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I thought this thread was to talk about how the AB paint looked in the sun. But I would wager most of the posts are about the MIC top. I'm not knocking any of you, and personally I hope you all keep cancelling your reservations so mine moves up the list?.

But have any of you thought about just getting the soft top, and buying the hardtop next year as an accessory?

Seems like you all are getting all sorts of mad because you can't get everything as you like it from day one. For me, I figured that there was bound to be design elements that probably didn't live up to all of the hype, as there is in every car, just at this point none have been show stoppers for me.

Maybe try not to feed off all the negatives, and look at the positives, if you still can't stomach it there's always next year, and I personally thank you for moving me up on the reservation list, and one day closer to my Bronco than I was before. ?
I reserved an Outer Banks and will be getting it in Antimatter Blue.
I am glad that it will have body color fender flares, handles, etc. as that will help to offset the mismatch in the grey colors. (Though I am guessing these are all pre-production vehicles and we are not seeing a finished product.)
I seriously want the black hard top.....but I will settle for the grey MIC. I am not going with a soft top and drive it around in Michigan winters.
I am at the very top of my budget with my selection as is....so I am a bit disappointed that I won't be able to get exactly what I want at time of order. (Unless my reservation is far enough down the list for the late availability black painted top.)





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I thought this thread was to talk about how the AB paint looked in the sun. But I would wager most of the posts are about the MIC top. I'm not knocking any of you, and personally I hope you all keep cancelling your reservations so mine moves up the list?.

But have any of you thought about just getting the soft top, and buying the hardtop next year as an accessory?

Seems like you all are getting all sorts of mad because you can't get everything as you like it from day one. For me, I figured that there was bound to be design elements that probably didn't live up to all of the hype, as there is in every car, just at this point none have been show stoppers for me.

Maybe try not to feed off all the negatives, and look at the positives, if you still can't stomach it there's always next year, and I personally thank you for moving me up on the reservation list, and one day closer to my Bronco than I was before. ?

It started off about AMB in the sun as with most threads around here anymore the fall apart after a few pages :confused:

I'm with you, I get a glimmer in my eye when I see "cancelled my res " ......... I think, moving up, :ROFLMAO: at least I got in before the '21 cutoff. I have been 2DR Base Squatch AMB since the start.
 

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I thought this thread was to talk about how the AB paint looked in the sun. But I would wager most of the posts are about the MIC top. I'm not knocking any of you, and personally I hope you all keep cancelling your reservations so mine moves up the list?.

But have any of you thought about just getting the soft top, and buying the hardtop next year as an accessory?

Seems like you all are getting all sorts of mad because you can't get everything as you like it from day one. For me, I figured that there was bound to be design elements that probably didn't live up to all of the hype, as there is in every car, just at this point none have been show stoppers for me.

Maybe try not to feed off all the negatives, and look at the positives, if you still can't stomach it there's always next year, and I personally thank you for moving me up on the reservation list, and one day closer to my Bronco than I was before. ?
OMG you are so right! I have been assimilated to the cry baby crowd!!

Screw it. I’m getting my AMB Badlands and I’ll just paint the top, fender flares and grill how I want it. I’d much rather do that and enjoy my Bronco next year than whine and wait for another year or two.

Thanks for the wake up call!! ?
 

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OMG you are so right! I have been assimilated to the cry baby crowd!!

Screw it. I’m getting my AMB Badlands and I’ll just paint the top, fender flares and grill how I want it. I’d much rather do that and enjoy my Bronco next year than whine and wait for another year or two.

Thanks for the wake up call!! ?
Now your getting it, good to see that you're growing as a person. Shedding your old ways and negative attitudes. I applaud you and your new approach to life. ?
 

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This is hard to say. But I’ve been the biggest advocate of this color. Probably second place to the member that literally bought the paint and sprayed out samples....

Between constantly posting updates, contacting dealers and organizing information to get real life video footage. I’ve probably wasted countless hours researching this color, similar colors, Jay Leno build etc. Then getting quotes to paint a the black mod top white. I refused to even accept the possibility of changing colors. I still have dealers upwards of 50 miles away contacting me about F150s and super duties coming to the lot next month in AMB that they think I am looking to purchase. Because I’ve been tirelessly researching any AMB car I could get my hands on. That’s how far down the road I went.

But at the end of the day, I simply can’t do it. Even if I do find I like it in person. IMO this must be paired with OBX and either a shadow black, white, or body color mod top. Between the dashboard on OBX roast, the alternative navy pier, no white tops, then no black tops...the long added wait, and possibly carrying the mushroom soft top through winter, this is a non starter. Alternatively you could custom paint handles and flares o say a Badlands which adds to the costs, and still leaves you with the wait for the mod top. I’ll sometimes convince myself that it’s only money. But in this case, money can’t solve this. I can’t pay webasto to ship me a mod top in 2021 even if it meant custom painting it. This is out of my control and I’ve thrown in the towel.

It’s a shame. I just can’t justify this for a MY21 build. Simple as that.

So after all this lusting, the YouTube videos, the dealership visits hunting down magma red and green gem, I must officially bid AMB adieu.

Locked into A51 on the Badlands. I don’t feel too bad about it because I like the MIC/A51/Badlands build. It’s just different. I don’t think I’ll have regrets knowing what the interior options are on the OBX. It’s not as simple as waiting for a mod top. Oh well. Sorry guys.
 
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This is hard to say. But I’ve been the biggest advocate of this color. Probably second place to the member that literally bought the paint and sprayed out samples....

Between constantly posting updates, contacting dealers and organizing information to get real life video footage. I’ve probably wasted countless hours researching this color, similar colors, Jay Leno build etc. Then getting quotes to paint a the black mod top white. I refused to even accept the possibility of changing colors. I still have dealers upwards of 50 miles away contacting me about F150s and super duties coming to the lot next month in AMB that they think I am looking to purchase. Because I’ve been tirelessly researching any AMB car I could get my hands on. That’s how far down the road I went.

But at the end of the day, I simply can’t do it. Even if I do find I like it in person. IMO this must be paired with OBX and either a shadow black, white, or body color mod top. Between the dashboard on OBX roast, the alternative navy pier, no white tops, then no black tops...the long added wait, and possibly carrying the mushroom soft top through winter, this is a non starter. Alternatively you could custom paint handles and flares o say a Badlands which adds to the costs, and still leaves you with the wait for the mod top. I’ll sometimes convince myself that it’s only money. But in this case, money can’t solve this. I can’t pay webasto to ship me a mod top in 2021 even if it meant custom painting it. This is out of my control and I’ve thrown in the towel.

It’s a shame. I just can’t justify this for a MY21 build. Simple as that.

So after all this lusting, the YouTube videos, the dealership visits hunting down magma red and green gem, I must officially bid AMB adieu.

Locked into A51 on the Badlands. I don’t feel too bad about it because I like the MIC/A51/Badlands build. It’s just different. I don’t think I’ll have regrets know what the interior options are on OBX. It’s not as simple as waiting for a mod top. Oh well. Sorry guys.
Damnit nooo
Less a51s the better. I wanna be unique dammit lol (a fools endeavor)
 

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This is hard to say. But I’ve been the biggest advocate of this color. Probably second place to the member that literally bought the paint and sprayed out samples....

Between constantly posting updates, contacting dealers and organizing information to get real life video footage. I’ve probably wasted countless hours researching this color, similar colors, Jay Leno build etc. Then getting quotes to paint a the black mod top white. I refused to even accept the possibility of changing colors. I still have dealers upwards of 50 miles away contacting me about F150s and super duties coming to the lot next month in AMB that they think I am looking to purchase. Because I’ve been tirelessly researching any AMB car I could get my hands on. That’s how far down the road I went.

But at the end of the day, I simply can’t do it. Even if I do find I like it in person. IMO this must be paired with OBX and either a shadow black, white, or body color mod top. Between the dashboard on OBX roast, the alternative navy pier, no white tops, then no black tops...the long added wait, and possibly carrying the mushroom soft top through winter, this is a non starter. Alternatively you could custom paint handles and flares o say a Badlands which adds to the costs, and still leaves you with the wait for the mod top. I’ll sometimes convince myself that it’s only money. But in this case, money can’t solve this. I can’t pay webasto to ship me a mod top in 2021 even if it meant custom painting it. This is out of my control and I’ve thrown in the towel.

It’s a shame. I just can’t justify this for a MY21 build. Simple as that.

So after all this lusting, the YouTube videos, the dealership visits hunting down magma red and green gem, I must officially bid AMB adieu.

Locked into A51 on the Badlands. I don’t feel too bad about it because I like the MIC/A51/Badlands build. It’s just different. I don’t think I’ll have regrets know what the interior options are on OBX. It’s not as simple as waiting for a mod top. Oh well. Sorry guys.
Why not get AMB, and just trade your roast interior with someone else who got Big Bend w/ Mid package , in Space Grey?
 

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Why not get AMB, and just trade your roast interior with someone else who got Big Bend w/ Mid package , in Space Grey?
Lux or bust. Which puts me into badlands with better interior. I already got rough quotes to paint flares, handles mirrors and grille. Between those added costs PLUS wait for mod top, it’s not worth it.

Again, happy, maybe more happy given how this unfolded, with my Day 1 A51 mic badlands build. No shopping for 33s, no waiting for mod tops. When my day 1 reservation gets fulfilled I could just put this to bed. I like that idea. I like that idea a lot.
 

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I’m confused on this white top thing. The white top doesn’t look good at all to me.
I’m right there with you. Not a big white fan on cars in general, everyone does it
 

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Looks like even the black soft tops will also get the GREY fenders.... :mad:........really?


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Whoever took all the photos of the painted bodies outside knows how to use a camera and should be the one taking photos of these finished broncos outside. Is some one(s) at the Ford plant intentionally F'ing with us by taking these back only shots or are they just horrible with a camera. I cant trust the color photos inside the factory because those lights play horrible tricks to cars colors especially when taken through a camera.
 

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