1971 Ford Baja Bronco

1971 Ford Baja Bronco
Sprinting procreates importance and so it was with the Ford Bronco. Legendary builder Bill Stroppe turned his attention to Ford’s small Bronco practically the time it knocked the ground. In information, Stroppe had one altered and running in the very first Baja 1000 off-road race in 1967. In 1971, Parnelli Jones and Stroppe prevailed the race unqualified and set a brand-new record. That same year, Ford and Stroppe joined forces to make a limited run of Baja Broncos as copies of the race-team cars for the public. The gears were colorant red, blue and white. To make area for beefier tires on either presses or chrome-reverse wheels, the wheel writers were separate, radiused and burnt.


1971 Ford Baja Bronco


These small critters all used Ford’s 302-cubic-inch V-8 approved by a three-speed automatic transmission, although some points document a few Bajas were supplied with four-speed manual transmission. The Baja Bronco was the only route you could set energy driving and an automatic on a Bronco before 1973. Stroppe supplied a beamy range of standard and elective enhances from his Long Beach, California, shop where he made these trucks, including mixture—multiple bumps were standard plus spin enclosures, Detroit Locker differentials and even a winch. Present, early Broncos are lovers of the auction area and an awesome Baja Bronco remains a healthy investment.