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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:09 am 

Joined: Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:53 pm
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Location: brainerd MN
So, I just sold a pair of headlights to a member here and used UPS Ground (Slow Boat to China style) I shipped from Minnesota to California. I sold them for $40.00 delivered, figuring shipping would come to 15-20 bucks. Oh no, It was $31.87 for a 7 pound box with the box being about 18"x 18"x 9" .(they forgot to tell me to bend over and cough :shock: :shock: ) regionally I always use Speedy Delivery service. and I was able to ship a Tranny (roughly 75 LBs) for $50.00 to Nebraska. does anyone have a better Idea/solution ??

Maybe we should start a thread about cheaper shipping solutions for us newbies to the shipping world ??? (Maybe I Just Did. :oops: :oops: )

Thanks to each, Best wishes all,Jonathan

I'd be particularly interested in the best shipping solutions to and from Canada.

Current stable:
1987 Sprint Turbo (Porsche Guards Red) 75k 5sp,AC, w/cruise, Resto-Mod,owned since 1997) (looking for dash-pad)
1989 GTI (white)104k 5sp,AC (Resto-mod completed 1999). (looks great, But rusted out ,need clean southern body.)Help!?
1991 Vert (red) 129k 5sp,AC, Resto-Mod, 75% Done.(Clean SW car)
1993 GT(Teal) 103k 5sp,AC,w/PW (Resto-Mod,60% done.)(Clean SW car)
1994 Swift GS 4Dr sedan (Painted 2005 Ford Kona Blue) 95k 1.3 SOHC 5sp

PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:19 am 
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Location: Prince George B.C. Canada
I use Canada post and USPS unless someone wants different. I check the size and weight and go here... ... ution=e2s1

When having parts shipped to me I use the same or Greyhound COD if I want to pay for the shipping on my end. I don't think Greyhound does international though.

PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:48 am 
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Location: vancouver island, canada
I'm with top down. Canada post and USPS. USPS is the cheapest.

92 geo metro 1.0L 5 spd. 2 dr Soon to be my turbo swap car. (Dragonfly) sold
91 pontiac firefly, 1.0L 2dr auto. stock. (The crap can) sold
91 chevy sprint. 1.0L 5 spd. My first turbo swap. (Red rocket) now the purple nurple
95 geo metro. 1.3L auto parts car. (Scrap)
91 chevy sprint turbo, blueboy keeping it "stock"

PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:37 pm 
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Location: Etobicoke, Ontario
I'll tell you what I don't use and that is UPS.

CanadaPost or USPS are perfectly fine by me.

"Don't argue with stupid people. They just bring you down to their level and then beat you with experience."

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