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This 2-door TT-build was spotted at gas station across the street from MAP. The driver was pumping gas and in a meeting at same time so I didn’t want to bother him too much but he did let me look inside. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a pic of the interior - he had quite a bit of stuff in there. A few observations and my opinions:

I do not like A51 on the Sport, but I think it works very well on the Bronco and has moved up on my list.

The stance looks good with 32” tires (think they are actually 31.7”) I will probably squatch, but if you don’t want big tires you may be happy with these, and the Generals look tough. Also, I liked the optional wheels in person. The sweet spot for the BD would probably be 33” tires… Does anyone more knowledgeable than I know if 33” can be slapped on these wheels without any other modifications?

The grille looks much better in person and feels quality to the touch. I’ve always thought the BD grille looked cheap in photos but it looks really good in person. It’s probably my favorite grille design.

The MGV interior is really soft and supple feeling. It’s also pretty dark, closer to what’s represented on the CGI pics in B&P.

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after seeing these pics def upgrading my black diamond to these wheels man Area 51 looks great too





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I forgot to add the MIC roof is looking a lot better than the earlier versions. This one looked almost satin black to my eyes.
Thanks for sharing. So does the MIC look darker in person than your pictures where it still looks gray? Cameras have a hard time with dark grays/satin black and can make them look lighter than they are.
 

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Who would have ever thought that Winter in SE Michigan could be this much fun - we can go Bronco hunting every weekend during the day and read Bronco forums all night. Hahaha!
I did some wheeling last weekend at the cabin too! Can’t wait to take the Bronco!!!!

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Thanks for sharing. So does the MIC look darker in person than your pictures where it still looks gray? Cameras have a hard time with dark grays/satin black and can make them look lighter than they are.
It is not black, but the dark grey on the three colors I have seen it paired with looked good (Silver, CO and OW). It does appear darker in person than in pics IMO.
 
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Thanks for sharing. So does the MIC look darker in person than your pictures where it still looks gray? Cameras have a hard time with dark grays/satin black and can make them look lighter than they are.
Yes, this one looked DARK gray to my eyes. Maybe calling it satin black is a stretch, but it was darker than the other 2 MICs I've seen, which both had a flatter finish as well. I just looked at my phone pics again, the pics I posted didn't turn out super clear.....
 

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Yes, this one looked DARK gray to my eyes. Maybe calling it satin black is a stretch, but it was darker than the other 2 MICs I've seen, which both had a flatter finish as well. I just looked at my phone pics again, the pics I posted didn't turn out super clear.....
I think Satin almost Flat for MIC is a good description ... Thought the same from the Bronco I saw displayed at the Auto show...
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Really digging the Area 51 with the mic top. Holding my breath for velocity blue to see how that combo looks.
 

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I haven't seen anyone mention this before. Anyone notice the door handles, some painted body color, some black? I don't see a pattern but I like the black better. Also, have you noticed the bronco on the back it's either chrome or black. Again, I like the black!
 

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This 2-door TT-build was spotted at gas station across the street from MAP. The driver was pumping gas and in a meeting at same time so I didn’t want to bother him too much but he did let me look inside. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a pic of the interior - he had quite a bit of stuff in there. A few observations and my opinions:

I do not like A51 on the Sport, but I think it works very well on the Bronco and has moved up on my list.

The stance looks good with 32” tires (think they are actually 31.7”) I will probably squatch, but if you don’t want big tires you may be happy with these, and the Generals look tough. Also, I liked the optional wheels in person. The sweet spot for the BD would probably be 33” tires… Does anyone more knowledgeable than I know if 33” can be slapped on these wheels without any other modifications?

The grille looks much better in person and feels quality to the touch. I’ve always thought the BD grille looked cheap in photos but it looks really good in person. It’s probably my favorite grille design.

The MGV interior is really soft and supple feeling. It’s also pretty dark, closer to what’s represented on the CGI pics in B&P.



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eyyy apart from the grill guard this is literally my build good looks for posting
 

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I haven't seen anyone mention this before. Anyone notice the door handles, some painted body color, some black? I don't see a pattern but I like the black better. Also, have you noticed the bronco on the back it's either chrome or black. Again, I like the black!
Sadly you picked two choices that you can’t have together. I believe the paint matching door handles are OBX and WT and the black Bronco is WT. Aftermarket already solves being able to swap chrome and black Broncos as this is a replacement part on earlier Broncos. I don’t follow FE so can’t speak to that.
 
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eyyy apart from the grill guard this is literally my build good looks for posting
After seeing it in person, really thinking this is my build as well, including the color. I will ask again as I know there are many very smart gearheads on here who have dissected these vehicles to the extent that they can at this point: Does anybody know definitively if one can slap (safely) 285/70/17 tires on these optional Black Diamond wheels without any further modifications? If so, I think I am good to go with the BD! Thanks!
 

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Great news KC...I'm sure there will soon be a lot of new pics. Since there are so many 'old' pics floating around, we need some way to know these starting Monday are 'the real deal'
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Black Diamond looks good and is the best value I think. I’ll be going with Race Red, 4D, SAS and 2.7. I’d love to get that 12” screen but too much $ to jump up to Badlands w/high with the other options I want.

I saw the MIC top in Moab and I thought it looked great.
 

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