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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #C13390-0084R

Invitation for Bid: a 3/4 ton 4-wheel drive extended cab pickup

Award Info
Published Monday April 30, 2001
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Vogler Motor Company, Carbondale, IL,
Amount:  $22,493
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 6
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday April 5, 2001
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday April 25, 2001:
Purchasing Office
108 Miles Hall
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-6813

for a 3/4 ton four-wheel drive extended cab pickup truck (Bid # C13390-0084R). Southern Illinois University wishes to purchase a new model year 2001 or 2002 3/4 ton four-wheel drive extended cab pickup truck, Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, or GMC, to include all equipment advertised as standard, and to meet the following minimum specifications:

  • 157" wheel base, extended cab to seat six
  • Automatic transmission, 4-speed with overdrive and heavy duty cooler
  • GVWR 8800 lb
  • Heavy duty suspension, minimum payload range of 3200 lb., rear spring capacity minimum 6084 lb., front spring capacity of 5200 lb minimum
  • Automatic 4-Wheel drive
  • Power steering
  • Air Conditioning
  • Rear step bumper with 5000 lb. capacity, 500 lb tongue capacity
  • Dual Air Bags
  • Front power brakes, rear disc, 4-wheel ABS
  • Daytime running lights
  • Eight foot fleetside style bed
  • Left and right exterior 6 x 9 rear view mirrors
  • Tires: BSW, all-season 225/75R16 with full size spare mounted under bed
  • AM/FM Clock radio
  • V-8 Gasoline engine, 302 cu. ft minimum
  • Vinyl floor and seat covers
  • Heavy duty high power alternator, 90 amp minimum
  • Four Pole trailer light wiring harness
  • Class three hitch
  • 30 gallon gas tank, minimum
  • Intermittent wipers
  • Cruise control, factory installed
  • Heavy duty battery
  • All necessary and applicable service shop manuals
The University wishes to offer the following vehicle for trade-in: A 1984 Chevrolet Pickup, VIN# 1GCCGK24MXES191035. This vehicle may be inspected on Thursday 4-12-01 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the SIU Fisheries Research Center, Commonwealth Edison Nuclear Power Plant, 22710 206th Avenue North, Cordova, IL 61242. Vehicle mileage as of 12-31-00 was 99,535. A purchase order will be awarded to the lowest bidder meeting specifications and conditions.

The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

(Submitted by Pamela Brandt, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Pat Cook
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714

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