Auction

Next Public Auction - Saturday, August 18, 2018


Combined vehicle, small and large equipment auction

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.


  EQUIPMENT AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
1 2001 ADF parts washer
1 arrow board signal, 2003 U-Mad 100K Attenuator, Crash, Trk Mtd
1 bitumen heater kettle, 1991 Chausse Tps500 
1 Blackhawk 25-ton press
1 brine, system /no holding tank, 2002 Varitech Hcbs1400-Ss plant
1 cabinet, antique wood 
1 changeable message signal, 1988 ESD arrow board 
1 changeable message signal, 1999 Ver-Mac Pcms-1200
1 changeable message signal, 2000 Ver-Mac Pcms-1210
1 contractor topper
Several file cabinets, 2-drawer, 4-drawer, and 6-drawer
5 fuel tank, 50-gallon with steps
1 hydraulic hoses & cylinders, one pallet
1 jacks and pulleys, one pallet
2 L-shape fuel tanks
1 lockers
6 mixed truck tires
1 motor, Allis-chalmers 380HP from Sno-Go
1 motor, Allis-chalmers motor 380HP
1 motor, Kawasaki
1 mower, 1993 Triumph 2500, sicklebar attch
1 plasma cutter, 2006 Esab Pcm-875 
1 portable generator, 1985 Dynamigt K1800 
1 portable generator, 1998 Coleman 164027-B594
1 portable generator, 2007 Coleman Maxa 4000
1 portable generator, 2009 Dek 4550 Pro
1 PTO drive/post auger
1 rim cleaning tire machine, Coats 5045 
1 roller, 1990 Wacker Rss800A, vibratory
4 sets of row chairs
1 survey equipment, one pallet
8 tool boxes, 2-sided
1 tractor tail blade
4 truck rims
4 truck tires /425/65R 22.5
5 truck topper
1 tube cleaner, 1996 Goodway 115 volt cleaner
3 van dividers
1 welder, 1977 Mlr Dlrc901564, electric
1 welder, 2001 Millermatic 903-769, mig wire
1 welder, 2002 Millermatic 251, mig wire
1 wheel balancer, Coats 1175 
1 wood table/paper cutter & 2 leather bags
20
laptop computers
   
LIGHT-DUTY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES
1 2004 Ford Focus SE
1 2005 Ford Ranger Xlt pickup, compact
1 2006 Chevrolet Colorado Lt pickup
1 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan Se Ffv Mi
1 2007 white Bobcat workmate
1 2008 Chevrolet Colorado Lt pickup
1 2008 Chevrolet Colorado Lt pickup /rear damage/bent frame
1 2008 Chevrolet Colorado Lt Pickup, topper
1 2008 Chevrolet Hhr Ls station wagon
2 2008 Ford F150 Xl pickup, standard
1 2008 Ford F350 Xlt pickup, Hd
1 2008 Ford F350 Xlt pickup, Hd cab/chassis, platform body
2 2008 Ford F350 Xlt pickup, Hd, tailgate lift
1 2009 Chevrolet Hhr Ls Ffv station wagon
1 2009 Chevrolet Hhr Ls Ffv station wagon /wrecked right front
1 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Lt 
2 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Ppv enforcement pursuit vehicle
1 2011 Ford F350 Xl crew cab, Hd 2Wd, utility body
1 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup, standard 4X4, topper /flood damage/motor locked
1 wrecked trailer
   
  HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS
1 1991 Ford Cf7000 Truck, Ld Chassis, van body, tailgate lift
1 1994 Farmhand 520 loader, tractor with mounting brackets
1 1997 International 4900 Series, dump body, wing plow, spreader /blown transmission
1 1997 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, tailgate spreader
1 1998 4900 International /#1 cylinder is bad/leaks oil in coolant
1 1998 International 4700 Truck, Md, Manual, dump body, hispeed plow, tailgate spreader /doesn't run/bad pump/no dash
1 1998 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, tailgate spreader
1 1998 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, wing plow, automatic tarp
1 1999 International 4700 Truck, Md, Manual, dump body, hispeed plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 1999 International 4700 Truck, Md, Manual, dump body, hispeed plow, tailgate spreader /bad turbo/bad injectors
2 1999 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow
1 1999 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 1999 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, tailgate spreader
1 1999 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, wing plow
1 1999 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, wing plow, underbody blade, tailgate spreader /new motor 9/2012
1 1999 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Manual, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 2000 International 4700 Truck, Md, Manual, dump body
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody  blade, tailgate spreader /new motor 7/2012
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody  blade, wing plow, tailgate spreader /new motor 9/2013
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade
2 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow /#2 cylinder scored
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow /uses oil & coolant
2 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader /oil in coolant/cracked frame
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, wing plow, hispeed plow
1 2000 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, wing plow, hispeed plow, tailgate spreader
1 2001 International 4700 Lwb Truck, Md, Lwb, W/Auto, dump body, wing plow, tailgate spreader
1 2002 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet /bad dab/doesn't drive
2 2002 International 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 2002 International 7400 W/20K Truck, Hd Tandem, dumb body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, anti-ice, tailgate spreader, automatic tire chains
1 2003 International 7400 W/20K Truck, Hd Tandem, dump body, underbody blade /starting issues
1 2003 International 7400 W/20K Truck, Hd Tandem, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow /starting issues
1 2003 International 7400 W/20K Truck, Hd Tandem, dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, automatic tarp
1 895 Case tractor, bad front tire & rim/missing studs in rear wheel

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.
  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 515-237-3268.

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.