When Race meets Road and Details have been Dialed in, Broncos become a lot more Fun and “Funcutt” is one of the Baddest of them all. Custom built by Elite Broncos of El Cajon, CA Chassis #008 is quite unique, special and truly a masterpiece of engineering.
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John Cole owner of Elite Broncos and his team of master builders and fabricators are just that a Team of Masters. John has immersed himself in everything off-road for close to 30 years, as a proprietor of Elite Auto Service his talents are geared to automotive and his passion is driven by the Early Bronco. He quotes himself saying “whenever I was at a race Id see a Bronco and just have to go look at it” This Full Custom and Fab Off road shop of Professional enthusiast puts out some of the finest Broncos on the market, One of a Kind and One at a Time These are hand built, special design and catered to client needs, some of these Broncos John has personally raced at various events such as the Norra 1000, Baja 1000 and whole slew of Bronco round ups and Off Road events. John personally has tackled some of the toughest trails that this Country and Mexico has to offer and has masterfully infused that experience and knowledge into every Elite Broncos build.
Elite has been a small shop in small town outside of San Diego, Ca but NOW THE WORD IS OUT!!!! over the past few years and after 21 Custom Engineered Trucks his builds have caught the eye many publications, off-road enthusiast and SEMA.
In 2016 “FunCutt” was displayed at SEMA Show and took place #21 of 277 vehicles for Battle of the Builders, it was the top 7 for a specially Off-road builds for the 2016 SEMA, the vehicle is featured in Bronco Driver Magazine, Off road action magazine, and was a feature build on Racedezert.com. Simply Put I tell people , this Bronco will actually Do What You Think You Will Do With That Other Bronco You’re Looking at!!!!
#8 of 21 This Bronco is known as 'Funcutt' with it's unique body. The all steel fenders and bed sides were bowedout by hand and done in authentic fashion utilizing an English wheel this was made to clear it's long travel suspension, while still looking uncut. The lightweight fiberglass roof is removeable. With only 2,000 miles on it, it's new with no bugs to "work out". The front end of the body is "slope-nosed" 1" like a Porsche for better visibility.
Engine- Fuel injected 5.0 ported Cobra with aluminum heads, long tube headers, serpentine belt, 75mm throttle body and MAF, 24lb fuel injectors for improved fuel injection, MSD ignition, dual Odyssey batteries with built in battery tender. Just plug your Bronco in while parked. Fuel and trans cooler hoses are either steel braided or puch lock, and covered in flame proof sleeving.
Drivetrain- a built C4 auto transmission, custom driveshafts with safety hoop, huge big bearing RuffStuff Specialties 9" rear end, Dana 44 front, both with Yukon chromoly axles, locking differentials for traction, custom Elite trac bar setup in the rear. Pinion guard, twin stick and gated shifters.
Suspension- 2.5" coils, 2.5" Deaver springs on Elite shackles, long travel arms in front and Elite hanger brackets, 2.5" triple by-pass Bilstein shocks on each corner for complete ride adjustability, adjustable limit straps on each corner.
Brakes- 4 wheel disk brakes with adjustable proportioning valve to adjust the brakes the way you like them. Lokar had brake mounted in custom center console.
Steering- Power steering with the rare to find Bronco original box that’s been completely built and updated, chromoly steering links with heim joints.
Interior- D.O.M. roll cage that’s attached to the frame, Mastercraft seats and harnesses, Kenwood Bluetooth stereo, satellite tweeters, custom powder coated in Candy Blue-silver vein to match cage, center console, lower console, etc. Flush mounted Lowrance GPS, 2 way radio, Dakota Digital gauges, aluminum inner roof, tilt steering column, LeCarra leather wrapped steering wheel, tinted power windows, custom carpet, many layers of heat and sound deadening material on the floor, doors, roof and under the vehicle.
Exterior- Fiberglass hood with flush mount billet hood pins, Elite tube bumpers, 50" and 30" Baja Designs USA made LED light bars, 4 BD cornering lights, misc. other BD lights throughout under the hood, in bed, and under the Bronco on the frame. Aluminum floor jack. LED headlights. spare tire rack and cooler container are easily removeable for a rear seat.
Other Notes- Steel-it stainless coated reinforced frame, 33" BFG tires on polished US Mags wheels, 23 gallon fuel tank, on board air compressor for tire inflation, etc, Painless Performance wiring throughout, custom rear sliding window, all brackets and hardware throughout the Bronco have all been powder coated for a cleaner and more durable finish.
Special Credits top the Truck
in the 2016 SEMA show in Vegas,
the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition where it won top 7 off road and top 21 overall out of 270 vehicles.
also a 9 page feature in Bronco Driver magazine,
it's featured in Car Buff Network online,
a 50 picture feature in online Off Road Action,
and it's build can be seen on RaceDezert.com.
It's been in countless car shows,
'16 NorthWest Bronco Roundup in Florence Oregon.
It also appeared in a booth in 2015 and 2016 at the Off Road Expo in Pomona Ca.
Next-gen won’t be revealed until spring. Meanwhile, we see Leno’s resto-mod ’68 and a bunch of Broncos with off-road racing history
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