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I have purchased my 2004 Slingshot from a dealer in Vermont, and have been waiting for the transport company to pull their head out and get the darn thing here to me in California, now another delay due to their trucks "mechanical problems". I had enough and switched companies. Not that I plan to switch again, but has anyone else had trouble with a transport company taking 1 month to get their car from an out of state dealer?

I am so frustrated, I just want to drive what I bought and am paying for!! :confused
 

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I have purchased my 2004 Slingshot from a dealer in Vermont, and have been waiting for the transport company to pull their head out and get the darn thing here to me in California, now another delay due to their trucks "mechanical problems". I had enough and switched companies. Not that I plan to switch again, but has anyone else had trouble with a transport company taking 1 month to get their car from an out of state dealer?

I am so frustrated, I just want to drive what I bought and am paying for!! :confused
When I was researching for a transport - I read that delays were a big issue, so I drove my Roadster home (California) from Montana - the FIRST week of December 2003.

You should fly out and drive that bad baby home - at least you won't encounter snowy/icy roads this time of year. If you need a driver - let me know! :flag
 

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Horseless Carriage told me 2 to 3 weeks, and delivered it exactly 2.5 weeks after I called. Iwas extremely pleased with their service. Not to mention they drive very cool trucks. :)
 

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Passport Transport

Very professional with good equipment and fair prices. Quoted me 2 weeks and it was here in 10 days from TX to central FL. They are a FEDEX company if that means anything!

Wally
 

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Thanks for the tip!

Wally (and others) thanks for the tip, I actually have contacted the Fedex company, hopefully they will come through a lot quicker than the first company (who had delayed 3 weeks!!) and get my truck here! FYI - if anyone is contemplating transport of their car, I would stay away from these guys like the plague:
AAA Advantage Auto Transport / www.carmoves.com

They have delayed and delayed and delayed. They say "we are sorry" on the phone, but I really do not care - I paid and you made a promise to transport my truck, now live up to it!!

Jeff :nono
 

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Fed Ex Company

Hmmmmm..... You better spray paint the word FRAGILE on both doors or they might toss it around and break it! :lol
 

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I ship classic cars all the time I have used a company called arrow auto transport several times with no complaints and their rates have consistantly been about 20% less than others there website is www.arrowautotrans.com if interested
 

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Fedex?

Yeah, they are a FEDEX company affilliate but I think it stops there. The couple that brought my Prowler here in an enclosed trailer (huge clean trailer too!) were the best. They called me when they picked up the car, when they were a day out and when they were within an hour of my house. How's that for communication? Not to mention they showed up 8 hours earlier than their first call. The best part was their pricing was about the same and sometimes less expensive than the others and believe me I checked all the stuff I could on the other carriers for safety, security, complaints and reliability. Luckily for me I have a friend that used to work for them before FEDEX bought them out and the same man still runs it who owned it. He highly recommended them since he knew that they did all the Barret-Jackson auction cars, etc. So, if you need a car shipped I would highly recommend this company as it worked for me.

Wally
 

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strange route?

from what I've heard from my wholesaler friends sometimes point A to point B may be out of the normal high flow. most transporters bread&butter is dealers who mostly buy at large auctions then ship'm home usually to larger cities. when I was looking for my ssR the wholesalers helping said it would be pricey and take a long time to get one from some areas.
hopefully yours goes more smoothly now :flag
 

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