Biggest Tractor in The World – Big Bud

World Biggest Farm Tractor 16-V 747 Big Bud Tractor Price, Specs, Review, History, 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

Forward speeds 6
Reverse speeds 1
CLARK D-85840
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
Alternator 75 amp
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)
Type 18in. (45.72 cm) circuit with lock-up clutch
Blading MS-380


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