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Government Auctions for equipment?

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by Cochese, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    In a thread a while back, someone mentioned a government auction site where he ordered Acadias for cheap.

    I asked but never got a response and now I can't find the damn thread.

    Anyone know of this elusive and slightly magical place?
     

  2. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    No dice.

    Cheap acadias, where are you???
     
  3. L-1

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    I assume you mean GMC Acadias?

    Available inventory depends on what a particular agency wants to get rid of. I have seen real gems offered at auction but mostly its other people's trash. You just have to look at the right time.
     
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  4. L-1

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    Are you sure it was an auction site and not someone buying under a master contract?

    For example, the State of California holds a master contract to buy Ford Police Enforcement Sedans for $23,242 each and Ford Police Interceptor SUVs for $26,578. Any state, county or city agency can purchase off the state contract for the same price.

    https://www.bidsync.com/DPX?ac=agencycontview&contid=100717
     
  5. L-1

    L-1

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    Why walk on an Acadia when you can ride in one? :dunno:

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    They replaced my beloved Trailblazer SS with that hooptie, so I'm anti-acadias.

    Unless they are $289 and resoleable.

    Anyone?
     
  7. nikerret

    nikerret Mr. Awesome

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    How cheap were they? 11.5 Medium width, for me, please!
     
  8. Ohio Cop

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    I tried a bunch of places and couldn't find anything.

    Their sales people want a .gov purchase order or something like that.
     
  9. Ohio Cop

    Ohio Cop

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    In the mean time, Amazon has some for around 249$ and change.
     
  10. metal

    metal

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    Funny, I thought the same thing, I have an 08 TBSS but I've been tempted to do a LS2 drivetrain swap into a GMC for a while. /offtopic
     
  11. jpa

    jpa CLM

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  12. lloydchristmas

    lloydchristmas 132 and Bush

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  13. kayl

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    I believe Danner does 40% off for LE if you order directly IIRC...
     
  14. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    That would be interesting for sure.

    I defected and have a Audi RS6 now but I've been eyeballing Cayenne Turbos in the area. Nice black one here for $23,000. I can sell my RS6 and walk away flush. Less miles. Same power. SUV... hmmm.