How far do you think you could drive a small sedan backward? A few blocks? A quarter-mile? How about a tractor and a trailer? Irish farmer Patrick Shalvey went 13 miles. And because there’s a record for everything, this is now a Thing. If it’s confirmed, Shalvey will hold the Guinness World Record for driving a…
Modern John Deere tractors are outfitted with dozens of sensors and computers, many of which cannot be serviced by owners because of a stupid licensing agreement John Deere forces upon its customers. Since farmers have neither the time nor money to waste on a technician’s visit, some are taking matters into their own…
Certainly, I can imagine a lot, but when you have Formula cars, drift cars, and home-built race tractors, you’ve really stretched the bounds of my brain.
John Deere says its SESAM tractor is the first fully electric, high-power tractor in the world, and the company is showing the thing off at the Paris International Agribusiness Show in February. Until then, check out the absolutely gigantic battery pack under the new EV tractor’s hood.
A bunch of front-loaders took part in a full-on demolition derby in the middle of a street in China. The resulting video looks a lot like what might happen if you merged Jurassic Park with Bob The Builder. It’s insanity.
Here’s how not to load an excavator onto a ship.
This looks a lot harder than I thought it would be.
Is it possible for a diminutive Pontiac Firefly to support the weight of a tank-treaded Caterpillar D11 bulldozer? Not at all!
He calls it the ‘Baja Sears.’ This guy is winning at life.
Who needs a car to do a burnout? Clearly not this guy, ripping sick burnouts with his vintage John Deere.
I know absolutely nothing about the 'World Cup of Tractor Racing' that supposedly takes place in Flúðir, Iceland. I've never even seen some of those letters before. But I know it is awesome.
It shouldn't really be a mystery that it's not a good idea to try and juggle scrap cars with a front loader, should it?
Things start to go wrong when the trailer unhitches from this unsuspecting driver's tractor, and it all just goes downhill from there.
Tractors are some of the most complex, difficult machines to drive in the world. At least, that's the impression I get from watching this video.
What is best in life? Is it the open steppe, fleet horse, falcons at your wrist, and the wind in your hair? WRONG. It is Russian tractor racing.
Forget Beethoven, forget Goethe, this is the most German thing you will ever see: highly precise industrial machinery...being used to open a bottle of beer.
We don't know if competitive moose wrangling is a thing, but if it were, we figure that offroad tractor racing would be its motorsports equivalent.
No farm equipment company ever designed a tractor for drifting, but with a drunk hoon at the wheel, this Czech-built Zetor 25K handles the job fairly well.
We don't know how the smaller, older tractor got stuck in that ditch pulling that heavy trailer, but we do know that the larger, newer tractor did just about everything wrong to pull it free. Listen to that metal tear!