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Old 09-11-2012, 08:37 PM   #39
OrbitalEllipses
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Join Date: Apr 2008
Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: MoCo
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2013 Why don't you
just GFY?

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Originally Posted by chanomatik View Post
Shipping around here is so ridiculous that it's usually cheaper to just get stuff done yourself. For 400 miles I would've tried to catch a small plane and short cab ride to get my BRZ. I do know everyone has varying circumstances, though. At least you have one now!
There were some circumstances that weren't preventing me, but made it more difficult logistically speaking. In retrospect, I should have flown up and gotten it. $250 ticket (and that's without planning or even looking for a deal) and the gas already in the tank would have been enough to get home. Maybe another few gallons...it would have been nearly half as much as I paid to get it shipped.

My suggestion for out-of-state purchases is to setup shipping yourself with a company you know or someone you know has experience with. I can't say enough about David Hanks though, he was GREAT.

The car is great too!
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