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Written by Kristie Bertucci | Photos: Dale Martin

Weekend warriors are getting their fair share of attention from the customizing world and Cash Bred Off-Road out of Converse, TX is on a mission to showcase their talents to the UTV scene with their highly customized Polaris General.

random images of Polaris 'Thumper', including exterior, wheel, and interior

“We developed the build with John ‘Dos’ Orr of Orr Motorsports to show our ability to branch out from trucks and help highlight Orr Motorsports,” mentions Brandon Edwards, owner of Cash Bred Off-Road.

“Dos wanted to come out big this year, to draw attention to his new venture Orr Motorsports. He asked us to get things going and we set out to make it happen.” Since the General is one of the newest models from Polaris, the build isn’t as common as the rest of the company’s lineup, which is why it was the perfect base vehicle for the collab build.

Underneath shot of Polaris Thumper

Right from the start, both shops decided to go big, bright and bold in order to get everyone’s attention. “You weren’t going to miss this build from 100 yards away, so we sent our brainstorming to KEG Media and they focused our ideas into a solid vision. After we had the visual aids from KEG we set into it hard. I don’t like to deviate from an approved rendering too much but we added a few details that really stand out in person,” Edwards explains.

Calling it “Thumper,” the General is a serious show piece with its graphics, custom powder coating and chrome Specialty Forged wheels. But shortly after SEMA it was baptized in mud – a testament that it’s not just for show. “The Cash Bred Off-Road cage was built specifically for Thumper; there are no others like it. Our friends at Specialty Forged Wheels cut us one-of-a-kind 22x10 wheels. The entire General was blown apart down to the frame and powder coated by Tough Country and NB Powdercoating. We combined the Pushing Limits Motorsports 10” lift and Super ATV 4” portals for a total of 14 inches of lift. Audio Source in New Braunfels, TX installed the stereo and Rockford Fosgate components and gave us incredible sound quality. They also wrapped the plastics in a custom black and white wrap to set it off against the green powder coating. Heretic Studio provided us with incredible headlights and a matching steering wheel that combined with the PRP seats keep the driver and passengers in total control,” Edwards mentions.

random images of Polaris 'High Limit', including exterior, interior, and grill shots

“Everything came together better than we could imagine,” he details. “We are still excited about it.” Before Thumper, Cash Bred Off-Road had never built anything for a UTV prior, but they dedicated themselves to learning everything they could to create a build that would be the talk of the show when it was showcased at the 2016 SEMA Show. “Deadlines leading up to SEMA were tough but my guys at Cash Bred Off-Road and our buddies at Orr Motorsports are some of the best in our industry and absolutely killed it. Thumper is driven hard by Dos and used as Orr Motorsports mechanical brand ambassador,” he says.

Although Thumper is Cash Bred Off-Road’s masterpiece, once they got their feet wet with UTVs, they’ve continued creating badass weekend toys and also aided in organizing a Polaris Ranger “High Limit” that was put together to promote a local dealership, Woods Cycle Country. It features a total of 16” of lift, 22x10 Specialty Forged wheels, classic pearl and polished theme and a complete Wet Sounds audio package.

exterior shot of High Limit's speakers

“We’ve set our personal bar high with the Thumper build, so we’ll have to do a lot of work to top it in the future,” he says.

Gear: 2016 Polaris General 1000 EPS
    Wheels & Tires
  • 22x10 Specialty Forged SF007 wheels
  • 9.5 - 22 BKT TR 171 39.6”tall tires

  • Suspension
  • Pushing Limits Motorsports 10” Suspension
  • Super ATV 4”Portal Gear Lift
  • Super ATV Phantom Pro Series Remove Reservoir Shocks

  • Performance
  • Super ATV Wheel Bearings
  • Super ATV Rack and Pinion
  • Turner axles by Turner Cycles
  • Sampson Racing Engines Performance Restoration
  • Empire Industries Dual Slip On Exhaust

  • Exterior
  • Cash Bred Off Road Cage
  • Cash Bred Off Road Custom Roof
  • Rogue Off Road grille
  • (2) WARN Pro Vantage
  • Triple Threat Off Road hood
  • Triple Threat Off Road Custom fiberglass bed cover
  • Tough Country Powder Coating
  • NB Powder Coating

  • Interior
  • PRP Seats
  • Heretic Studio UTV Steering Wheel

  • Lighting
  • Heretic Studio General 1000 Billet Headlights
  • Heretic Studio Wraith LED lightbars
  • Installed by Wildcat Lighting

  • Audio
  • Audio Source Stereo install
  • Rockford Fosgate PMX2 head unit
  • (2) Rockford Fosgate T400XAD amplifiers
  • (2) Rockford Fosgate T750X1BD amplifiers
  • (4) Rockford Fosgate T1S1-10” subwoofers
  • (4) Rockford Fosgate PM282HW-B tower speakers
  • (4) Rockford Fosgate PM2652B 6.5” component speakers
  • Triple Threat Off Road custom speaker enclosures
  • Audio Source custom vinyl wrap
  • Audio Source built subwoofer enclosure
  • Interstate 75 battery
Gear: WC3 Custom 2016 Polaris Crew 900 AKA “High Limit”
    Wheels & Tires
  • 22x10 Specialty Forged SF004 wheels
  • 9.5 - 22 BKT TR 171 39.6”tall tires

  • Suspension
  • High Lifter 6” Big Lift Kit
  • Super ATV 6” Portal Gear lift

  • Performance
  • 30% Gear Reduction
  • Heavy Duty Reverse Chain

  • Exterior
  • Fully Enclosed Cab with metal top
  • Pearl White Paint Job
  • 6,000lb Winch
  • Glass Windshield
  • Rear Glass Panel
  • Centex Tint on Cab
  • Dragon Fire Front Bumper Cover
  • Custom WC3 Bed Panels Back Lit

  • Interior
  • WC3 Gauge Cluster Bezel
  • Yeti Cooler in back Seat
  • Custom Stitched Seats

  • Lighting
  • (12) Rigid Industries A-Series Rock Lights

  • Audio
  • (4) Wet Sounds REV 10 Tower Speakers
  • (4) Wet Sounds 10” Marine Subwoofers
  • (4) Wet Sounds XS- 808 Series speakers
  • (2) Wet Sounds SYN-DX Series Amplifiers
  • Custom Speaker Enclosures
  • RGB Light Rings on Speakers
  • Triple batteries

Cash Bred Off-Road | | ● Specialty Forged |

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