Big Bud 16V-747

Big Bud 16V-747 tractor photo
Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
ManufacturerBig Bud
Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Built in Havre, Montana, USA
Total built1
Original price was $300,000 in 1978
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.
Big Bud 16V-747 Engine
Detroit Diesel 24.1L 16-cyl diesel
Engine details ...
Big Bud 16V-747 Power
Engine (gross)960 hp
715.9 kW
Four-wheel drive
Articulated power steering
Pneumatic brakes
Cab standard
Fuel1000 gal
3785.0 L
Hydraulic system150 gal
567.8 L
Typeload sensing
Capacity150 gal
567.8 L
Pressure2000 psi
137.9 bar
Pump flow60 gpm
227.1 lpm
Total flow65 gpm
246.0 lpm
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase195 inches
495 cm
Weight95000 lbs
43092 kg
Front tire35x38
Rear tire35x38
Full dimensions and tires ...
16V-747 Serial Numbers

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William's Big Bud: official site of the 16V-747
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Updated on February 9, 2023
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