PA Event thoughts and a few pictures

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I can confirm some things on this assuming these are the same vehicles that were in Cleveland and Buffalo...

1. The Badlands is the Area 51 and the First Edition is the Cactus Gray. OP has these listed backwards.
2. The Area 51 Badlands is non-sasquatch with the optional MT Goodyear Tires (33")
3. Neither vehicle has the MGV. The Badlands has the optional leather. I checked and it was carpet underneath the floor liners. Hence no washout floors = no MGV.





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Same, updated the post and swapped the colors.
 

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Ha, I go tomorrow afternoon! I called Schultz and they said " This event is like a festival and we couldn't get you registered. My dealer was going to send the link and never did. LOL I pulled site up on my cpu and got registered.
 

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Yea I was early trying to plan for traffic and they said no problem. I then checked in. Im sure fri/sat will have a bigger crowd. I think you'll like it. Enjoy
 

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I just got back from the Pittsburgh event today and after finally seeing a Bronco in person I was very impressed and drove away hoping my early AM 7/14 WildTrak reservation arrives as a 2021.

A few observations and opinions:
  • 4 door FE was spot on. Side and hood stripes made a difference IMO.
  • Cactus gray looked very nice, grey with a slight hint of mint green but imho you will be very happy if you chose this color.
  • Area 51 BL was nice as well but liked the Cactus better. Wife didn’t care for either color, good thing I ordered white.
  • Although 33’s on the BL looked proportional the SAS/35 combo takes it to another level. SAS flares didn’t look too big in person.
  • Got to listen to BO sound system in both vehicles and felt for a factory sound system and the open air environment we were in that it was probably money well spent in getting Lux. The sub is barely noticeable from a physical standpoint and seemed to have some authority, time will tell when one can compare to the standard stereo system.
  • The radio/climate control knobs to me look cheap maybe dated is a better word.
  • At 6’1” I had to have the seat all the way back and for some reason and maybe it was due to the BL having a clutch pedal the FE seemed to have more leg room than the BL? My wife and another person there felt the same. Odd
  • It was a good step up to get in even at 6’ 1”. Wife commented it needed a running board and she is 5’ 6”
  • The honey comb on the underside of the hood was not evident as I had seen in other pics.
  • Rear seat is tight...this is really a 4 seater IMO
  • I needed to really duck my head getting in and out especially the back doors due to what I believe is the structure supporting the vehicle and having frameless windows.
  • Tons of headroom with the soft tops, hoping MIC is similar.
  • Center console has an odd placed button to push in instead of the pull up lever that I am use to.
  • Now the biggie: BL 16.0: avg mpg, FE Trip A 15.7 mpg. These numbers came up on the dash screen which by the way is really big and a has lot going on.
Overall a nice event with knowledgeable staff.
If you get a chance I recommend seeing one in person. My wait just became more agonizing in a very good way!
 

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