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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by exterminator, Jun 13, 2020.

  1. exterminator
    Joined: Apr 21, 2006
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    Anyone had your car hauled by a professional car carrier from So Cal to out of state and was pleased? I might have my car sold and the person would want it hauled to some where in Washington state. Any recommendations whould be helpful. Thank you. Exterminator
     
  2. jimmy six
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    If was worth that persons while I’d think use that company that advertise on Barret-Jackson or on Wayne Cabrini.
     
  3. krylon32
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    Last year I used Reliable to haul my 40 Ford coupe from LA to Nebraska. Couldn't have been happier. The couple that hauled the car were very professional and took good care of my car.
     
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  4. Jim Bouchard
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    I’ve been very happy with Reliable

    I had a customer that always used Wagoners. They seemed good too
     
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  5. The37Kid
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    Just looking at the row of Reliable rigs at Pebble Beach and the cars they were hauling tells me they are the company to use. Bob
     
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  6. mgtstumpy
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    Had my hauled from AZ to CA in a secure enclosed. The top windshield mold went missing in transito_O
     
  7. john worden
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    from iowa

    BILLS AUTO WORKS
     
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  8. belair
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    Check the HAMB'odex. Ben D was a a reputable name that came up quite a bit.
     
  9. papajohn
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    Benn D or Bill's autoworks
     
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  10. Used Reliable Carriers, Florida to Pennsylvania. Completely satisfied both times. Great company, and they have Great people.


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  11. 5window
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    Another vote for Bill's Auto Works.You will know who is hauling your car and you will not be disappointed
     
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  12. Jalopy Joker
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    OP is looking for West Coast Transport
     
  13. klawockvet
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    Bill and Racinman get west in the summer. I've used both and they are good guys
     
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  14. Vimtage Iron
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    I see Reliable running the coast here now and again I'd try them of the Hamb guys couldn't make it, I hung with a couple of them in Pebble beach a couple years ago, good guys.
     
  15. old.hot.rodder
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    Bill's Auto Works
     
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  16. john worden
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    I've tried using the "Biggies" in the past. The trouble with them is that they want to run coast to coast "in the lane" (interstate) with a full load and don't want to leave the "lane"
    Operating in and especially out of the lane is where the smaller operators like Bill's Auto Works really shine.
     
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  17. 5window
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    The OP stated "Somewhere in Washington state" covers a lot of territory. A "big" hauler probably won't be interested in a small population area. You'll need to be more specific
     
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  18. Gman0046
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    Bills Auto Works. Have only heard good things about him.
     
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  19. exterminator
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  20. Are you selling transport too ?

    Most Buyers think with their wallet.

    Offer to store the car until a prospective buyer can arrange transport.


    Jim
     
  21. Muffy Bennett
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    When working at Barrett-Jackson, I only ever recommended Reliable Carriers. I’ve used them to haul all my personal cars, too. Never had an issue; they are so good that they have the contract with Multimatic to deliver all the Ford GTs. Porsche uses them, too.


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  22. Jalopy Joker
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    ^^^ someone that knows a lot about shipping, buying & selling
     
  23. denis4x4
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    Durango is hundreds of miles from major highways...yet Reliable is my go to for shipping. Last car I shipped was a project car that did not run going to Florida. Reliable did a great job.
     
  24. 5window
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    That's good to know. But, all things being equal, I would prefer to go with a "small" guy I could meet, and support, and who would be the person transporting my car. And a non-running project is a bit different than a GT40-unless the project is a Duesenberg SJ. :)
     
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