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will the slide out tailgate be a dealer purchasable item after taking possesion of Bronco?
Our understanding from the reps here is that there’s no reason it shouldn’t be.
 
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For those who are at the event, BN will be hosting a public Q&A at the 2021 Bronco Display with Ford representatives at 2PM, eastern. Come by!
 
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Confirmed from Ford reps, wash out floors will not be included, sway bar disconnect will be included.
Based upon the OB video that Esteban just finished, one can surmise the reason the FE won't have wash out floors is most likely due to the LUX package and electronics in the seats. It would create a lot of potential problems mixing water with those electronics. I wish we could option out some of those electronics and get the wash out floors and marine grade seats but I don't see that happening.
 

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Based upon the OB video that Esteban just finished, one can surmise the reason the FE won't have wash out floors is most likely due to the LUX package and electronics in the seats. It would create a lot of potential problems mixing water with those electronics. I wish we could option out some of those electronics and get the wash out floors and marine grade seats but I don't see that happening.
Hmmm, the video of the A51 overland Bronco Matt says it has the lux package but it had the marine grade and washout floor. So is the FE different.
Edit: maybe the Lux package for the badlands does not include power seats.
 

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Hmmm, the video of the A51 overland Bronco Matt says it has the lux package but it had the marine grade and washout floor. So is the FE different.
Edit: maybe the Lux package for the badlands does not include power seats.
That is true, the A51 Overland does have the LUX package so maybe I misunderstood, but it was confirmed to have only manual seats due to the washout floors. I guess the Ford thinking around the FE is to have higher end interior and gadget options but with the off-road capability of the Badlands, so even though I (and possibly others) believe the wash out floors and marine grade interior to be higher end, Ford seems to think leather and electronics seats are more appealing. I just keep telling myself to not get worked up about anything until the B&P comes out. Serenity now...
 

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Confirmed from Ford reps, wash out floors will not be included, sway bar disconnect will be included.
Might it be an additional option still to get the wash out floors and marine seats even on the FE? This could really change my ordering plans.
 

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This four door badlands has marine grade vinyl and heated seats controls.
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Hey David is there a way to find out about these questions?

-Can you switch between both hard and soft-tops according to needs?
-Are the roof rails a permanent fixture or can they be added/removed as needed?
-Will a carpet delete be available at time of order for carpeted Trims?

I know the first two seem incredibly insignificant, but being able to adapt your vehicle to your needs is important to the offroad/overland community. I don't want to come off as rude or disrespectful just throwing out the reminder there.
 
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Wondering if the Bronco will have a puddle light. If so, will it be the Bronco logo?

I thought of this this morning when I went out and it was still mostly dark and the Lincoln emblem shown brightly on the pavement as I approached the MKZ. Doesn't the Mustang have a puddle light too, and it's the Mustang emblem?

I don't much care if the Bronco, or any car, has one or not, but was wondering as a matter of curiosity.
 

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Wondering if the Bronco will have a puddle light. If so, will it be the Bronco logo?

I thought of this this morning when I went out and it was still mostly dark and the Lincoln emblem shown brightly on the pavement as I approached the MKZ. Doesn't the Mustang have a puddle light too, and it's the Mustang emblem?

I don't much care if the Bronco, or any car, has one or not, but was wondering as a matter of curiosity.
I think the Mustang puddle light is the galloping horse.
 

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Hey David is there a way to find out about these questions?

-Can you switch between both hard and soft-tops according to needs?
-Are the roof rails a permanent fixture or can they be added/removed as needed?
-Will a carpet delete be available at time of order for carpeted Trims?

I know the first two seem incredibly insignificant, but being able to adapt your vehicle to your needs is important to the offroad/overland community. I don't want to come off as rude or disrespectful just throwing out the reminder there.
I really don’t want the carpet, I’ve ordered a FE and really want the washout and marine vinyl. @David
 
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I really don’t want the carpet, I’ve ordered a FE and really want the washout and marine vinyl. @David
Even though i have gear acquisition to do before i can do any off-roading i live in Florida. That carpet probably won't last a week. Having the hard top during the week and being able to know I'm not coming back to a fishtank/swamp while I'm at work then switching to the soft top for beach days is something I'd like to know about. Not necessarily a need just need to know more than i do MGV. The dual top definitely is asking for a flooded interior in FL. @David
 
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The spec sheet on the website still shows that the FE and BL still have the stabilizer bar disconnect, but it also shows 3500 instead of 7K as the limited edition number. I agree that the allure of the FE is slowly diminishing.
Very much so. At this point I feel like it’s allure is: get your vehicle faster, have fancy stickers, an exclusive color, and pay extra...