Features the BRaptor lost (gained a ton) from Bronco

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So from what i have read, we are losing the ability to store the doors in the back neatly - not sure how often I would have used this.
Also losing some top options because of the 2 support beams - not sure if we will get a soft top or anything.
No 2 door option
No Manual transmission option

Is there anything else that people have heard that is "missing" from BRaptor that Bronco has?
 

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I didn't know about the door storage, would be nice to have the bags anyways to pull off and store in garage. I highly doubt I would remove the doors, but if I did I would want the bags. Guessing it will be after purchase accessory.
 

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For some reason the tubular doors are not available for the Raptor model, not sure why or if they will be available from accessories. No doubt aftermarket will offer them at some point.
 

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For some reason the tubular doors are not available for the Raptor model, not sure why or if they will be available from accessories. No doubt aftermarket will offer them at some point.
I guessing it has something to do with the fact that part of the rear fender is attached to the rear door. Some re-engineering might be needed.
 
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I guessing it has something to do with the fact that part of the rear fender is attached to the rear door. Some re-engineering might be needed.
The doors are the same size just the plastic extension afaik is on the door to keep the fender shape
 

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I was bummed to hear about the tubular doors as well. I wonder if a set of standard tubular doors from the Bronco would work? Maybe they don't recommend them on the Bronco Raptor because of a rigidity concern or if it's something more than that?
 

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I was bummed to hear about the tubular doors as well. I wonder if a set of standard tubular doors from the Bronco would work? Maybe they don't recommend them on the Bronco Raptor because of a rigidity concern or if it's something more than that?
Without that fender piece in place on the rear door, debris/mud/dirt would shoot up into the cabin.
 

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Without that fender piece in place on the rear door, debris/mud/dirt would shoot up into the cabin.
It seems like that happens on the standard Bronco with Sasquatch anyways. My doors get sprayed with mud and rocks as it is. I think the Bronco Raptor has better front fender protection than the current Broncos do.
 

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It seems like that happens on the standard Bronco with Sasquatch anyways. My doors get sprayed with mud and rocks as it is. I think the Bronco Raptor has better front fender protection than the current Broncos do.
That is true, but I’m talking about spray from the rear, not the front.

There might be an easy solution, like a AM mounted flap/flange. But I wouldn’t get rear tube doors until that was sorted out.
 

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Without that fender piece in place on the rear door, debris/mud/dirt would shoot up into the cabin.
Good point, could simply be a safety concern or another government vehicle requirement that involves safety.
 

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For some reason the tubular doors are not available for the Raptor model, not sure why or if they will be available from accessories. No doubt aftermarket will offer them at some point.
Just noticed this photo, test vehicles

Tube door photo's replaced by link to existing thread already in this forum.

Thread w/photo's from member SuperVinci
 
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Just noticed this photo, test vehicles
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Yeah, these photos starting hitting various forums a day or two ago. Clearly the fender piece on rear door is not a limiting factor for installing tube doors. Still lots of mud/debris protection there with the door off. So, I'm still wondering why the tube doors were not offered for Raptor. Maybe they have to complete some federally mandated safety testing? Maybe it's another GVWR issue? Who knows...

However I do like the look of that Cyber Orange raptor with the tube doors! Very nice!!
 

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