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      11-03-2018, 07:25 PM   #133
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BOOF-M3 has the connect. I just used them. my car was delivered two nights ago. Loved working with them... driver kept me updated throughout. I highly recommend
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Reliable was super expensive when I checked w/them in 2015 on a quote to ship my Z06.
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Reliable was super expensive when I checked w/them in 2015 on a quote to ship my Z06.
I think you get what you pay for, shipped MANY cars with them and never any surprises!
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Look for a recommendation also shipping from Indy to NJ. Enclosed preferred but i could also do an open trailer.
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I've heard many people have had luck with Reliable Carriers. Some friends of mine as well. Honest prices and I've never heard of someone I know having a car damaged by them.

Now, are we talking M3 or a Ferrari.
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Reliable, period. Don’t call a general trucking place online, you’ll be getting calls hourly for weeks. Spend a titch more and go Reliable.
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      01-13-2019, 01:39 PM   #140
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I shipped my car enclosed from North Florida to North New Jersey in Jan 18 with JAVO Auto Group for $800. There were multiple reschedules for pickup, but after the car was picked up, everything was smooth. I will likely be using them again next month.

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Javo Auto Group - reviews don't look too good. Glad you had good service with them - robg_f36
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I am willing to drive your car from Chicago to PA provided you cover all my expenses plus a modest per diem for my time.
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Well, $1148 quote online went to $3500 when I called. Talk about bait & switch. Guy is supposed to call me back after he looks into things.

All the quotes I have are around $1k so far.

I will probably just use the broker I used last time I shipped a car. That went seamless.
Curious to hear what the Reliable guy comes back this. That's a ridiculous number. I'm shipping next month and while I did have a fine experience with the company I shipped with last time, everyone around here seems to say Reliable.
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      01-15-2019, 08:52 PM   #144
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I am an owner of car transport company. I'll be glad to help with any car transport needs. My company transports cars for multiple BMW dealerships in California and we transported every model of BMW hundreds of times. I'll be glad to give a quote for open transport or enclosed, nationwide in any direction.
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      01-18-2019, 04:08 PM   #145
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Mr Car Shipper. I bought my M3 in FL and I got it in NC in 4 days. I used my CC and I was charged only by the time the M3 was loaded on the trailer. $575 open trailer. Driver was in constant communication with me.
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      01-18-2019, 06:54 PM   #146
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Just about all the people listed on this threads are simply brokers.

They type the details into their Central Dispatch account and find out what the recent prices are between destinations. They then jack up the price and give you a quote. If you give the go ahead, they list on Central Dispatch for pickup in a specified window and wait for Drivers to contact them for the load.

One person could have a great experience with a Broker and another a shifty exoerience as the Broker really has no control over the actual trucks transporting your vehicle.

The only difference are the few Companies that own everything and Drivers are their Employees. Those are Companies like Wagoneers and the Company that delivers all the Bugattis,Rolls Royces etc in enclosed trailers.

Of course, they are also the most expensive.

Also, there are major differences in prices depending on region and dates. Same routes can vary upward of 300% or more depending on the time of year.

That’s why the Brokers check Central Dispatch to see what was listed and accepted in the past several weeks....and what the accepted price was
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      01-22-2019, 04:08 PM   #147
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All the haulers are over the road truckers who just bid through a central dispatch board. Everyone sees the same bids. In my experience, though never guaranteed, try to get single truck single driver with minimal load/unload cycles.

MY QUESTION: I am buying a 335i xDrive, 2015. Any suggestions for properly securing or strapping it on a hauler? I am not sure the drivers are experts in the AWD system and curious if I need to be aware of anything. I once had an S60R (awd sedans, what can I say), and it was fragile. I'm excited about my 335, just want to make sure it arrives without complications.
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