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      07-11-2006, 07:47 PM   #1
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Shipping a car...

I bought a second car to help keep my e90's miles lower. Anyway, it's in California and I'm wondering if I should ship it, or fly out there and drive it back. I'm not sure I trust an auto transport company. Anyone know of a good one?
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i am guessing you don't want to put miles on your car so it would have a better resale value? but wouldn't the money you'd be saving by not putting on miles on your bimmer be alot less than the money you shelled out for a new car? i mean unless you got a used hyundai elantra or something. the 3 series isn't exactly a showroom car, it's meant for every day driving.
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i am guessing you don't want to put miles on your car so it would have a better resale value? but wouldn't the money you'd be saving by not putting on miles on your bimmer be alot less than the money you shelled out for a new car? i mean unless you got a used hyundai elantra or something. the 3 series isn't exactly a showroom car, it's meant for every day driving.
All true, but I love cars and it's a classic Mercedes that I got a great deal on, so I'll enjoy driving both. Part of the reason is to save miles on my Bimmer, but the other is to enjoy a classic convertible, too.
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      07-12-2006, 03:42 PM   #4
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Im going through that myself, here the link

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...=car+transport

I opted for a closed container !

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The closed container is a must if you want to avoid any scratches. Do a good search.
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Im going through that myself, here the link

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...=car+transport

I opted for a closed container !

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Thanks for the info, ase2dais. Did you go with DAS? I heard some bad stories about that company. You'll have to let me know how they do. Or maybe you used someone else. I'm leaning toward driving the car myself.
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im going back and forth between driving and shipping, I guess I'll find out what I will do when I get there.
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