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Bid Title: One Single Axle Cab and Chassis
Category: Public Works
Status: Closed

Description:

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids clearly marked “ONE SINGLE AXLE CAB AND CHASSIS” will be received in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 811 Avenue E, Fort Madison, Iowa, until 2:00 P.M. on February 19, 2020, for the sale to the City of Fort Madison, Iowa, the following:

One (1) 2021 SINGLE AXLE CAB AND CHASSIS

Any bids received after this time will be returned unopened.

All bids properly received will be opened and publicly read aloud in the Council Chambers at City Hall.  The bids will be evaluated and presented to the City Council.

Specifications and instructions to Bidders are on File at City Hall, 811 Avenue E, Fort Madison, Iowa.

The City of Fort Madison reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive minor technicalities, and to accept that proposal which the City Council deems to be in the best interest of the City.

Melinda L. Blind

City Clerk

City of Fort Madison


Single Axle Cab and Chassis

SPECIFICATION COMPLIANCE – Any supplier who willfully falsifies responses indicating compliance or non-compliance with the minimum requirements listed below will be subject to suspension and/or debarment from bidding.

Cab & Chassis

 

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1

Engine

 

350 Horsepower min @2000 RPM

 

 

 

 

2

Engine Equipment

 

Onboard diagnostics

 

 

 

 

 

2008 Carb emission certification – clean idle

 

 

 

 

 

Side of hood air intake with high capacity air cleaner with safety element

 

 

 

 

 

DR 12V 160 AMP 28-SI quadramount pad alternator

 

 

 

 

 

2-12V threaded stud batteries 2000 CCA minimum.

 

 

 

 

 

Battery box frame mounted

 

 

 

 

 

Standard battery jumpers

 

 

 

 

 

Single battery box frame mounted LH side under cab

 

 

 

 

 

Wire ground return for battery cables with additional frame ground return

 

 

 

 

 

Cab auxiliary power cable

 

 

 

 

 

Positive and negative posts for jump start located on frame next to starter

 

 

 

 

 

Turbocharged 18.7 CFM air compressor with internal safety valve

 

 

 

 

 

Electronic engine integral shutdown protection system

 

 

 

 

 

Exhaust brake integral with variable geometry turbo with on/off dash switch

 

 

 

 

 

RH outboard under step mounted horizontal aftertreatment system assembly with RH B-pillar mounted vertical tailpipe

 

 

 

 

 

Engine aftertreatment device, automatic over the road regeneration and dash mounted regeneration request switch

 

 

 

 

 

10 foot 6 inch (126 inch+0/-5.9 inch) exhaust system height

 

 

 

 

 

RH curved vertical tailpipe B-pillar mounted routed from step

 

 

 

 

 

6 gallon diesel exhaust fluid tank

 

 

 

 

 

100 percent diesel exhaust fluid fill

 

 

 

 

 

Standard diesel exhaust fluid pump mounting

 

 

 

 

 

LH medium duty standard diesel exhaust fluid tank location

 

 

 

 

 

Stainless steel aftertreatment device/muffler, tailpipe shield

 

 

 

 

 

Combination full flow/bypass oil filter

 

 

 

 

 

Aluminum radiator

 

 

 

 

 

Anti-freeze to -34 F, OAT (nitrate and silicate free) extended life coolant

 

 

 

 

 

Heavy duty coolant hoses

 

 

 

 

 

1000 watt/115 volt block heater

 

 

 

 

3

Transmission and Equipment

 

Allison 3000 RDS automatic transmission, with PTO provision

 

 

 

 

 

Vehicle interface wiring connector without blunt cuts/ at back of cab

 

 

 

 

 

Electronic transmission customer access connector mounted back of cab

 

 

 

 

 

Indicator, low coolant level, with audible alarm

 

 

 

 

Minimum Specification

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Magnetic plugs, engine drain, transmission drain, axles fill and drain

 

 

 

 

 

Push button, electronic shift control, dash mounted

 

 

 

 

 

Water to oil transmission cooler

 

 

 

 

 

Transmission oil check and fill with electronic oil level check

 

 

 

 

4

Front Axle and Suspension

 

14,700 lb. drop single front axle (minimum)

 

 

 

 

 

Non-asbestos front brake lining

 

 

 

 

 

Cast iron front brake drums

 

 

 

 

 

Standard spindle axle nuts for all axles

 

 

 

 

 

Automatic front slack adjusters

 

 

 

 

Power steering

4 quart translucent power steering reservoir

14,600 lb. front suspension, flat leaf

Front shock absorbers

5

Rear Axle and Suspension

21,000 lb. rear axle (minimum)

Extended lube main driveline with half round yokes

Driver controlled traction differential – single rear axle

Air cam rear brakes

Non-asbestos rear brake lining

Cast iron rear brake drums

Automatic rear slack adjusters

Rear suspension 23,000 lb. flat leaf rear suspension with radius rod

6

Brake System Equipment

WADCO 4S/4M ABS

Standard air parking brake

Air lines – reinforced, fabric braid and wire braid

Standard U.S. front brake valve

Relay valve with 5-8PSI crack pressure no rear-proportioning valve

Air dryer mounted inboard on LH rail

Pull cables on wet tank, petcock drain valves on all other air tanks

7

Wheelbase and Frame

7/16x3-9/16x11-1/8 inch steel frame 120KSI

Partial inner frame reinforcement at front suspension

24-inch integral front frame extension

8

Chassis Equipment

14-inch painted steel bumper

Bumper mounting for single license plate

2 tow hooks, front frame mounted

9

Fuel Tanks and Equipment

60- gallon minimum aluminum fuel tank LH

Fuel tank forward

Fuel/water separator with water in fuel sensor and 12V preheater

10

Tires, Hubs, Wheels

Z11 R.225 16 ply radial front tires

HDL2 11R22.5 – 14 ply radial rear tires

Premium iron front hubs

Premium iron rear hubs

22.5x 8.25 10 hub pilot 2 hand steel disc rear front wheels

22.5x8.10 10 hub pilot 2 hand steel disc rear wheels


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Cab Exterior


Flat roof aluminum conventional cab


Air cab mounting


Cab roof reinforcements for roof mounted components


LH and RH interior and exterior grab handles, exterior to be non-slip


Hood liner insulation with single firewall insulation


Single 14-inch air horn under LH deck


Single electric horn with shield


All locks keyed the same


Rear license plate mount at the end of frame


LED aerodydnamic marker light


Dual heated West Coast mirrors w/LH & RH remote


Door mounted mirrors


Standard front turn signal lamps


102” equipment width


LH/RH 8” convex mirrors mounted under primary mirrors


Standard side/rear reflectors


Tinted rear window


Tinted door glass LH & RH w/tinted wing windows


Electric powered windows, passenger switches on doors


Tinted curved bonded windshield with heater wipe blade park areas


8 liter windshield washer fluid reservoir without fluid level indicator


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Cab Interior


Gray vinyl interior


Molded plastic door panels


Black vinyl mats with insulation


Forward roof mounted console with upper storage compartments without netting


(2) cup holders


Smart switch expansion module


2 ½ lb fire extinguisher


Main HVAC controls with recirculation switch


Cab insulation


Dome light with 3-way switch activated by left and right hand doors


LH and RH electric door locks


Premium high back air suspension driver seat with 3 chamber air lumbar, integrated cushion extension, forward and rear cushion tilt, adjustable shock absorber


Basic high back non suspension passenger seat


Dual driver seat armrests, no passenger seat armrests


LH and RH integral door panel arm rests


Driver’s and Passenger seats -Vinyl


Fixed steering column


450MM (18”) spoke steering wheel


Driver and passenger interior sun visor


14

Instrument Panel and Controls


Low air pressure light and buzzer


Primary and secondary air pressure gauges.


Dash mounted air restriction indicator without graduations


Back up alarm 97 db (minimum)


Cruise control, electric, with switches on the auxiliary gauge panel


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Key operated ignition switch and integral start position; 4 position Off/Run/Start/Acc


4 sets of keys required


Heavy duty onboard diagnostic interface connector located below LH dash


Electric fuel gauge


Electrical engine coolant temperature gauge


Transmission oil temperature indicator light


Engine and trip hour meters integral within driver display


Dash mounted PTO switch with indicator lamp


Electric engine oil pressure gauge


AM/FM radio dash mounted radio, with Bluetooth and USB and auxiliary input; 2 radio speakers in cab


Electronic MPH speedometer with secondary KPH scale, without odometer


Electronic tachometer


Ignition controlled engine stop


Single windshield wiper motor with delay


Marker light switch integral with headlight switch


Self-cancel turn signal switch with dimmer, washer/wiper in handle


Integral electronic turn signal flasher


Switch and wiring for customer furnished plow


15

Paint Designs


Paint: one solid color


Cab color White from manufacturer standard color sheets. Premium paint, base coat, e-coat, clear coat


Chassis: black, high solids polyurethane


Front wheels: aluminum white front wheels/rims, to resist corrosion


Rear wheels: aluminum white rear wheels/rims, to resist corrosion


Black bumper paint


Standard E coat/undercoating


16

Manuals


(2) Hard copy manuals, (2) CD’s if available


17

Warranty


Minimum three year standard warranty to include, towing and road side assistance




Date of Letting:  February 19, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.
Location: 811 Avenue E
               Fort Madison, Iowa 52627
               Melinda L. Blind, City Clerk

               Warranty:  Manufacturers standard warranty on all components is required. Warranty will include engine, transmission and differential.  Enclose copy of warranties specific to unit quoted with bids and specs.  Warranty doesn’t start until the City of Fort Madison calls vendor back, when the truck is completely equipped and handed over to the City of Fort Madison Streets Department.  All bids and quotation must be good for 60 days of bid closing.

        Dealer Certification: _______________________________________________

        Name of person in charge of service:    ________________________________

        Address:  _______________________________________________________

        Phone: _________________________________________________________

        Location of parts and service department:  _____________________________

        Address:  _______________________________________________________

        Phone:     _______________________________________________________

        Summary of Quotations and Guarantee: _______________________________

                                                                                                                                            

       New Truck system price:                                                                                                 

       Total purchase price for upgrades:   ___________________________________

        Approximate delivery date:  _________________________________________

       May unit be drop shipped to truck equipment supplier:    Yes _____  No ______

       This proposal has been submitted by:  _________________________________

       Dealer Name: ____________________________________________________

       Address:   _______________________________________________________

       Phone number: _____________________       Date:  _____________________

       Signature of Representative:  ________________________________________

The new unit shall meet and comply with all required applicable OSHA and IOSHA safety requirements and features at time of delivery.  All items not specifically meeting the specifications, as well as items exceeding the specification requirements, shall be noted, in details, on the bid sheet that is provided.




Publication Date/Time:
1/22/2020 10:00 AM
Publication Information:
The Daily Democrat
Closing Date/Time:
2/19/2020 2:00 PM

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