Polaris quality control and engineering excellence shines bright again....
First off the actual parts are very beefy, more like roll cage sized than bumper sized tubing.
It's a good solid secure fit.
The right rear bar is designed wrong and will in no way possibly fit without drastic grinding or another mounting solution.
I was so pissed about this today that I didnt get around to taking pics.
I literally spent hours trying all manner of things to make it work but it is impossible.
The problem is the top mounting offering hits exactly where the exhaust hanger is mounted to the header pipe.
This is in between the tail light wiring and the hanger.
The mount on the bar is a semi circle style with the bottom half installing to the upper mount with two allen head screws.
The top clears the hanger but the bottom does not.
Since the bottom part of the mounting hardware is drilled so close to the edge, grinding it to work will surely weaken the mount.
An option would be to buy a heavy bar, shape and drill it to use instead of the supplied mount.
The supplied mount is quite thick and hits the hanger.
All of this will make sense when I post the pictures.
I am planning on snapping a few tomorrow as I need them to send to the vendor I bought the parts from.
It's a real shame as these are very good quality otherwise
I will also post pics of the other corners so that you guys can see what they look like on the Ace.
I am confident that anyone who has bought these will NOT be able to install the rear right corner.
BUT I am going to find some way to make this work.
Ok I was confused also when I first read this post about body armor... I thought you were just calling the Rock sliders another name... So I googled it and did find what I think you are referring to, I read the description and like the idea however I could not find a single picture of this product installed on a ace.. So I'm not 100 percent sure where they go
Yes that is what I bought, they go around the outside fenders of the Ace.
They just came available for the Ace November 18th.
I am headed outside in a few minutes to take the pics.
The bar on the left is the one I am having problems with.
The top mount forms a circle that goes around a bar that the header pipe is hung from.
Unfortunately the mount is exactly where the exhaust hanger is.
If Polaris had engineered the right rear bar to mount slightly towards the cabin it would work.
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