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Big Bud 16V-747

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Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor

The Big Bud 16V-747 is the largest tractor made in the 20th Century. It was custom ordered by Rossi Farms of California to pull ripper plows at three to four foot depths. The 16V-747 is currently on display at the Heartland Museum in Clarion, Iowa.


Manufacturer:Big Bud
Factory:Havre, Montana, USA
Total built:1
Original price (USD)
   $300,000 (1978 )

Big Bud 16V-747 Engine:

   Detroit Diesel 24.1L 16-cyl diesel
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Fuel:1000 gal [3785.0 L]
Hydraulic system:150 gal [567.8 L]

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:195 inches [495 cm]
Weight:95000 lbs [43092 kg]
Front tire:35x38
Rear tire:35x38
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16V-747 Serial Numbers:

1978: 7816

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William's Big Bud: official site of the 16V-747

Big Bud 16V-747 Power:

Engine (gross):960 hp [715.9 kW]


Chassis:4x4 articulated 4WD
Steering:articulated power
Cab:Cab standard


Type:load sensing
Capacity:150 gal [567.8 L]
Pressure:2000 psi [137.9 bar]
Pump flow:60 gpm [227.1 lpm]
Total flow:65 gpm [246.0 lpm]


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:75



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