Nothing appeals to a tractor lover more than a big tractor. In 150 brilliant full-colour photos, author Robert Pripps, one of the world's most respected tractor historians, presents 50 of the biggest, most powerful, and heaviest tractors and steamers ever to plough the fields of the twentieth century. Coverage of each tractor includes three large, full colour photos, as well as a historical write-up on each and a data box containing information on horsepower, engine displacement, size of drive wheels or tracks, weight, years built and original retail price, where available. The book also features original advertising for these workhorses of the agricultural world.The Kinze 640 Big Blue had two 320 hp Detroit 8V-71 engines a one for each axle. ... These tractors also were equipped with manual high- low range shifters, but within either range, ground speed was infinitely variable at a constant engine anbsp;...
|Author||:||Robert N. Pripps, Robert Pripps|
|Publisher||:||Krause Publications - 2005-06-28|