goldbrick
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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:14 pm

Stanton wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:53 am
I'm curious: what does it (typically) cost to "ship" cars across the country? Is it by the mile? Region? Weight?
Last time I checked it was more or less by the mile. I assume there could be a surcharge for something like an RV but otherwise, it's quite predictable by the mile. Very off the beaten path locations might incur a surcharge as well but any place a semi-rig can get to is fair game.

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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:05 am

Stanton wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:53 am
I'm curious: what does it (typically) cost to "ship" cars across the country? Is it by the mile? Region? Weight?
When I bought the LEAF, I paid $800 from San Diego to Memphis. It all depends on space availability, routes (are they already going that way) and how much they want your business. You go through brokers they take a commission. Shopping around helps. I had quotes of $1000. The car arrived on time in great condition. It cost more for enclosed trailers of course. I did about 1000 mile trip last month (in my VW TDI). I saw many car carriers with used cars.... In this scenario $9000 vs $3000 for battery swap I can afford to ship the car.

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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:09 am

Stanton wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:53 am
I'm curious: what does it (typically) cost to "ship" cars across the country? Is it by the mile? Region? Weight?
I got to be honest with you. This company, their prices sound too good to be true.... vapor-ware. Li-Ions cost so much and their price per KW is way low. Now how do they do it? How many have they sold? Are their reviews. Good news is my LEAF still has 80 mile range.... which makes it OK for local errands. However the cost of owning a second car just for errands is kind of a luxury. On the other hand it saves miles on my 2010 VW diesel which I plan on keeping another 10 years.

utleaf2
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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:20 am

How do they do it? They source wrecked Leafs and harvest the battery and parts.

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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:21 am

utleaf2 wrote: How do they do it? They source wrecked Leafs and harvest the battery and parts.
gmcjetpilot wrote: When I bought the LEAF, I paid $800 from San Diego to Memphis. It all depends on space availability, routes (are they already going that way) and how much they want your business. You go through brokers they take a commission. Shopping around helps. I had quotes of $1000. The car arrived on time in great condition. It cost more for enclosed trailers of course. I did about 1000 mile trip last month (in my VW TDI). I saw many car carriers with used cars....In this scenario $9000 vs $3000 for battery swap I can afford to ship the car.
My thought as well: if they can manage the battery pack cost for me (not to mention the hassle), then I might be able to justify shipping my car.
Since you're the OP, you should be able to go back and correct the "battery" typo in the title ;)
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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:09 pm

I fixed the typo.
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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:52 am

LeftieBiker wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:09 pm
I fixed the typo.
Nope... did not work. My shame will live forever. Titles can't be changed.

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Re: Current Battery Replacement Quote Cost

Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:21 pm

Fixing it in the first post will fix how it is displayed on the topic list from then on. But since I'm a nice guy, and it only involved inserting one letter, I just fixed the title in all of the posts.
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