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Big Roy

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Versatile Manufacturing Ltd.

"Big Roy" 4 Axle - 8 Wheel Drive Tractor Model 1080


Wheelbase: 22.2 feet
Overall length: 30.5 feet
Overall height to top of cab: 11 feet
Engine to transmission
Transmission to drop boxes
Drop boxes to Axles
Spicer Glidecote telescoping action
Articulated frame 8 wheel drive
Oscillates to 10 degrees in both directions
Cummins KTA 1150-600
RPM: 2100
BHP: 600
Tire Size
30.5x32 singles
Articulated frame, 40 degrees in both directions
Fully hydrostatic actuation
Vehicle Weight
Shipping Weight: 54450 lbs
Operating Weight: 57580 lbs (with fuel)
20" disc. and caliper, self adjusting, driveline mounted
Caliper parking brake - mechanically actuated by over center lever
Versatile Design - Independent module type with rollover protective structure
Fully isolated on rubber mounts
Acoustically insulated interior
Tinted safety glass
Height - 69.5 inches inside (stand-up design)
One operators seat, fully adjustable
Two additional fixed seats
Turning Radius
(Measured to outside edge of outer tire)
26.6 feet with 30.5x32 single tires
12/24 volt negative ground system w/ Series Parallel Switch
Two 8D-900 amp 12 volt batteries
Eight 60 watt working lights (exceeds ASAE 279.6)
Four additional cab mounted working lights
Drive System
Multi-plate dry 15.5 inch clutch
Mechanical 6 speed transmission
Cooling System
Capacity: 85 U.S. quarts
2 radiators rubber mounted
Independent surge tank
Quick removable perforated metal grill screen
Fan: 28" diameter (6 blade suction type)
Rear View Camera
Dust proof camera with 120 degree wide angle lens
9 inch monitor inside cab
12 volt DC closed circuit system
Final Drive
Rolling radius of drive wheel 31.5"
Total ratio of final drive: 27.41
Exhaust System
Muffler is rubber mounted
Built-in spark arrestor (where mandatory)
Fuel Tank
550 (U.S.) gallons
Mechanical speeds: 1: 3.7 mph, 2: 5.1 mph, 3: 6.48 mph, 4: 7.5 mph, 5: 10.4 mph, 6: 13.2 mph

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