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Tandem Axle Semi-Tractor

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002389819

Bid Title: Tandem Axle Semi-Tractor

Agency Bid No. Title: RFB FY2021 #048

Received Date: 10/30/2020

Close Date: 11/19/2020

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Iowa

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1.1.1 General Information and Dimensions A. Conventional set-back front axle design high-height day cab.B. Nominal 80-inch wide cab with over 56-inches floor-to-headliner height and minimum 70-inches shoulder room dimension. C. One-piece tilting front-end engine access. D. Bumper-to-Back-of-Cab (BBC), 119 to 124-inches. E. Wheelbase (WB), 186-inches (minimum).F. After-Frame (AF), 55 to 63-inches (air ride minimum).G. Overall Length (OAL), 300-inches (approximate).1.1.2 Engine & Related ComponentsA. Diesel: Premium turbocharged, 4-stroke liquid cooled, inline 6-cylinder only, fully electronic controlled, cast-iron skirt block with replaceable (wet) cylinder inserts. B. Approximate 15-liter displacement.C. Certified power rating minimums: 500 (minimum) advertised horsepower; 1,800 lb/ft (minimum) torque; 800 lb/ft clutch engagement torque. Engine must be in compliance with the latest government emission standards. D. Air cleaner housing with dumper valve and dry type element meeting diesel engine manufacturers optimum filtration requirements. E. Magnetic oil drain plug. F. Engine compression brake with selector switch and on/off switch. G. Antifreeze: Extended Life testing to a minimum -34 degrees Fahrenheit. Low coolant warning light and alarm. H. Hose clamps: Constant torque or Perma-Shrink, all coolant hoses. I. Radiator: Largest capacity available for provided engine. If an optional increased cooling capacity option (additional row(s) of tubes/fins) is available, it must be provided. J. Fan: Positive direct drive on-off temperature controlled. Emergency mechanical failure lockup (on) provision. Viscous not acceptable. K. Fan override switch, driver control, allowing driver to lock fan on. L. Engine block heater: 1500-watt minimum, 115/120-VAC, 15-amp plug connector located below drivers door. M. Hydraulic Pump Drive Apparatus: Truck engine must be configured to allow later Department installation of a direct drive hydraulic pump (rated up to 50-GPM @ 1800-RPM), driven at engine crankshaft speed. Acceptable drive systems will be either: a. Engine crankshaft dampener (FEPTO) front drive adapter plate suitable for installation of a Spicer No.1310 accessory drive connector. Suitable chassis will have clearance provisions for a direct front PTO driveshaft below the front-end structure and engine cooling components. Provision for PTO shaft through radiator and/or any other cooling device cut-out box is not an acceptable design. b. Rear engine (REPTO) hydraulic pump drive apparatus suitable for a direct mount hydraulic pump. Suitable for installation of up to a 90cc load-sense pump. Choice of any available mounting pattern and shaft spline choice at no additional charge. Adequate installation clearance for direct mounting. N. Throttle/Cruise control: Dash mounted electronic adjustable.O. Engine warning/shut down system: Audible buzzer and lamp warning for high engine temperature and/or low engine oil pressure with automatic engine shut down feature. System must have an emergency override. P. Electronic engine parameters: Maximum vehicle speed top gear, 72-mph; Maximum cruise control speed, 70-mph; Progressive shifting and engine idle shut-down override. Any additional requirements will be determined at time of bid award. Q. Engine must be approved for B20 biodiesel blends. The engine manufacturer must provide explicit written support for the use of B20 biodiesel. Written documentation from the engine manufacturer must be supplied with bid.1.1.3 Transmission & Clutch A. 18-speed manual transmission with air range shift.B. Synthetic transmission fluid with internal lube pump and external oil filter. C. Transmission cooler. I. Twin plate, 15.5-inch ceramic clutch w/adjustment free feature J. Clutch brake. K. In addition to the Hydraulic Pump Drive Apparatus requirement, (1.1.2 M.) transmission must also be power take-off (PTO) capable in case a transmission mounted hydraulic pump is requested later which would be installed by Department personnel.

Product Code: 07208

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Iowa - Department of Transportation

State: Iowa

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Zach Gillen, Purchasing Section IADOT - Purchasing Section, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa, 50010

Phone: 515-239-1347

Fax: 515-239-1538




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