Big Bud 650/50

Big Bud 650/50 Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor Technical Specifications

Big Bud 650/50 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1980 – 1981.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Big Bud 650/50 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Big Bud 650/50 Production

Manufacturer: Big Bud
Type: Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Factory: Havre, Montana, USA

Big Bud 650/50 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 75
Battery volts: 12

Big Bud 650/50 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 articulated 4WD
Steering: articulated power
Brakes: pneumatic disc
Cab: Cruiser Cab standard with air-conditioning.
Transmission: 9-speed power shift


Fuel: 700 gal
2649.5 L
Hydraulic system: 100 gal
378.5 L


Type: closed center
Capacity: 100 gal
378.5 L
Valves: 4
Pump flow: 36 gpm
136.3 lpm
Steering flow: 36 gpm
136.3 lpm

Big Bud 650/50 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Detroit Diesel 12V92T
turbocharged diesel
liquid-cooled V-12
Displacement: 1104 ci
18.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.84×5.00 inches
123 x 127 mm
Power: 650 hp
484.7 kW
Compression: 17:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Torque: 1915 lb-ft
2596.7 Nm
Torque RPM: 1300
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 24
Coolant capacity: 128 qts
121.1 L

Big Bud 650/50 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Twin Disc TD-92-2610
Type: power shift
Gears: 9 forward and 2 reverse

Big Bud 650/50 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 157 inches
398 cm
Length: 264 inches
670 cm
Width: 130 inches
330 cm *Width over fenders.
Height (cab): 154 inches
391 cm
Shipping weight: 60000 lbs
27216 kg
Max weight: 74000 lbs
33566 kg
Ground clearance: 20.5 inches
52 cm


Is Big Bud 650/50 a good tractor?

The Big Bud 650/50 is one of the great tractors in the Big Bud stable, and it has earned Big Bud a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Big Bud 650/50 take?

Check out the Big Bud 650/50 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Big Bud made the ?

The Big Bud 650/50 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1980 – 1981

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