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This is NOT a solicitation announcement. This sources sought notice is for information and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The purpose of this sources sought is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification relative to NAICS 336112 Light Truck and Utility Vehicle Manufacturing (size standard of 1500 employees). Responses to this sources sought will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses for a solicitation announcement.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VISN 22 Network Contracting Office Gilbert, is seeking sources that can provide an Modified Toyota Sienna, or similar type vehicle for Spinal Cord Injury or Spinal Cord Disorder patients at the New Mexico VA Healthcare System located at 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.

The potential period of performance will be as follows:
Statement of Work
This requirement is for the acquisition of an Modified Toyota Sienna, or similar type vehicle used for the Driver Rehabilitation program.

Specific Tasks
The Contractor shall be responsible for a complete installation of requested disabled driving aids to include, configuring the vehicle to meet functional requirements, pre-testing the operation of all installed components in addition to the standard vehicle equipment, and providing any training on the use of operations required to meet commercial standards; brand name or equal; New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. This is a Brand Name or Equal Solicitation; additional installed equipment must match that below or be Equal Equipment.

Normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding the following federal holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, and any other day specifically declared by the President of the United States to be a national holiday.





2018 Van Chassis-Toyota

Additional Installed Equipment/Items

VMI NorthStar Conversion,14" Lowered Floor, In-Floor Power Ramp, Power Kneel, Remote One Touch, Floor Track, One Set Tie Downs (Manual), With Seat Belt Floor Mount, Both Front Seats Removable
Rubber flooring
MPD Hand Controls - mechanical quick disconnect instructor both left and right - push right angle, push rock, push pull
Veigel Hand Controls removable, adjustable, floor mounted right, compact, classic and basic
MPS-Spinner Knob, quad fork, tri pin, post, amputee ring, c cup- 4 base locations
MPS Turn Signal Cross Over
Custom key extension
Drivemaster variable effort steering
Instructor gas and brake system
MPD Pedal Block SN: - with interchangable base
MPD Pedal Left Foot Gas Pedal (LFGP) SN: - electronic with on / off switch
Steering wheel extension/smaller wheel removable
Easy On / Easy Off, Gas & Brake Pedal Extensions
B and D custom built removable instructor seat base
Custom 4" riser plate/ramp
L track location for drivers position
Q straint rigid seat belt extension
Chest strap
Slide board
Side mirrors, rear view mirror, and eyecheck mirror
Road side kit
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

The information identified above is intended to be descriptive, not restrictive and to indicate the quality of the supplies/services that will be satisfactory. It is the responsibility of the interested source to demonstrate to the government that the interested parties can provide the supplies/services that fulfill the required specifications.
If you are interested, and are capable of providing the sought-out supplies/services, please provide the requested information as well as the information indicated below. Response to this notice should include company name, address, point of contact, size of business pursuant to the following questions:
(1) Please indicate the size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc.
(2) Is your company considered small under the NAICS code identified under this source sought announcement?
(3) Are you the manufacturer or distributor of the items being referenced above? What is the manufacturing country of origin of these items?
(4) If you re a small business and you are an authorized distributor/reseller for the items identified above, do you alter; assemble; modify; the items requested in any way? If you do, state how and what is altered; assembled; modified?
(5) Does your company have a Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contract with General Services Administration (GSA) or the National Acquisition Center (NAC) or are you a contract holder with NASA SEWP (National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement) or any other federal contract? If so, please provide the contract type and number.
(6) If you are an FSS GSA/NAC or NASA SEWP contract holder or other federal contract holder, are the referenced items/solutions available on your schedule/contract?
(7) Please provide general pricing for your products/solutions for market research purposes.
(8) Please submit your capabilities in regards to the salient characteristics being provided for planning purposes.
*** Submissions addressing Section (8) should show clear, compelling and convincing*** evidence that all equal to items" meet all required salient characteristics.
Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to Telephone responses will not be accepted. Responses must be received no later than Friday, August 17, 2018 at 4 PM PST. If a solicitation is issued it shall be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this request for information. Responses to this notice are not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation.

Abdalia "Dale" Smith


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