1977 American Coleman Aircraft Tug

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Other Makes
Model:American Coleman Aircraft Tug G40-G
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Engine:Chrysler 318
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Description of Vehicle

Manufacturer and year: American Coleman, 1977
Type of Tug: MB4
Model: G40-G
Serial Number: 576190
Pulling Capacity: 140,000 lbs
Registration Number: 77L323
Miles: 38,620
Engine: Chrysler 318
Engine Serial Number: E314454
Condition: Fair, not drivable due to brake condition
Tires: 20”

The Village has the tugs complete service records. The tug does run and is available for inspection.

History of Vehicle

The tug was first delivered to the Air Force in 1977 for use at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona. It was then moved to Chanute Air Force Base in 1991. It has all wheel drive, all wheel power steering, and a gas engine. The tug was given to the Village in 1993 with 38,187 miles and was only driven 433 miles in the intervening 21 years. The tug has not been driven in the last 5 years and is stored in a hangar. Routine, non-routine, and preventative maintenance conducted by the municipal maintenance office.

Documented Mechanical Issues

The following issues were identified during a previous inspection:
· Weather checked tires
· Battery
· Brakes – Master cylinder empty

This vehicle has not been used for several years so additional issues may have arisen since the last inspection.

Terms of Sale

•All sales are final. No refunds, returns, exchanges or turndowns.
•Condition: Items are offered as is and where is with no warranty. Known defects are listed, but the absence of any indicated deficiencies does not mean the item may not have deficiencies. Bidders are encouraged to inspect items for sale prior to bidding. Information and inspection arrangements can be made by calling the contact at the location of the sale. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account for any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.
•Shipping: The Village of Rantoul does not offer packing or shipping. The buyer is responsible for picking up all purchases at the location.
•Pickup: The buyer must pick up items within fifteen (15) business days of receiving a property release. Please call the contact at the location of the sale to arrange for the pickup. Pickups must be made Monday through Friday during normal business hours. The ownership of all property not picked-up within said timeframe will revert to the Village of Rantoul-no financial compensation will be made to the buyer.
•Payment: Successful bidders are required to submit full payment within three (3) business days of the bid award. Payment can be made by PayPal or cashier's check. Payments made by cashier's check can be made in person at the following address:

The Village of Rantoul
333 S. Tanner
Rantoul, IL 61866

•The Village of Rantoul reserves the right to add or withdraw any item(s) before the time of sale.
•Sale will be made to the highest bidder at the time of the auction expiration.
•Notice: It is expected that the Buyer shall responsibly use this personal property including its disposition in conformance with applicable law, rules and environmentally preferred practices.

Sale Point of Contact:
Rune Duke
Rantoul Airport Manager
(217) 892-6895

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