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Hi Y’all. So Far y’all have helped me go with the:
-Ranger over the Defender
-Poly Roof & Liner over steel

I recently ordered the Polaris XP 1000 Trail Boss. As y’all know the orders aren’t coming in quickly. Not complaining. Can’t wait to get the Trail Boss.

Now I need your experienced opinion on the front windshield. I’m pretty set on getting the flip up glass windshield. So if y’all can give me your feedback on any type of windshield that you like & trust, please let me know. I live in Florida, hunt in Georgia (6 Hr drive) and will be trail riding in Florida & Tn. There will be a lot of open trailer trailering. I want to have all my accessories ready at the dealership to be installed on delivery day. Also, let me know if you installed the windshield yourself orby the dealership. And if you installed it, how did it go. Y’all’s opinions are greatly appreciated
 

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Shep442, I installed the flip out glass windshield myself. No issues with the install, need a buddy though as this is NOT a 1 man install! Rear glass install I did do by myself. Roof was a 2 man job ( build the roof into 1 piece on the ground and NOT as the instructions indicate) I have installed a horn, roof power buss, I have a MB Quart visor audio and sub to install once the rear speakers come in, along with a wiper! Let me know if I can help in any way! I am happy with everything so far!!
 

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Nice looking Ranger. Thanks for sharing the pic. With the flip up windshield flipped open, how fast do y’all feel is safe driving it? My service tech said it is really sturdy while it’s open. What is y’all’s opinion on that?
 

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Shep442, I installed the flip out glass windshield myself. No issues with the install, need a buddy though as this is NOT a 1 man install! Rear glass install I did do by myself. Roof was a 2 man job ( build the roof into 1 piece on the ground and NOT as the instructions indicate) I have installed a horn, roof power buss, I have a MB Quart visor audio and sub to install once the rear speakers come in, along with a wiper! Let me know if I can help in any way! I am happy with everything so far!!
Thanks Dadeano. That is greatly appreciated. I believe I will try to install them myself also. My wife loves to help. Lol. So I will hit you up if I need help.
 

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I've heard some say under 15, but on smooth trails I've run 40s and don't see any excessive bouncing or vibration which concerns me.
 

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Only time I close mine in the summer is when I know I’ll be going fast over rough terrain or bugs start hitting me in the face. I’ve ran 45mph down the road with no problems.


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Great to hear they are durable and reliable. I really don’t see many times that I would be going faster than that. My hellion and wild days are behind me. I’m in the sit back and enjoy life phase now. Lol.
 

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I have the flip out glass windshield and hardly ever open it. Let me say I use mine mostly hunting when it’s cold outside. I believe the difference in price was about $600, flip out w/ windshield wiper vs a fixed glass windshield. I do like the wiper but doubt I’d buy the flip out windshield again. Whatever you do, buy a glass windshield vs plastic one.
 

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I have the flip out glass windshield and hardly ever open it. Let me say I use mine mostly hunting when it’s cold outside. I believe the difference in price was about $600, flip out w/ windshield wiper vs a fixed glass windshield. I do like the wiper but doubt I’d buy the flip out windshield again. Whatever you do, buy a glass windshield vs plastic one.
I have to have something for air circulation. I live in Fl. and hunt in Georgia. Southwest Ga. gets like an oven in the summer during lease work. Completely agree about glass over plastic. Most of the guys I hunt with had the plastic windshields and it wasn’t long before they went to glass. Thanks for the feedback
 

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Hi Y’all. So Far y’all have helped me go with the:
-Ranger over the Defender
-Poly Roof & Liner over steel

I recently ordered the Polaris XP 1000 Trail Boss. As y’all know the orders aren’t coming in quickly. Not complaining. Can’t wait to get the Trail Boss.

Now I need your experienced opinion on the front windshield. I’m pretty set on getting the flip up glass windshield. So if y’all can give me your feedback on any type of windshield that you like & trust, please let me know. I live in Florida, hunt in Georgia (6 Hr drive) and will be trail riding in Florida & Tn. There will be a lot of open trailer trailering. I want to have all my accessories ready at the dealership to be installed on delivery day. Also, let me know if you installed the windshield yourself orby the dealership. And if you installed it, how did it go. Y’all’s opinions are greatly appreciated
I have a 2020 Northstar , with GLASS and NO Scratches . Think of it this way , would you wipe your new PLASTIC windshield with a cloth full of SAND ?
 

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I have a 2020 Northstar , with GLASS and NO Scratches . Think of it this way , would you wipe your new PLASTIC windshield with a cloth full of SAND ?
Exactly. And that’s what the plastic looks like in a years time. That’s why I’m definitely going with glass. I just want to know how the flip up windshield open support rods hold up over time. By the feed back I’m getting, it appears pretty durable.
 

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I have one on my 2020 northstar ultimate. The only complaint is it leaks bad on the top.
Is there a way to feel in the gap? Like with some kind of seal foam tape to fill in the gap? They make a roll of it but I forget what it’s called at the moment. Just curious in case I come across the same problem
 

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I haven't gotten to fix it yet since im working on other projects atm. I know there is discussions on this problem on the forum.
 
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