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Release: Oct. 10, 2002

UI to Auction Surplus Vehicles Saturday, Oct. 12

The University of Iowa Fleet Services will auction 18 surplus vehicles starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Hawkeye Downs, 4400 6th St. S.W. in Cedar Rapids.

The vehicles include: one Ford SUV, six Ford maxi and mini vans, one Dodge cargo van, five Chevy and Ford pick-up trucks, one Ford Escort and four Ford Tauruses. The vehicles are all from model years 1994-1998 and are being sold as part of the university’s regular fleet replacement program.

Vehicles are sold in as-is condition on the date of auction and are subject to UI Fleet Services approval. Cash, check with proper identification, Visa or MasterCard are acceptable. Vehicle maintenance records will be included with the purchase.

Vehicles will not be available for test drives but will be on display for inspection at Hawkeye Downs for two days leading up to the auction. Photos of all vehicles can be seen on the Web at

All inquiries should be directed to Wears Auctioneering in Solon, at (319) 624-3779.