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  1. My theory is that it will be very similar to the 4-door Jeep Wrangler with a solid axle up front, a convertible top, removable doors and ripe for bolt on upgrades. I would think that the direction a lot of the restomod Broncos are headed is a good indicator of what the market is looking for. It might be a little more tame out of the gate so it's attractive to a wide audience but that will give them room to improve it over the future model years. What does everyone else think, it would be interesting to get everyone's opinion and then see what it really turns out to be. Dana
  2. FORD At a press conference today, Ford gave us an outline of its next few years, including a look at the 2020 Bronco. It's just a teaser of a truck under a cover right now, but it gives us a hint of the size and proportions of the new 4x4. Ford also announced that it will build a hybrid version of the Bronco, and that it's working on a new yet-unnamed small off-roader to slot below the Bronco. This is our first real look at the 2020 Bronco, even though there's not much to see. When Ford first announced in 2017 that it was bringing the famous 4x4 SUV back, it only confirmed the name. The image reveals the Bronco to have a boxy, upright shape, a short-ish wheelbase, and minimal overhangs. We do know that it'll challenge the all-conquering Jeep Wrangler and that it's based on the 2019 Ranger. FORD We don't know what to expect from Ford's upcoming baby off-roader, shown here in red, but from what we see here it seems likely that it'll rival the Jeep Renegade. Ford global markets chief Jim Farley says all of this is part of an effort to increase the automaker's off-road presence. "Ford helped start the off-road phenomenon and has majored in off-road capability for decades–from the Bronco to the Raptor," Farley said in a press release. "Now, we’re ready to reclaim our rightful place as the off-road vehicle leader" In other words, Ford is serious about taking the fight to Jeep. At the press conference, Ford had some other news to share regarding future products, revealing plans for a new performance-oriented Explorer ST to follow in the footsteps of the first Ford Performance SUV, the Edge ST. The automaker also reiterated its plans to bring hybrid drivetrains to the F-150, Mustang, Bronco, Explorer and Escape, saying that the hybrid Mustang would "be all about delivering V8-like performance with more low-end torque." This article from Road and Track... https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/future-cars/a19446486/2020-ford-bronco-first-photo/
  3. I noticed a few days ago that a lot of the older images on the site in the gallery were missing so I contacted Invision. It turned out that the images were lost during the upgrade to the new forum version and they were able to recover them, big thanks to their great support! Let me know if you notice any further issues with images missing. Thanks, Dana
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    New Clubs Feature

    Check out this new clubs feature we just added, let me know what you think... http://broncozone.com/clubs/ Dana
  5. OK you guys have been running this pretty well, but here is an idea to make sure things don't stagnate. I say everyone who wants to be featured post a few pics and people can vote for who they want by posting a vote under the nomination, then if someone gets a few pages of votes then one of the mods can pin that post and the truck owner can convert the initial post in the topic to a full feature with a ton of pics and description. We can keep that up till there is another contender and so on. Sound good? Dana
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    Feature Truck Rules

    I want to open this up more to anyone who wants to show off a new build, if you have recently made a significant upgrade upload some pics and let us know here! Dana
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    ICON Bronco

    Not sure if anyone has posted this yet but I was fascinated to read this article after seeing the ICON Bronco in person at SEMA this year... http://www.autoblog.com/2011/10/31/icon-bronco-quick-spin-review/
  8. Hey everyone we just updated to the latest version of Invision Community, let me know what you think! Thanks, Dana
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    BroncoZone.com Forum Upgrade

    The upgrade went south the first time around so we had to restore from a backup so there was about 8-12 hours of activity that was lost. Thanks, Dana
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    Bronco Chat

    We updated the Chat room to tell you how many people are in there at any given time, everyone should decide on a time to try to get in there like at 7 Eastern, 10 Pacific time or something. Dana
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    20-month '69 Bronco Mod Project

    Nice Ride!
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    Bronco Zone site is fixed

    Hey guys, we are on a new server now with nothing else so we should be rock solid and the site should load faster than ever!
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    Signature Data

    Good idea, I just updated mine! Dana
  14. Here is a post that was emailed to me by a gentleman who wanted to help out but not register... Try (lubrication) before you pry. Pull out the dipstick and turn it so you don't lose the drip of oil that comes with it out of the crankcase. Open the passenger door and carefully reach with the dipstick – still turning it so the drip doesn't fall and being careful not to get the dipstick over the upholstery. Place the oily end of the dipstick directly into the key slot (a second person might be handy to help with the aiming here) allowing the drip of oil that came from the crank case to go into the key slot. You can also transfer oil from the dipstick directly to the key. Return the dipstick to the engine compartment. Take your key and repeatedly insert it into the key slot, flipping it over and pushing it in and out about 100 times. Give the oil a few minutes to work its way into the cylinder. Try to start the vehicle. If your truck is like the Bronco I was trying to start, this is where the ignition lock behavior returns to normal. EXCEPT: after this procedure the key will be covered with oil and dirt every time you remove it from the cylinder. You're going to want to repeatedly put it in and take it out and clean it off as much as you can or the ignition key will spread motor oil everywhere. Cheers!
  15. Anyone going this year? Finally have my truck ready for some off road action! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bronco-daze-2013-registration-8141989911 Dana
  16. We (BroncoZone.com and FordFZone.com) now own http://SuperMotors.net you can read the full press release here... http://www.supermotors.net/forums/thid-714...wnership-change Please let me know if you have any recommendations, comments, concerns, ideas. Thanks, Dana
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    SuperMotors.net Acquisition

    Hey Rob, It uses about 2 Terabytes right now, definitely quite a bit... the bigger feat is figuring out how to keep up with the archiving incremental backups! It is also running on a stout database server with SSD drives. We are working on a whole new version of the site with more social interaction that should be going live very soon. If anyone wants to be on the beta tester list let me know here. Thanks, Dana
  18. Bronco Graveyard will have special BRONCORAMA only pricing on select parts! FORD BRONCO & TRUCK SHOW Saturday, May 2, 2009 ~ 9:00AM - 3:00PM - At the Bronco Graveyard Location * Show & Trail Vehicles On Display * Outdoor Vehicle Sales * Parts Corral * Free Swap Meet * Raffled Items * Food Pre-Registration for Show or Swap Meet Email pat@broncograveyard.com - or - Call (248) 437-5060 Official JBG Event Page: http://broncograveyard.com/us/broncorama.html Driving Directions: http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?count...p;zipcode=48116 To check out pictures from this event in the past: http://broncograveyard.com/us/broncorama00.html Please use this forum to discuss ride shares, who will be going and ask general questions...
  19. I am launching a new gearhead youtube site for automotive Photos, Audio and Videos so I am looking for some beta testers to make sure that everything is working right and looks good. Basically anyone who is a BZ member is invited and we want you to upload all the coolest photos, exhaust sounds and especially videos you have! Also anything goes here from RC cars to Boats, basically anything with a motor on it... http://motormug.com One really awesome feature is that you can copy any youtube video you want into your profile as well as upload videos from your digital cameras. Thanks, Dana
  20. Of course it's my truck first http://www.broncozone.com/70specs.htm We want to feature someone elses truck now. If you have a sweet rig post a topic here with pictures and a full description. Once we have enough entries I will post a poll for our viewers to choose the next feature truck. /DN
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    Bronco Chat * NEW *

    Hey everyone, check out our new chat room, there is a link up above for it called "Bronco Chat" or you can click here... http://broncozone.com/chat/ Let me know what you guys think! Dana
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    No Admin Support?

    Sorry I have been MIA guys, Invision just came out with another big set of updates I will be getting things updated soon which should help with any problems that may be caused by bugs. Thanks, Dana
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