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Bronco Busting or now I put my foot in it
>First of all, a late model Bronco (78 - 96) is
>not an SUV to a Bronco-owner. It is a truck.
The key phrase here would be "to a Bronco-owner." To me they look like an SUV.
I have a friend who's daughter got carried away driving one too fast to the mall
(younger, inexperienced driver to boot) and flipped it. I have ridden in them,
but never driven one myself. I got the impression that there was just too much
engine there for the size and weight distribution of the car--er excuse me,
truck. I am not an expert though, so I don't want to insult you or other Bronco
owners. Your point about fewer "wimpy car-like components" is well taken as
they do seem to be more truck-like.
Lately my crackpot crusade has been against big cars and trucks parking in
compact spots in ramps. Today I noticed a brand new A6 in a compact spot in my
ramp. What do you all think, is an A6 compact? It is about as long as a Ford
Taurus which I wouldn't consider compact. It didn't present an obstacle to see
around like most trucks and minivans, but I could see someone coming around the
corner and easily clipping the tail lights--far too nice a car to leave in such
a vulnerable spot.