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Publication Date
02/05/2019 01:57 PM EST
Closing Date
02/26/2019 01:00 PM EST
Issuing Organization
County of Arlington
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: The intent of this specification is to describe the construction of one (1) 23-footlong (approximate), cutaway vehicle into an outreach vehicle for use by the Arlington Public Library (“Library”). This unit should be built on a Ford E-350 commercial cutaway RWD gasoline or equivalent chassis for adequate support of the conversion and technology as specified herein. Bidders may provide an equal or better unit. 2.1. Intent 2.1.1. It is the intent of the following section to describe the type of vehicle that shall be used for the outreach vehicle. Accessories and construction techniques not specifically mentioned herein, but necessary to furnish completed units ready for immediate use shall also be included. 2.2.Type 2.2.1. The cutaway chassis shall be a 2019 or current model year Ford E350 dual rear wheel cutaway van, equipped with a Unicell Aerocell or equivalent 14’ trade length onepiece fiberglass van body with pass-through capabilities. The cutaway chassis, body and accessories shall be built and assembled in accordance with the specifications and best standard practices in the industry at the time of construction. 2.3. Capacities/Dimensions 2.3.1. Overall exterior length: 22’ (approximate) 2.3.2. Overall exterior width: 96” (excluding mirrors) 2.3.3. Overall exterior height: 10’ 6” (including AC) 2.3.4. Interior length: 157” (load space) 2.3.5. Interior height: 84.5” (excluding wheel wells) 2.3.6. Interior width: 91” 2.3.7. Wheelbase: 158” 2.3.8. Ground Clearance: 12” (minimum) 2.3.9. GVWR: 12,500 lbs. 2.4. Chassis 2.4.1. 2019 or current model year Ford E350, dual rear wheels, 158" wheelbase. Vehicle shall include all standard components for this type/style of vehicle, unless superseded by options specified herein. 2.4.2. Engine 6.2L V8 gasoline. 120A alternator. 2.4.3. Transmission Automatic, heavy-duty, with tow/haul. Auxiliary oil cooler 2.4.4. Suspension Front twin I-beam Rear full float axle. 2.4.5. Tires & Wheels Six (6) 16" x 6.0", painted steel wheels with six (6) LT225/75R16E all season, black wall tires, dual rear wheel configuration. Polished stainless-steel wheel liners on all outboard wheels, including valve extenders from inner wheels. 2.4.6. 4-wheel disc antilock braking system 2.4.7. 40-gallon fuel tank 2.4.8. Seating Arrangement Driver and front passenger high back bucket seats, adjustable, with head restraints, cloth trim and inboard arm rests. 2.4.9. Air Conditioning Single zone, manual control dash (OEM) air conditioning. 2.4.10. Driver and passenger front airbags with passenger side deactivation switch.

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