Bid Title: Automotive Electrical Specialist: RFQ for Upfitting of 2020 Ford Police Interceptor SUVs
Category: Bid Opportunities
Status: Closed


The City of Fremont, Nebraska invites Automotive Repair Shops who are qualified in the upfitting of police cruisers with a strong background in electrical work to provide their services in upfitting three 2020 Ford Police Interceptor SUVs.


The Fremont Police Department is located 20 minutes west of Omaha, Nebraska.  The Fremont Police Department is a 39-man department with twelve patrol units and eight administrative units. This request will be for the purchase and installation of equipment for three 2020 Ford Police Interceptor SUVs.


The City of Fremont Police Department is in the process of purchasing three new 2020 Ford Police Interceptor SUVs to replace three older model cruisers within its fleet.  This is an annual purchase.  These new patrol units will arrive within the next few months.   


The Automotive Electrical Specialist shall be:

1)      Independent of any contractors, suppliers, manufacturers or any interest that could be construed as a conflict of interest to the proposed project.

2)      A professional office that has experience in projects of similar scope and size as described in Scope of Services Section.

3)      A professional firm covered by all necessary insurance.

4)      Distance of facility where work will be completed shall not exceed 60 miles from the Fremont Police Department.


The new vehicles will be delivered with the following new equipment already installed per state contract and needing connected during the upfitting process.

2020 Ford Police Interceptor SUV

Setina PB400 Push Bumper installed on front of vehicle

100 Watts Siren Speaker INSTALLED ON PUSH BUMPER.

Two (2) Clear/White LED Modules vertically mounted on Push Bumper

Two (2) Clear/White LED Modules mounted on (1) each side of rear license plate bracket

Spotlight White LED lighting

The following is a breakdown for the vehicle and the new equipment/requirements for the upfitting. There are several descriptions of products we wish to utilize so there can be no substitutions. All equipment must be new. No remanufactured or used equipment may be utilized, other than what we provide. In addition, all connections must be soldered and all wiring must be routed through convoluted tubing or wire looms. Wires need to be identified, neat, and become an integral part of the existing wiring of the new vehicle. Any openings made to the outside of the vehicle must be sealed at end of installation in order to reduce sound and debris.

Federal Integrity Light Bar                                                                             Part #FSINTG51-STAND

Waterproof Fittings                                                                                       Part #KE007-2004-0

Hook kit                                                                                                          Part #FSHKB-FPIU20

Upgraded Steel Brackets for Push bumper LED lights (X 2)                       

Sound Off Intersector Lights – under mirror LED red/blue/white (X 2)       Part #SOENT2B3RBW

Federal Spoiler bracket                                                                                   Part #FSMPSM6-FPIU20

Federal 6-LED Micropulse Ultra Red/Blue (X 2)                                          Part #FSMPS620U-BR

Federal 6-LED Micropulse Ultra Red/Blue (X 2)                                          Part #FSMPS620U-BR

Mercury Tilt Switch                                                                                       Part #LESAU-46PKG

Federal Signal Pathfinder Siren Controller                                                    Part #FSPF200S17

Gamber Johnson Utility Console w/cup holder & rear arm rest                    Part #GJ7170-0734-01

Gamber Johnson 9” Mongoose Locking slide arm w/short clevis                 Part #GJ7160-0928

Magentic Mic kit (X 2, one for radio, one for scanner)                                  Part #MMSU-1

3” Console Pocket                                                                                          Part #GJ7460-0332

USB Dual port 4.8                                                                                          Part #KE091-219-5

Pro-Gard Prisoner Transport Ford Utility                                                      Part #PGP1826UINT20A

Solid Aluminum Butt Plate                                                                            Part #SC-1901

ZRT AR Lock Head                                                                                       Part #JD475-1221

Estes Automated Weapons Systems SUV standard locker                            Part #AWSSUV40-000

Estes Automated Weapons Systems Auxiliary drawer                                  Part #AWSAD38VR-000

(non-carpeted, vents in rear for ventilation. Electronics are to be installed in auxiliary drawer)

Estes Automated Weapons Systems locker insert                                          Part #AWSMFRDBASEF

Estes Automated Weapons Systems Ford SUV install kit                             Part #AWSFER2020KIT

12-volt fan and guard for EWAS standard locker                                          Part # AL70111367

Dual battery system to be installed and to include:

Blue top OPTIMA battery                                                                              Part #NAN99D34MBLUE

AMG Fuse holder 100/200 AMP (X 2)                                                          Part #WT46038

AMG fuse 200 AMP (X 2)                                                                             Part #WT46274

Battery Separator 12-volt w/mounting bracket                                              Part #WT80003

Battery Box                                                                                                     Part #NA730-4011

OPTIMA battery hold down                                                                          Part #HS109

2020 Utility Dual Battery Reinforcement PT                                                 Part #HS121

Dual Battery Box Stand                                                                                 Part #HS122

2020 Utility Dual Battery Door                                                                      Part #HS120

Liquid Tight Hole Plug                                                                                   Part #WT24437

Power management system to be installed. System is to have a master power switch so system can be activated from inside vehicle within driver’s reach.

System to include:

Continuous Duty Solenoid

80 AMP resettable circuit breaker

Ground block stud

Fuse Box ATO/ATC 20

ABS Plastic Enclosure

Fuse holder w/14G Capacity

Grommet 1 3/8” Rubber

AMG Fuse 200 AMP

AMG Fuse Holder 100/200 AMP

Red illuminated rocker master switch

Fremont Police Department will provide the following items for installation:

Motorola 800 MHz Mobile Radio

Radar System w/ two antennas

Flashlight w/charger

Watch Guard 4RE camera system & Watch Guard Vista Body Cam Cradle

eCitation Printer and Housing

eCitation Scanner

Dell Laptop Docking Station


Before upfitting, vendor is to contact customer to verify placement of all equipment.

Programming of Pathfinder Siren Controller and lighting control is to be included in this quote.

Siren must be wired so that it will only activate when vehicle is out of the transmission “PARK” position and will not be active in the transmission “PARK” position.

Watch Guard camera must be wired into master switch with other equipment as so to automatically start up when master switch is turned on and capable of maintaining power after master switch is turned off as the camera system will be timed to shut down a short period of time after master switch is turned off.

Quote should include all labor costs, miscellaneous supplies, shipping and handling charges, and necessary extra equipment (fill plates, brackets, wiring, etc.) that will be needed to install the equipment listed.

All installation and subsequent servicing (repairs, warranty work) of installed equipment must be completed within a 60-mile radius of Fremont, Nebraska.



The Automotive Electrical Specialist Shop shall include with their proposal (1 copy) in 10 pages or less:

1)      Statement of Qualifications

2)      Names and contact information of references for similar projects.

3)      List of Team members with their qualifications.

The Selection Committee will evaluate all submittals and will interview (no less than) the top 3 Firms as selected from the proposals.


The final selection shall be determined by (but not limited to) a combination of the following criteria:

1)      Qualifications

2)      Ability to complete Project within City’s preferred schedule

3)      Costs including all Fees

4)      Experience with the City of Fremont

5)      Experience with jobs of similar scope and size

6)      Travel distance from the Fremont Police Department (not to exceed 60 miles)

Vendors shall provide one hard copy quote to the City Clerks Office Attn: Tyler Ficken and one emailed copy quote to Administrative Lieutenant Shane Wimer.

City of Fremont City Clerk’s Office

Attn: Tyler Ficken

400 East Military Avenue

Fremont, Ne 68025.

Submittals shall be delivered no later than 4:00 pm, July 10th, 2020.

Questions regarding submittals to:

Lt. Shane Wimer

Publication Date/Time:
6/26/2020 1:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
7/10/2020 4:30 PM
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