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Below we will summarize the build with the specific products we used from each brand mentioned above. Be sure to check them all out! The links above are not affiliates but are just a quick way for your to get to products we use and save your time from researching what products to go with! Each specific product will have its own post following this, it will go into detail on why we went with it after our years of experience offroad!

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build 0CDB4658-6659-4B5B-B807-012745E25295



Suspension

This Bronco is on an RPG Offroad Mid travel kit Which essentially widens the track of the Bronco by 6" total (3" per side) matching similar width numbers to the Bronco Raptor. The guys at RPG summarized this kit as a Raptor conversion system for those who have a Bronco that they wished they could have a Bronco Raptor. The kit is very well engineered and RPG offers many solutions from mild to wild. We opted for the two tube bypass Fox Performance 3.0 shock up front for some better control on the trail. Right next to it is a Fox Performance 2.5 coil over specifically tuned by the guys at RPG themselves and RCV front Axles making this system truly rides better than stock. For the Rear, we have the Fox performance 2.5 Coil overs, RPG Offroad Billet Lower links, RPG Offroad billet upper links.


Wheels and Tires

With our history with Falken tires on our rigs in the past, we knew that the Bronco needed a dependable tire that was both rugged and quiet on the road. Falken offered the new R/Ts and we knew we wanted them. We went with the 37x12.5x17 Falken Wildpeak R/Ts and we are so stoked to be using these, really quiet on the road and offroad, these things grip like no other! We are interested to see how they do in mud and snow. For wheels, we are huge fans of Method Wheels so we of course had to go with their bead grip tires in Bronze 706's. "The integrated Bead Grip grooves, found on both inner and outer bead seat, engage the tire bead for a stronger hold under extreme side load and lower air pressures. The Wheel's 'safety hump' also gets a more aggressive profile which further stabilizes the tire on the bead in the seat" - Method Wheels on their Bead Grip Technology. The Bead grip wheel allows us to air down a little bit more but still offer confidence in off roading, We did not opt for bead locks due to local laws and difficulty of finding an installer. The Method Bead grip technology is top notch and the next best option for those who do not want bead locks. You will be very happy with Method Bead grip wheels for sure! Method has given us a picture to show you the bead grip up close! Super awesome technology that we are blessed to use!

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build Screenshot 2023-07-14 at 11.26.11 AM

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build C7E76672-CC0A-4C59-B603-A8753D7C1B0D_1_105_c


Fiberglass

Advanced Fiberglass was able to fit us in their busy schedule and installed their 8" kit front and rear on our Bronco to match the same new width with the mid Travel kit from RPG. we also got their heat extractor hood to keep the heat down in the engine bay.


Lighting

Heretic studio has always been our go to and will continue to be. We are running their 40" Bar on our rack with the 40" cut out deflector (clear combo lens), pair of quattros on the A pillar (clear combo), LED fog light kit (all Amber), 20" bumper light bar (amber), Dome lights on the rack, Dome lights for the rear window, Ba-2 flood amber for chase lights

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build E9DBA087-ECED-4D35-8EB6-94D7A09333C1_1_105_c



Tents

For weekender trips and when we are in need of a lighter set up, we opted for the Go Fast Camper Superlite V1, fantastic tent and highly recommend for Bronco owners that really like to push the envelope of their Bronco's capability offroad. For longer expedition like trips, OK4WD and Alu-Cab USA worked with us on getting their 3R. Lots of customers have asked about the Alu-cab 3R tents on our Bronco TRMR rack, we are happy to work with them as well as GP Factor to be coming out with a mounting kit very soon for 3R tents and similar for your Bronco TRMR Rack. We also mounted the 270 shadow awning LHS.

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build 7B6FA361-FA88-4F13-B16E-E927DAC6167E



Communication

We are running a Yaesu FTM-400R with a removable face plate and Rugged Radios GMRS/VHF antenna. Our Radio has been MARs modded allowing us to communicate through both GMRS and HAM. We also mounted the radio on the rugged radios mount as well.


Interior
67 Designs made it easy to organize our cockpit with their Bronco rail, We used their G2 universal Phone mount, Tablet mount, and Magnetic mic mount on our Bronco rail which keeps everything within reach and organized in the cockpit, super happy with it!


Goose Gear
We opted for the Sleep and storage package for the Ford Bronco. We opted for the 1/3-2/3 grey great system and really expands the storage capabilities of the interior. If you plan to run a table on your tailgate, get a 2/3-1/3 so your 2/3 drawer can open without hitting the table, when deployed, just a tip! The storage space offered by Goose Gear is nearly endless. Prior to adding the Goose gear, we had all of our gear thrown in the back and would listen to the bangs and rattle of gear bouncing around in the back, ever since adding the Goose Gear, we have been super happy with the organization factor as well as keeping our gear in one place while offroading. If drawers are not your style, Goose gear offers a lot of different configurations in their catalog for both 4 door and 2 door Broncos, Fantastic interior upgrade and we really love their stuff.


Dual Battery system
We used a battery tray under the rear cargo tray that holds 4x Dakota Lithium 18Ah batteries all daisy chained to a REDARC BC/DC charger. This system has an input for solar, output for 2x 12v, output for 2x USB, and output for battery voltage reader.

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build 69D127B4-4A9F-47EF-B4BD-2CDBFF2CE78F_1_105_c



Storage

One of the easiest and cheapest solutions for storage that we added to the Bronco was the Blue Ridge Overland Bronco Attic, extremely useful of unused space in the bronco making this very valuable. The goose gear houses the ARB twin compressor behind the driver seat in the seat delete as well as tools and recovery gear both accessible from the top of the goose gear and side. It also is a place where we mounted our Blue sea fuse port for all our our output and inputs. In the modules, we house more recovery gear and tools on the smaller 1/3 drawer, then the 2/3 drawer houses our kitchen supplies organized by Step 22. On top of the modules in the rear, We went with the Alu-cab tilt slide due to the tilt factor and knowing the Bronco will be pretty tall.

For those who think this build cannot add anything else more... we do have the last few finishing touches going together soon. That involves sliders, skid plates, and some PPF protection soon! Drop some comments and questions below on what you think of our build! Let us know if this inspired your build at all!​
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Interior Build out process:
Below will show pictures and walk you through a summarized process of what we did to the interior of the Bronco.

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build IMG_1175

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build IMG_1193

First was the battery tray with 4X Dakota Lithium 18Ah batteries all daisy chained to our BD/DC charger from REDARC. This is then directly mounted to the battery in the engine bay. Very long process of wiring and making sure everything works.

You can also view the Bronco attic from Blue Ridge overland gear!


Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build IMG_1177

Next was 60% seat delete that houses the ARB compressor
Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build IMG_1181

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Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build IMG_1176


We then added some Powerwerx ports to the OEM plastic for the rear cargo area!
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Goose Gear floor is too high to sit upright back there - so the entire back area is only good for storage, not living
 
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Goose Gear floor is too high to sit upright back there - so the entire back area is only good for storage, not living
The Goose gear seems to be doing exactly that! It is our storage solution for the inside of the cargo area.
 

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The Goose gear seems to be doing exactly that! It is our storage solution for the inside of the cargo area.
right - so if it rains, your options are front seats, and tent only
no rear livable area because the storage is not vertical
 

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right - so if it rains, your options are front seats, and tent only
no rear livable area because the storage is not vertical
We have a 270 awning, so if it does start to rain, we get under the 270 awning.
 

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The TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build!
Thank you to our partners, their products and brand will be mentioned below!

RPG OFFROAD
Advanced Fiberglass Concepts @ADV Fiberglass
Heretic Studio
Go Fast Campers
Method Wheels
Falken Tire
Rotopax
Rugged Radios
67 Designs
Dakota Lithum
REDARC
GP Factor

Goose Gear @goosegear
Equipt Expedition Outfitters
Alu-Cab / OK4WD
Lethal Performance @LethalPerformance
HEST

Below we will summarize the build with the specific products we used from each brand mentioned above. Be sure to check them all out! The links above are not affiliates but are just a quick way for your to get to products we use and save your time from researching what products to go with! Each specific product will have its own post following this, it will go into detail on why we went with it after our years of experience offroad!

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build CA12598E-2A2E-4A23-8E47-507296B726F7_1_105_c



Suspension

This Bronco is on an RPG Offroad Mid travel kit Which essentially widens the track of the Bronco by 6" total (3" per side) matching similar width numbers to the Bronco Raptor. The guys at RPG summarized this kit as a Raptor conversion system for those who have a Bronco that they wished they could have a Bronco Raptor. The kit is very well engineered and RPG offers many solutions from mild to wild. We opted for the two tube bypass Fox Performance 3.0 shock up front for some better control on the trail. Right next to it is a Fox Performance 2.5 coil over specifically tuned by the guys at RPG themselves and RCV front Axles making this system truly rides better than stock. For the Rear, we have the Fox performance 2.5 Coil overs, RPG Offroad Billet Lower links, RPG Offroad billet upper links.


Wheels and Tires

With our history with Falken tires on our rigs in the past, we knew that the Bronco needed a dependable tire that was both rugged and quiet on the road. Falken offered the new R/Ts and we knew we wanted them. We went with the 37x12.5x17 Falken Wildpeak R/Ts and we are so stoked to be using these, really quiet on the road and offroad, these things grip like no other! We are interested to see how they do in mud and snow. For wheels, we are huge fans of Method Wheels so we of course had to go with their bead grip tires in Bronze 706's

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build CA12598E-2A2E-4A23-8E47-507296B726F7_1_105_c


Fiberglass

Advanced Fiberglass was able to fit us in their busy schedule and installed their 8" kit front and rear on our Bronco to match the same new width with the mid Travel kit from RPG. we also got their heat extractor hood to keep the heat down in the engine bay.


Lighting

Heretic studio has always been our go to and will continue to be. We are running their 40" Bar on our rack with the 40" cut out deflector (clear combo lens), pair of quattros on the A pillar (clear combo), LED fog light kit (all Amber), 20" bumper light bar (amber), Dome lights on the rack, Dome lights for the rear window, Ba-2 flood amber for chase lights

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build CA12598E-2A2E-4A23-8E47-507296B726F7_1_105_c



Tents

For weekender trips and when we are in need of a lighter set up, we opted for the Go Fast Camper Superlite V1, fantastic tent and highly recommend for Bronco owners that really like to push the envelope of their Bronco's capability offroad. For longer expedition like trips, OK4WD and Alu-Cab USA worked with us on getting their 3R. Lots of customers have asked about the Alu-cab 3R tents on our Bronco TRMR rack, we are happy to work with them as well as GP Factor to be coming out with a mounting kit very soon for 3R tents and similar for your Bronco TRMR Rack. We also mounted the 270 shadow awning LHS.

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build CA12598E-2A2E-4A23-8E47-507296B726F7_1_105_c



Communication

We are running a Yaesu FTM-400R with a removable face plate and Rugged Radios GMRS/VHF antenna. Our Radio has been MARs modded allowing us to communicate through both GMRS and HAM. We also mounted the radio on the rugged radios mount as well.


Interior
67 Designs made it easy to organize our cockpit with their Bronco rail, We used their G2 universal Phone mount, Tablet mount, and Magnetic mic mount on our Bronco rail which keeps everything within reach and organized in the cockpit, super happy with it!


Goose Gear
We opted for the Sleep and storage package for the Ford Bronco. We opted for the 1/3-2/3 grey great system and really expands the storage capabilities of the interior. One mention that was an after thought for us but can save a ton of headache for you... If you plan to run a table on your tailgate, get a 2/3-1/3 so your 2/3 drawer can open without hitting the table, when deployed.


Dual Battery system
We used a battery tray under the rear cargo tray that holds 4x Dakota Lithium 18Ah batteries all daisy chained to a REDARC BC/DC charger. This system has an input for solar, output for 2x 12v, output for 2x USB, output for Hella plug (national luna fridge), and output for battery voltage reader.

Ford Bronco TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build CA12598E-2A2E-4A23-8E47-507296B726F7_1_105_c



Storage

One of the easiest and cheapest solutions for storage that we added to the Bronco was the Blue Ridge Overland Bronco Attic, extremely useful of unused space in the bronco making this very valuable. The goose gear houses the ARB twin compressor behind the driver seat in the seat delete as well as tools and recovery gear both accessible from the top of the goose gear and side. It also is a place where we mounted our Blue sea fuse port for all our our output and inputs. In the modules, we house more recovery gear and tools on the smaller 1/3 drawer, then the 2/3 drawer houses our kitchen supplies organized by Step 22. On top of the modules in the rear, We went with the Alu-cab tilt slide due to the tilt factor and knowing the Bronco will be pretty tall. On top, Equipt expedition outfitters sourced us a National Luna fridge 50L Dual zone.

For those who think this build cannot add anything else more... we do have the last few finishing touches going together soon. That involves sliders, skid plates, and some PPF protection soon! Drop some comments and questions below on what you think of our build! Let us know if this inspired your build at all!​
Your build is good...extensive but good. Your marketing team, however, is GREAT. Whatever you are paying your photographer, pay more. They rock.
 

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It's an insane build you got together. I particularly interested in the mid travel kit and fenders.
 

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The TrailRax Badlands Bronco Build!
Thank you to our partners, their products and brand will be mentioned below!

RPG OFFROAD
Advanced Fiberglass Concepts @ADV Fiberglass
Heretic Studio
Go Fast Campers
Method Wheels
Falken Tire
Rotopax
Rugged Radios
67 Designs
Dakota Lithum
REDARC
GP Factor

Goose Gear @goosegear
Equipt Expedition Outfitters
Alu-Cab / OK4WD
Lethal Performance @LethalPerformance
HEST

Below we will summarize the build with the specific products we used from each brand mentioned above. Be sure to check them all out! The links above are not affiliates but are just a quick way for your to get to products we use and save your time from researching what products to go with! Each specific product will have its own post following this, it will go into detail on why we went with it after our years of experience offroad!

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Suspension

This Bronco is on an RPG Offroad Mid travel kit Which essentially widens the track of the Bronco by 6" total (3" per side) matching similar width numbers to the Bronco Raptor. The guys at RPG summarized this kit as a Raptor conversion system for those who have a Bronco that they wished they could have a Bronco Raptor. The kit is very well engineered and RPG offers many solutions from mild to wild. We opted for the two tube bypass Fox Performance 3.0 shock up front for some better control on the trail. Right next to it is a Fox Performance 2.5 coil over specifically tuned by the guys at RPG themselves and RCV front Axles making this system truly rides better than stock. For the Rear, we have the Fox performance 2.5 Coil overs, RPG Offroad Billet Lower links, RPG Offroad billet upper links.


Wheels and Tires

With our history with Falken tires on our rigs in the past, we knew that the Bronco needed a dependable tire that was both rugged and quiet on the road. Falken offered the new R/Ts and we knew we wanted them. We went with the 37x12.5x17 Falken Wildpeak R/Ts and we are so stoked to be using these, really quiet on the road and offroad, these things grip like no other! We are interested to see how they do in mud and snow. For wheels, we are huge fans of Method Wheels so we of course had to go with their bead grip tires in Bronze 706's

C7E76672-CC0A-4C59-B603-A8753D7C1B0D_1_105_c.jpeg


Fiberglass

Advanced Fiberglass was able to fit us in their busy schedule and installed their 8" kit front and rear on our Bronco to match the same new width with the mid Travel kit from RPG. we also got their heat extractor hood to keep the heat down in the engine bay.


Lighting

Heretic studio has always been our go to and will continue to be. We are running their 40" Bar on our rack with the 40" cut out deflector (clear combo lens), pair of quattros on the A pillar (clear combo), LED fog light kit (all Amber), 20" bumper light bar (amber), Dome lights on the rack, Dome lights for the rear window, Ba-2 flood amber for chase lights

E9DBA087-ECED-4D35-8EB6-94D7A09333C1_1_105_c.jpeg



Tents

For weekender trips and when we are in need of a lighter set up, we opted for the Go Fast Camper Superlite V1, fantastic tent and highly recommend for Bronco owners that really like to push the envelope of their Bronco's capability offroad. For longer expedition like trips, OK4WD and Alu-Cab USA worked with us on getting their 3R. Lots of customers have asked about the Alu-cab 3R tents on our Bronco TRMR rack, we are happy to work with them as well as GP Factor to be coming out with a mounting kit very soon for 3R tents and similar for your Bronco TRMR Rack. We also mounted the 270 shadow awning LHS.

7B6FA361-FA88-4F13-B16E-E927DAC6167E.jpeg



Communication

We are running a Yaesu FTM-400R with a removable face plate and Rugged Radios GMRS/VHF antenna. Our Radio has been MARs modded allowing us to communicate through both GMRS and HAM. We also mounted the radio on the rugged radios mount as well.


Interior
67 Designs made it easy to organize our cockpit with their Bronco rail, We used their G2 universal Phone mount, Tablet mount, and Magnetic mic mount on our Bronco rail which keeps everything within reach and organized in the cockpit, super happy with it!


Goose Gear
We opted for the Sleep and storage package for the Ford Bronco. We opted for the 1/3-2/3 grey great system and really expands the storage capabilities of the interior. One mention that was an after thought for us but can save a ton of headache for you... If you plan to run a table on your tailgate, get a 2/3-1/3 so your 2/3 drawer can open without hitting the table, when deployed.


Dual Battery system
We used a battery tray under the rear cargo tray that holds 4x Dakota Lithium 18Ah batteries all daisy chained to a REDARC BC/DC charger. This system has an input for solar, output for 2x 12v, output for 2x USB, output for Hella plug (national luna fridge), and output for battery voltage reader.

69D127B4-4A9F-47EF-B4BD-2CDBFF2CE78F_1_105_c.jpeg



Storage

One of the easiest and cheapest solutions for storage that we added to the Bronco was the Blue Ridge Overland Bronco Attic, extremely useful of unused space in the bronco making this very valuable. The goose gear houses the ARB twin compressor behind the driver seat in the seat delete as well as tools and recovery gear both accessible from the top of the goose gear and side. It also is a place where we mounted our Blue sea fuse port for all our our output and inputs. In the modules, we house more recovery gear and tools on the smaller 1/3 drawer, then the 2/3 drawer houses our kitchen supplies organized by Step 22. On top of the modules in the rear, We went with the Alu-cab tilt slide due to the tilt factor and knowing the Bronco will be pretty tall. On top, Equipt expedition outfitters sourced us a National Luna fridge 50L Dual zone.

For those who think this build cannot add anything else more... we do have the last few finishing touches going together soon. That involves sliders, skid plates, and some PPF protection soon! Drop some comments and questions below on what you think of our build! Let us know if this inspired your build at all!​
Great looking build! I'm very interested in the dual battery set up. Can you go into more detail on how you guys have it all wired up? Parts list? I do recognize the American Adventure Lab battery holders.
 

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The addition of an awning makes it not an overland build??
no I just mean because you cant live inside - its more camping than overland - but all this terminology is used different ways - Im just going with Dans sorta approach to this subject
 

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not unchill - its not sarcastic. assume positivity
My bad, sometimes can’t read sarcasm or the lack thereof online very well.
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