It gets better. They were advertising best in class articulation/RTI score. Turns out this only applies to the Badlands WITHOUT Sasquatch. Sasquatch limits up travel to prevent the 35” tires from rubbing.
I’d like a 4-door with a relatively flat floor that I can sleep on. I have no use for the slide out tray. Hopefully Ford or aftermarket has a lift-up panel, similar to the stocker, but 4” taller and more tool storage.
From the F150/raptor build and price:
$1895 Beadlock capable wheels
$500 Torsen front diff
$420-570 Rear locker for standard F-150
So roughly $3k just for diff and wheel upgrades, and that’s over the Raptor’s standard aluminum wheels, not steelies.
Still need to upgrade the front axle...
Uhh yeah you do have to settle for an inferior engine. You can’t a diesel/mt and both of Jeep’s gassers are worse than the 2.3. And a basesquatch would have all the off gear that a rubi has, except sway bar disconnect, but with better tires/wheels.
It seems that a lot of basesquatch buyers would be happy with the badlands if it weren’t for the huge price difference but consider this:
2 door bare bones Rubicon is over 40k, with only 33” tires and no bead lock capable wheels.
Even if the basesquatch/7mt was available did you guys expect it...