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TMW Off-Road Genesis

Polaris RZR XP4 1000
TMW Off-Road’s “Genesis”

TMW Off-Road Genesis
Genesis – TMW Off-Road RZR XP4 1000

TMW’s Genesis XP1000 may not hark back to the origin of the RZR, but its roots are buried deeply in TMW’s long-time love for high-performance machines. Swathed in the best technology available for UTVs today, this white and blue bruiser checks all the boxes.

LoneStar Racing XP1000 Long Travel Suspension
Lonestar Racing Long Travel Suspension

This project started with a brand new 2015 Polaris RZR XP4 1000 fresh off the truck. Before it was even broken in, the XP was torn down to the frame for a complete build. TMW started the project off with a call to Lonestar Racing for their +7” MTS suspension kit, which is built out of certified 4130 chromoly tubing. The TIG-welded kit widens the vehicle by 3.5” per side and achieves 20” of wheel travel, all while making the RZR feel more stable in high-speed cornering and while side-hilling.

FOX 3.0 PODIUM Internal Bypass shocks
FOX 3.0 PODIUM Internal Bypass shocks

To handle the extra travel, TMW enlisted the help of FOX Shox. Because of the beatings they intended to give the car, it was spec’d with internal-bypass, steel body shocks. The steel bodies are a little heavier than aluminum, but offer superior strength and durability when running them hard. The Lonestar and Fox package has been well-proven on race podiums recently, so TMW was very confident with their choice.

STM Powersports Billet ClutchK&T Performance
STM Powersports Clutch and K&T Performance Turbo

All that travel is fun, but without an engine to push it to ridiculous speeds, what’s the point? The engine was shipped off to race gurus Weller Racing, where it received the star treatment. Carillo forged rods, custom ported heads, spec camshafts, forged pistons, and high-strength head studs highlight the build sheet. To top it off, a massive K&T Performance turbo kit was added, utilizing a custom bed cover to give the engine a little more breathing room. It’s all wrapped up with a custom Muzzys exhaust system, producing a gorgeous tone without being obnoxiously loud. Now, with well over 200 horsepower on tap, TMW turned to the details.

Triple X Seats
Triple X suede Black Widow seats

TMW’s own Venom X4 cage graces the car, implementing some smooth lines to the silhouette of this big beast. TMW kept the build simple with no front bumper, but powder coated all of the aftermarket pieces to match the metallic blue and pearl white color scheme. Inside the car, a set of gorgeous Triple X suede Black Widow seats and Simpson harnesses keep occupants held in tight.

Rigid Industries Radius LED Light Bar
Rigid Industries Radius LED Light Bar

With all of the power and suspension TMW added, the stock headlights just wouldn’t cut it. Rigid came on board in a big way, providing a 30” RDS light bar, an SR10 light bar in the custom grill, interior dome lights, D2 Dually corner lights, A series rock lights, and SRM reverse lights. Now, the car can provide its own daylight.

TMW Off-Road Project Genesis
TMW Off-Road Project Genesis

To put the power down, STM was enlisted for a set of their billet clutches. The fully-adjustable clutches transmit power to the wheels more effectively than the stock clutches, and also allow for a higher power threshold without part failure. OMF beadlock wheels wrapped in Sand Tires Unlimited Blaster paddles help the K&T/Weller Racing engine devour dune faces.

TMW Off-Road Project Genesis
Ridge Hopping in Glamis with Project Genesis

The guys at TMW are never one to turn down a good time, so they went to audio legends Rockford Fosgate for a stellar sound system. A glovebox mounted 10” subwoofer handles the bass, while 6.5” component speakers dish out mids and highs. It’s all powered by twin T series slim-line amplifiers that are stashed under the bodywork.

Wolf Designs Wrap
Custom Wolf Designs Wrap

Topping the whole project off is an absolutely gorgeous wrap done by Wolf Designs. They work closely with TMW on many projects, and always bring a fresh outlook to a build. The colors TMW and Wolf selected for the build look incredible in the sun, and the wrap job is so clean that it appears to be painted on. Axia Alloys hosted a ton of billet parts on the car, including mirrors, fire extinguisher mounts, and shock reservoir clamps.

TMW Off-Road Project Genesis
TMW Off-Road Project Genesis in Glamis

TMW’s Project Genesis was a blast out in the Glamis sand, and it ran flawlessly for the entire UTV Industry Ride. TMW can build your mild or wild project no matter what UTV you own, and they do it all with professional service and a friendly attitude. For more information on how you can spice up your rig, visit www.TMWOffroad.com.

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Polaris RZR XP4 1000Polaris RZR XP4 1000

Polaris RZR XP4 1000Polaris RZR XP4 1000

Project Genesis Specifications:

  • 2014 Polaris RZR XP4 1000
  • TMW Venom X4 Cage
  • LONESTAR RACING MTS +7″ LONG TRAVEL SUSPENSION
  • FOX IBP RACING STEEL BODY INTERNAL BYPASS SHOCKS
  • RIGID RDS 30” LIGHT BAR
  • RIGID SR10” LIGHT IN GRILL
  • RIGID CUSTOM GRILL
  • RIGID DOME LIGHTS
  • RIGID D2 DUALLY CORNERING LIGHTS
  • RIGID A SERIES ROCK LIGHTS
  • RIGID SRM REVERSE LIGHTS
  • ROCKFORD FOSGATE FULL STEREO SYSTEM
  • RF GLOVE BOX MOUNTED 10” POWER SUBWOOFER
  • RF SLIM LINE AMPLIFIERS
  • RF T3 POWER 6.5” SPEAKERS
  • OMF BEADLOCK CUSTOM WHEELS
  • FULLERTON SAND SPORTS – STU BLASTER SAND TIRES
  • TRIPLE X SEATS BLACK WIDOW SUEDE BUCKET SEATS
  • SIMPSON RACE HARNESSES
  • K&T PERFORMANCE TURBO KIT AND CUSTOM BED COVER
  • WELLER RACING BUILT CUSTOM MOTOR (CARRILLO RODS, PORTED AND POLISHED HEAD/ TURBO CAMS/ FORGED PISTONS, HEAD STUDS AND MUCH MORE)
  • STM BILLET CLUTCH
  • MUZZY TURBO EXHAUST MUFFLER
  • WOLF DESIGNS CUSTOM PEARL GRAPHICS
  • AXIA MIRRORS AND BILLET ACCESSORIES (MIRRORS, FIRE EXTINGUISHER, CUSTOM MOUNTS)
  • QUICK LIGHT COLOR CHANGE WHIPS

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