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Judging from some of the posts, I find it very hard for some of the Jeep guys to understand that there is a lot more to "off-roading" than giant boulder rock gardens trails. I have no zero problem agreeing that the Jeep is better suited for extreme rock crawling. Its a lot cheaper to upgrade the ancient SFA tech to make it beefy enough to withstand the abuse from oversized tires and gain large amounts of articulation. Howeever, the Bronco will most-likely be better (including comfort) at every single activity faster than 0.2 MPH. Also, in my opinion is looks SO MUCH BETTER and modern than the outdated Wrangler which is another plus for me.





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Wow I watched these on my cell phone only at first, but now on the big screen, really impressive. I can say that stock Bronco is more capable than I will ever need. I was a bit of a doubter at first, now I see.

Anyone know if they had the swaybars disconnected?
 

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Where did you hear that is why they were running 33s? I get that articulation is a tiny bit less on the Sasquatch to ensure the 35 doesn’t hit the wheel well...but the extra diameter of a 35 has more advantages in the rocks over a 33 than that little bit of articulation...and will be the best stock rock crawler of the two...IMO. My bet is they wanted to show they could run the entire trail even on 33s / stock badlands with no Sas.
That is what caught my attention. Made the case to me to be content with the stock Badlands.

And they did this on turboed engines. Low end torque seemed sufficient.
 

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Here is another short video from the Rubicon trail.

 
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Wow- cool vids, I live for off-road daily in the Colorado mountains. (Rubicon, sidexside & Moto) Love to see these rigs attempt the holy cross trail with a few mods & winch 🤔 💥 aftermarket is going to be insain for these rigs. Can’t wait !! Jeepforsale
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That's a nice rig. Look at that articulation. Are you saying the new Bronco will be able to do what your Jeep is doing?
 

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Judging from some of the posts, I find it very hard for some of the Jeep guys to understand that there is a lot more to "off-roading" than giant boulder rock gardens trails. I have no zero problem agreeing that the Jeep is better suited for extreme rock crawling. Its a lot cheaper to upgrade the ancient SFA tech to make it beefy enough to withstand the abuse from oversized tires and gain large amounts of articulation. Howeever, the Bronco will most-likely be better (including comfort) at every single activity faster than 0.2 MPH. Also, in my opinion is looks SO MUCH BETTER and modern than the outdated Wrangler which is another plus for me.
Exactly what I've been saying. Jeepers only want to talk about crawling. The playground has lots of other rides the Bronco will excel at.
 

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The spotter is the real MVP here. What a pro.
Yes, for sure. The drivers are all Ford engineers, so who knows what kind of driving experience they have in this type of terrain.
 

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Impressive. It must be nice to be able to say "The hell with it", and give 'er the gas. :)
 

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I know, the scraping sounds made me grind my own teeth. I would love to see how the Wildtrac (that I reserved) handles washboard roads. I was almost going to pull the trigger on the Raptor but with a 6 year and dog the Bronco fit the bill for the road trips and securing all the gear and luggage for more outlander style trips, not so much rock crawling. As for washboard roads, seeing the tire bounce and in the cabin to see if it would shake your teeth loose?
 

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That dude spotting was reckless. That front wheel caught, he would have gotten smacked.
 

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Badlands lists the 33 MTs as available option but I don’t think we’ll know for sure if 4 door excludes them without the build tool.
You can answer this question and more by using my spreadsheet. Here is a snapshot example of tires for the 4-doors, included, allowable and excluded. I've highlighted your Badlands 4-door 33 MTs question in cyan blue.

Bronco6g Build & Price Planner Spreadsheet

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