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Old 08-02-2016, 06:20 PM   #1
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Default Need advice on shipping clutch + Coilovers

Hey all. I've got a question for all of you experienced in shipping. I am looking for some estimates on price to ship a set of coilovers and a clutch. I've got a nice box that 949 racing sent me for my Xidas that has 4 individual boxes for each coilover. That along with the shipping of the clutch + flywheel.

Are we talking $150 here? More? Thanks in advance.
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What did you pay for shipping from 949? Start there. Or use the ups price quote tool.

Did this really Warrant a thread?

Edit, I guess it IS is the bs section.
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What did you pay for shipping from 949? Start there. Or use the ups price quote tool.

Did this really Warrant a thread?

Edit, I guess it IS is the bs section.
Exactly why it is in the BS section. A mod can delete it if they see fit. I paid roughly $40 from 949, which seems absurdly low which I'm guessing is due to their shipping discounts. That is why I'm asking others.
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Like I said, use the ups shipping calculator. It's easy. I'd have to go check, but I think that's about what I paid to ship my shocks when I sold them.
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it's not hard at all.
usually 60-90 heavily depending on location to ship the 4 corners

clutch 40-50 to ship
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it's not hard at all.
usually 60-90 heavily depending on location to ship the 4 corners

clutch 40-50 to ship
Thank you for the useful information.
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An MSM Bilstein setup (43 lb) cost me $26 to ship from GA to MS via UPS Ground.
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Clutch should fit in a medium flat rate. More like $20ish
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without the original packaging, yes. with, no.
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Good point. There are multiple medium box sizes. Gotta find the #2 I think.
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Good point. There are multiple medium box sizes. Gotta find the #2 I think.
Hmm. I know both sizes and I find it difficult to think it will fit. Will try tomorrow. That would be fantastic.
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If the person is willing to wait a few extra days, USPS Parcel post is typically 50% of what FedEx or UPS is.

When I used to sell parts all the time I would price the items "shipped" and explained why it was so cheap. Everyone was OK with it.
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Clutch should fit in a medium flat rate. More like $20ish
Done this a few times. Just make sure to put some bubble wrap between the disc and pressure place, then zip tie them together. Then all the bubble wrap the box will handle.
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