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Well, this has been a long time coming, but I wanted to everyone to meet Frankenstein, otherwise known as Frank (naming will be apparent by the end).

Frank was adopted from Stephen’s Auto Center in Danville, WV on April 27, 2023 after waiting since I placed my reservation in July of 2020.

I have lurked on the forum collecting advice and details for a long time, but I would like to share my journey.


2023 Badlands 2.7 Non-Sasquatch in Velocity Blue

I never liked how Ford would not let you pick interior accent colors so I met a fellow Bronco addict at Stephen’s on the day of pickup (from Jersey) and we swapped his entire Black Diamond seats and grab handles into my rig before I ever even pulled off the lot.

Mods:

Zone Offroad leveling kit (installed by Stephens)

Sasquatch wheels

Mabett molle door baskets

Bad Bronco Tailgate Emblem (RIP)

StickerFab: Ford Emblem, tail light tint, blue Bronco letters (interior)

Rock Blokz Mudflaps

Bartact Blue Grab handles

Gearshade Blue Mesh Bimini Top (not shown)

Black Beauty Beadlock Trim Rings (Wildtrak)

Stainless Beadlock Bolts (https://www.mcmaster.com/#90991A211)

Bronco Fender Badge (OutlawStudio405)https://www.etsy.com/listing/1625154137/

Swapped for Base grille (like the heritage look)

Ford Accessory Tufskinz Velocity Blue Grille Letters

Custom Painted to Match Velocity Blue D Shackles

Mabett rear seat backs

Mountains2Metal removable steps


As you can see this Bronco identifies with 3 different trim levels, hence the name. Ford didn’t sell the Bronco like I wanted, so I resorted to my own methods.

Thanks for reading! I look forward to sharing more mods!

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First thought that came to my mine reading the title

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Great looking ride and some nice shots too!
 

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Looks great!
Part of why I ordered a BD was to get the blue trim, MGV, and wash-out flooring. I was also trying to stay close to $50k and still get decent gearing and a rear locker. I still have a couple upgrades to go before I get it where I want it.
 

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My Bronco identifies as a 2 door non-sasquatch OBX, BD, BL, WT. LOL.

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Outerbanks with Badlands non-Sasquatch Bilstein's, WT HOSS 3.0 steering rack, Black Diamond wheels and tires, rock rails, Sasquatch flares, underside armor, and all GOAT modes.
 

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I like everything you did, looks good!
Thank you!! Next mod is hopefully window tint. This is normally one of my first mods on a vehicle, but in this case, I have waited.

Eventually I plan to upgrade to Hoss 3.0 with. Solid lift allowing for 37s. I see that as a multiyear effort though.
 

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Looks great! Having a BD, I love the interior colors/look as my bias says its the best. Wheels look great. The WT black wheel rings with stainless bolts may be my favorite wheel look yet!
 

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Beautiful ride! Your mods work! And I really like the VB and the color coordination.
 

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How's the quality on those fender badges? I've had those saved a while but can't make the call. I was thinking white/orange like their pic would look great on VB.
 
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How's the quality on those fender badges? I've had those saved a while but can't make the call. I was thinking white/orange like their pic would look great on VB.
They are awesome! My second set. I color matched the first ones with a black background, but decided to replace with something different. I like the black better. Great quality. Especially for price.
 

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Nice ride! I like the license plate, haha.
 

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I completely agree with not wanting to stick to Ford's choices that you get locked into by trim.

At some point I want to start adding some Badlands into my mix, but I thought (still think) it's easier to go in that direction. I'm still debating on the staybar disconnect wiring it to the aux or swapping in the Badlands hero switches to make it more OEM ish. But I have time before I can get to that, life has a few other priorities instore for me.
 
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That’s awesome you were able to swap the interior! What color Bronco did the other guy have?
 

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Well, this has been a long time coming, but I wanted to everyone to meet Frankenstein, otherwise known as Frank (naming will be apparent by the end).

Frank was adopted from Stephen’s Auto Center in Danville, WV on April 27, 2023 after waiting since I placed my reservation in July of 2020.

I have lurked on the forum collecting advice and details for a long time, but I would like to share my journey.


2023 Badlands 2.7 Non-Sasquatch in Velocity Blue

I never liked how Ford would not let you pick interior accent colors so I met a fellow Bronco addict at Stephen’s on the day of pickup (from Jersey) and we swapped his entire Black Diamond seats and grab handles into my rig before I ever even pulled off the lot.

Mods:

Zone Offroad leveling kit (installed by Stephens)

Sasquatch wheels

Mabett molle door baskets

Bad Bronco Tailgate Emblem (RIP)

StickerFab: Ford Emblem, tail light tint, blue Bronco letters (interior)

Rock Blokz Mudflaps

Bartact Blue Grab handles

Gearshade Blue Mesh Bimini Top (not shown)

Black Beauty Beadlock Trim Rings (Wildtrak)

Stainless Beadlock Bolts (https://www.mcmaster.com/#90991A211)

Bronco Fender Badge (OutlawStudio405)https://www.etsy.com/listing/1625154137/

Swapped for Base grille (like the heritage look)

Ford Accessory Tufskinz Velocity Blue Grille Letters

Custom Painted to Match Velocity Blue D Shackles

Mabett rear seat backs

Mountains2Metal removable steps


As you can see this Bronco identifies with 3 different trim levels, hence the name. Ford didn’t sell the Bronco like I wanted, so I resorted to my own methods.

Thanks for reading! I look forward to sharing more mods!

Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615


Ford Bronco Meet Frank! 3-Trim FrankenBronco Build IMG_20221006_185615
Frank looks great, Jacob. Thanks for sharing and for being part of the Ford family!
 

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Well.... now that is one FANTASTIC looking Frankenstein! I love his guts (aka interior) and his outer shell!!! You're love for the creature really shows ;-) I've been looking out those black badlands badges for mine as well, just a few more boxes down my list to check off first... including window tint before Texas Summer hits.
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