Shipping a car (NAC)

Dave Glubrecht daveglu@hotmail.com
Fri, 23 May 2003 17:46:08 -0700


Might be cheaper to send the mechanic to the car, Kinda of a paid vacation.
  Dave G
  (too busy to offer services)




----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Arman" <armanmik@earthlink.net>
To: <quattro@audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, May 23, 2003 3:02 PM
Subject: Shipping a car (NAC)


>
>
> Here's a good one for the collective . . .
>
> I need to determine if it is financially feasible to move a car from San
> Jan Puerto Rico to Florida for repairs and then return it to San Juan.
>
> Here's the deal - car is in San Juan, needs a lot of work. Great absence
of
> honest, competent mechanics there (or so I'm told), also parts are much
> more expensive.
>
> Theory is that perhaps the car can be fixed HERE in Florida better and for
> less than in San Jaun, even including the round trip by boat.
>
>
> First place I spoke to didn't realize Puerto Rico is part of the USA, told
> me they couldn't import cars from overseas. Second place I spoke to
> "guessed" $1,800 one way - and I *know* this is wrong . . .
>
>
> Unless someone knows a good, reliable and honest mechanic in the area  . .
> . Chebbys ain't rocket science, the problem is the wrench-twirlers.
>
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Mike Arman
>