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My Wildtrak arrived last week at Chapman Ford of Northeast Philly, so my son and I flew from Charleston to Newark, then hitched a ride with family to the dealership. Overall, the experience was great, other than the fact that they "lost" my Bestop, and had to "find" it in the parts area. No clue if that was intentionally overlooked, but I'm naturally skeptical of dealerships. We drove 1040 miles in the first three days of ownership, killed immeasurable amounts of bugs, ate a LOT, and had a great bonding experience. I figured I'd share these pictures, if anyone was interested...

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_095608737

Early start at the Charleston airport, 0615 on Friday morning. He wanted Dunkin'.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_142430484

There she is, prepped and ready to go (without the Bestop in the trunk). I told them I didn't want a dealer sticker, but they didn't listen.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_183530780

My grandparents both just passed, so I wanted to visit my hometown and see their house one last time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_155950251

Along the way, we stopped to take the front roof panels off, but having not done my research beforehand, I didn't want to try to stow them and screw anything up, so they went back on. He approves of the top being off, though!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_172323588

After my grandparents house, we hit up Pete and Elda's, where eating a XXL pizza by yourself gets you a t-shirt. I've done this a few times in my life, but this was the kid's first attempt. He was cocky, going in.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_172420844


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_173715914

Five slices down, and he was hurting.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221014_180406545

He finished, though!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_022807691

After pizza, we hopped on the road and made it to our first hotel, in Woodstock, VA. This is not Christine, but it's pretty cool.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_115135037

Early start with some Youtube before getting shitty coffee at the hotel.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_135855961

Next up was Luray Caverns. I had been once before, probably when I was about his age, but he's never done anything like this.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_130744134


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_132823343


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_141045442


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_005645280

My step-dad wouldn't let me leave without a Bruno's sub. Think Jersey Mike's, but actually good, and filling.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_151311294

There's a vintage car museum at Luray Caverns that's included with your admission. Nothing is newer than ~WWII.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_151343175


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_151452180

This Lincoln is 1 of 1, custom build for Edsel Ford, with an intercom system from the rear passenger compartment.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_142433581

After the car museum, it was over to the historical village at Luray. He wouldn't survive 1800s life without his tablet.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_161436887

Next up was Skyline Drive, in Shenandoah National Park. We caught the leaves at the perfect time!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_161630931

My son pointed out that I hadn't taken a photo in front of the car yet, so...

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_162710344

He thinks he looks super cool!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_183224672

We found a bunch of these little ringneck snakes at one of the scenic overlooks. Coincidentally, we also ended up talking to a couple who owned a 4D Wrangler (him). She wants to replace her current Honda SUV with a Bronco!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_191402640

500 miles on day 2, while we were on Skyline Drive. BTW, driving almost 100 miles at 35 MPG takes FOR-EVER!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_204904072

Next up was a stop at Natural Bridge, VA. Another place I had been to around his age, but haven't been to in a LONG time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_204439859

There's a cool beehive with exposed window panes when you're walking down through the visitor's center.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_205222137

There's a bridge!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221015_212031093

And a waterfall!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221016_003723715

Dinner was in Salem, VA. This "roadside attraction" was next to our gas stop on Route 220. No comment.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221016_125136695

Saturday night was spent in Winston-Salem. I thought Waffle House was a good option for breakfast on Sunday morning.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221016_130305284

His first Waffle House experience! This was also his first real meal since pizza on Friday!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221016_160137200

We just got a Buc-ee's in Florence, SC, so we hit them on the way back. It's an absolute shit show. Like, if you have anxiety, don't even try.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221016_160516951

Immediately after this, a dog got loose, and we had to chase it throughout the parking lot.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221016_172844643

Found a spot on Route 41 to take a picture of her. I was utterly exhausted, at this point.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221016_192932413

Home, and hanging out with her sister. When I backed the Mustang into this position, she tried to stall out on me, like she could smell another horsie on me that would take up my time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195707233

He and I got to work installing mods. Bartact grab handles, Gorilla lug nuts with locks, Rekgen mud flaps, Mabett floor mats and cargo protector, and a KYKR screen protector.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

The Wildtrak badging is going to go away on the fenders, and she'll get black Bronco script badges. The BRONCO logo on the grill is also going to get blacked out. Installing the hoist this weekend, and pulling the hard top to install the Bestop for the winter.

JR
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Looks like a great trip with your son.
 

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Nice - did the same with my son last year when I bought our Bronco in San Jose and drove it down the PCH to LA. I have another trip like this coming up, but this time its picking it up from LA and driving it to NC. Unforgettable experiences.
 

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Epic road trip, thanks for sharing. the pizza fest and eating that thing is legendary!!! Seeing these makes me realize how fast those years went by with my son who turns 22 soon. Enjoy every moment cuz before you know it he will know everything about everything and call you old!! Lol!! 😁
 
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AWESOME memories right there!!!!
 

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Awesomeness! We love Buc-ee's here in TX. I have never seen it "calm" no matter what time of day or night. And it's been open for 10 years lol.
 

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Long post warning!

My Wildtrak arrived last week at Chapman Ford of Northeast Philly, so my son and I flew from Charleston to Newark, then hitched a ride with family to the dealership. Overall, the experience was great, other than the fact that they "lost" my Bestop, and had to "find" it in the parts area. No clue if that was intentionally overlooked, but I'm naturally skeptical of dealerships. We drove 1040 miles in the first three days of ownership, killed immeasurable amounts of bugs, ate a LOT, and had a great bonding experience. I figured I'd share these pictures, if anyone was interested...

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Early start at the Charleston airport, 0615 on Friday morning. He wanted Dunkin'.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There she is, prepped and ready to go (without the Bestop in the trunk). I told them I didn't want a dealer sticker, but they didn't listen.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

My grandparents both just passed, so I wanted to visit my hometown and see their house one last time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Along the way, we stopped to take the front roof panels off, but having not done my research beforehand, I didn't want to try to stow them and screw anything up, so they went back on. He approves of the top being off, though!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

After my grandparents house, we hit up Pete and Elda's, where eating a XXL pizza by yourself gets you a t-shirt. I've done this a few times in my life, but this was the kid's first attempt. He was cocky, going in.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Five slices down, and he was hurting.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

He finished, though!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

After pizza, we hopped on the road and made it to our first hotel, in Woodstock, VA. This is not Christine, but it's pretty cool.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Early start with some Youtube before getting shitty coffee at the hotel.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Next up was Luray Caverns. I had been once before, probably when I was about his age, but he's never done anything like this.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

My step-dad wouldn't let me leave without a Bruno's sub. Think Jersey Mike's, but actually good, and filling.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There's a vintage car museum at Luray Caverns that's included with your admission. Nothing is newer than ~WWII.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

This Lincoln is 1 of 1, custom build for Edsel Ford, with an intercom system from the rear passenger compartment.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

After the car museum, it was over to the historical village at Luray. He wouldn't survive 1800s life without his tablet.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Next up was Skyline Drive, in Shenandoah National Park. We caught the leaves at the perfect time!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

My son pointed out that I hadn't taken a photo in front of the car yet, so...

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

He thinks he looks super cool!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

We found a bunch of these little ringneck snakes at one of the scenic overlooks. Coincidentally, we also ended up talking to a couple who owned a 4D Wrangler (him). She wants to replace her current Honda SUV with a Bronco!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

500 miles on day 2, while we were on Skyline Drive. BTW, driving almost 100 miles at 35 MPG takes FOR-EVER!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Next up was a stop at Natural Bridge, VA. Another place I had been to around his age, but haven't been to in a LONG time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There's a cool beehive with exposed window panes when you're walking down through the visitor's center.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There's a bridge!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

And a waterfall!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Dinner was in Salem, VA. This "roadside attraction" was next to our gas stop on Route 220. No comment.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Saturday night was spent in Winston-Salem. I thought Waffle House was a good option for breakfast on Sunday morning.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

His first Waffle House experience! This was also his first real meal since pizza on Friday!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

We just got a Buc-ee's in Florence, SC, so we hit them on the way back. It's an absolute shit show. Like, if you have anxiety, don't even try.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Immediately after this, a dog got loose, and we had to chase it throughout the parking lot.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Found a spot on Route 41 to take a picture of her. I was utterly exhausted, at this point.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Home, and hanging out with her sister. When I backed the Mustang into this position, she tried to stall out on me, like she could smell another horsie on me that would take up my time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

He and I got to work installing mods. Bartact grab handles, Gorilla lug nuts with locks, Rekgen mud flaps, Mabett floor mats and cargo protector, and a KYKR screen protector.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

The Wildtrak badging is going to go away on the fenders, and she'll get black Bronco script badges. The BRONCO logo on the grill is also going to get blacked out. Installing the hoist this weekend, and pulling the hard top to install the Bestop for the winter.

JR
Wow. You guys will be talking about this forever. I'm sure at first you would have preferred a dealer closer to home, but probably pretty happy it worked as it did. Thanks for sharing. Switching to soft top for the winter? Great to see more red on here too. I guess it doesn't get all that cold down in SC and the AC is more useful in the summer? Backwards from where I am in New England.
 

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Wow. You guys will be talking about this forever. I'm sure at first you would have preferred a dealer closer to home, but probably pretty happy it worked as it did. Thanks for sharing. Switching to soft top for the winter? Great to see more red on here too. I guess it doesn't get all that cold down in SC and the AC is more useful in the summer? Backwards from where I am in New England.
All the dealers around here were screwy with ADM on orders. $20k or more. Chapman gave me 3% under invoice, and were mostly good to deal with.

I guess we'll see how things work out, but the best days to have the top off are generally October to May. I'd definitely rather have the hard top on to insulate for the AC in the summer.

JR
 

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Long post warning!

My Wildtrak arrived last week at Chapman Ford of Northeast Philly, so my son and I flew from Charleston to Newark, then hitched a ride with family to the dealership. Overall, the experience was great, other than the fact that they "lost" my Bestop, and had to "find" it in the parts area. No clue if that was intentionally overlooked, but I'm naturally skeptical of dealerships. We drove 1040 miles in the first three days of ownership, killed immeasurable amounts of bugs, ate a LOT, and had a great bonding experience. I figured I'd share these pictures, if anyone was interested...

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Early start at the Charleston airport, 0615 on Friday morning. He wanted Dunkin'.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There she is, prepped and ready to go (without the Bestop in the trunk). I told them I didn't want a dealer sticker, but they didn't listen.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

My grandparents both just passed, so I wanted to visit my hometown and see their house one last time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Along the way, we stopped to take the front roof panels off, but having not done my research beforehand, I didn't want to try to stow them and screw anything up, so they went back on. He approves of the top being off, though!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

After my grandparents house, we hit up Pete and Elda's, where eating a XXL pizza by yourself gets you a t-shirt. I've done this a few times in my life, but this was the kid's first attempt. He was cocky, going in.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Five slices down, and he was hurting.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

He finished, though!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

After pizza, we hopped on the road and made it to our first hotel, in Woodstock, VA. This is not Christine, but it's pretty cool.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Early start with some Youtube before getting shitty coffee at the hotel.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Next up was Luray Caverns. I had been once before, probably when I was about his age, but he's never done anything like this.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

My step-dad wouldn't let me leave without a Bruno's sub. Think Jersey Mike's, but actually good, and filling.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There's a vintage car museum at Luray Caverns that's included with your admission. Nothing is newer than ~WWII.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407


Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

This Lincoln is 1 of 1, custom build for Edsel Ford, with an intercom system from the rear passenger compartment.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

After the car museum, it was over to the historical village at Luray. He wouldn't survive 1800s life without his tablet.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Next up was Skyline Drive, in Shenandoah National Park. We caught the leaves at the perfect time!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

My son pointed out that I hadn't taken a photo in front of the car yet, so...

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

He thinks he looks super cool!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

We found a bunch of these little ringneck snakes at one of the scenic overlooks. Coincidentally, we also ended up talking to a couple who owned a 4D Wrangler (him). She wants to replace her current Honda SUV with a Bronco!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

500 miles on day 2, while we were on Skyline Drive. BTW, driving almost 100 miles at 35 MPG takes FOR-EVER!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Next up was a stop at Natural Bridge, VA. Another place I had been to around his age, but haven't been to in a LONG time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There's a cool beehive with exposed window panes when you're walking down through the visitor's center.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

There's a bridge!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

And a waterfall!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Dinner was in Salem, VA. This "roadside attraction" was next to our gas stop on Route 220. No comment.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Saturday night was spent in Winston-Salem. I thought Waffle House was a good option for breakfast on Sunday morning.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

His first Waffle House experience! This was also his first real meal since pizza on Friday!

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

We just got a Buc-ee's in Florence, SC, so we hit them on the way back. It's an absolute shit show. Like, if you have anxiety, don't even try.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Immediately after this, a dog got loose, and we had to chase it throughout the parking lot.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Found a spot on Route 41 to take a picture of her. I was utterly exhausted, at this point.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

Home, and hanging out with her sister. When I backed the Mustang into this position, she tried to stall out on me, like she could smell another horsie on me that would take up my time.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

He and I got to work installing mods. Bartact grab handles, Gorilla lug nuts with locks, Rekgen mud flaps, Mabett floor mats and cargo protector, and a KYKR screen protector.

Ford Bronco Father/Son Bronco delivery roadtrip home from Philly to Charleston! PXL_20221017_195714407

The Wildtrak badging is going to go away on the fenders, and she'll get black Bronco script badges. The BRONCO logo on the grill is also going to get blacked out. Installing the hoist this weekend, and pulling the hard top to install the Bestop for the winter.

JR
Looks like a good trip and good memories! We'll be driving back from Granger in Iowa to just a bit south of Charleston and have a few places I want to see on the way down. I made the mistake of Bucees once, never again!
 

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Congratulations on the bronco. Simply awesome. I have pretty much the same build as you (WT, race red, 4 Door, MIC w/ soft top, tow, Lux). Your photos are making me want my bronco now. I'm going to Shenandoah next week as well.

Scheduled for 11/28. Hopefully no more bumps and I get it by Dec. Would be a nice Christmas gift to myself.
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