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Discussion in 'The Tiki Bar' started by wyrman, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. Bob & Sue

    Bob & Sue Active Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Browns Point Tacoma WA
    Sold 1999 270DA Sundancer
    5.7l Mercuiser
    Take a look at any NEW vehicle on a car hauler from the factory they all have car wraps on them, might be why all cars are mostly white when they arrive before removing the wrap.

    Even Bayliner & Searay wrap all their boats for transport even 180 bowrider.
     
  2. Havana Shamrock

    Havana Shamrock Active Member

    Sep 9, 2008
    Long Island.
    2005 500DB
    QSM11's,
    Honda 30HP
    I wanted a bronze fire explorer but as you stated they stopped the color. So I went a different direction.
     
  3. firecadet613

    firecadet613 Active Member

    May 10, 2007
    Indiana
    '08 H240
    5.7
    I know what you mean. I had a ’14 F150 in Sunset (predecessor to Bronze Fire) and they don’t offer Bronze Fire in the Sport package on the new trucks, so my ’16 is Blue Flame. I did get my wife a ’16 Fusion in Bronze Fire – we love the unique Red’s Ford has!
     
  4. Nick 55

    Nick 55 Member

    137
    Aug 14, 2013
    Michigan City
    98 450 Sundancer
    3126's
    Little late to the game, but I have used Relable several times now, for both my own and client cars. They aren't cheap, but it's far less than moving a 50' boat across the country, and the enclosed service is hands down phenomenal. There's a reason they are booked solid around Barrett-Jackson and Mecum auctions, as well as SEMA. $2k across country isn't much more than what it would cost you and the wife to drive it with fuel, decent food and hotels. Especially when you factor your time and weather this time of year.

    One thing I will mention is that the dealer may be anxious to move the vehicle off their lot, so you may need to work with them if the carrier is delayed or find someone to help you out with keeping it in a garage for a little bit. That takes trust, but it is easier than you'd think when you are a member of an online community.
     
  5. wyrman

    wyrman Member SILVER Sponsor

    678
    Jul 12, 2012
    Tri-Cities, Wa
    Boatless
    None
    I ended up going with United Routes, they also move high end and classic cars. They will be picking it up today, and it's on a two car enclosed transport so it'll get here a little quicker as well.
    I couldn't be happier with the guy I'm working with.
    As far as the dealer is concerned, I've talked with my salesman and mentioned them wanting it off the lot, and he said it's no big deal, it's not in their way.
    Great dealership in my opinion.
    Thanks for all the help guys, the wife will have her new ride soon.
     
  6. Bob & Sue

    Bob & Sue Active Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Browns Point Tacoma WA
    Sold 1999 270DA Sundancer
    5.7l Mercuiser
    Never used them myself there's a custom car shop 2 miles down the road from me last summer I remember seeing one of their trailers there dropping off a Lamborghini for a body off paint job.

    Just a thought give your insurance agent a call to make sure it fully insured at replacement cost. On my classic car insurance I need to contact them whenever it's to be trailer ed by a company they just want to know who is in possession of it. I have an agreed value on it just like yacht insurance.

    Hope she enjoys her new vehicle.
     
  7. wyrman

    wyrman Member SILVER Sponsor

    678
    Jul 12, 2012
    Tri-Cities, Wa
    Boatless
    None
    Thanks Bob, insurance has already placed a policy on it and it is insured for 100% replacement, and they know it's being shipped.
    It was picked up a little bit ago, and is on it's way.
     
  8. Another Thousand

    Another Thousand New Member

    15
    Mar 19, 2014
    Nautical Mile...Lk St Clair
    340 AJ
    Twin Merc's

    Do you practice being a Dick or does that come natural ???
     
  9. CaptRonn

    CaptRonn Member SILVER Sponsor

    80
    May 25, 2016
    Houston
    Sea Ray 400EC
    Mercruiser
    I was born with a sense of humor, unlike you obviously.
     
  10. SloBurn

    SloBurn Member

    698
    May 30, 2013
    Greenwood Lake, NY
    1988 250 CC. Tow with a 2006 Dodge RAM Hemi
    340 HP Merc 454 c.i.
    I thought that was funny.
     
  11. Gofirstclass

    Gofirstclass Active Member GOLD Sponsor

    Apr 20, 2010
    Tri Cities, WA
    1995 550 Sedan Bridge,
    2010 Boston Whaler 130 Super Sport,
    1981 Boston Whaler 130 Sport,
    CAT 3406C's, 580hp.
    Greg, after you get your new ride we're gonna need to see some pics of it as it arrives and after it's off the truck. We, well most of us anyway, enjoy seeing other people get new toys.
     
  12. wyrman

    wyrman Member SILVER Sponsor

    678
    Jul 12, 2012
    Tri-Cities, Wa
    Boatless
    None
    It should be here in a day or two Mike.
    Here's one I took at the dealership.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Gofirstclass

    Gofirstclass Active Member GOLD Sponsor

    Apr 20, 2010
    Tri Cities, WA
    1995 550 Sedan Bridge,
    2010 Boston Whaler 130 Super Sport,
    1981 Boston Whaler 130 Sport,
    CAT 3406C's, 580hp.
    I LIKE that. Can't wait to see it in person.
     
  14. wyrman

    wyrman Member SILVER Sponsor

    678
    Jul 12, 2012
    Tri-Cities, Wa
    Boatless
    None
    Just an update. The car arrived today. It took them a little longer than anticipated to get here because of the bad weather, but they got here and the car was undamaged.
    I do want to let everyone know that United Routes is a very good company to deal with.
    I know this is just a Ford, but they transport very high end cars as well.
    I would highly recommend them for any of your auto transportation needs.
     
  15. Ruben Decker

    Ruben Decker New Member

    4
    Aug 28, 2017
    I have a 2002 MasterCraft X-10
    2002 MasterCraft X-10
    Well, you can use We Will Transport It service.
     

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