[V6-12v] Car hauler

Joe - Audi audi at olderie.com
Fri Jun 2 10:26:55 EDT 2006

Well, it was almost 6 years ago but, I shipped my '94 100 from Rochester,
NY to Dallas, TX and it was about $850, if I remember correctly. 
Everything went smoothly and it only took about 3 days for the trip.

I'll try and dig up the info on the hauler when I get home.


Clive Young wrote:
> I imagine the cost to transport the car quite high. As oppose to the cost
> of
> replacing the belt. It is a 13 year old car with 150,000 miles on it . how
> much can it actually be worth ! I would consider replacing the belt and
> just
> driving it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: v6-12v-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v6-12v-bounces at audifans.com] On
> Behalf Of The CyberPoet
> Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 1:16 AM
> To: Christopher Shields
> Cc: offtopic at www.audifans.com; v6-12v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [V6-12v] Car hauler
> Contact Joel Bachman at 800-323-5441 Ext 1303 and tell him Marc
> Glasgow sent you.
> He hasn't arranged any cars for me, but has moved motorcycles and
> other heavy equipment.
> He's a transport broker, meaning that he'll find you the best price
> out of dozens or hundreds of firms that will move the car for you
> (esp. if you think of the car as freight). You'll be walked through
> some questions, including what type of insurance coverage you want/
> need -- think about that in advance.
> What to know:
> There are four kinds of hauled transport in general - point to point,
> point to terminal, terminal to point and terminal to terminal.
> Terminal in this case is defined as the local trucking warehouse
> where the long haul driver picks up and delivers. Point is defined as
> whatever location you specify (such as your driveway).
> Terminal to Terminal is much cheaper than involving points at all --
> a point delivery charge can easily add $135 on each end for a
> residential delivery & pick-up. That difference can mean serious $$
> differences on the total bill. Thus, terminal-to-terminal is always a
> serious savings benefit.
> Other thoughts:
> Consider having someone reliable in the upstate NY area to fix the
> timing belt before it's moved. That way you can opt to go either way
> -- freight or drive-away.
> Cheers,
> =-= Marc Glasgow
> On Jun 1, 2006, at 11:52 PM, Christopher Shields wrote:
>> Hey Now...
>> Anyone out there know I reliable car trans service? I have a '93 90S
>> that I need shipped from upstate NY to SW FL. It's got 150K+ Miles on
>> it. I can't get the time off work to drive it down myself and I KNOW
>> it needs a new timing chain so I don't want to risk it.
>> Any clue would be greatly appreciated.
>> Have a better one,
>> ~ Chris
>> A good friend will help you move. A real good friend will help you
>> move a body. A best friend will bring the shovel.
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>> all along?"
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