About Us

Our Story

We, Gary Wantz and Donna Vaughan, established Wantz Equipment in 1988, when Clough Equipment made the decision to consolidate their efforts into Seattle, Washinton. Clough's move created an opportunity in the tank repair industry and the decision was easy to begin this new endeavor. As General Manager and Office Manager at Clough we created the ideal team. Hiring several key employees from the Clough shop in conjunction with our management experience, has allowed Wantz Equipment to become a mainstay in the petroleum repair business over the years. We are very proud of our reputation and quality of work as our many years of experience in this industry facilitates the adjustments required for the ever-changing regulations.

In retrospect, our small two bay shop, has grown into a 22,000 square foot building, fully equipped to provide our customers with a wide range of repairs. Through the years we stay humbled by our success and value our loyal customers.

Sadly, I report my business partner and confidant, Gary Wantz has passed (December 23, 2013). He is missed, but has left us with the knowledge to carry this company forward for many more years.

Our Services


Tank Testing

  • External Visual (V) - Annual Renewal
  • Leakage (K) - Annual Renewal
  • Internal Visual (I) - 5 yr Renewal
  • Pressure (P) - 5 yr Renewal
  • Upper Coupler - 5 yr Renewal
  • Vapor Recovery (V/R) - Annual Renewal
  • Air Resources Board (ARB) - 48 hr notification prior to testing
  • Hydrostatic (water)
  • Fabrication

  • Drawbar and Hitch Assemblies
  • Front Trailer Dollies (Steel and Aluminum)
  • Ladders
  • 5th Wheel Plates (Semi)
  • Overturn Rails
  • Bucket Brackets
  • Hose Tubes, Brackets, and Boxes
  • Bumpers
  • Mounting Feet and Rubbers
  • Clearance Light Brackets
  • Placard Signs and Brackets
  • Cone Holders
  • Emco Wheaton Boxes (Single and Double)
  • Chain Hooks
  • Clough Parts Fabrication

  • End Head
  • Side Sheet
  • Front and Rear Subframes
  • Overturn Rails
  • Original Clough Piping for Trucks or Trailers
  • Control Panels
  • Ladders
  • Marker Light Brackets
  • Major Repairs

  • The ability to roll and replace complete truck/trailer sides and bottoms
  • Complete truck chassis change-overs
  • Wreck damage repairs
  • Saddle Tank Work

  • Splits for Hydraulic Apps
  • Repairs, Including End Head and Baffle Replacement
  • Rates

  • Labor Rate - $95.00/hour
  • V, I, P, K Tests - $95.00/test
  • Etc.

  • Vapor Recovery Systems
  • Leak Repairs
  • Crack Repairs
  • Fender Installation - standard and custom
  • Pump Systems - petroleum and bulk oil
  • Air Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Axle Alignment and Replacement
  • Certifications


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    Our Works


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    3300 W Capitol Ave
    West Sacramento, CA 95691


    (916) 372-1792


    (916) 372-5359