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Polaris read my mind! I have been looking for months for a switch panel to go above the mirror for lights. I really didn’t want to spend the $800 on the speaker kit cuz I read reviews by guys on here who said it wasn’t very good. Well look at the new 2023 trail boss. Switch panel with a rear work light. This will make it so much easier for roof mounted lights to plug into roof bus bar and just put the switches up high. This is exactly what I wanted to do. Now just wait for it to come in stock!!
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Are you talking about the one on the back of the roof as seen on the NS Trailboss? (Edit. Nvm, I found it. You add it to some as an accessory item but because it comes on the TB NS it is removed from the options.)

New switch panel is cool for sure. I looked at the instructions and i am a bit confused about the bracket. It looks as if the rear buss bar mounts to it. That’s weird because the buss bar already mounts to the roof. There must be a reason for it though.
 

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Boy, this looks idea looks familiar…


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They even put it on the trail boss model like mine.

I’m flattered by their imitation.
Personally i like your setup better the polairis design you have a ton of wires going up top not easy to conceal the wires. unless you build a relay box setup that uses something like Cat5 wire to the switch box so you can only have a single wire to run to the switch panel but it becomes much more of a pain to setup
 

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Personally i like your setup better the polairis design you have a ton of wires going up top not easy to conceal the wires. unless you build a relay box setup that uses something like Cat5 wire to the switch box so you can only have a single wire to run to the switch panel but it becomes much more of a pain to setup
The VOSWITCH system I installed uses a single cable smaller than a pencil that has a round plug with several pins for the blister style switch panel. I tucked it over the headliner lip from behind the driver’s seat to the rear view mirror. I made a brief installation review.

I previously installed a Polaris style rocker switch panel/system in my 800XP. As you pointed out, it was many more wires to deal with. I have picture albums link in my signature which show each system.

However, I am intrigued with the flush mount rear light and perhaps ease of wiring there versus my current system running a wire from the cab via the frame to the rear, then returning to the front of the bed, up the roll bar to the center. That is a lot of exposed wire.

Here is the $250 Polaris “work light” for the bed: https://ranger.polaris.com/en-us/shop/accessories/lights/2889672/?pfm=Browse.

It won’t put out the amount of light as my led light bar, but the purpose is different.

A google search brings up a lot of intriguing options for flush mounted lights. I’ll have to continue looking at that possibility.
 

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Personally i like your setup better the polairis design you have a ton of wires going up top not easy to conceal the wires. unless you build a relay box setup that uses something like Cat5 wire to the switch box so you can only have a single wire to run to the switch panel but it becomes much more of a pain to setup
Agree on wiring. Took a while to run the wires here especially through the windshield channel for clean looks.

One day I’ll replace those with black screws….
 

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