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No pics allowed? What the f-ck does that dealer think they have there? A classified next generation Stealth fighter or something? Or maybe they are just embarrassed by the initial quality? I have seen better fitting tops on a chuck wagon. I can only imagine what that top will look like after a season or two?
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I was convinced that I would've been more welcome if I either drove anything else, or at least parked out of sight.

If Ford was successful in one aspect, it was putting a big fat dividing line between the Bronco and Wrangler, specifically.
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My thoughts exactly! But I haven't any interest in the juice, so I opted to save myself the effort of the squeeze.

If I was driving a lifted 4Runner, we probably would've sung koombaya together. But I drive the "evil nemesis", according to the Ford brainwashing, I mean marketing decisions.

The owner that I saw on the highway had that "here comes my mortal enemy according to ford" look about him, but I gave him a thumbs up and a full handed wave as I passed, and he lightened right up and did the same in return followed by a few horn honks.
Interesting because I would consider the Bronco and 4Runner to be "near peer" off roaders, lol. In all reality I'll be pretty excited to see one once they finally hit the roads here.

And hopefully the owner won't be smug, lol.
 

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Interesting because I would consider the Bronco and 4Runner to be "near peer" off roaders, lol. In all reality I'll be pretty excited to see one once they finally hit the roads here.

And hopefully the owner won't be smug, lol.
Yeah, it may not be my cup of tea, but I will admit that it was nice to finally see one on the road, followed shortly by a dealer with a couple to walk around a climb under.
 

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Yeah, it may not be my cup of tea, but I will admit that it was nice to finally see one on the road, followed shortly by a dealer with a couple to walk around a climb under.
I've only been able to find one dealer near me that had them in their inventory. Probably pre-orders because they disappeared before any photos were posted on the listing. Both were Manual Badlands, and that's one I'm pretty curious about.
 

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I've only been able to find one dealer near me that had them in their inventory. Probably pre-orders because they disappeared before any photos were posted on the listing. Both were Manual Badlands, and that's one I'm pretty curious about.
One tidbit gotten from the salesman I spoke with. The dealers don't refer back to the reservation list, when a canceled build shows up. They are making a separate list of people that stop in and leave contact info. So you could very well canvas all your local dealers to add you to each of there lists, and they'll call when what you're looking for shows up.

Not that I'm looking to promote the loss of a good member of our community here, but helping is person to person thing, regardless of brand names. :like:
 

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Fun Havers has already got a stage 1 kit in final testing that will add about 2.5-3" of lift and fit 37's. Stages 2 and 3 will mainly focus on new fiberglass fenders and flares to accommodate 40's. There lift includes a new upper a-arm that allows more ball joint movement.

Here it is in action...

I saw that video. The aftermarket soft top, by Best top I believe; looks a lot better than the stock soft top.
 

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Its not a Bentley. I like the Ford software, have no complaints same with the Jeep software. Toyota however was awful!

Hose/wipe off and on the road again with no top and doors is what I want.
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It was never a competition of “them vs us”. The Bronco is a nice vehicle, whether on road or on the back of a flatbed that’s on road.
Hey, be nice! How else do expect them to get their own wave to catch on?
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The Bronco flexing.... oh wait! My bad!
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Even though it's a joke, props for showing the old Bronco. That's the one that always intrigued me. Recently, I've been thinking what could have been, if Ford hadn't discontinued that body style, and gradually upgraded it over the years, just like the Wrangler (keeping the solid axle).
 

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Even though it's a joke, props for showing the old Bronco. That's the one that always intrigued me. Recently, I've been thinking what could have been, if Ford hadn't discontinued that body style, and gradually upgraded it over the years, just like the Wrangler (keeping the solid axle).
Man I love the old Bronco! Was a joke but wish I had one of those and my CJ7 back!
 

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Bronco pickup dead.

https://jalopnik.com/dead-the-ford-bronco-pickup-that-never-was-report-1847559065/amp

And in this one, Webasto gets tossed under the bus.

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/ford-bronco-pickup-canceled

Early reception to the new vehicles has been positive. Ford has sold 62,820 Bronco Sports and 4,078 Broncos in the U.S. this year through July, though early builds of the Bronco have been plagued by problems with roofs produced by the supplier Webasto.
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One tidbit gotten from the salesman I spoke with. The dealers don't refer back to the reservation list, when a canceled build shows up. They are making a separate list of people that stop in and leave contact info. So you could very well canvas all your local dealers to add you to each of there lists, and they'll call when what you're looking for shows up.

Not that I'm looking to promote the loss of a good member of our community here, but helping is person to person thing, regardless of brand names. :like:
Oh goodness, I'm not in the market for one!

But I do like the way it looks, and want to see how it drives. Especially with the 2.3 liter, manual transmission and 4.70 axles.
 

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I did not bother asking at the dealer. Does everyone still need to go online to start the ordering process for a Bronco? What is the latest revised "official" ETA if someone where to go online and place a $100 deposit today? I wonder what the take-rate is for between the 2-door and 4-door? Based on the Wrangler Unlimited take-rate, I assume the 4-door Bronco will probably be more popular? I wonder if the 2-door will take as long as a 4-door or vice versa?
 
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