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Old February 28th, 2013, 06:53 PM
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Best and most affordable way to transport a Defender

From Florida to NJ.

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Old February 28th, 2013, 07:08 PM
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Great stops along the way.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 07:13 PM
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Especially if it's a TDi, great mileage the whole way back.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 07:18 PM
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Give someone else gas money and let them drive!
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Old February 28th, 2013, 07:23 PM
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It has been said here before -- I highly recommend utilizing U-ship.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 08:18 PM
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plycar shipping not the most affordable but great service and fully enclosed.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 08:20 PM
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when you ship with uship.com are you able to specify you want a full auto transport vs a tow dolly?
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It has been said here before -- I highly recommend utilizing U-ship.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 08:24 PM
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Buy me a one way ticket on a Friday afternoon, cover my gas and I will drive it back. You will have it on Sunday.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 08:25 PM
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Try auto train. My buddy had his 90 and my brother his 635 sent up from Fla to VA that way.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 09:28 PM
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Buy me a one way ticket on a Friday afternoon, cover my gas and I will drive it back. You will have it on Sunday.
Nice!!!!!
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Old February 28th, 2013, 09:30 PM
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when you ship with uship.com are you able to specify you want a full auto transport vs a tow dolly?
Yep. I chose not to designate a preference. I received about 8-10 bids from folks ranging from big rigs with enclosed trailers, to guys with a flat trailer and a F-350. I chose the dude with the flat trailer (double axle). He had good reviews, good communication so I went with him and saved a ton of money. Just put it out there and see what bids you get.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 10:02 PM
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Luis Guzman (Shipping Broker)
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Used him to ship my 90 from SAT to PHX. I would use him again without hesitation.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 10:34 PM
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Buy both me AND Tom a plane ticket to FL, cover our gas, hotel, strip club bill and $1k in other expenses, and we will have it back here in 7 days or more.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 10:36 PM
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This guy moved a small boat for me. Great service. I found him on uship and was thoroughly happy. He has a flabed type of traier designed to move large boats, but it gives him the ability to load vehicles as well. My boat was on a trailer, which he loaded with a pickup and a Stanley Steamer in a crate.

www.thomasduncantrucking.com

If you're willing to work with him on timing so that he can put together multiple deliveries, you may be able to get a good deal.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 10:44 PM
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Buy both me AND Tom a plane ticket to FL, cover our gas, hotel, strip club bill and $1k in other expenses, and we will have it back here in 7 days or more.
3 days max
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Old February 28th, 2013, 10:53 PM
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When it gets here are you going to ask someone to change gear for you because it's stick?

Get the F' down to FL with your entire tool kit and drive it back like a man!

;-)

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You would be required to wear a Vneck Tshirt for the duration of the trip.

Just sayin

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you'd want to wear a disguise driving this particular 110 ..
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Soapy water / KY jelly, etc. is is basically a must. Yes, good idea to remove trim panels - only takes 5 more minutes to do so.
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Old February 28th, 2013, 11:36 PM
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Fly down and take the auto train from Sanford (Orlando), fl to Lorton (DC), Va. It will cut out 1,000 miles of fairly boring I-95 driving.
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Old March 1st, 2013, 07:42 AM
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Uship it is. Thanks guys.
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Old March 1st, 2013, 09:15 AM
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What ever you do, do NOT watch the show Shipping Wars after you've booked your ride on U-ship. Those guys are morons. Thankfully or hopefully the idiots on the show are not representative of the bulk of U-ship shippers.
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Old March 1st, 2013, 11:08 AM
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What ever you do, do NOT watch the show Shipping Wars after you've booked your ride on U-ship. Those guys are morons. Thankfully or hopefully the idiots on the show are not representative of the bulk of U-ship shippers.
Ronnie ... I've just sent you an iTunes season pass to Shipping Wars .... ;-)
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