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#765601 - 7th Feb 2013 3:16pm Car transporter
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I'm looking for a way to transport a car less than a mile from moreton. It has no tax, mot or insurance so needs to be trailered or transported. Does anyone have a trailer they can lend me for about an hour or a transporter in the local area? Not keen on paying a company 30 for 10 minutes work.

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#765602 - 7th Feb 2013 3:18pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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does it run and drive?

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#765606 - 7th Feb 2013 3:26pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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Originally Posted By: turnip
I'm looking for a way to transport a car less than a mile from moreton. It has no tax, mot or insurance so needs to be trailered or transported. Does anyone have a trailer they can lend me for about an hour or a transporter in the local area? Not keen on paying a company 30 for 10 minutes work.

Good luck with that, but take in cnsideration their fuel tax and insurance 30 is not a lot.

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#765608 - 7th Feb 2013 3:35pm Re: Car transporter [Re: mrhanky]
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Originally Posted By: mrhanky
does it run and drive?


It did at last attempt. As far as I know it still does smile

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#765609 - 7th Feb 2013 3:38pm Re: Car transporter [Re: Dilly]
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Originally Posted By: Dilly
Originally Posted By: turnip
I'm looking for a way to transport a car less than a mile from moreton. It has no tax, mot or insurance so needs to be trailered or transported. Does anyone have a trailer they can lend me for about an hour or a transporter in the local area? Not keen on paying a company 30 for 10 minutes work.

Good luck with that, but take in cnsideration their fuel tax and insurance 30 is not a lot.


I just think that 30 for moving a car .9 of a mile is a bit much. Lets assume that insurance and tax is 700 in them spending 10 minutes on this job almost 1/20th of that is paid

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#765611 - 7th Feb 2013 3:39pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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You could get a tow rope and get a friend to
Tow you

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#765612 - 7th Feb 2013 3:42pm Re: Car transporter [Re: x_plore]
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Originally Posted By: lozzer
You could get a tow rope and get a friend to
Tow you


I would but that'd be illegal as the car can't legally be on the road.

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#765615 - 7th Feb 2013 3:54pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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The driver has to get to you from where he is based so a ten minute job by the time he arrives loads and unloads would be more likely to be 30 mins , so with his costs taken out he really isn't asking a fortune.

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#765618 - 7th Feb 2013 4:00pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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I'm not going to argue about a fair price, I'm simply asking if anyone on here has access to such things. If someone has a trailer that's fine as we have a 4 x 4 if someone has a transporter I will of course cover fuel costs and a little extra for the driver.

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#765663 - 7th Feb 2013 5:44pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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tow ropes are illegal now
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#765671 - 7th Feb 2013 6:03pm Re: Car transporter [Re: reddragon]
Salmon Offline
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Originally Posted By: reddragon
tow ropes are illegal now


I understand that ropes are still legal but not recommended and certainly not for long distances, emergency use only I believe but I would imagine .9 of a mile would not be a problem. Clearly professionals would only use towbars.

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#765680 - 7th Feb 2013 6:36pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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I have a towing bar (not rope) you can borrow if you want to move it quickly, or an A-Frame you can hook up to the back of your 4x4 if you want to go driverless and turn it into a trailer (if you know how to use one and where to connect it to).

Just give me a shout if you want to use them and I'll leave them in the shop for you.

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#765734 - 7th Feb 2013 8:56pm Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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Registered: 22nd Nov 2011
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I dont know where you get 700 pounds for insurance from you need to be looking at 2500 and thats with a clean licence and 5 years no claims and then you need goods in transit insurance in case you lose the car off the back i would say 30 quid is cheap

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#765813 - 8th Feb 2013 7:53am Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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30 quid is a steal the chap is trying to make a living
If you drive it and get caught it will be impounded and will cost ten times that if not more to get it back.

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#765827 - 8th Feb 2013 9:07am Re: Car transporter [Re: turnip]
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Again I'm not opening a debate on the price, I asked if anyone had the trailer or transporter and wanted to make a little extra. The dr is pretty much the only person who has answered the original question, although we have now sorted it. Thanks.

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