Two more suggestions:
call ABF freight and see what they can do for you. I think shipping prices
start at $180 though.
Otherwise look for someone on uship.com trying to make a few bucks and
that's already on the way.
On 3/13/07, William McLeod <email@example.com> wrote:
> derf wrote:
> > I may need to ship the Spitfidget motor and trans to Lynden, WA. What
> > the best, cheapest way to get it from Baton Rouge to Lynden? That is
> > as far as you can get from BR and still be in the lower 48. I can strap
> > to a pallet and drop it at a depot, but which one is best? Will
> > do such heavy stuff?
> > Greyhound will not. If you remove the trans and box it you can ship it
> DHL or whatever (drain, drain, drain and then bag it with 3 layers. no one
> will ship a leaky package.). All the big 3 shippers will take 150 pounds.
> Above that it gets real expensive! If you take off the head and ship it
> separately with a few side items, I believe you can get the block down under
> 150 pounds. With 3 boxes, or 2 if you put the head and stuff in with the
> tranny, it shouldn't be too bad. All 3 (UPS, DHL, FEDEX) have web sites
> that will allow you to calculate the cost, as does Greyhound. UPS is far
> and away the most expensive... FEDEX screws up a lot.... I personally use
> DHL (and Greyhound).
> Regards, Bill
97 STS2 CRX & 97 SpecMiata