World Biggest Farm Tractor 16-V 747 Big Bud Tractor Overview
The Big Bud 747 and 16V-747 Big Bud is a large, custom-made farm tractor. It was built in Havre, Montana in 1977.
It is announced by the owners and exhibitors as the “World’s Largest Farm Tractor”. It is about twice the size of many of the biggest production tractors in the world, depending on a parameter.
The Big Bud V16-747 tractor produces 760 horsepower using 16 cylinders Detroit Diesel engine. It has a huge fuel tank, and its fuel tank capacity is 1000 gallon.
Big Bud tractor was first built for the Rossi Brothers, cotton farmers in Bakersfield, California. The Rossi Brothers used the tractor for deep ripping. They held and operated the 16-V747 for 11 years.
Big Bud Tractor Price
The Big Bud Tractor Price: $300,000 (1978).
Big Bud Tractor Key Features
- 16 cylinder Detroit diesel engine
- 760hp Horsepower
- Tractor Measures 27 feet long, 20 feet wide and 14 feet tall.
- The tire was specially made by United tire company of Canada and are 8 feet diameter.
- 1000 Gallon fuel Tank Capacity
- The Tractor work more than One-acre per minute.
- Speed up to 8 mph
Big Bud Tractor Specifications
|Type||Limited-slip differantial with planetary wheel ends|
|26 in x 8in (66.04 cm x 20.32 cm) airbrakes, all wheels|
|System type||Load-sensing system allowing maximum pump flow to steering and implement valve.|
|Maximum flow||65 gal/min (245.96 liters/min)|
|Tank Capacity||150 Gallons (567.64 liters)|
|Relief pressure||2000 psi|
|Implement valve||4-spool open center, 60 gal/min (227.05 liters/min)|
|Orbital motor with 100 cubic inch (1.64 liters) displacement per steering wheel revolution|
|Steering cylinders||Double action dual cylinders, 4.5 inch(11.43 cm) bore|
|Starter system||24 volt|
|All other electrical||12 volt|
|95,000 lb (38,636 jg) estimated shipping weight|
|130,000 lb (49,895 kg) ballasted weight|
|Wheelbase||16 feet, 3 inches (4.95 meters)|
|Height (top of cab)||14 feet (4.27 meters)|
|Length (frame)||27 feet (8.23 meters)|
|Length (end of drawbar)||28 feet, 6 inches (8.69 meters)|
|Width (over fenders)||13 feet, 4 inches (4.06 meters)|
|Width (over duals)||20 feet, 10 inches (6.35 meters)|
|TWIN DISC 8FLW-1801|
|Type||18in. (45.72 cm) circuit with lock-up clutch|
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