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1971 "BIG OLY" Ford Bronco Trophy Truck

Le Mans Sale


Truck is being auctioned (prime time) at Barrett-Jackson, Las Vegas, NV venue, on Saturday June 24th.  The lot# is 721  

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 This 1971 FORD BRONCO, California registered, smog exempt, "STREET LEGAL", chromoly tube frame chassis one-of-a-kind represents the year that Parnelli Jones won his first Baja 1000 in the famed original "Big Oly".  

     The looks and sound of this 723hp racing machine going down the road, turns heads like no other. The all chromoly tig welded race chassis is powder coated. Everything on the vehicle is either polished, nickel plated, anodized or 24k gold.

This truck has gotten more awards and seen more museums than any other truck (with the exception of the original Big Oly).  The Trophy Trucks are going anywhere from $500,000 - over $1million...knowing this truck is so well known and such a piece of history!

     This truck has been featured in the following museums:

SAN DIEGO AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM (2 years)  Big Oly was an “on loan” feature display located at the San Diego Automotive Museum. 

 PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM feature vehicle (main entrance). The Parnelli Jones "Big Oly" Bronco Trophy Truck was the featured vehicle located in the main entrance of the Petersen Automotive Museum   

"Braving Baja - 1000 Miles to Glory Exhibit" from May 4th through September 2nd 2013.

     Here are some magazines that have written about the truck:

DirtSports "Masterpiece in Metal"

Off Road "Featured vehicle" with Big Oly/Parnelli Jones 

Bronco Driver Nov./Dec. 2007 and Nov./Dec. 2009.

This truck was featured in the following show:  

SEMA 2009 "Featured vehicle" Bilstein Shocks 

     This truck is a valued piece of history and has an amazing story.  There is no other Trophy Truck like it...and there never will be.  To own this truck is to own a piece of Trophy Truck history and it's beginnings.

General Information:

-Wheelbase: 125 inches

-Overall length: 205 inches

-Overall Height:  75 inches

-Track Width (front and back):  88 inches

-Overall Weight (race ready):  5950lbs

-Weight Distribution:  50-50


-Engine: 438 Cubic Inch 351 W Dart Block Ford V-8

-Builder:  Ford Performance (Troy Bowen) Horsepower:  725 @ 6800 rpm (pump gas)

-Torque:  650 @ 5200 rpm

-Modifications:  Ross 11 to 1 Comp. Pistons, Ford Performance Custom CNC Heads, 2.25 int. 1.710 ex Valves, Forged Steel Crank, Rods, Combustion Chamber, Valves, Exhaust Ports, Peterson 5 Stage Dry Sump Pump System, K & N Filter, Bassani Custom Stainless Steel Exhaust System, Race Proven Alternator.

-Induction: Comp CamsFast Fuel EFI

-Transmission:  Mike's Transmission Powerglide with Gear Vendors Winters Shifter


-Front Suspension: Sandco Upper and Lower A-Arms (brass-plated), Bilstein Blackhawk Shocks, Bilstein 2.5 inch Coilovers, Bilstein 2 inch Bumpstops, Hypercoil Springs, PRP Limit Straps, 24 inches of Wheel Travel

-Rear Suspension: Four Link Dirt-Tech Trailing Arms (brass plated), Bilstein Blackhawk Shocks, Bilstein 2.5 inch Coilovers, Bilstein 2 inch Bumpstops, Hypercoil Springs, PRP Limit Straps, 31 inches of Wheel Travel

Coolin & Plumbing

-Cooling: C & R Radiator, Oil and Transmission Coolers, Spal Fans

-Plumbing: Fragola Stainless Steel Braided Lines, AN Fittings





Keyword Search Terms:

Ford, Bronco, Trophy Truck, Big Oly, Off road,


Seller: marshall madruga
Joined August 2022
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Company: marshall madruga collection
Country: United States of America
City: san diego
Phone: (619)222-0301
Condition Used
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Price: $POR
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