I’ve had more than one person think my Bronco is a Jeep…

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Put the bucking bronco est 1966 tire cover on the back and you will get zero confusion.
I wish I could find a nice one for my 35" spare.
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I owned a 1995 Trans Am that constantly got called a Camaro. They look nothing alike.
 

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I get "nice jeep" and the jeep wave all the time here on the coast when I am in my 1974 Bronco.
The best one was a month ago when a guy asked me if my 74' was the new Bronco.🤪
 

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I had a number of shops refuse to align my 2004 Volvo S60R after I had replaced hubs and other components in the front end. They claimed it had some mystical suspension they were ill-equipped to service. It has remotely adjustable struts and headlights that auto-level. I now use it as a barometer of the caliber of shop it is when calling for an appointment for work on any of my vehicles. It's my coal mine canary.
Our Mini Cooper was exactly the same way
 

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I would just tell them yes and hope they go to their local Jeep dealer inquiring about the new Jeep Bronco.
 

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I toyed with the idea of getting custom plates that read loljeep.
When I first build my bronco and saved the wallpaper, my gen z coworker saw it and was like oh nice jeep! When i told him its actually the new bronco he was like, whattt it looks exactly like a jeep.... sigh... gen z...
 

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I'd rather get mistaken for a jeep then have someone say "oh a bronco, aren't those a piece of crap with the roof falling apart and stuff?" With all the bad press its been getting alot of folks are already making that assumption.
 

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I still say Ford has the better claim on "jeep" than any remniant of willys-overland
 

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One person complimented me on my new Jeep. ...."Thank You"
 

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I wish I could find a nice one for my 35" spare.
They had one on the SAS in the lobby at Austin. For $80 it might be worth a try. There is a bungee cord around the inside perimeter that would have to be cut, but it might work.

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I get "nice jeep" and the jeep wave all the time here on the coast when I am in my 1974 Bronco.
The best one was a month ago when a guy asked me if my 74' was the new Bronco.🤪
I'm down the Shore a month ago, and I pull up out in the street, in front of this pizza shop in Blue. Placing my order, and the girl behind the counter says:

"That's really nice, and it's a Toyota? (Damn good eyes, she read the side emblem).

Yep, it's a 71.

"Wait, so, is it new?"

No, it's a 1 9 7 1 - It's 50 years old . . .

"Oh WOW!"
 

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They had one on the SAS in the lobby at Austin. For $80 it might be worth a try. There is a bungee cord around the inside perimeter that would have to be cut, but it might work.

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Thanks for that. Do you know who sold this? Not seeing it in the Ford accessory guide.

Also, are you saying that the opening of the cover was too tight to fit over the tire, so the bungee in it had to be cut? I wonder how tight it fit with the bungee cut...
 

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Well Ford did copy the Wrangler to make the Bronco. The 4 door JL and Bronco dimensions are very close.
 

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The fact of the matter is, most people aren't into cars like most of us on this forum. I guess it is our job to educate them. Just like the confusion over the Bronco Sport and the Bronco, the average person doesn't realize there is a difference.
 
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