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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: Parnelli Jones 1971 "Big Oly" Ford Bronco tribute [w/video]

    We see tribute vehicles come and go. Most of the lot are slaves to every last detail of the original, offering little more than a few engine upgrades to the mix. Then there are beasts like the one above. Built as an homage to Parnelli Jones' 1971 "Big Oly" Ford Bronco Baja 1,000 bruiser, this ...

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    Official: Ford designer creates special Parnelli Jones Mustang Boss 302 for charity

    Eleven years ago, Ford designer Melvin Betancourt suffered a serious heart problem and had to undergo intense open-heart surgery at the Henry Ford Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan. The surgery was a total success, with Betancourt crediting Henry Ford's doctors with saving his life. Now, the ...

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    Video: Motor Trend revisits the 1963 Indy 500, drives Parnelli Jones' Ol' Calhoun

    Angus MacKenzie has driven cars that many men and women dream about even catching a glimpse of. But what is the Motor Trend editor in chief's dream ride? Nothing less than the car Parnelli Jones drove to victory at the 1963 Indianapolis 500: Ol' Calhoun. Jones drove Ol' Calhoun at Indy for four ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: twin-turbo Saleen Parnelli Jones Mustang

    Click above for a larger image of the twin-turbo Saleen Parnelli Jones Mustang There's a special place in our hearts for the Saleen Parnelli Jones Mustang. After a week in the Autoblog Garage we fell in love with the wonderful 302-ci V8, amazingly sharp handling, and Trans-Am inspired looks. If we ...

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    Five-Oh fanatics: Saleen now offering 302 crate engines

    Click on the image to enlarge We're rather pleased that Saleen has seen fit to offer their excellent 302 cubic inch V8 as a crate engine. Having driven several Mustangs equipped with the powerplant , we feel qualified to say that this is an engine more than worthy of carrying on the 5.0 legacy. If ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: 2007 Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang

    Click image for huge gallery of high-res pics var digg_url = ''; We have been very lucky when it comes to having special Mustangs in our Autoblog garage. After a brief drive in a Shelby GT500, we were ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Parnelli Jones Mustangs

    Our pick for Best of Show at the 2006 New York Auto Show would have to be the Saleen S302 Parnelli Jones Mustang. Despite the debut of the Shelby GT500 and Shelby GT-H by Ford, the Parnelli Jones Mustang managed to not only best its corporate-backed cousins, but also emerge as the vehicle we ...

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    New York Auto Show: Saleen and Parnelli produce Best Mustang of Show

    While we wouldn’t necessarily call the 2007 Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang the Best of Show overall at the NYIAS, it has easily nabbed the title of Best Mustang of Show. That’s not an insignificant feat considering Ford itself let two new ponies out of its corral – ...

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    New York Auto Show: 2007 Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang

    Not satisfied with Ford’s own "California Special" Mustang? A muscle car brought to you by Hertz not making your blood boil? Then perhaps Steve Saleen can light a fire under your ass with his new Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang that not only does a great job harkening ...

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    Saleen to introduce Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang in NYC

    Saleen announced yesterday that it intends to unveil a special Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang at the New York Auto Show next week. While no images of the vehicle were made available (the snap above is of Saleen's 2005 NY Auto Show display), the Mustang tuning house did reveal the ...


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