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From: Bakersfield Ca U,S.A
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posted 03-29-2002 12:20 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 67gta   Click Here to Email 67gta     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I need to know approx price of shipping a car from ca to ny. Anyone know of a good reasonable co in ca I have a buyer for my son,s 65 if I can get him a shipping price real soon Thanks Rick


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posted 03-29-2002 01:02 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 71RESTO   Click Here to Email 71RESTO     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I am by no means an expert on this subject, but I know people who have done this and have paid in the $800-$1000 price range. Your best bet on finding someone is probably thru "Hemmings". They can be contacted on under the services section.
Good Luck!!!!

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posted 03-29-2002 01:33 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastback68   Click Here to Email Fastback68     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It's a long shot, but you might find there's a container line (or any other kind of line that can handle cars) running ships from LA to NY. If there is, and you can book a slot, that will almost certainly be your cheapest option. I can get a car from the Philippines to the UK for $1,000.

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posted 03-29-2002 06:43 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mellowyellow     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Steve had a Mustang shipped from Northern Ca to Maine. That's as cross country as you can get

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posted 03-29-2002 08:21 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, from San Francisco to my house in Maine cost me $1095, plus a $50 'fuel surcharge' they snuck on my card a month later. I used American Auto Transport.


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posted 03-29-2002 10:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for richard bohm   Click Here to Email richard bohm     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
i had my 83 gm transported from pittsburg to tucson. it cost $950. i used "AAA anywhere, any time". i wouldnt recomend them to my worst enemy though. they couldnt even tell me where my car was or when it would get to me even though they said 7-10 days after pick up(it took them 3 wks from when they picked it up). one of the guys on another board recomended reliable transport(after mine was transported).

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posted 03-30-2002 05:10 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for HHuggins   Click Here to Email HHuggins     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I looked into this about a year and a half ago. If you want to ship it covered (which you do) by a reliable company, you are easily looking at $1500 to $2500 depending on the carrier. Uncovered ran about $750, but I wouldn't advise it.

There was a very, very nice '70 Mach I in upstate NY that I was going to buy. I ended up not buying it because of the shipping cost. It was a great car though! Luckily I found another one right here in Cali about six months later. I had it shipped from San Francisco to Orange County for $200.


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posted 03-30-2002 01:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 68 S-code GT   Click Here to Email 68 S-code GT     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I used DAS last year to ship a 68 coupe from Los Angeles, CA to Linden, NJ. It was a drivable car so the guy was nice enough to drop it of at the terminal and I picked it up at the terminal in Linden. I cost $800 on an open carrier and I think $1050 enclosed. The car needed a paint job so I went the open route to save $250. You can get a quote on their web site with different options.

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posted 03-30-2002 02:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 67gta   Click Here to Email 67gta     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I,d like to thank all of you for the information and advice on this subject this forum is a wealth of information and the members are the greatest. Happy Easter to you all and your families Rick Manning (aka 67gta)

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