"MEET WAGON" PURPLE, CUSTOM-PAINTED AMBULANCE WITH POWER, SOUND AND ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

M.A. Williams Auctions & Appraisals

M.A. Williams Auctions & Appraisals

Auction Location: 625 ST LOUIS STREET, Hopkins, MN 55343

Phone: 612-819-7859

Lot Categories: Cars/Trucks/Motorcycles (1)

Begins Closing Sunday
11/29/2020 07:05 pm

Active


Filtered Results From This Auction:

Showing 1 to 1 of 1 items

Current Bid: $850.00
Next Required Bid: $900.00
High Bidder: #207566
Begins Closing:
Sunday 11/29/2020
07:05 pm CST

Time Remaining:

6d 2h 54m

1979 WAYN TK FORD CHATEAU Ambulance

VIN# E37AHEF3649

MN LICENSE #    MEETWGN   Exp: 12/2018

GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT:  10,250 lbs.

MILEAGE: 75,169 on old style odometer.   Odometer turns over at 99,999 so we are uncertain of actual mileage.

A rebuilt engine was installed in 2016. I spoke with the owner about the rebuilt engine.   He said it is either a       302 CI, 4.9 L,  Windsor V-8     or a       351 CI, 5.8 L, Windsor V8.  

Owner brought this in on a flatbed and drove it off on to our lot.  We took this for a drive and noted the following:  Tires could be driven a short distance but need replacement. Brakes need attention and it blows some smoke when started.  Please inspect this, we are not mechanics and should not be your eyes when purchasing a vehicle. Low on gas and gas gauge is not accurate.  Issues with the keys-doors lock but will need explanation. 

FEATURES:

1979 Ford Chateau Ambulance
Rebuilt Engine installed 2016
2 Gel Cell Batteries
Cummins Onan QG 7000 Watt EFI Commercial Mobile Generator 120/240V 30A (only 220 hours)
Generator is bracket mount-welded over cab, with push button start and direct gas line to ambulance gas tank. Commercial Converter wired to outlets for all electrical needs (refrigeration for beverages & food, cooking, outdoor heating, exterior lighting etc). Commercial battery charger wired to vehicle batteries.

Exterior:
Custom Airbrush Viking Fleet
Yellow Painted Rims
"The Meetwagon" Vinyl

Interior:
Green 3" Turf Carpeting
Purple Shag on Interior Walls
Gold Shag on Interior Ceiling
Custom Bench
Sony LCD Television with Antenna
Limited Edition Jack Daniels Neon

Audio:
JVC USB/CD Receiver Dual Aux
2 12" Kicker Comp VR Speakers
2 6.5" Kicker KS Speakers
Kicker 4x350 ZX Amplifier
Kicker 1x750 ZX Amplifier

Additional Features:
Alarm
Custom Pop-Up Outdoor Bar
Custom Beer Pong Table
Many other items included 

Credit cards are not accepted for titled assets. You must use cash or a cashier check payable to M. A. Williams Auction.

***Fees listed below are subject to change


The winning bidder of this lot MUST complete and submit the "Vehicle Registration Form"  (found on bidder Dashboard/Invoices)  by Noon the day following the auction close.

Vehicles & Marine > Cars/Trucks/Motorcycles


Auction Details:

Check out this crazy partymobile, marketing machine, command center - all rolled into one!  Want to show your devotion to the Minnesota Vikings? This is the ultimate tailgate vehicle! Looking for a mobile DJ wagon, an attention getter at your flea market booth? THIS IS IT!  Do you attend community events and want to stand out and communicate to attendees? What is better than a 1979, purple, custom-painted ambulance! This one-of-kind vehicle is already outfitted with high-end stereo system and TV. It is also equipped with a heavy-duty generator that can provide power to everything you need! Your lights,  PA system, refrigerator - or any amenity you wish! Buy this vehicle and rent it out for events, use it for your business,  drive-it in parades... The possibilities are endless!   

TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS: Public safety is our first and foremost concern and we have instituted a series of precautions to continue to receive auction items, make them available for auction and get them safely to you. SAFETY OF OUR MERCHANDISE: Safety guidelines and timetables regarding virus life on hard surfaces suggest that our merchandise has greatly exceeded the time necessary to be virus free. Here is a statement/timetable from WebMD regarding virus life on hard surfaces: How long does this coronavirus live on surfaces or outside of the body? A new study found that SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) may last for a few hours or several days on surfaces and several hours in the air under experimental conditions. The study found it can last up to 4 hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard, and up to 2 to 3 days on plastic and stainless steel. The study shows that it may be possible to transmit the infection by touching a contaminated surface or by breathing it from the air, but does not prove that air transmission actually happens under real-world circumstances. Using a simple disinfectant on all reachable surfaces is a good idea. All merchandise in our auctions will have long passed the timelines outlined in the WebMD article by the time you purchase and receive them. Most items come into our shop for a number of days before we get them listed. They are online a minimum of 7-8 days before the auction closes, and then another two or three days before you pick them up. That means the merchandise has been safely isolated in our warehouse for at least 15 days before you take it home. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WE ARE TAKING TO INSURE YOUR CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH: 1. We ask that if you are ill, please do not come in person to pick up your merchandise. Call us and let us know who will be picking up for you; we’ll be ready for them. NO ONE THAT WORKS AT M.A. WILLIAMS IS SICK OR HAS HAD THE VIRUS. WE WILL WEAR MASKS AND GLOVES FOR YOUR PROTECTION AND OURS. 2.) As another option, consider using the service of Drew’s Moves as a alternative to picking up merchandise in person. They will pick up merchandise at our shop and deliver it to your home or business. Their services are not free, but you can call for a quote prior to bidding and see if this is a viable option for you. Call Drew’s Moves 612-532-1805, speak with Andrew. 3.) If you pay online there is no need to handle cash or use your finger to sign a digital signature on a screen, or to use any tool or implement to write with. 4.) We will wipe down our service desk after each customer to insure a sanitized surface for everyone. 5.) Hand sanitizer will be available at our service desk. 6.)You can call us from your vehicle and let us know you are waiting outside. We take your payment by phone or verify your online payment, and then Gene and Andy will bring your merchandise to the dock door. You and your helpers will take it from there and load from the dock, so there will be no need to spend extended time inside our facility. This process will limit your exposure to, and close contact with, other humans. 7.) Inspections and load out will also continue to take place on a drop in basis during the times outlined in each auction. We don't recall, at any time in our 12+ years of business, having more than 5-6 people (INCLUDING OUR STAFF) in our warehouse at one time. If you prefer to make an appointment to inspect or load out, and to insure no one is in our warehouse other than our staff, we can accommodate you. Call us at 612-819-7859 tell us what we can do and we’ll make it happen. As the owner of M.A. WILLIAMS, this business is my full-time job. I support 3 employees - two of them are full time, and they count on me to keep them working so they can take care of their families. It’s hard to know what do. I know that all of us are in this same position in some way or another, and there is no instruction booklet telling us how to be prepared. We will do our level best to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Inspection:

By Appointment Only

Auction Closing:

Sun, Nov 29, 2020
07:05 pm

Removal:

Tue, Dec 01, 2020
10:00 am - 02:30 pm

Removals are by appointment within the schedule above.

Bidding Increments:

Bid Range Minimum Increment
$0.01 - $75.00$1.00
$75.01 - $150.00$5.00
$150.01 - $250.00$10.00
$250.01 - $500.00$25.00
$500.01 - $1,000.00$50.00
$1,000.01 - $5,000.00$75.00
$5,000.01 - $50,000.00$100.00
$50,000.01 - $75,000.00$250.00
$75,000.01 - $100,000.00$500.00
$100,000.01 - $2,500,000.00$1,000.00

Hammer Price TierBuyer's PremiumCap
$0.00 - $4,999.99 13.00%
$5,000.00 - infinity 10.00%$1,000.00


This auction is contracted and managed by: M.A. Williams Auctions & Appraisals

Manager: Michelle Williams


This auction is contracted and managed by M.A. Williams Auctions and Appraisals.  

We do not take personal or business checks.  We take visa and master card for up to $3,000.00. Wire transfers and cash are always welcome.  For purchases over $3000.00 a wire transfer, Cashier Check or cash are the best way to go.  A Cashier Check must be made out to M.A.Williams Auction.

Bidders are required to attend the scheduled removal to pay their invoice and pick up their lots. Alternative removal dates can be arranged for some M.A. Williams Auctions for a $25 service charge per invoice. If alternative arrangements are required, the bidder must pre-arrange the date and time with M.A. Williams Auctions (612-819-7859). Alternative removals must take place within 7 calendar days of the scheduled removal date of the auction or the merchandise will be considered abandoned. 


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625 ST LOUIS STREET
SUITE 7
Hopkins
MN, 55343


Phone: 612-819-7859

WE DON'T SHIP ANYTHING, WE DON'T MAIL ANYTHING,  WE DON'T HOLD ANYTHING. WE DON'T PACKAGE ANYTHING.

IF YOU WISH TO UTILIZE HOME OR BUSINESS DELIVERY PLEASE CALL DREW'S MOVES AT 612-532-1805.