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Definitely looks like some members of a different "nation" in that pic judging by the Bronco hoodie.
I didn't want to say anything but I immediately thought the same thing :ROFLMAO: but hey, no watermarks or claims of any kind until they say something so will be added as it is credited to the site member 😉

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Yes, 6G has been infiltrated! :ROFLMAO: Actually I live in both worlds, just trying to be a bit of a bridge. That picture I posted was the only one I took on that trip, and I posted it on both forums.

The story of the trip up to Bronco Knoll with those three Broncos is a long one, full of history and exciting news. Media coverage will be coming from other sources, including but not limited to Bronco Nation. I imagine the people in charge are all doing a bunch of video and photo editing, and I don't know how long it will take, but it will definitely be worth the wait!

I can say that the yellow '72 is the one that was on display at the Bronco Nation booth during King of the Hammers, and that the 6th Gen is the same FE I got a ride in later that day.
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[This photo was taken by Vaughn Gittin Jr during my ride-along. He let me pose in the driver seat, but I did not get to drive it.]
 

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Yes, 6G has been infiltrated! :ROFLMAO: Actually I live in both worlds, just trying to be a bit of a bridge. That picture I posted was the only one I took on that trip, and I posted it on both forums.

The story of the trip up to Bronco Knoll with those three Broncos is a long one, full of history and exciting news. Media coverage will be coming from other sources, including but not limited to Bronco Nation. I imagine the people in charge are all doing a bunch of video and photo editing, and I don't know how long it will take, but it will definitely be worth the wait!

I can say that the yellow '72 is the one that was on display at the Bronco Nation booth during King of the Hammers, and that the 6th Gen is the same FE I got a ride in later that day.
20210205_145317.jpg

[This photo was taken by Vaughn Gittin Jr during my ride-along. He let me pose in the driver seat, but I did not get to drive it.]
"doing a bunch of video and photo editing, and I don't know how long it will take" - I'd be done by now. ;)


Also, someone in another thread wants to know how the front camera looks with just that bull bar thingy. Edit: https://www.bronco6g.com/forum/threads/daily-reminder-to-winch-buyers-dont-do-that.12488/
 
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Here's link to the full write-up of the Return to Bronco Knoll, written by David, a Bronco Nation staff member who did a great job coordinating the trip and bringing all these people together. I've written a brief summary below. We also had with us Cooper Pierce (Utah.Bronco on Instagram) who took the photos, Texas Mike from Lonestar Early Bronco Club, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Loren Healy (two of the Ultra 4 Bronco racers in KOH and part of the Bronco testing team), Jake from Montana Broncos, and Ford Bronco Brand Manager Esteban Plaza-Jennings.

None of the three Broncos had much trouble going up the East route, least of all the 2021 First Edition. The yellow '72 impressed us all with how well it handled the trail. My stock '91 probably had the most difficulty because of the small tires and a rear bumper that likes to reach out and grab onto rocks. Once we were at the top, it was great to hear Vaughn and Loren tell their stories about testing the Bronco in Johnson Valley. Bronco Knoll is at the high point of the 'Mountain Loop' that they used for durability testing, and a spot that offers an incredible view of the valley below, which Ford engineers referred to as 'Bronco Vista'. After setting an official survey disk next to the cairn to mark the precise coordinates printed on the Bronco, we cleaned up some trash from the Knoll and then made our way back to Hammer Town in the '91 and '72, while Vaughn took the FE up and down the more challenging Southern route and then went in search of more challenging terrain.

There are more details and photos at the link above, and you can also see some of the photos on instagram by searching for #broncoknoll (credit for that hashtag goes to Vaughn), and I believe that Vaughn will post a video on his youtube channel soon with some additional info. When I see it posted, I'll add a link on this thread.

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Here's link to the full write-up of the Return to Bronco Knoll, written by David, a Bronco Nation staff member who did a great job coordinating the trip and bringing all these people together. I've written a brief summary below. We also had with us Cooper Pierce (Utah.Bronco on Instagram) who took the photos, Texas Mike from Lonestar Early Bronco Club, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Loren Healy (two of the Ultra 4 Bronco racers in KOH and part of the Bronco testing team), Jake from Montana Broncos, and Ford Bronco Brand Manager Esteban Plaza-Jennings.

None of the three Broncos had much trouble going up the East route, least of all the 2021 First Edition. The yellow '72 impressed us all with how well it handled the trail. My stock '91 probably had the most difficulty because of the small tires and a rear bumper that likes to reach out and grab onto rocks. Once we were at the top, it was great to hear Vaughn and Loren tell their stories about testing the Bronco in Johnson Valley. Bronco Knoll is at the high point of the 'Mountain Loop' that they used for durability testing, and a spot that offers an incredible view of the valley below, which Ford engineers referred to as 'Bronco Vista'. After setting an official survey disk next to the cairn to mark the precise coordinates printed on the Bronco, we cleaned up some trash from the Knoll and then made our way back to Hammer Town in the '91 and '72, while Vaughn took the FE up and down the more challenging Southern route and then went in search of more challenging terrain.

There are more details and photos at the link above, and you can also see some of the photos on instagram by searching for #broncoknoll (credit for that hashtag goes to Vaughn), and I believe that Vaughn will post a video on his youtube channel soon with some additional info. When I see it posted, I'll add a link on this thread.

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Not Jake from State Farm???

Sounds like a cool experience!
 
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No, not Jake from State Farm, but people who meet him love him just as much. Really a great guy! He'll be featured on the next episode of the Bronco Talk podcast.

[Disclaimer: I am not the Blake.Bronco that does some of their interviewing, but I did make a brief appearance in episode 1 from Super Cel West.]
 

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Here's link to the full write-up of the Return to Bronco Knoll, written by David, a Bronco Nation staff member who did a great job coordinating the trip and bringing all these people together. I've written a brief summary below. We also had with us Cooper Pierce (Utah.Bronco on Instagram) who took the photos, Texas Mike from Lonestar Early Bronco Club, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Loren Healy (two of the Ultra 4 Bronco racers in KOH and part of the Bronco testing team), Jake from Montana Broncos, and Ford Bronco Brand Manager Esteban Plaza-Jennings.

None of the three Broncos had much trouble going up the East route, least of all the 2021 First Edition. The yellow '72 impressed us all with how well it handled the trail. My stock '91 probably had the most difficulty because of the small tires and a rear bumper that likes to reach out and grab onto rocks. Once we were at the top, it was great to hear Vaughn and Loren tell their stories about testing the Bronco in Johnson Valley. Bronco Knoll is at the high point of the 'Mountain Loop' that they used for durability testing, and a spot that offers an incredible view of the valley below, which Ford engineers referred to as 'Bronco Vista'. After setting an official survey disk next to the cairn to mark the precise coordinates printed on the Bronco, we cleaned up some trash from the Knoll and then made our way back to Hammer Town in the '91 and '72, while Vaughn took the FE up and down the more challenging Southern route and then went in search of more challenging terrain.

There are more details and photos at the link above, and you can also see some of the photos on instagram by searching for #broncoknoll (credit for that hashtag goes to Vaughn), and I believe that Vaughn will post a video on his youtube channel soon with some additional info. When I see it posted, I'll add a link on this thread.

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So how were you able to align yourself with such a group? I am aware of the status in BN but man I am jealous.
 

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Here's link to the full write-up of the Return to Bronco Knoll, written by David, a Bronco Nation staff member who did a great job coordinating the trip and bringing all these people together. I've written a brief summary below. We also had with us Cooper Pierce (Utah.Bronco on Instagram) who took the photos, Texas Mike from Lonestar Early Bronco Club, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Loren Healy (two of the Ultra 4 Bronco racers in KOH and part of the Bronco testing team), Jake from Montana Broncos, and Ford Bronco Brand Manager Esteban Plaza-Jennings.

None of the three Broncos had much trouble going up the East route, least of all the 2021 First Edition. The yellow '72 impressed us all with how well it handled the trail. My stock '91 probably had the most difficulty because of the small tires and a rear bumper that likes to reach out and grab onto rocks. Once we were at the top, it was great to hear Vaughn and Loren tell their stories about testing the Bronco in Johnson Valley. Bronco Knoll is at the high point of the 'Mountain Loop' that they used for durability testing, and a spot that offers an incredible view of the valley below, which Ford engineers referred to as 'Bronco Vista'. After setting an official survey disk next to the cairn to mark the precise coordinates printed on the Bronco, we cleaned up some trash from the Knoll and then made our way back to Hammer Town in the '91 and '72, while Vaughn took the FE up and down the more challenging Southern route and then went in search of more challenging terrain.

There are more details and photos at the link above, and you can also see some of the photos on instagram by searching for #broncoknoll (credit for that hashtag goes to Vaughn), and I believe that Vaughn will post a video on his youtube channel soon with some additional info. When I see it posted, I'll add a link on this thread.

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Finally took the time to read the article. Cool deal !! :D Thanks for posting and marking the Knoll. (y)(y)

Healy and Gittin Jr. seem like pretty cool guys to hang out with. Most of the Ultra4 racers seem pretty cool and down to earth.

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So how were you able to align yourself with such a group? I am aware of the status in BN but man I am jealous.
Just lucky and in the right place at the right time. Have to give credit to David as well, he kept the communication channels open and invited others to the party. Up until the night before I wasn't sure if anyone else would go besides me and David.

Finally took the time to read the article. Cool deal !! :D Thanks for posting and marking the Knoll. (y)(y)

Healy and Gittin Jr. seem like pretty cool guys to hang out with. Most of the Ultra4 racers seem pretty cool and down to earth.

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They are great guys, and I wish I'd been able to hang out with them more. Vaughn did give me a ride in the 2 Door FE later that day, my first time in a new Bronco, which was an unforgettable experience. Fantastic driver in an incredible vehicle!
 

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Do we know anything about these or other Easter Eggs?

would they be different based on where the original purchaser is ordering from?
 

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Great story, and pretty cool you got to hang out with Loren and Vaughn. But I think the engineers had it right - I think I prefer the name Bronco Vista :p
 
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