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Blloyd29 06-12-2013 10:35 AM

Cheap shipping options for large parts
 
I notice a lot of people on here have some really expensive options for shipping. SO I thought I would help some people save some money.

Amtrak offers pallet sized shipments up to 500 pounds cross country for only $275. They also do large pieces like bumpers and fenders for half the cost of FedEx/UPS.

Another place to inquire about is a bus station. Greyhound will ship oversized items for a very reasonable price. I shipped a full size bumper that didn't even need to be packaged for $30.

It takes a little more effort as you have to go to the station to pick it up but you can save a ton of money. Good luck!

Ckrikos 06-12-2013 08:41 PM

I got my gt3 bumper shipped to me via greyhound. Surprisingly it got here on time. It made every connection.

Camibox 06-13-2013 05:27 AM

10% discount with military ID; Shipped 2 seats from Atlanta to Newark....they arrived the next day

Flavor 987S 06-13-2013 05:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Camibox (Post 347155)
with military ID

Thank you for your service and bravery.


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