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Offline mechanic80

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  • Name: Norbert Bartosiak
I need a decent transporter
« on: June 04, 2014, 06:06:50 PM »
I've had several cars shipped to my home from states away and have yet to say I'd use any of them a second time.  I could really use some recommendations.  Time isn't important, cost/value is.  Vancouver, WA to Tijeras, (Albuquerque) NM.
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Offline curly

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  • Name: T Lewis
Re: I need a decent transporter
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2014, 10:09:37 PM »
I have only used an auto transporter once, across AZ, from Yuma to the Sedona area.  I used Reliable Carriers for the move.  I went with enclosed, and moved 3 cars at once. The move went smooth with 0 problems.  I am so glad I decided to have a pro do the move rather than try to move them myself.     A friend of mine worked for Jeep as an engineer, he told me they used Reliable a lot.
http://www.reliablecarriers.com/

T Lewis

Offline lou-q

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  • Name: Lou Quirch
Re: I need a decent transporter
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2014, 09:58:07 AM »
We have used Thomas Sunday transport. They are great, and Charlene the dispatcher is very helpful keeping you posted.
They are enclosed and cover the lower vehicles with plastic so oil from the uppers wont be an issue. Our car was shipped from Oregon to Indiana. It's a class outfit!!!
Good luck,
Lou
Lou Quirch    CLC#26694
39-6127 coupe
67 DeVille convertible Venetian Blue
67 DeVille convertible Doeskin SOLD
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2015 Mustang GT 50th anniversary Black Convert
2020 Shelby GT500 Magnetic Metallic
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Offline TJ Hopland

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Re: I need a decent transporter
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2014, 10:44:40 AM »
Seems like there should be a section just for this topic since it comes up so often. 
StPaul/Mpls, MN USA

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Offline 35-709

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  • Name: G. Newcombe
Re: I need a decent transporter
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2014, 05:27:05 PM »
That and where to find VIN numbers on the frame of older cars before the windshield location came into common use.   ;D
1935 Cadillac Sedan resto-mod "Big Red"
1973 Cadillac Caribou - Sold - but still in the family
1950 Jaguar Mark V Saloon resto-mod - Sold
1942 Cadillac 6269 - Sold
1968 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible
1935 Glenn Pray - Auburn Boattail Speedster, Gen. 2

 

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