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Many of you know me as the resident "tractor" detailer. I have always done farm tractors, but these are the first pulling tractors I have done.

Now, these are not your normal farm tractors. These are designed for tractor pulling. They have a 300' run to pull a 40,000-50,000lb weight transfer sled down the track. Farthest to pull wins. These tractors left the factory as inline 414ci 6cyl turbo diesels designed to turn 125-135hp. Now they sit at 640ci turbo diesels designed to turn upwards of 1300+ hp...on normal #2 highway diesel. The upgraded displacement and turbo system brings in the high horsepower. The wheel speed on these tractors when they are pulling can be over 100mph.

Here is a video of the "Movin Dirt" tractor (driven by a girl).

YouTube - 9300 SUPER FARM TRACTOR - MOVIN DIRT

Either way, on to the detail. Honestly, there was not much to it. They already had them washed and they were in great shape. I had to polish the metal with Zephyr, and the paint was done with EZ Creme Glaze and Opti-Seal. Tires dressed with Majestic Poly Pro.
















Thanks for looking!
 

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Sweet. It really isn't the horsepower that moves the sled, it's the torque. I wouldn't mind one of those diesels in my old ram.
 

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Sweet. It really isn't the horsepower that moves the sled, it's the torque. I wouldn't mind one of those diesels in my old ram.
Actually, in this sport it is more about horsepower and wheel speed rather than torque. Now...these tractors take 1300hp and 100mph wheel speed to pull this down the track, but an average 200hp farm tractor can pull the same sled down the track (although not as fast or with as much style).
 

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have family up north and I used to love going to tractor pulls as a kid. Florida folks just dont get it. Nice job as always Brandon.
 

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I've been to a tractor pull once. I Love the sound!!

I watch them on TV every chance I get. However there are not enough competitions in my area.

The European version is great too.

2 cents.
 
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