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Old 02-05-2018, 11:57 PM   #1
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Default Whatís one thing you wish you had on your UTV

Rigging out a new Ranger Crew and I have all the basics covered but Iím looking for that one thing that Iíll be going dang I should have got that too.

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Lift
Wheels/tires
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Old 02-06-2018, 12:14 AM   #2
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Old 02-06-2018, 07:37 AM   #3
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When I ride in my brothers Utv I wish he had something to hold onto. Another buddy installed handles that strap to the roll bar on the roof. Very nice
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Old 02-06-2018, 07:43 AM   #4
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Winch and better tires is all I need for mine.
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Old 02-06-2018, 07:44 AM   #5
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Full removable doors.


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Old 02-06-2018, 07:47 AM   #6
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Old 02-06-2018, 07:52 AM   #7
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Old 02-06-2018, 07:59 AM   #8
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I have about the same gear on mine now as you have listed. The one thing I plan to add to mine is a small winch on the roll cage in front of the bed to assist in lifting heavy dead animals into the back... most UTV's and pick ups used for hunting in the mountain states have this, and I've seen them come in very handy for animals up to and including big bull elk.
I will add that or I will add a roller/pully arrangement to allow me to bring my winch on the front of my UTV over the cab to the bed in the rear... haven't decided which way to go yet.
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:01 AM   #9
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:02 AM   #10
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I need to add a small overhead cab light. We use ours a lot at night and constantly find myself using a flashlight or phone as a light when looking for stuff on floorboard or messing with other things.

I've also been wishing for a 160+ inch buck to be on mine, just hasn't happened yet.
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:04 AM   #11
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https://www.hustlerturf.com/products/mdv-levelift

check this one out the lift bed is awesome
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:16 AM   #12
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:29 AM   #13
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[QUOTE=OleTomTalker;13162309]I need to add a small overhead cab light. We use ours a lot at night and constantly find myself using a flashlight or phone as a light when looking for stuff on floorboard or messing with other things.



I would add a red and a white. One for stealth

Never saw the need for doors.

Handles.

Front and back receiver for racks.

My first thought was Kaitlin monte from Fox 26. !
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:35 AM   #14
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I need to add a small overhead cab light. We use ours a lot at night and constantly find myself using a flashlight or phone as a light when looking for stuff on floorboard or messing with other things.

I've also been wishing for a 160+ inch buck to be on mine, just hasn't happened yet.
As long as you're wishing.....why not a 278" buck ? Bill Winke says " Always dream big ! "
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:38 AM   #15
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I have seen where guys mention using the front winch to get game in the bed. I would be interested in some sort of pulley system that could make that happen without having the winch rope rub the plastic.
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:38 AM   #16
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that and a stripper pole

Well she could be hot and have any color hair really.
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Old 02-06-2018, 08:40 AM   #17
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As long as you're wishing.....why not a 278" buck ? Bill Winke says " Always dream big ! "
Oh heck naw!!! Tooo much drama comes with a 278!!
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Old 02-06-2018, 10:53 AM   #18
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Old 02-06-2018, 10:55 AM   #19
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Old 02-06-2018, 10:56 AM   #20
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Best thing I ever did was put a aluminum receiver cargo rack on the back. I only have to lift an animal 1.5 ft vs 3.5 ft
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Old 02-06-2018, 11:14 AM   #21
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Best thing I ever did was put a aluminum receiver cargo rack on the back. I only have to lift an animal 1.5 ft vs 3.5 ft
Front receiver means less dust on the carcass in the rack.
Or a ladder and feed on the front also to balance the loads.
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Old 02-06-2018, 11:22 AM   #22
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A nice bow and gun holder on the back screen that's dust free and easy to open. Looked and found some but I'm to cheap to buy one.
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Old 02-06-2018, 11:34 AM   #23
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Old 02-06-2018, 11:50 AM   #24
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Front receiver means less dust on the carcass in the rack.
Or a ladder and feed on the front also to balance the loads.
That is very true! I just don't like putting weight on the front of my rangers anymore. It seemed to wear the front suspension and bearings down quicker when I use to carry more up there. May have just been a coincidence though.
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Old 02-06-2018, 12:18 PM   #25
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That is very true! I just don't like putting weight on the front of my rangers anymore. It seemed to wear the front suspension and bearings down quicker when I use to carry more up there. May have just been a coincidence though.
No.... it's a RANGER!! It's spos'd ta break... Gives Gene's planed service bidness...
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Old 02-06-2018, 12:21 PM   #26
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Tunes, and a cooler rack ON THE FRONT!
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Old 02-06-2018, 12:24 PM   #27
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Soundbar! I almost didn't do one on my new ride. Glad I did!
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Old 02-06-2018, 12:26 PM   #28
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I have about the same gear on mine now as you have listed. The one thing I plan to add to mine is a small winch on the roll cage in front of the bed to assist in lifting heavy dead animals into the back... most UTV's and pick ups used for hunting in the mountain states have this, and I've seen them come in very handy for animals up to and including big bull elk.
I will add that or I will add a roller/pully arrangement to allow me to bring my winch on the front of my UTV over the cab to the bed in the rear... haven't decided which way to go yet.
The gentleman who let me shoot a nilgai on his ranch has a polaris 6X6 with a winch mounted up on the roll cage. He also had a piece of 1/8" or so plate steel that layed flat in the bed, and was hinged back by the tailgate. You just tilt the bed, fold that piece of metal out making a ramp, and winch those big rascals straight up in there. I have a video, but I'm not smart enough to post it.
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Old 02-06-2018, 12:33 PM   #29
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Tunes, and a cooler rack ON THE FRONT!
I built an ugly little rack on the front to accommodate my Brute 25 qt. I've enjoyed that more than I thought I would.

I'm working on suspension a bit now. I hope to go with new wheels and truck tires soon. Probably BFG Mud Terrains.
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I built an ugly little rack on the front to accommodate my Brute 25 qt. I've enjoyed that more than I thought I would.

I'm working on suspension a bit now. I hope to go with new wheels and truck tires soon. Probably BFG Mud Terrains.
Doesn't matter if you are picking up critters, or working...a cooler in the bed is ALWAYS in the way.

I'm still using the 4Runner because I like my heat and AC, but I kind of want a UTV just to build a bunch of crap to put on it...
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OOOH OOHHH NO, before the UTV... a place to drive the UTV
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Old 02-06-2018, 12:54 PM   #32
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Doesn't matter if you are picking up critters, or working...a cooler in the bed is ALWAYS in the way.

I'm still using the 4Runner because I like my heat and AC, but I kind of want a UTV just to build a bunch of crap to put on it...
Exactly! This was just a throw-down of available left-over steel. It's been great. It's handy for filling feeders, checking timers, etc. when they're just out of reach from the ground. It's not huge, but gets the job done.

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Old 02-06-2018, 12:55 PM   #33
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right now? A pile of pigs in the back lol
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Old 02-06-2018, 01:50 PM   #34
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As long as you're wishing.....why not a 278" buck ? Bill Winke says " Always dream big ! "
No way anyone would believe I shot a 278...... not legally anyways....
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Old 02-06-2018, 02:12 PM   #35
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I saw a cool ranger at a sporting clays shoot the other day with a flat bed on it. I would have added stake pockets or something but it was pretty dang slick!
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Old 02-06-2018, 02:19 PM   #36
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Rifle rack...we put those Koplin gun boots that mount in the back.

You can get magnetic lights that attach to the roof to light up the inside when you need to.
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I need to add a small overhead cab light. We use ours a lot at night and constantly find myself using a flashlight or phone as a light when looking for stuff on floorboard or messing with other things.

I've also been wishing for a 160+ inch buck to be on mine, just hasn't happened yet.
ill get pics of mine but I found one at academy for 4 bucks and its 200 lumens LED lights up my crew can viking and is magnetic if needed to look around.
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I saw a cool ranger at a sporting clays shoot the other day with a flat bed on it. I would have added stake pockets or something but it was pretty dang slick!


That's what I'd do, build a custom flatbed for it. It'd look like an unfolded Swiss Army knife rollin across the pasture.


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Old 02-06-2018, 03:27 PM   #39
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Old 02-06-2018, 03:29 PM   #40
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That's what I'd do, build a custom flatbed for it. It'd look like an unfolded Swiss Army knife rollin across the pasture.


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yep, receiver tubes x3 or 4, stake pockets, removable sides, flush tie downs maybe a headache rack and like his it'd all be sprayed in bedliner
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Old 02-06-2018, 04:06 PM   #41
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Another thing I have wanted is a "Dome" light. I know they sell the kit for it but it is just white, I was thinking about getting a small red or green LED light to mount in the roof so I can see when hunting but not possibly spook game with a bright white light. I just haven't hooked anything up yet, it's a PITA to keep running wires through the floor and into the dash
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Old 02-06-2018, 04:14 PM   #42
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Old 02-06-2018, 05:02 PM   #43
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ill get pics of mine but I found one at academy for 4 bucks and its 200 lumens LED lights up my crew can viking and is magnetic if needed to look around.
I think I have this same one. It's awesome. I plan on buying 4 more. It was $5 I think.

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A motor that doesn’t burn a quart of oil every tank.

Once that’s done back to the fun stuff.
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