jumps and drops feel like mere hiccups.
  • Sway Bar Links & Rear Sway Bar Links: Enhancing the vehicle's stability, these Front Sway Bar Links and Rear Sway Bar Links ensure that sharp turns and high-speed maneuvers are handled precisely.
  • Radius Rods & Toe Link: The Radius Rods and Toe Link are crucial in aligning and stabilizing the wheels, ensuring that the Pro R tracks straight and true, even on the most challenging terrains.
26 Polaris RZR Pro R CMI Ball Joints

CMI Ball Joints

The CMI Ball Joints are a game-changer for the Pro R. Engineered to be significantly stronger than stock; these ball joints eliminate the common worry of breakage. Mike can confidently tackle the terrain with them, knowing that steering precision is backed by unmatched durability. Say goodbye to ball joint concerns and hello to seamless articulation.

27 Polaris RZR Pro R LM UTV Pull Plate

LM UTV Pull Plate

The LM UTV Pull Plate is not just about durability; it's about enhancing the Pro R's handling capabilities. Reinforcing the rear suspension ensures that the vehicle remains balanced and responsive, especially during high-adrenaline moments.

Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R is a testament to what's possible when you combine top-tier components with expert tuning. Every part of its suspension and handling setup aims to deliver unmatched performance on any terrain. Whether it's sandy dunes, rocky trails, or muddy paths, Mike's Pro R handles them with aplomb while offering a ride quality that's second to none.

Interior and Comfort: A Cockpit Built for Comfort and Utility

When you're behind the wheel of a beast like Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R, it's not just about how the machine performs on the outside; it's also about the experience inside. Mike's Pro R is a testament to the fact that rugged performance and luxury comfort coexist harmoniously.

28 Polaris RZR Pro R PRP Seats and Belts

PRP Seats and Belts

Safety and comfort go hand in hand with the PRP Seats and Belts. These custom seats cradle you in comfort, ensuring that even the roughest rides feel smooth. Paired with high-quality belts, they ensure that Mike is secure, no matter how wild the ride gets.

29 Polaris RZR Pro R moto armor front door bags
30 Polaris RZR Pro R moto armor rear doors bags

Moto Armor Door Bags

Storage meets style with the Moto Armor Door Bags. Whether it's the front or the rear, these bags provide ample space for essentials, ensuring everything has its place and is within arm's reach.

31 Polaris RZR Pro R Chupacabra Offroad Rear View Mirrors
32 Polaris RZR Pro R Chupacabra Offroad Rear View Mirror

Chupacabra Rear View Mirror

Visibility is key, and the Chupacabra Rear View Mirror ensures Mike has a clear view of what's behind him. It's not just functional; its sleek design adds a touch of class to the Pro R's interior.

33 Polaris RZR Pro R Fourwerx Center Console Carbon Fiber
34 Polaris RZR Pro R Fourwerx Carbon Dash Trim
36 Polaris RZR Pro R Viper Shifter
35 Polaris RZR Pro R Fourwerx Carbon Dash

Fourwerx Carbon Interior Enhancements

The Fourwerx Carbon Dash Trim, GPS Surround, and Center Console are where luxury meets off-roading. These carbon fiber elements look stunning and provide a touch of sophistication to the Pro R's rugged interior.

36 Polaris RZR Pro R Viper Shifter

Viper Shifter

Shifting gears has never felt so good. The Viper Shifter offers a tactile and responsive feel, ensuring that every gear change is precise and smooth.

37 Polaris RZR Pro R Battery Kill Switch

Battery Kill Switch

Prioritizing safety even during downtime, Mike's Pro R is equipped with a Battery Kill Switch. Perfect for those storage periods, this switch ensures that the vehicle's power can be completely disconnected, preventing any unwanted battery drain or potential electrical issues. It's all about peace of mind, even when the Pro R is at rest.

38 Polaris RZR Pro R Chupacabra Headset Holders

Chupacabra Headset Holders

Mike’s Pro R is equipped with Chupacabra Headset Holders for those moments of pause on the trails. These holders ensure that the communication gear is not just stashed away haphazardly but is securely and conveniently stored. So, whenever Mike's ready to roll again, his headsets are right where he left them, ready for action.

39 Polaris RZR Pro R RPM Fuel Tank
40 Polaris RZR Pro R RPM Fuel Tank Switch

RPM Fuel Tank

Long rides require ample fuel. The RPM Fuel Tank ensures that Mike's Pro R is always ready for extended adventures, offering a larger capacity without compromising on space.

41 Polaris RZR Pro R Rugged Mac Air Pumper System

Rugged Mac Air Pumper System

Comfort is not just about the seats; it's also about the air you breathe. The Rugged Mac Air Pumper System ensures a continuous supply of fresh air, making every ride a breath of fresh air, quite literally!

Every inch of Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R's interior screams luxury and functionality. It's a space where Mike can feel at home, even when he's conquering the most challenging terrains. It's clear that every choice, from the seats to the smallest trim, has been made with comfort, functionality, and aesthetics in mind. The Pro R's interior is genuinely where rugged meets refined.

Electronics and Communication: The Heartbeat of Mike's Pro R

In today's age of technology, even the most rugged off-road machines need a touch of modern electronics to enhance the driving experience. Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R is a shining example of how cutting-edge electronics and communication systems can seamlessly integrate into an off-road powerhouse.

42 Polaris RZR Pro R xtc power products XTC 6 Switch System

XTC 6 Switch System

Control at your fingertips! The XTC Power Product 6 Switch System offers Mike a centralized control hub for various electronic components of the Pro R. With intuitive labeling and a sleek design, it ensures that Mike can activate or deactivate systems on the fly without a second thought.

43 Polaris RZR Pro R XTC Power Products Turn Signal System

XTC Power Products Turn Signal System

Safety and communication on the trails are paramount. The XTC Power Products Turn Signal System provides clear signaling for turns and stops, ensuring that other riders and drivers are always in the know about Mike's next move.

44 Polaris RZR Pro R Rugged Radios and Intercom

Rugged Radios and Intercom

Clear communication can be the difference between a successful ride and a mishap. The Rugged Radios and Intercom system ensures that Mike is always connected, whether he's communicating with his crew or tuning into his favorite tracks. With crystal clear sound and robust build quality, it's the perfect companion for any off-road adventure.

45 Polaris RZR Pro R Rockfosgate Stage 5 Kit
45 Polaris RZR Pro R Rockfosgate Stage 5 Kit Subwoofer
45 Polaris RZR Pro R Rockfosgate Stage 5 Kit Front Speaker

Rockford Fosgate Stage 5 Kit

Speaking of tunes, the Fosgate Stage 5 Kit ensures that Mike's Pro R is always rocking. Whether he's blasting his favorite songs or tuning into the latest news, this sound system delivers impeccable audio quality that can stand up to the Pro R's roaring engine and the rough terrains.

46 Polaris RZR Pro R Jumper Lugs

Jumper Lugs

Preparedness is key, and the Jumper Lugs are a testament to Mike's foresight. These lugs ensure that Mike’s Pro R can be quickly jump-started in the rare event of a battery issue, ensuring that the adventure never stops.

Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R is not just about raw power and ruggedness; it's also about staying connected and enjoying the modern comforts that technology offers. From top-notch audio systems to state-of-the-art communication tools, the Pro R's electronics and communication systems are truly the heartbeat of this magnificent machine. With these systems in place, Mike is always in control, connected, and entertained, no matter where the trails take him.

Performance and Maintenance: The Powerhouse Behind Mike's Pro R

When it comes to off-roading, performance isn't just about speed; it's about endurance, reliability, and the ability to tackle any challenge that comes your way. Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R embodies these principles, and the components he's chosen for performance and maintenance play a pivotal role in ensuring his machine is always at its peak.

47 Polaris RZR Pro R S and B Particle Separator

S&B Particle Separator

Dust and debris are inevitable companions on off-road trails. But with the S&B Particle Separator, Mike ensures that his Pro R's engine breathes clean air, no matter how dusty the trail gets. This ingenious device separates over 94% of dust and debris before it reaches the air filter, ensuring optimal engine performance and extending the air filter’s life. It's a game-changer for maintaining engine health and ensuring consistent performance.

Aesthetics and Customization: Mike's Pro R, A Visual Masterpiece

In the world of off-roading, while performance and durability are paramount, no rule says you can't look good while tearing up the trails. Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R is a testament to that philosophy. Beyond its beastly capabilities, it stands out as a visual treat, thanks to some top-notch aesthetic upgrades and customizations.

49 Polaris RZR Pro R Five18 Wrap Extrior
48 Polaris RZR Pro R Fiver18 Wrap

Five18 Wrap

Every desert enthusiast has a signature style, and for Mike, it's the fighter jet-inspired wrap by Five18 Design on his Pro R. Drawing inspiration from the iconic Curtiss P-40 with that wicked shark grin, this wrap isn't just about aesthetics; it's a nod to history and power. Bright, detailed, and crafted to turn heads, this design ensures Mike's Pro R stands out, whether he's blazing through the dunes or sharing stories with buddies under a desert sky.

50 Polaris RZR Pro R Competition Coatings Roll Cage

Competition Coatings

A vehicle's color and finish say a lot about its character. With Competition Coatings taking charge of the powder coat, Mike's Pro R boasts a finish that's not only visually appealing but also incredibly resilient. The meticulous attention to detail and the coating quality ensure that the Pro R's aesthetics match durability. Whether it's sunlight, mud, or the occasional brush against rocks, the Pro R's coat remains unscathed, shining with pride.

Aesthetics and customization are all about personal expression. Mike’s choices reflect his passion for the sport and impeccable taste. The Five18 Wrap and Competition Coatings work harmoniously to give the Polaris RZR Pro R a look as formidable as its performance. It's not just a machine; it's Mike's statement to the world, a blend of power and beauty.

Wrapping Up Mike's Pro R Build: A Masterpiece on Wheels

There you have it, folks! A deep dive into the intricacies and craftsmanship behind Mike's Polaris RZR Pro R build. From the rugged exterior enhancements to the plush interior comforts, every detail has been meticulously chosen to create a machine that's not just about performance but also about personality.

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  • Bill Schueler Reply

    I have watched over the course of this build and now that I see everything complete it really is a fantastic build. The guys really put it together and the result is outstanding. Congratulations Mike on having one of the coolest RZR Pro R’s out there and kudos to the crew at JX for a job well done.

    August 23, 2023 at 12:48 pm

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