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Yup! If you follow the bend of the Colorado around to the eastern side, my house is literally a hop, skip, and a jump away. There has been a Concrete plant/Dirt and gravel mining company that has been operating in the area for the better part of the last 4/5 years and they are responsible for what you see in this pic. Not to turn this into a Tesla thread, but like I said I’ll be shocked if they are building vehicles here by the end of the year(but who knows maybe Elon will pump a ton of memory to get it done, still don’t see it happening realistically). Maybe this pic is in response to my “flat field” comment but I was referring to the H‑E‑B that has been coming for 5 years.

Also side note: They are realllllly overselling this factory only being 15 minutes from downtown.😬 Maybe if you get really lucky and there is zero traffic and you hit every single green light. (This is Austin that is never gonna happen lol)





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I canceled my reservation yesterday after taking a deal for a Rubicon. Seems like it was a smart move.
Sad to see man, but not so sure staying with a new Jeep Rubicon was the smarter move.

Don't get me wrong, build it out right and you should enjoy the Rubicon, but as soon as you start seeing Broncos in the wild and reading about them, watching videos of guys wheeling them through cool spots like Moab, Big Bear, etc, you're gonna have some regret.

Hope you got a good deal, but likely could have gotten it cheaper closer to Bronco release because I can assure you that FCA is feeling bent over right about now and know that the future does not look as bright as it did 4 months ago.

Think of Bronco as FCAs very on COVID-19, but much deadlier. Yep, it's gonna be carnage and there will be blood.
 

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Sad to see man, but not so sure staying with a new Jeep Rubicon was the smarter move.

Don't get me wrong, build it out right and you should enjoy the Rubicon, but as soon as you start seeing Broncos in the wild and reading about them, watching videos of guys wheeling them through cool spots like Moab, Big Bear, etc, you're gonna have some regret.

Hope you got a good deal, but likely could have gotten it cheaper closer to Bronco release because I can assure you that FCA is feeling bent over right about now and know that the future does not look as bright as it did 4 months ago.

Think of Bronco as FCAs very on COVID-19, but much deadlier. Yep, it's gonna be carnage and there will be blood.
I dunno about that, as that’s a ways away and I can do that stuff now lol.
 

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Are you willing to deal with quality issues in order to move your product at the cost of owner loyalty and future sales? Are your suppliers ready to handle your demands ahead of schedule? Is there a logistics plan in place to store and move these vehicles ahead of schedule? Are your special tools that are required to work on these new products ready for production? Is your product training ready? Is your tire supplier stocked up enough to send tires for production? Is your suspension component supplier up and running? Is the Borg Warner plant that was hit by a tornado and nearly wiped out - the company that produces 4 wheel drive systems for many manufacturers - Up and running at a capacity where they can supply you with the systems needed to operate? Is your convertible top supplier ready to handle a 20% increase in production? Has your brake pad supplier agreed to send you 20% more pads?

I mean it sounds easy, but it’s not. I don’t know the current status of the Borg Warner plant, but if they’re supplying the 4 wheel drive components, maybe this has something to do with it.
Dude, that's a bunch of excuses. This is Ford's fault and nobody else's. If there are quality issues, they should look in the mirror. Every automaker has challenges like this.
 

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Considering the unintentional UAW leak happened about 2 or 3 years before Ford was ready to announce the Bronco's return, it feels like it has been an eternity, when in reality, this is all par for the course..... and then there was the damn Covid.
I remember when the "leak" first happened I was hoping that they were bluffing about 2020 and it would really be here for 2018-19. yeah, LOL

This may be the biggest vehicle release in the last 30 years and that says a lot. Ford can't fuck this up!
Yet your solution for your impatience is the exact recipe to "fuck it up".
So, by your own logic, pick A or B ...... fast and fucked...... or it gets here when it's ready and stands the best chance to be as great as it will be.
What logic says the best move is to push out a crap product for what "may be the biggest vehicle release in the last 30 years"?
 

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In their launch videos, they said that these Broncos were already extensively tested and abused in the harshest of environments. If that is the case, they should be good to go. As far as longevity and reliability testing, that's something that can be done on a dyno over a couple of days span. I'm just getting impatient now lol. I have and I'm sure the rest of you have waited such a long time for this moment. Buying and driving this Bronco will be my way of giving an expletive-laden hand gesture to the year 2020, because this has literally been the only good thing to come out of this year.


Inspiration...

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