Bronco Raptor fans are outraged?

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Just read this article "Ford Bronco Raptor Fans Are Outraged Over 1 Ugly Feature" by MotorBisquit: Spoiler alert.....the flares.

https://www.motorbiscuit.com/ford-bronco-raptor-fans-outraged-ugly-feature/

Personally, I question how many of the so-called Bronco Raptor "fans" have any intention of ever purchasing a BRaptor. I'm pretty sure there are going to be many times on the trail that I'm thankful for those flares :) Let the Outrage continue, lol.
 
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Just read this article "Ford Bronco Raptor Fans Are Outraged Over 1 Ugly Feature" by MotorBisquit: Spoiler alert.....the flares.

https://www.motorbiscuit.com/ford-bronco-raptor-fans-outraged-ugly-feature/

Personally, I question how many of the so-called Bronco Raptor "fans" have any intention of ever purchasing a BRaptor. I'm pretty sure there are going to be many times on the trail that I'm thankful for those flares :) Let the Outrage continue, lol.
People need something to complain about. Now I do agree a better design could have been achieved, though I’m not “outraged” and I am definitely still buying one!!!

Hummer EV fans are outraged about paying for a “crab walk” feature that they will never use.

Subaru fans are outraged over fleet going all electric to solve a made up catastrophe.

Toyota Supra fans are outraged because you can’t get a manual transmission.

So on and so on…
 

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I have always like the approach that if you want to complain then you need to bring a solution as well. Complaining just to complain is a worthless waste of time. There are already aftermarket fender flares that can be body colored with the regular bronco, I am sure someone will solve this issue as well.
 

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It just makes sense for a hard core off-roader to have easy replaceable fender flares. I dig the extreme rugged look it gives the Braptor.
 

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As I have stated in other post "I Like Them". They do look much better in person. Sometimes I think people are just trolling the post that have nothing else better to do. I would also bet that a vast majority of the people that make these statements will never own a Bronco Raptor.
 

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When Ford first announced the Bronco Raptor, I think most of us were researching the engine specs & suspension specs, not the size of the fender flares. 😂
 

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People need something to complain about. Now I do agree a better design could have been achieved, though I’m not “outraged” and I am definitely still buying one!!!

Hummer EV fans are outraged about paying for a “crab walk” feature that they will never use.

Subaru fans are outraged over fleet going all electric to solve a made up catastrophe.

Toyota Supra fans are outraged because you can’t get a manual transmission.

So on and so on…
I agree with the people who are mad at the Supra. Who doesn't make a manual for a sports car. Maybe they shouldn't have used the BMW as the clone car
 

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When a company like Ferrari eliminates manual transmissions, you know they are an endangered option. Too bad.....
 

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I honestly haven’t actually met one Raptor fan that has a problem with the flairs, even at the NY car show nobody was crying about them. If someone is outraged their idea of a Bronco Raptor isn’t a Bronco Raptor.
 

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If it only takes fender flares to hate the Rapt
There is no need for manual transmissions these days, new high performance "automatic" transmissions will give you all the pros of a manual without the cons. Needing to use the left foot is just a mental thing, lol.
There is no need for manual transmissions these days, new high performance "automatic" transmissions will give you all the pros of a manual without the cons. Needing to use the left foot is just a mental thing, lol.
It’s not about a need or better performance. Some people just enjoy driving a manual for what it is
 

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People can hate all they want, and I couldn’t care less. Raptors are awesome!
 

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They are replaceable part on a modular vehicle. In a year or two there will probably more fender options than we even want to deal with considering all this outcry from people who probably won’t even own one.
 

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I like the flares, especially in person, all the exterior styling is purposeful and functional which is consistent with the chassis and throughout the entire vehicle. I blame the cell phone wide angle lense pictures and videos for the flares bad rap.
 
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I like the flares, especially in person, all the exterior styling is purposeful and functional which is consistent with the chassis and throughout the entire vehicle. I blame the cell phone wide angle lense pictures and videos for the flares bad rap.
Did you just say "bad rap", lol? That would be a cool windshield banner :cool:
 

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If it only takes fender flares to hate the Rapt


It’s not about a need or better performance. Some people just enjoy driving a manual for what it is
If you're buying a Supra there's a good chance it's about performance but I understand the manual trans thing. I own a Z06 with a 6 speed manual and a Bronco with a 4 speed manual, it's fun to a point but there is an advantage with an automatic.
 

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