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Good questions. Ive seen a few other things on there that I am interested in but says its not compatible with 2015 base. (Seats, homelink garage door opener etc...) I really dont understand why they wouldnt be compatible. I didnt think there was really any difference that would cause that. I think they just say that to make you want to get a newer model.
 

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Thats dumb, I just bought my slingshot im not gonna buy another one. haha. Im pretty sure the base slingshot hasnt changed either.

You have a good point, other products that should fit and they are saying it doesnt fit..

I think it's a bug or like you said. Just seeing if anyone has a forsure answer before i go and purchase these.
 

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That seems really steep for audio components. I am not really sure why they wouldn't fit to be honest. Ultimately I have a feeling Polaris will say they won't fit. I'd see if your dealer has more info.
 

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That seems really steep for audio components. I am not really sure why they wouldn't fit to be honest. Ultimately I have a feeling Polaris will say they won't fit. I'd see if your dealer has more info.
Steep how??? Built in amp and plug and play
 

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It's rockford with pods and amp i think this is much cheaper than the external amp setups.
 

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I think you may be confused.....

What you listed is only the speaker pods loaded with the Rockford 6.5 inch component sets.

When they say "don’t require external amplification" they are telling you that you don't need an additional amp if you are going to run these to your stock SS Infotainment System. Thus why it says this product doesn't "fit" your base model.

If you have a base model, you would need some sort of Media Player and some sort of amp to drive these pods and speakers. So, you add on a $200 amp and a $150 BT controller and you are over $1,000 pretty quickly.

One aftermarket option that would compare to what you posted is below...

SSV Works - Side by Side Vehicle Specialists



With Rockford components, this cost around $350 for the pair.

You understand why @Br4hm4 said what he said?
 

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I don't think so. Type in a 2017 base model slingshot, says the fit. No head unit in the base... They are pre-amped in the speaker enclosure.
 

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Polaris 2015 had the bigger battery. and steel rear tail frame.
This making it close to the Federal weight limit .
This is why the accessories Will not fit.
It can cause the slingshot to break the Federal Laws.
 

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Hmm... But they do "fit"...

Why not just something like:
"For off road use only on 2015 and 2016 Slingshots. Not street legal."
 

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I don't think so. Type in a 2017 base model slingshot, says the fit. No head unit in the base... They are pre-amped in the speaker enclosure.
I'd be willing to bet big bucks that you are wrong. They are most likely just pods with speakers in them.

I am not sure why you are thinking they are powered or would have a BT function so your phone could hook up to them. What are you reading that is making you think this?
 

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Steep how??? Built in amp and plug and play
Oh wow...ok, missed the built in amp part...that makes it a lot better.
 

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I didn't think I saw anything in the hardware that says anything about an amp...if there is an amp that is in it...that is very reasonable...if not...that is just typical Slingshot aftermarket pricing. lol
 

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I'd be willing to bet big bucks that you are wrong. They are most likely just pods with speakers in them.

I am not sure why you are thinking they are powered or would have a BT function so your phone could hook up to them. What are you reading that is making you think this?
Never said i thought they had a bluetooth controller..... It says no external amplification is required... and it fits the base model... of a 2017... I know i have to get a BT controller..
 

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"These self-contained units don’t require external amplification and the 6.5” primary speaker with 1” tweeter deliver a full-range audio experience with enough power (50-watts continuous with 100-watts peak) to break through the rumble of the road. "

50 watts cont to 100 watts...

Why would just speakers mention anything about watts? thats for an AMP. It says with enough power... meaning that it is powered... also its advertiesed on other website as plug and play.. if it needed an external amp it wouldnt be plug and play.
 

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Here is how I read it and at the $699 Polaris price, I am pretty sure I am correct.

50 watts cont to 100 watts - This is referencing to the power handling of the Rockford Speakers. They most likely can handle 50 watts RMS and 100 watts max power. This isn't amp talk, this is speaker talk. Read link below...
Rockford Fosgate® - RM1652B


Enough power means that that amp in the SS Infotainment System can run them effectively.

Plug and play means that it will bolt up to your SS and the wires can be run to the SS Infotainment System. Would it really be plug and play if you needed a BT controller?

Also, unless I am missing something... Rockford doesn't make any small self powered enclosure pre-loaded with speakers for Marine or Powersport. Those pods are pretty dang small to hold the speakers and an amp and the price point would suggest there is no amp also.

I hope I am wrong @Juice, but I would hate for you to order these and not get what you expect.
 

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Here is how I read it and at the $699 Polaris price, I am pretty sure I am correct.

50 watts cont to 100 watts - This is referencing to the power handling of the Rockford Speakers. They most likely can handle 50 watts RMS and 100 watts max power. This isn't amp talk, this is speaker talk. Read link below...
Rockford Fosgate® - RM1652B


Enough power means that that amp in the SS Infotainment System can run them effectively.

Plug and play means that it will bolt up to your SS and the wires can be run to the SS Infotainment System. Would it really be plug and play if you needed a BT controller?

Also, unless I am missing something... Rockford doesn't make any small self powered enclosure pre-loaded with speakers for Marine or Powersport. Those pods are pretty dang small to hold the speakers and an amp and the price point would suggest there is no amp also.

I hope I am wrong @Juice, but I would hate for you to order these and not get what you expect.
Well see at this price point, they are a little more expensive than pod speakers with an amp, it seems doubtful that these speakers without an amp are more expensive than there setup with an external amp and more wattage. Than what would be the benefit between this over the other setup?

I know you suggest the infotainment center, but if you click the link, and press 2017, base model SS, it says it fits. Which to me would indicate that they fit the base model SS, sans infotainment center. Yes plug and play for the speakers, BT isint required you could run other setups which most people wont.

They are saying the speakers are plug and play. So technically any set up, if you are correct, is plug and play. Which isint true because removing all the panels and installing the bracket isint plug and play.
 

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Why would more expensive speakers and pods handle less wattage than a cheaper unit with a better amp? Doesn't make sense.. And why do these say does not require external amp but fitt the base model SS?
 
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