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post #1 of 8 Old 03-25-2010, 05:01 PM Thread Starter
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Shipping Tires????

ok i have someone in indiana that bought my rims and tires from ebay and now i have to ship them how about do you do this. tires measure 31x31x12" so how do i ship this. should i just take them to UPS and ask them to ship them? i estimated 150 for shipping want to try and not go over that. thanks let me know shipping is going from saratoga springs ny 12866 to westville IN 46391

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I had a set shipped to me by Yellow Freight. He put the set of four (4) 35x13.50x18's on a pallet. Shipped from PA to Tx...was $200.

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I ship a lot of things through UPS, Fed Ex and freight companies and I think that you will find due to the overall size and weight of the wheels you will not be able to ship for under $150.00. Your cheapest option will be Yellow, Conway etc but the price will be over $200.00. I learned this the hard way myself not too long ago.

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ok i also heard GREYHOUND bus does some too is that true? ya i was told about yellow freight from the owner of UPS here lol. said they are way to expensice. so ya figured out each tire weighs 75lbs do you know how much the 35" tires weighed?????

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and do you have to load them up on a pallet and take it somewhere or hhouse to house????

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Greyhound will probably be your best bet.
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ok grey hound says 284 it will be going from 12020 saratoga springs ny to westvillle IN 46391 and the closest grey hound from him is gary IN so do you guys know if anywhere else would be cheaper

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Ok so Greyhound is a no go. Maybe you can find someone headed in that direction that has room on their truck. Whatever you do don't use the UPS store or FedEx kinkos. They up charge big time. If you use UPS or FedEx go to a hub not s store. Maybe create a account on uship.com.
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