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"My first shipping experience"

shipping from Imperial Beach, California Edgewood, New Mexico for $625.00

8/29/2008
$625.00
Imperial Beach, California
Edgewood, New Mexico
845 mi.

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I was attempting to give my 1991 Olds 98 to my son in New Mexico, as I live in California and it wouldn't pass smog because of a bad smog SENSOR. It would have cost almost as much to fix it as it was worth. California has a program where I could have 'dismantled' my car and they would pay me $1,000 just to get it off the road, but I loved my Olds and couldn't stand the thought of junking it. It only had 153,000 miles on it and was still in great shape. My cousin had bought it new and I bought it from her in 1994, so it was a family car. However, the tires were nine years old, so we would have to put on new tires to drive it across the desert. The cost of gas, food en route, a one-way plane ticket home and the new tires would come to at least $800, plus the wear and tear on the car. I was curious how much it would cost to ship it, so did a search on the Internet and found UShip.com. I received bids ranging from $550 to over $1,000, but settled on jjimsresto for $625. He was from Texas, had delivered a vehicle to the San Diego area, and took my Olds on his way home. It was a perfect fit. It was a pleasure to do business with Uship.com and I wouldn't hesitate to use them again.

- Joyce G.
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