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Yea that was me being sarcastic. I know, poor job of it.

No biggie, I was just digging up a pic to show the kind of stuff these guys run and to show why you will have a hard time getting long travel IFS in the Bronco This is the front and if you look closely there is not a motor in the front it is set back behind the front suspension not over it.

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That looks like fun... but I'll probably go around that section in my Bronco.

Jumping it on the other hand... I'm down with that. :D
 

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The rocker guard needs to extend past the apex of the door curve, otherwise the doors are the first panel to get hit by a rock (sure, take the doors off). Jeep sides are flat and small rocker guards protect the sides. Either way, I'll need to upgrade something, I'm rock magnet!
I agree that a double tube style like this offers more protection for the doors & would be better. I meant that in the video the rock rail was not bent nor damaged (funny camera focus)

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The rocker guard needs to extend past the apex of the door curve, otherwise the doors are the first panel to get hit by a rock (sure, take the doors off). Jeep sides are flat and small rocker guards protect the sides. Either way, I'll need to upgrade something, I'm rock magnet! I have every intention to run Moab, Rubicon and the all over the PacNW, hopefully next year. I'd be nervous going through the local gate keepers without more protection.

............just need some bars on those stockers will do the trick

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It got through it though didn't it! I'd like to see a FJ cruiser go through that! ?
o please. That was a trail a base model bronco or Jeep open differential could get thru. Not anything special.

I can appreciate any offroad video. They are all cool, and I don’t care the make or model. I appreciate off-roading. But that was NOTHING SPETICACULAR! I like it because I haven’t seen a Bronco in real time and I want to see it in action. I am just as much B6G owner as anyone on this site since none of us have one yet.
 

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o please. That was a trail a base model bronco or Jeep open differential could get thru. Not anything special.

I can appreciate any offroad video. They are all cool, and I don’t care the make or model. I appreciate off-roading. But that was NOTHING SPETICACULAR! I like it because I haven’t seen a Bronco in real time and I want to see it in action. I am just as much B6G owner as anyone on this site since none of us have one yet.
I was referring to the articulation you mentioned. I agree it's no big deal. But an FJ cruiser would go through that with the same wheel lift, if not worse? Who knows if the sway bar disconnect was used either?
 

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Good call actually. I think with Jeeps there’s actually a kit that you can buy to add those to your stock rock rails, they’re pre bent and cut you just weld them on. Will probably be similar options for Bronco.
 

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o please. That was a trail a base model bronco or Jeep open differential could get thru. Not anything special.
That trail was JOHNSON VALLEY. Yea you could cruise the Buttes with an open diff but I don't think I would want to try. :ROFLMAO:

 

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It got through it though didn't it! I'd like to see a FJ cruiser go through that! ?
There is not a known trail in this entire country that hasn't been done by an FJ Cruiser. You don't have to be like the Jeep guys by making comments like that.
 

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FJ's can't crawl???

I didn't mean to insinuate that FJ's aren't good off-road vehicles. I was referring to the wheel lift / articulation with IFS vehicles that was mentioned previously. Didn't mean to offend FJ owners or fans. My apologies.
 

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FJ's can't crawl???

Logandale is just outside Las Vegas. Lots of play land out there. Everything from mild to time to recycle your ride because it just got thrashed!
 

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My profile picture is my rubicon articulating 100% stock. IFS just doesn't work as well when crawling. That's ok for most people who will never crawl their bronco, but I rock crawled my wrangler within a month of buying it new. It's why I bought it -- to be able to run over stuff that most cars can't and most drivers will not attempt. I think broken tie rods and CV joints will be the biggest problem for crawling broncos. It looks plenty capable for an IFS SUV.
 

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