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Even when they are full of fish guts and bait? :icon_confused:
I don't go chumming for sharks... but if I did I would probably just take the truck.
 


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You just.... you just don't understand!!!!! Cooler rack man! You don't go to the beach without a cooler rack! It's just not done!

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You just.... you just don't understand!!!!! Cooler rack man! You don't go to the beach without a cooler rack! It's just not done!

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Nah, jar of garlic deer liver and headed out to either the east or middle pond is how I roll. West pond winter kills so no fish there.
 

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I just saw a Cactus Gray Sport in town... Had a roof top tent and a temporary plate. I'd say they just picked it up.

I would be OK with my wife getting one.
 

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Ranger was mainly designed in Australia and was never intended to be sold on the same continent as the F-150. Ranger pattern is the same as Ranger overseas competition (Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi etc) which is good for less developed countries that can be hard on wheels.

If anything the '150 should have matched the Ranger... it is kind of the odd one out.
Ford went with a completely new rear axle when they brought the Ranger back; it would have been super easy to spec the axle shafts, front hubs and brake rotors with the F-150 pattern as they were going largely with new supplier base. Note: The current Ranger was actually being sold on same continent as the F-150 for years before it was brought to USA/Canada (Mexico being part of North American continent).

6 x 5.5 pattern has been a standard for decades - '70s Chev 4x4s used it. 6 x 135 just made aftermarket wheels cost a little more as they needed yet another pattern...
 

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I saw one in person, this morning, parked on the street. It was a four door, according to Ford's website, it was Cactus Grey. It's a greyish green colour, more a medium grey with a hint of green. Sorry, I didn't get a picture.
 

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I just got the VIN for my wife’s Sport... it’s scheduled to be built on 3/30.
 

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the cactus grey looks like standard grey primer thats been topcoated with clear.
 

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the cactus grey looks like standard grey primer thats been topcoated with clear.
It is really supposed to change with lighting between green gray and blue.

I suggested "NTPRMR" for the plates on my wife's car... it died a quick and painful death.

Another game that hasn't gotten old yet is gesturing towards any Ford Flex in sight and acting excited because "There is a new Bronco!"

Neat walkaround of a Black Diamond Sasquatch.

 

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Just got this email from Ford:

March 25, 2021

Dear Bronco Owner:


When we thought about bringing Bronco back after 25 years, we couldn't have imagined the enthusiasm this vehicle would generate, and we are truly grateful for the overwhelming response. In fact, we didn't expect as many orders for high-end series, packages, and options.

Add on a global pandemic, and this vehicle launch quickly escalated to one of the biggest challenges we've faced in years. These challenges have resulted in product changes for your Bronco order, which we want to share with you today. We know this news will be frustrating, and for this we sincerely apologize.
Production Update

While retail deliveries remain on track to begin this Summer, the continued effects of COVID-19 on our supplier readiness means more customers will get a 2022 model year Bronco than initially planned. We are addressing this longer wait by:

  • Investing millions of additional dollars to increase production of key high demand features so you can take delivery of your ideal Bronco as soon as possible
  • Offering price protection to all current Bronco order and reservation holders (as of March 19, 2021). This will ensure you will not see an increase in the MSRP if you receive an equivalent 2022 model year Bronco.
Complimentary Sound Deadening Headliner

To make this right, we'll be providing a complimentary sound deadening headliner on all Broncos equipped with a molded-in-color roof ($495 value).

  • If you ordered with cloth or leather interior you will receive the headliner automatically.
  • If you ordered with Marine Grade Vinyl interior you will have the option to add in the headliner at no cost, as you may want the functionality of a wash out interior.
  • With regard to pricing, if your vehicle is equipped with the sound deadening headliner, your price will be reduced by $495 MSRP.
While You Wait

We know you want your Bronco. And we want to get you and your Bronco out on the trails as soon as possible. While you wait, we're developing exclusive experiences for you, including early access to Bronco Off-Roadeo and we are providing you a $250 voucher to be used at any one of the four Bronco Off-Roadeos – this can be used for experience add-ons, merchandise, or toward the price of bringing a guest and is valid until December 2023. To learn more about Bronco Off-Roadeo, www.BroncoOffRoadeo.com – we hope we see you there. Finally, we will be sending exclusive invitations to upcoming events, where you'll have the opportunity to experience Bronco firsthand.

Our team at Michigan Assembly Plant, where the Bronco is born, remain on track to begin deliveries this summer. As a reminder, in late May, we will provide you with more information on the estimated delivery timing for your Bronco and we're committed to keeping you up-to-date through the entire delivery process.

We appreciate your patience and your business. And we thank you for giving us the opportunity to try and make this right.
Order Updates Due April 8

With these product updates, you now have until April 8, 2021 to work with your dealer to update/modify your order. If you have any questions about how these product updates or customer satisfaction offers impact you, please contact your Ford Dealer, the Bronco Customer Care Team at Ford's Marketing Program Headquarters at 800-334-4375 or view our FAQs here.
Mark Grueber
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Wish we could just get the $250 in cash for the off-roadeo thing if you don't live within 3 states of the rodeo. Yet again, NOTHING remotely close...
 

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Hey you get a free piece of foam out of it!
 

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Hey you get a free piece of foam out of it!
* think more gun cleaning mat...



It did take $500 off our build and gives us more time to build a down payment... as long as her current car hangs together.

New colors and options might be worth waiting for anyway though. They keep mentioning a new green color...
 

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Last summer I saw four of them at a gas station near my work off of I-79, three of them towing large box trailers, all with Michigan manufacturer's plates. I figured they were out so I didn't bother the Ford guys with taking pics when, heh, they were pre-production models.
 


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