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The great MVS July NY to NC Train...big parts shipping anyone?

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The great MVS July NY to NC Train...big parts shipping anyone?

Post by abscate » Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:33 am

It looks like I have to make a business trip from NY to NC in July, with stops in states along the way. I’m not keen on hotels during Covid, so I’m going to take a Ludwig Van, the self-contained T4 Transporter and camper.

I can throw my rack on the back hitch and move bulky parts on this route, post here if interested and I’ll reach out.

Timeframe 2nd or 3rd week, flexible.
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Re: The great MVS July NY to NC Train...big parts shipping anyone?

Post by FLXC90 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:49 pm

Put your stuff away dubya, he's comin to get you! Bet he doesn't bring a big enough trailer for that haul!
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Re: The great MVS July NY to NC Train...big parts shipping anyone?

Post by FLXC90 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:50 pm

What is your destination in NC?
Current Volvos:
1998 V70 T5, 112k sat 5 years, still in mechanical coma (finally at the top of the pile )
2004 XC90 T6 AWD: 186k, 60 on transaxle ( traded in )
1998 POS70 N/A: DD/training aid, 236k but really about 240k, I think...ABS module( passed on to son who sold it)

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Re: The great MVS July NY to NC Train...big parts shipping anyone?

Post by abscate » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:06 am

Charlotte and RTP
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