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Old 06-25-2014, 04:24 PM
 
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I read through this thread and haven't found the advice I'm looking for.

So my car is a '13 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution with 23100mi. I need to move from Jacksonville FL to Modesto, CA.

I really would prefer not to drive my car because I just dont want to add ~2700miles plus tires and brakes are expensive for this car, among other things.

I'm getting around $1300 from my company for the drive there. I've been considering shipping it on an open container truck or even renting a uhaul truck with towing trailer (too expensive).

I would just like to hear you guys comments or advice. If at the end of the day I need to drive it, then so be it.
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Old 10-22-2015, 01:28 AM
 
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Enclosed Carrier is costlier than the Open Carrier. Its better to choose the Enclosed Carrier since you can have the luxurious or costly car. Don't go with cheap rated auto transport company, better to go with middle rated company.I recommend to use auto transport broker companies. They are the industry chain with freight business. Check the broker company have the license and authority of FMCSA and DOT for the broker vehicles. The basic broker's job is to find a carrier that may be individual or company that employs drivers and done the auto transportation. They have the resource of the vehicles around the area we need for the shipment.
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Old 10-22-2015, 04:42 AM
 
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I read through this thread and haven't found the advice I'm looking for.

I would just like to hear you guys comments or advice. If at the end of the day I need to drive it, then so be it.
I drove across country with a newer vehicle.
Ended up with some road rash/paint chips during trip.

I'll never do that again with any vehicle that has plus value. A covered carrier is the only solution if you value your vehicle.

Potential sand storms in Southwest, tornadoes, and hail storms. And ordinary debris on interstates.

One year (different vehicle) I hit a pot hole early morning (dark) during a rain storm. Flat tire and bent rim. Tennessee. Each state is different as to highway maintenance. Some real good while others very lacking. The donut spare is only good for 50 - 100 miles. Then what?
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Old 03-13-2016, 01:13 PM
 
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Default Los Angeles, CA to Jacksonville, FL

Looking to ship a vehicle, RV, etc across country???

My husband and I are moving from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, have excellent driving record and can drive your car for you. Just please pay for insurance and gas, that's all!!
Interested?? Just email me. bushchrissy@gmail.com
Aloha
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Old 06-15-2017, 05:34 AM
 
Location: Southern Nevada
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We're moving later this summer from the Chicago area to Henderson, NV. I'll have my 2015 Camaro shipped in an enclosed carrier for about $1100 with Reliable Auto Transport, the company that hauls high-end cars to the various auctions. To me, it's worth every penny to use Reliable and it's just part of the expense of moving.
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Old 06-15-2017, 07:03 AM
 
Location: Metro Detroit Michigan
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We're moving later this summer from the Chicago area to Henderson, NV. I'll have my 2015 Camaro shipped in an enclosed carrier for about $1100 with Reliable Auto Transport, the company that hauls high-end cars to the various auctions. To me, it's worth every penny to use Reliable and it's just part of the expense of moving.
Reliable is the company that GM uses to transport cars and trucks to auto shows around the country their trucks have the kink size sleepers very good auto transport company they haul the exotic cars also.
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Old 06-15-2017, 01:06 PM
 
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Intercity lines is also a very good one. They are the board sponsor for 6speedonline which is a car forum for porsches and other exotics. Probably won't be the cheapest
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