Soft top rear window getting dirty?

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For those who have a soft top bronco, or observations from rodeos, does the rear window get dirty? If so does it take a day, week, month etc. I live on a long gravel drive that causes my wife’s expedition rear window to get dusty often. After 4 days of dry weather the dust loads up on her rear window. Wondering how the bronco will be, if I ever get it.
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For those who have a soft top bronco, or observations from rodeos, does the rear window get dirty? If so does it take a day, week, month etc. I live on a long gravel drive that causes my wife’s expedition rear window to get dusty often. After 4 days of dry weather the dust loads up on her rear window. Wondering how the bronco will be, if I ever get it.
Should be horrible, actually! Not kidding. Not even a foil up there to divert stuff away.
 

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A-pillar rearview mirrors FTW.
 

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For those who have a soft top bronco, or observations from rodeos, does the rear window get dirty? If so does it take a day, week, month etc. I live on a long gravel drive that causes my wife’s expedition rear window to get dusty often. After 4 days of dry weather the dust loads up on her rear window. Wondering how the bronco will be, if I ever get it.
I also live on a gravel road. I look at all the clean vehicles in parking lots in sorrow, as mine is never clean.
Wash, wax, Ceramic coat...and one trip down the road and it is dusty before getting to town.
I would expect the same results as you see with the Expy. The airflow and dust comes back up from the rear and just settles there.

And as a word of caution/advice for those who have not experienced it:

With a top off vehicle guess where that dust goes...
Yep. Forward onto the seats, dash, and you.
If you have dust allergies, prepare to have a sneeze-fest.
 
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I’m wondering if the spare tire has a positive effect on rear airflow.
 

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I also live on a gravel road. I look at all the clean vehicles in parking lots in sorrow, as mine is never clean.
Wash, wax, Ceramic coat...and one trip down the road and it is dusty before getting to town.
I would expect the same results as you see with the Expy. The airflow and dust comes back up from the rear and just settles there.

And as a word of caution/advice for those who have not experienced it:

With a top off vehicle guess where that dust goes...
Yep. Forward onto the seats, dash, and you.
If you have dust allergies, prepare to have a sneeze-fest.
Wait till you have the doors off and it starts raining. You would think with a bikini top you would be protected. Nope - moisture comes around the onto the inside of the windshield. Many times I've been that guy wiping the inside of the windshield with a towel while going down the road! edit...with my current Jeep (no Bronco yet).
 
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Wait till you have the doors off and it starts raining. You would think with a bikini top you would be protected. Nope - moisture comes around the onto the inside of the windshield. Many times I've been that guy wiping the inside of the windshield with a towel while going down the road! edit...with my current Jeep (no Bronco yet).
I drive my Polaris ranger, with a windshield and rear glass, down the driveway frequently. Inside it always gets a dusty coating. Same thing with my brother in laws gator at the farm.
 

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By the end of the day at the Rodeo, mine was trashed. I kept looking for the rear wiper 🤪
 

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any vehicle with a vertical rear is gonna collect dirt. Just the way things are
 

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I believe that broncos are meant to be dusty and muddy. It’s their karma.
 

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Thank you for the feedback.
When we were in the woods in NH I kept looking for the wiper button but couldnt find it.
(SPACED OUT FORGOT I WAS IN A SOFT TOP)

I missed having a wiper so i could better see the driver behind me and if they were still with the convoy.
 

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For those who have a soft top bronco, or observations from rodeos, does the rear window get dirty? If so does it take a day, week, month etc. I live on a long gravel drive that causes my wife’s expedition rear window to get dusty often. After 4 days of dry weather the dust loads up on her rear window. Wondering how the bronco will be, if I ever get it.
yes -very and immediately
 
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