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Polaris has sealed up the ACE well.
I don't think I'll have water gushing into the cab with every mud puddle the way I do with the RZR.
The down side is that it's not gonna be easy to run wires and stuff.
But on the up side, Polaris was kind enough to give us a battery terminal block up front, easily accessible.
So you won't have to run stuff all the way back under the floorboards to the battery like you do with the RZR.
Attached are some photos showing you where some things are.

Battery: Under the seat.
Fuse Box: Under the large removable panel behind the seat.
Battery Terminal Block: Under the small removable panel at the bottom of the front storage area.
Additional wiring access: Under the black plastic shield that covers the instrument cluster.

I cut the hole on the right side under the black plastic cover so that I could access the 12V accessory slot wires. I vampired another set of wires off of them to power a 2nd 12V accessory socket, which I installed right next to the first one on the dash. It looks almost stock (they look a little different is all). That is a 20A circuit, so I don't expect any trouble powering a GoPro and GPS.

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..all great information. I am jealous that you are ripping into it already. But, with the pictures I feel like I am already taking it apart. Thanks for your effort and keep it coming. ..
 

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..all great information. I am jealous that you are ripping into it already. But, with the pictures I feel like I am already taking it apart. Thanks for your effort and keep it coming. ..
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It's my way of dealing with the fact that I can't ride it yet.
I can't ride it because I'm waiting for wheels and tires. Want to take the stockers off in pristine condition.
Gotta get my goodies installed!

So far, just have a horn and a 2nd 12V socket installed. But I'm also learning about the machine, too.
 

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I didn't know yet about the battery terminal block. That should come in handy when the light bar I ordered comes in. First mod for the Ace. I decided to give the Seward Offroad 6" led bar for this one. Love Rigid Industries lights, but need to be more cost conscious now. I've read good things about these and the prices are very reasonable!
 

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Ok, girly question...I may have done this wrong. I bought the mp3 player/speaker for my buggy and connected the wires directly to the battery terminals under the seat...should I connect it to the terminal block you speak of above? If so, I see where the red/hot wire goes..where would the black one go? :) Thanks Scoundrel..I know you will steer me in the right direction.
 

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Ok, girly question...I may have done this wrong. I bought the mp3 player/speaker for my buggy and connected the wires directly to the battery terminals under the seat...should I connect it to the terminal block you speak of above? If so, I see where the red/hot wire goes..where would the black one go? :) Thanks Scoundrel..I know you will steer me in the right direction.
You can do either. Whichever one is closer / more convenient for you to run wires to.
Does your MP3 player have a clock in it? If not, then I recommend you connect its positive wire to "Keyed Power".
That way it can only draw power when you have the ignition turned on, and you don't have any surprise dead batteries.
If your MP3 player does have a clock, then it may have two positive wires - one for keyed power, and one for constant power.
The constant power one will keep the clock running when the ignition is off.

The center post on the terminal block is keyed power. The one closer to the fender is the ground. The other side is positive.
If you go direct to the battery you don't get an option for keyed power.

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That's a good question.
If I find the answer I'll post it up. But in the meantime I'd suggest adding your own fuse.
 

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Fuses are GOOD ​things!!! Don't want any fires... If it only requires a single hot wire, you can connect it either place. But a fuse would be a good safety item. And, even better, use some split wire loom to protect the wire against rubbing while on the trail. Good luck!
 

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Mungo...I believe its a 20 amp fuse
 
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Mungo...I believe its a 20 amp fuse
You are correct vandal. The factory service manual shows it being a 20 amp fuse for both the 325 and 570.
 
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