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Kinda off-topic...about shipping??

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I have a rear axle that a fellow in Phoenix AZ wants to buy. He wants to know how much it would be to ship. I figure I'll drain the fluid, put it securely on a pallet, wrap it completely and send it. What is the best method/carrier to use (for both of us) to ship from NJ to AZ ???

Thanks

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I don't know the best to use, but I pretty much know the worst. I would avoid companies with the initials YRC.

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I know with UPS and USPS you can ship something like that without packing it, they just put a tag on it. Most recently I shipped a reese hitch across the country via USPS. I had to put it on the scale for the poor little woman helping me, but they delivered it fine.

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Assuming you are talking about an entire rear housing, a common carrier, bulk freight might be cheaper, as would not an axle be beyond the size of a standard pallet? And it would need to be lifted by a fork lift. If just axles, they might would be smaller.

John

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I would not ship ups I just did Insured it for a 1000.00 they broke it then told

me though lock we will not pay.

John Hanson

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might be able to use greyhound,had a fender shipped fron colorado to connecticut for 95 bucks 4 fufords from ct

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Do you work for a company that normally receives or ships pallet loads of items, or know someone who does?

I just had a rear end shipped from Georgia to Virginia, common carrier, and the company I work for gets a 50% discount on quoted rates. The cost after discount was a little over $100....and I was able to specify the address to which to ship....

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Do you work for a company that normally receives or ships pallet loads of items, or know someone who does?

I just had a rear end shipped from Georgia to Virginia, common carrier, and the company I work for gets a 50% discount on quoted rates. The cost after discount was a little over $100....and I was able to specify the address to which to ship....

My friend owns a company that has a dock to ship/receive. What carrier did you use?

It is a complete Corvette independent rear, suspension and brakes, together and complete.

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Well, that would come apart without a lot of work, but if it is later model and is aluminum, it wouldn't be that heavy, MAYBE..........

What year is it, and what gear ratio? Just wonder. I would love to find a 3.70 center section for my 90's Vette rear which is under my 41 Limited.

Dale in Indy

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Well, that would come apart without a lot of work, but if it is later model and is aluminum, it wouldn't be that heavy, MAYBE..........

What year is it, and what gear ratio? Just wonder. I would love to find a 3.70 center section for my 90's Vette rear which is under my 41 Limited.

Dale in Indy

Sorry, it's a Dana 44 but it has 3:07.

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I'd have to go back and see if I can find bill of lading and invoice, get him to check any common carrier.....

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Call the bus lines. Depending on if the dementions and weight are within their limits, it may be a cheaper option.

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