John Cole’s “Funcutt” 1970 Ford Bronco

by Curtis Guise on May 5, 2017

I recently met with John Cole to feature his 1970 “Funcutt” Ford Bronco here on Off Road Action.  John owns Elite Auto Service in El Cajon, CA where they specialize in Subaru’s and Ford Bronco’s.  They also offer major repairs and routine maintenance on any foreign or domestic car. 

John also owns a red and white early Bronco which I will be featuring in the future.  For now check out all of the photos and specs on the Funcutt Bronco below.


John Cole’s “Funcutt” 1970 Ford Bronco Specs:
Ford Bronco
Front Suspension:
2.5″ coil springs, 2.5″ Bilstein 8100 by-pass shocks, limit straps, Energy bump stops, James Duff long travel arms mounted on custom Elite Bronco’s brackets.
Rear Suspension:
2.5″ leaf packs, custom shackles, center trac bar, 2.5″ Bilstein 8100 triple by-pass, limit straps, Energy bump stops, reinforced spring hangers.
MSD billet distributor, coil and wires.
5.0 fuel injected Cobra with allumn. heads, ported intake and heads, MSD ignition, 24lb Accel fuel injectors, roller cam and rockers, 75mm BBK throttle body and MAF meter, Magnaflow mufflers, serpentine belt system with hi-output alternator, large aluminum radiator.
C4 auto custom built by Certified Trans of Santee, Dana 20 Transfer case, JB Fabrication twin stick T case shifter, Winters trans shifter.
Fuel Cell:
23 gallon Sherman fuel tank with skid plate, fuel pump in tank.
33″ BFG All Terrain.
US Mags- slotted 15″ wheels.
Baja Designs 50″ light bar, 30″ light bar, 4 LED cornering lights, rock lights underneath, dome lights in cab, under hood and in bed. LED headlights.
PPG paint and wrap by Fineline Graphics.
Mastercraft seats and harnesses.
4 wheel disk brakes, Wilwood master and adjustable proportioning valve.
Special stuff:

– Custom bowed out bedsides that clear long travel suspension.
– Front fenders bowed out by English Wheel.
– James Duff flush mount hood pins.
– Dual Odyssey batteries in billet holdouts.
– Huge RuffStuff Specialties rear end housing with Yukon axles.
– TIG welded DOM cage, attaches to the frame, and custom allum work all from TB Metal Worx.
– Frame reinforced throughout and coated in Steel-It.
– Removable fiberglass roof with aluminum inner liner.
– Flush mount GPS in custom dash, Rugged radios race radio, Dakota Digital gauge set.
– All steel powder coated in candy blue silver-vein.
– Heatshield Products sound deadening and heat resistant material throughout Bronco.
– Complete wiring harness from Painless Wiring.
– B&M trans and power steering coolers.
– Custom AO Coolers 36 pack cooler.
– Custom driveline by Inland Empite Driveline.
– Custom sliding rear window.
– 1″ slopped nosed front end.
– 2016 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition- top 7 off road, top 21 overall, top 3 Ford.

It’s chassis #008 called Funcutt— because its Fun and Uncut

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