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Big Bud 747

Vanman

Subscriber
Last Subscription Date
07/10/2019
Pretty neat! Amazing they didn’t talk more about the specs. I can hear a Detroit. 1,000 hp sounds about like a 16V92? How much tractive effort??

Keith
 

AngrySailor

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Last Subscription Date
01/31/2020
Pretty neat! Amazing they didn’t talk more about the specs. I can hear a Detroit. 1,000 hp sounds about like a 16V92? How much tractive effort??

Keith
Pretty sure one of the “big buds” was powered by a pair of 12v149’s. Had two of these as generators on a ship a few years ago. Dual blowers, quad turbos and intercooled.
 

G Willikers

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Last Subscription Date
05/01/2019
I had a book around here called The Big Bud Tractor Story by Peter D. Simpson. I can't find it now so it must have went back to work. Simpson is a specialist on the big four-wheel-drives and the book had some good history in it. It should still be available.
 
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