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Fri Sep 16 - 09:30AM

1701 W. College Ave., State College, PA Click to Map

Ronald Gilligan Auctioneering

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Auctioneer ID#: 1616

Phone: 814.237.0189

License: AU339-L

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Friday, September 16, 2022 - 9:30 AM - Trucks: 11 a.m. (Centre Co., PA.)

John Tennis Towing 1701 W. College Ave. State College, PA. 16801

Heavy Duty Wreckers – Medium Duty Wreckers – Light Duty Wreckers

Rollbacks – Recovery Equipment – Garage Equipment – Coates Tire Machine

(3) Benwil 7,000# Lifts - Snap-on Equipment – Hunter Wheel Balancer         

            Ron J., Ron S. Gilligan, & David C. Zentner will conduct a Public Auction for John Tennis Towing, Inc. located at the above place and time. After over 34 years of serving the local community, John and Kathy Tennis are retiring from their recovery service business. Internet bidding and phone bidding is available only for wreckers, rollbacks, and trucks.

            2020 Freightliner FL Business Class rollback w/ Cummins 250 hp Diesel – extended cab – stationary headboard – World Class Allison Auto trans. – 102” wide – 21’ aluminum bed w/ remote control & auto grip wheel lift (23,897 miles) VIN#1FVACWFE3LHKX3834, 2005 Peterbilt 379 heavy tow truck w/ pre-emission CAT C15 Diesel – 18-spd. trans. – Century 5130 wrecker (781,478 miles) VIN#1XP-FDB9X-6-5N86338, 2004 Ford F-650 tow truck w/ extended cab – 5.9L Cummins Diesel – Vulcan 896 stainless steel body twin line wrecker w/ independent wheel lift (70,555 miles) VIN#3FRNX65F64V659511, 2004 International 4300 rollback w/ Int. 466 Diesel – 6-spd. trans. – Jerr-Dan 21’ aluminum bed & independent wheel lift – insp. 3/23 (556,827 miles) VIN#1HTMMAAM04H678030, 1988 Peterbilt 379 heavy tow truck w/ CAT Super Jake Diesel – 18-spd. trans. – w/ 1995 Century 50-ton wrecker (761,846 miles) VIN#1XP-5DB9X-X-JN262536, 2005 Peterbilt 389 road tractor w/ pre-emission CAT 425 hp diesel – 18-spd. trans. – high bunk sleeper – reconstructed title (451,990 miles) VIN#1XP5DB9X26N876505, 2014 Ford F-550 XLT Super Duty 4x4 tow truck w/ 6.7L Diesel – Jerr-Dan MPL40 wrecker w/ twin line integrated self-loading wheel lift & dollies – push bumper w/ electric winch – insp. 6/23 (124,352 miles) VIN#1FDUF5HT4FEA26507, 2006 Ford F-550 XLT Super Duty service truck - 6.0 L V-8 Turbo diesel - 84” cab to axle - w/ push bumper & like new mounted air compressor w/ Honda eng. (225,164 miles) VIN#1FDAF56P56ED40644, 1995 Chevy Kodiak rollback w/ 6.6L 3116 CAT Diesel 190 hp – 6-spd. trans. - & Century 20’ steel bed – insp. 5/23 (446,562 miles) VIN#1GBJ6H1J08SJ104885, 2014 Ford F-450 XL Super Duty tow truck w/ 6.7L Turbo diesel & Century 312 twin line wrecker w/ integrated self-loading wheel lift & dollies – push bumper – insp. 10/22 (108,442 miles) VIN#1FDUF4GTIEEA62634, 2007 Ford F-550 4x4 tow truck w/ 6.0L Turbo diesel – Eagle EB2 wrecker w/ single line self-loading wheel lift & self-loading dollies – push bumper (235,260 miles) VIN#1FDAF57P47EB43187, 2007 Ford F-450 XLT Super Duty tow truck w/ 6.0L Turbo diesel & Eagle EB2 single line wrecker w/ integrated self-loading wheel lift & dollies – push bumper (235.438 miles) VIN#1FDXF46P87EB42100, 2011 Ford F-450 XLT Super Duty tow truck w/ 6.7 L turbo diesel – Vulcan 810 wrecker w/ single-line integrated wheel lift & self-loading dollies – EGR Delete - push bumper – insp. 10/22 (239,770 miles) VIN#1FPUF4GT0BEB34337, 2002 Ford F-450 4x4 tow truck w/ 6.0L Turbo diesel – Eagle EB2 wrecker w/ single line self-loading wheel lift & self-loading dollies – push bumper VIN#1FDXF46F12EA25684, 2011 Chevy 1500 4 x 4 AAA battery truck w/ 4.3 L V-6 – insp. 8/23 (113,479 miles) VIN#266664, 1987 International S1800 4x4 16-ton medium duty wrecker w/ 9.0L Diesel & Challenger CH16 integrated twin line wrecker (185,350 miles) VIN#1HTLFHXN3HH478991…

            (3) Benwil TPO-7 7,000# vehicle lifts, Baker FJD-040 4,000# forklift, 1994 Isuzu NPR Turbo diesel box truck w/ title, Hunter GSP9700 Road Force Touch wheel balancer, Coates 40-40A fl. model tire machine, Snap-on MM250SL Muscle Mig welder on cart w/ tanks, GenSet w/ 30KW 2-cyl. Detroit diesel, NAPA 91-622 50-ton shop press, Continental 30-ton shop press, (2) Snap-on AVR MT3750 meters w/ Snap-on BC4200 fast chargers on carts, Snap-on transmission under lift jack, Snap-on floor jack, MAC Tools RMC Series AC900 Dual Refrigerant Management Center, Emglo 200 psi horizontal air compressor, Sun MotorVac Carbon Clean system, BanaLogic Pennie emissions machine, Accu-turn brake & drum lathe, Snap-on floor model rolling tool chest w/ (10) drawers, fl. model engine lift, oxy./act. set on cart w/ gauges & torch, Branick MacPherson strut spring compressor, OTC No. 1725 transverse engine support bar, Carlyle NAPA 400 battery charger, fl. mod. grinder on stand, aluminum headache rack, Blue Point AC scale, Blue Point Evaporative Emissions Tester (smoke tester), (2) Snap-on 6 ½” bench vises, parts washer, Sun Transtech II transmission service system, Storm Cat 63 cc portable generator, pr. BA GoJacks, set of rollback dollies, bolt bins full of Grade 8 SAE & Metric hardware, Lasko 30” fl. model commercial fan, bin of wheel weights, (3) new Goodyear P265/70R17 Wrangler SR-A tires, pr. new  11R-24.5 GT668 tires, (4) 275-80R-22.5 mounted trailer tires, Dorman nylon fuel and repair kit, fuel pressure gauge tester, bins of air brake brass fittings, Eagle wrecker tow bars & inner & outer stingers, Eagle tow truck parts incl. boom – bed – sides – etc., new Ramsey winch takeoff, Stihl Magnum BR800X gas backpack blower, 5-gal. gear lube pump, portable air tanks, creepers, rubber exhaust hose, R134a refrigerant, bags of Floor Dry, lots of batteries for scrap, metal shop cabinets, new Mercon ATF, Gates Seal-Eze Gaskets wall display, NAPA bulb bin w/ bulbs, Chilton & Mitchell manuals, towing manuals, NIB oil and fuel filters, NIB headlights, ratcheting load straps, wheel lift straps, new signpost, jack stands, Honda Ruckus scooter (no title), (5) sheets 4’ x 8’ OSB board, 275-gal. oil tank w/ pump, 300-gal. waste oil tank, (7) vehicles for scrap (no title) including 1960s Chevy Impala for restoration, assorted Crosley car parts, (3) snowplows, aluminum box for truck w/ slide doors, (4) light bars, gas hot water boiler, many steel dolly axles, vintage dune buggy w/ Volkswagen chassis (no title), 4’ x 8’ single axle utility trailer w/ drop down ramp (no title), h. duty under lift for Century wrecker (for parts), Cummins 6.7L diesel engine, single-axle 275-gal. fuel transfer trailer (no title), CAT Core small 6-cyl. diesel engine, John Deere beach cruiser bicycle, commercial rollers, office equipment & office furniture, hydraulic office chairs, metal lockers…Auctioneer’s Note: Internet and Phone Bids will be accepted only for wreckers, rollbacks, and trucks..  Please call 814-237-0189 to register for phone bidding prior to auction date.  To phone bid day of auction, call (814) 883-2236, (814) 404-8737, or (814) 571-3840.  Internet bidding will be available with a 5% buyer’s premium fee.  Anyone in person or phone bidding will not be subject to any buyer’s premium.  Anyone writing a check not known by the auction company or John Tennis Towing will need to mail or e-mail ([email protected]) a current letter of good standing from their lending institution on proper letterhead, dated, signed, and specifically addressed to this auction.  Otherwise, you will write a check and leave your items until your check clears.  For Internet bidding, you must pre-register at  Terms: Cash or Check only by conclusion of auction.  Food & Job Johnny Available day of auction.  Auctioneers: Ron J. & Ron S. Gilligan & David C. Zentner, #AU339-L & #AU3430-L & #AU5442-L.                       



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