Auction

Public Auction - Saturday, November 4, 2017


Vehicle and large equipment auction

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Inspection of vehicles and large equipment will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Friday before sale day, and from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on sale day.

Notice: Bid numbers will be printed for all bidders. Please bring a driver’s license with you to the sale. The information from your driver’s license will be scanned into the system, and a bid number will be printed for you to use at this auction. For those without a driver’s license, the information will be entered manually.

The next Iowa DOT auction will be in spring 2018.
The dates will be posted early in the year at iowadot.gov/auction


  EQUIPMENT AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
1 Air compressor, Ingersoll Rand, 13 hp Honda engine, 3-gallon tank (runs but needs work)
2 Air compressor, Quincy - two lots of one
1 Asphalt machine, 1999 AMZ Jet Air
1 Backhoe attachment, 1993 Bradco 11HD
1 Bale chopper, Goosen
1 Band saw, 1985 Jet HVBS-712
1 Band saw, 1996 Jet HVBS-7MW
1 Band saw, 1997 Jet HVBS-7MW
1 Band saw, 1998 Jet HVBS-7MW
2 Band saw, 2004 Jet HVBS-7MW - two lots of one
2 Battery charger, Marquette - two lots of one
1 Bookcase
1 Bookshelf, metal
2 Bookshelf, wooden - two lots of one
1 Brine plant, 2003 Varitech HCSB1400-SS
1 Brushes for automatic broom - one box
1 Cabinet, metal, two-door
1 Computer stand, wooden
2 Crack router, 1986 Crafco 200B - two lots of one
1 Crash attenuator, 1996 Alpha 60 MD®
1 Crash attenuator, 1999 Energy Absorption 8190S7
1 Crash attenuator, 2009 Safety Trailer STI-TTMA-100 (wrecked)
1 Disc mower, 2008 John Deere 265 (parts only)
1 Drill press, 1987 Jet OR-2501F
1 Drill Press, 1993 Jet JDP-20MF
1 Drill press, 2001 Jet JDP-20VS1
1 Drill press, Delta upright three-phase
1 Excavator, hydraulic, 1992 John Deere 595D with dirt bucket, small bucket, two extra tires
1 Excavator, hydraulic, 1998 Daewoo Solar 200W-III with dirt bucket, small bucket, three extra tires
2 Fenders, steel - two lots of two
2 File cabinet, five-drawer - two lots of one
1 File cabinet, metal, six-drawer
4 File cabinet, rolling, two-drawer - four lots of one
15 File cabinet, two-drawer - 15 lots of one
1 Fire extinguishers - one lot of four
1 Flail mower, 1990 Mott SHD74
1 Floor scrubber, 2009 Windsor Saber SCC172
1 Front end plus motor from Case IH Maxxum® tractor
1 Generator, 2009 Dek 4550 Pro 
1 GPS tripod/pole/measuring sticks - one lot of three each
1 Guardrail mower, 1986 Roof 882680
1 Hot pressure washer, 2006 Hdro Tek HN2004E2C 
1 Lecturn, wooden
1 Loader bucket, 1991 Westndorf TA-26, fits tractor
1 Loader bucket, 1993 Farmhand 22, fits tractor 
1 Loader, 1992 Case W14C with bucket
3 Loader, 2001 Hyundai HL730-3 with bucket - three lots of one
1 Loader, 2003 Hyundai HL730-3 with bucket
1 Loader, 2003 Hyundai HL740-3 with bucket and fork attachment
1 Loader, 2004 Hyundai HL730-7 with bucket and fork attachment
1 Loader, Dresser 512 with bucket
1 Miscellaneous shelving and aluminum bumper for van - one pallet
1 Motor grader wing, large
4 Motor grader, 1986 Champion 710A - four lots of one
2 Motor grader, 1989 Champion 710A with wing - two lots of one
1 Motor grader, 1993 Champion 710A with wing and mounts
1 Motor grader, 1994 Dresser 830
1 Motor, Cummins
1 Network switches, Nortel - one lot of 50
1 Parts washer, 1983 Kleer-Flo 70 
1 Planimeter, 1987 Leitz Tamaya
1 Planimeter, 1996 Lietz Tamaya Planix 7 Roller
1 Port-A-Saw, concrete, make/model unknown
1 Post driver, hydraulic, 2001 Fairmont H4825C
1 Press, hydraulic, 1934 Manley 60-ton
1 Radios, Motorola Astro Digital - one lot of seven
1 Radios, Motorola Astro Digital Spectra - one lot of three
3 Radios, Motorola Astro Digital Spectra - three lots of five
6 Scrap steel - six lots
1 Skid steer loader, 1992 Bobcat 843Hh
1 Skid steer loader, 1996 Bobcat 853H C-Series
1 Snowplow blade,  1980 Frink
1 Snowplow blade, 1984 Valk 11 feet
2 Snowplow blade, 1989 Coates PRB211 - two lots of one
1 Snowplow blade, 1990 Monroe 41R11 
1 Snowplow blade, 1992 Valk IA1142
2 Snowplow blade, 1993 Valk IA1142 - two lots of one
1 Snowplow blade, 1995 Valk IA1142 
1 Snowplow blade, 2000 Henke IA-2000
1 Snowplow blade, 2002 Monroe MP41R11-11-OWIS-IA
1 Steel - one pallet, and one snowplow wing
2 Tires, Michelin 7.50R15 - two lots of four
1 Tires, truck, Michelin 425/65R22.5 - one lot of four
1 Tractor tires, Goodyear 18.4-30 - one lot of two
1 Tractor, 1969 John Deere 450, diesel
1 Tractor, 1969 John Deere 4520 with snowblower (PTO does not work)
1 Tractor, 2007 John Deere 4720, cab with heat and air, front wheel assist, Sweepster broom and Western plow
1 Transmission jack, 1984 Walker 93717
1 Truck mirrors - one box
1 Truck tag axle
1 Van ladder rack with conduit carrier
1 V-plow, 1964 Coates RV 20164
1 V-plow, 1970 Galion SP30
1 V-plow, 1980 Frink
1 Weed sprayer, 1970 Minnesota Wanner MC12ES
1 Welder generator, 1986 Miller 200LE
1 Welder, electric, 1980 Miller BetaMig 250
1 Welder, MIG wire, 1999 Hobart 2510
1 Welder, MIG wire, 2002 Millermatic 300
1 Welder, TIG, Miller Syncrowave 350 LX
1 Wood, scrap - one lot of two pallets
1 Wooden box with drafting arcs
1 Wooden door and frame
VEHICLES
1 Crew cab, 2009 Ford F-350 XL, 8-cyl 5-speed AT AC CC with utility body
1 Grand Caravan, 2008 Dodge, 3.3L V6 OHV AC CC PS
1 Grand Caravan, 2008 Dodge, 3.3L66 OHV AC AT C
1 Minivan, 2003 Chevrolet Venture, 4-speed AT
1 Pickup, 1991 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 4x2 dually, 7.5L 460CI V8 AT, two-wheel drive
1 Pickup, 1998 Chevrolet 3500, four-door, 4x2, 8-cyl gas
1 Pickup, 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 , 3.9L SMPI V-6 AT
1 Pickup, 2001 Chevrolet S-10, Vortec L4 4-speed, FFV
1 Pickup, 2003 Chevrolet K2500HD Silverado, 8-cyl gas with snowplow blade
1 Pickup, 2004 Chevrolet Colorado, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC (hail damage)
1 Pickup, 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1SW, 6-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC with topper and slide-in unit
1 Pickup, 2005 Chevrolet 4x2, 6.0L V8 AT AC CC with utility box
1 Pickup, 2005 Chevrolet C2500 4x2, 6.0L V8 AT with utility box
1 Pickup, 2005 Ford Ranger XLT, extended cab, 6-cyl 5-speed AT AC CC
1 Pickup, 2005 GMC Sierra 2500HD 4x4, extended cab, 6.0L Vortec AT
1 Pickup, 2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
2 Pickup, 2006 Ford F-250 extended cab, 5.4L V8 5-speed - two lots of one
1 Pickup, 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
1 Pickup, 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
3 Pickup, 2008 Ford F-150 XL, 6-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC - three lots of one
1 Pickup, 2009 Chevrolet Colorado LT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC - two lots of one
1 Pickup, 2009 Chevrolet Colorado LT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC with topper
1 Pickup, 2009 Chevrolet Colorado LT, extended cab, FFV 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
2 Pickup, 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT, FFV 8-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC - two lots of one
1 Pickup, 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT, FFV 8-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC with liftgate
1 Pickup, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado WT, 4-cyl 4-speed AT (struck by lightning, electrical issues)
1 Pickup, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado WT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
1 Pickup, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado WT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC (hail damage)
1 Pickup, 2010 Ford F-150 XLT, FFV 8-cyl 6-speed AT AC CC
1 Pickup, 2010 Ford F-150 XLT, FFV 8-cyl 6-speed AT AC CC with liftgate
1 Pickup, 2010 Ford Ranger XLT, 4x4, extended cab, 6-cyl 5-speed AT AC CC (bad motor, oil in water, water in oil)
1 Pickup, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado WT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
2 Pickup, 2011 Ford F-150 XLT, FFV 8-cyl 6-speed AT AC CC - two lots of one
1 Pickup, 2012 Chevrolet Colorado WT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC (needs engine replaced)
1 Pickup, 2012 Chevrolet Colorado WT, extended cab, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC (uses oil)
1 Sedan, 2007 Chevrolet Impala LS, FFV 6-cyl AT AC (wrecked, estimated damage $9,368)
1 Sedan, 2007 Chevrolet Impala, 3.7L V6 4-speed
1 Sedan, 2008 Chevrolet Impala LS, FFV 6-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
2 Sedan, 2008 Ford Focus ZX4 SE, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC - two lots of one
1 Sedan, 2009 Chevrolet Impala LS, FFV 6-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
1 Sedan, 2010 Chevrolet Impala, 3.5L V6 4-speed
1 Sedan, 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid, eCVT AT
1 Sedan, 2011 Ford Taurus, 3.5L V6, 6-speed AT AC CC
1 Sedan, 2013 Ford Taurus Interceptor AWD, 6-cyl (cracked windshield)
2 Sedan, 2013 Ford Taurus, 3.5L V6 Ecoboost engine - two lots of one
1 Sedan, 2017 Ford Focus, 2.0L, 6-speed
1 Station wagon, 2009 Chevrolet HHR LS, 4-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC (bad transmission)
1 Suburban, 2007 Chevrolet, 6.0L Vortec V8 AT AC
1 SUV, 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV, FFV 8-cyl 6-speed AT AC CC
1 SUV, 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV, enforcement, FFV 8-cyl 6-speed AT AC CC
1 Truck, 2005 Chevrolet C1500, two-wheel drive, long box
1 Truck, 2006 Ford F-350, 5.4L V8 5-speed with flatbed
1 Van, 2004 Chevrolet Express 3500, two-passenger, 8-cyl 4-speed AT AC CC
1 Van, 2004 Ford E-150, 4.6L V8 electric automatic transmission
1 Van, 2005 Ford E-150, 4.6L V8 4-speed AC CC
1 Van, 2005 Ford E-350, 5.4L V8 5-speed AC CC

General information

  • Bid numbers: Bid numbers will be printed for all bidders. Please bring a driver’s license with you to the sale. The information from your driver’s license will be scanned into the system, and a bid number will be printed for you to use at this auction. For those without a driver’s license, the information will be entered manually.
  • The vehicles that can be inspected are on display in the auction lot located at South Fourth Street and South Oak Avenue, Ames, Iowa. They are from the Iowa DOT, Iowa State University, cities and counties.
  • During the auction, automobiles, vans and pickups will be sold inside the auction building. Large trucks and equipment will be sold in the adjacent lot.
  • Ames banks may have limited service on Saturday.
  • Coffee, sandwiches and cold drinks will be available for purchase at the sale site.
  • Handicap parking is available.
  • For your protection, please observe the restricted area signs.
  • State law prohibits smoking on State of Iowa property.
  • For your safety, no one will be allowed in the display lot after the sale begins.

People requiring accommodations because of a disability should contact auction staff wearing green vests.

Terms of sale

All items sold to the highest bidder AS IS with NO WARRANTIES or GUARANTEES. The Iowa DOT reserves the right to reject any bids and withdraw any item from the sale at any time.

  1. All bidders will have a PERMANENT BID NUMBER assigned that must be displayed when purchasing an item. Bid numbers will be printed at every auction.
  2. Buyers must be 18 years or older.
  3. BID DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT: Successful bidders must make a $200 deposit for EACH vehicle that is not paid for in full on the day of the sale. Payment can be made with cash, personal or company check, traveler's check, postal money order, cashier's check or bank draft made payable or endorsable to the Iowa DOT. Exception: Political subdivisions may use either a requisition or purchase order for bid deposit and settlement for release of vehicle. We reserve the right to request certified funds.
  4. USE TAX:
    • LICENSED VEHICLES: Iowa use tax will not be collected. Use tax will be collected at time of application for vehicle registration in your county.
    • EQUIPMENT OTHER THAN LICENSED VEHICLES: Six percent Iowa sales tax will be applied to the sale price, unless a tax exemption document is evidenced.
  5. Your county courthouse will require the following when transferring vehicles from seller to buyer: signature of person or persons to which the vehicle is to be transferred; and properly completed title and odometer statement.
  6. FINAL SETTLEMENT: Final settlement on the date of sale is not mandatory, but is highly recommended. However, full payment and removal of equipment must be completed within five working days.
    NOTICE: Office hours available for you to pick up your items for the week following the Nov. 4, 2017 auction are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 is a state holiday.
  7. In-transit paper license plates, good for 48 hours, will be furnished by the Iowa DOT.
  8. Deposits will be forfeited if balance is not satisfied within four working days.
BUYERS OF HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT: In some cases, a special oversize load permit will be necessary, and oversize load signs will be required on the front and rear of the vehicle. Permit requests should be handled through the Iowa DOT's Office of Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services by calling 515-237-3264.

Sale conducted by Lynch Auction Company, Boone, Iowa, for:
Iowa Department of Transportation
800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010

For further information contact: Chad Rumbaugh, 515-239-1576; email: chad.rumbaugh@iowadot.us

Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer. If you need accommodations because of a disability to access the Iowa Department of Transportation’s services, contact the agency’s affirmative action officer at 800-262-0003.