The 2021 Bronco almost had a fold down windshield

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was never a fan of it, especially since the only reason it was ever a “feature “ was so they could stack them for delivery during war time.





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Yes! Haven’t seen this talked about too much - sure there are plenty reasons not to but I loved the electric rear window on my 89
I was never a Bronco owner, but I remember prior to getting the FJ when I was in College my dad and I checked out an EB. The owner walked us around and showed us the electric rear window. I was drawn to it. We didn’t go through with it because of rust underneath. Typical north east weather.
 

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MY FJ40 had this and I literally never put it down. It really is a useless feature.
 

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Yup... Went to fold it down on my JKU once just because I thought it would be cool... then I realized it's something like 16 bolts on the JK and it looks like crap because of the curvature of the windshield. I would probably give it a shot on a JL or one of the older jeeps where it was easier and looked better, but it's not something I will be missing. Fun to say you have the option, but not super realistic to use.

On another note, many Wrangler owners don't even know the windshield folds because so few people do it and they never see it.
 

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I was never a Bronco owner, but I remember prior to getting the FJ when I was in College my dad and I checked out an EB. The owner walked us around and showed us the electric rear window. I was drawn to it. We didn’t go through with it because of rust underneath. Typical north east weather.
Yea had to sell my truck bc it was rusting out. Lived in Mechanicsburg for a few years.. back in MN now, neither kind winters.

15 Explorer is already rusty underneath...someone help me keep my new Bronco rust free so I can keep it forever
 

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Its funny i was actually thinking about this

And hog hunting is becoming a huge recreational activity in texas and well


I think the video can explain it better. Imagine 2.7 all out with the windshield down and doors and roof off

 

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Yup... Went to fold it down on my JKU once just because I thought it would be cool... then I realized it's something like 16 bolts on the JK and it looks like crap because of the curvature of the windshield. I would probably give it a shot on a JL or one of the older jeeps where it was easier and looked better, but it's not something I will be missing. Fun to say you have the option, but not super realistic to use.

On another note, many Wrangler owners don't even know the windshield folds because so few people do it and they never see it.
Yup . Same reason why I've never folded mine. Then curse when the Jeep gets a heavy coating of dirt inside.
Also, some JK owners have wrinkled the hood from the windshield weight when offroading.

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I met a Jeep mommy mall crawler who didn't know that the full doors and hardtop came off.
:rolleyes:
 

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Its funny i was actually thinking about this

And hog hunting is becoming a huge recreational activity in texas and well


I think the video can explain it better. Imagine 2.7 all out with the windshield down and doors and roof off

Yeah, I did envision more fun prairie doggin' with a Gladiator windshield down...no need to twist and turn the truck. But willing to let that go for all the other great things.
 
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Yup . Same reason why I've never folded mine. Then curse when the Jeep gets a heavy coating of dirt inside.
Also, some JK owners have wrinkled the hood from the windshield weight when offroading.

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I met a Jeep mommy mall crawler who didn't know that the full doors and hardtop came off.
:rolleyes:

Well there is out of the box thinking
 

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Had 3 Wranglers since ‘97. Never put a windshield down because it was more effort than gain. Bit of a gimmick in my opinion.
Took a good bit of effort on my CJ-5 which had a limited dash. Personally I would rather the windshield take on a branch instead of my face $.02 Now with limb risers on the Bronco, it's kind of a non-issue. :cool:
 
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Took a good bit of effort on my CJ-5 which had a limited dash. Personally I would rather the windshield take on a branch instead of my face $.02 Now with limb risers on the Bronco, it's kind of a non-issue. :cool:
Not super easy on first gen broncos as well
 

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Not super easy on first gen broncos as well
The thought never occurred to me to even try it on my 76 Bronco, but then again I never had any interest in doing so.
 

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