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Old 09-16-2008, 12:21 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever tried to ship one?

Any idea how much it would cost to ship one from Atlanta to southern PA?
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Assuming 700 miles each way, that's 1,400 miles total. Figure 30 MPG in that 2000 of yours (taking it nice & easy) for 47 gallons up and back. At $3.80 / gal, call it $179 in fuel, maybe $50 for a hotel room for the night, and probably $20 in meals. So that's $249 in total.

Honestly, attached securely to a Miata is about the only way I'd ship a hardtop. They're surprisingly flimsy when off the car, and don't really like to sit flat.
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Meet 1/2 way and thats reasonable
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I shipped a complete rear diff from my Jeep for $110 with Pilot Air Freight, weighed like 210lbs strapped to a pallet. So you should be able to get a decent price with them http://www.pilotdelivers.com/
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