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Round Table #1 with David Tracy of Jalopnik - Bronco vs. Wrangler and Much More!

September 22, 2020 Munro & Associates
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Round Table #1 with David Tracy of Jalopnik - Bronco vs. Wrangler and Much More!
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Round Table #1 with David Tracy of Jalopnik - Bronco vs. Wrangler and Much More!
Sep 22, 2020
Munro & Associates

Enjoy this wide ranging conversation between Sandy Munro - CEO of Munro & Associates, David Tracy - Sr. Technical Editor of Jalopnik, & Kevin Harty - Consultant at Munro & Associates. The accompanying video for this episode can be found at the official MunroLive YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/em7FzqzAmFM

Check out more of David Tracy below:
https://jalopnik.com/author/David_Tracy
https://twitter.com/davidntracy
https://www.instagram.com/davidntracy\

Timestamps:
0:05 Introductions / Jalopnik-Munro relationship
2:17 Branch out for Munro Live / Other Products
5:20 Beginning of Bronco / Wrangler Discussion
8:30 Bronco Removable Doors & Cowl Mounted Mirrors
10:39 Factory 35’s vs 33’s, Sasquatch package, Tire Package Considerations
13:46 SORB Tusks For Crash Safety / F150, Raptor, Bronco
15:28 Rear Chassis Discussion / Tow Hooks / Recovery
19:13 IFS / Solid Axle / Air Shocks
27:07 Grand Cherokee Off-Roading Anecdote & Jeep Commander Hot Take
29:31 Jeep's Flag pole vs. Ford's Flag Pole
32:02 Brief Engine Discussion
33:57 Front Suspension / Control Arm Discussion
35:31 Front axle housing discussion
37:31 Rear Axle / Track Bar discussion
40:17 Ford, Tesla, Twitter, and What about GM?
46:29 Pushrod V8 Sparks Wide Ranging Engine Discussion
52:37 Bronco May Bring Lay Person into the Off-Road world
54:30 JT/JL Discussions Both Good & Bad
1:02:10 Sandy Story / Offroading - Manual vs Automatic
1:06:34 Dave's Manual Transmission Opinion
1:07:49 Bronco Gearing Discussion
1:11:14 Bronco Design / Aesthetics / Raptor Version / Bolt-On Quarter Panels
1:16:11 Transition to EV's / Tesla / Rivian / Electric Jeep
1:25:40 Sandy & Dave’s thoughts on Hybrids/PHEV's
1:30:47 Dave's Recent Jeep Purchase / Large BOF vehicle discussion / BMW i3
1:38:26 Ford Whiz Kids / Elon Musk selling Tesla Technology to other companies
1:41:16 Thoughts on VW ID3, Electric Motors, Blackberry, & Owning Profound Knowledge 
1:44:06 Purchasing major supplier components / Ford-Yamaha SHO Engine Discussion
1:45:33 The Battery Pack Cost Dilemma / Poor Leadership Discussion
1:48:57 Final Thoughts on Bronco Execution & Complexity of Bronco Interior
1:52:08 Sandy’s comments on a Past Bronco being canceled & Harold "Red" Poling

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/MunroLive)

Show Notes

Enjoy this wide ranging conversation between Sandy Munro - CEO of Munro & Associates, David Tracy - Sr. Technical Editor of Jalopnik, & Kevin Harty - Consultant at Munro & Associates. The accompanying video for this episode can be found at the official MunroLive YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/em7FzqzAmFM

Check out more of David Tracy below:
https://jalopnik.com/author/David_Tracy
https://twitter.com/davidntracy
https://www.instagram.com/davidntracy\

Timestamps:
0:05 Introductions / Jalopnik-Munro relationship
2:17 Branch out for Munro Live / Other Products
5:20 Beginning of Bronco / Wrangler Discussion
8:30 Bronco Removable Doors & Cowl Mounted Mirrors
10:39 Factory 35’s vs 33’s, Sasquatch package, Tire Package Considerations
13:46 SORB Tusks For Crash Safety / F150, Raptor, Bronco
15:28 Rear Chassis Discussion / Tow Hooks / Recovery
19:13 IFS / Solid Axle / Air Shocks
27:07 Grand Cherokee Off-Roading Anecdote & Jeep Commander Hot Take
29:31 Jeep's Flag pole vs. Ford's Flag Pole
32:02 Brief Engine Discussion
33:57 Front Suspension / Control Arm Discussion
35:31 Front axle housing discussion
37:31 Rear Axle / Track Bar discussion
40:17 Ford, Tesla, Twitter, and What about GM?
46:29 Pushrod V8 Sparks Wide Ranging Engine Discussion
52:37 Bronco May Bring Lay Person into the Off-Road world
54:30 JT/JL Discussions Both Good & Bad
1:02:10 Sandy Story / Offroading - Manual vs Automatic
1:06:34 Dave's Manual Transmission Opinion
1:07:49 Bronco Gearing Discussion
1:11:14 Bronco Design / Aesthetics / Raptor Version / Bolt-On Quarter Panels
1:16:11 Transition to EV's / Tesla / Rivian / Electric Jeep
1:25:40 Sandy & Dave’s thoughts on Hybrids/PHEV's
1:30:47 Dave's Recent Jeep Purchase / Large BOF vehicle discussion / BMW i3
1:38:26 Ford Whiz Kids / Elon Musk selling Tesla Technology to other companies
1:41:16 Thoughts on VW ID3, Electric Motors, Blackberry, & Owning Profound Knowledge 
1:44:06 Purchasing major supplier components / Ford-Yamaha SHO Engine Discussion
1:45:33 The Battery Pack Cost Dilemma / Poor Leadership Discussion
1:48:57 Final Thoughts on Bronco Execution & Complexity of Bronco Interior
1:52:08 Sandy’s comments on a Past Bronco being canceled & Harold "Red" Poling

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/MunroLive)