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shipping twin cam to England from US

PostPost by: Wayne » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:27 pm

I have a twin cam engine for sale here in Connecticut. I have a buyer in England that is interested and not deterred by the shipping cost. I have shipped cars to England before, but I am not to keen on just strapping the engine to a pallet. I would like to ship it in a small crate, several of which are available online. The buyer said keeping the pallet size under 100 CM is half the cost if we go over that. Looking for advice.

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:43 pm

Try using Transglobal, I shipped a Gearbox from the UK to NY. Great online calculator & erxcellent tracking, service etc.

Their Webiste is https://www.transglobalexpress.co.uk/

You can specify item is on a pallet...
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PostPost by: SENC » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:31 am

Agree, have had great success with transglobalexpress on items going both ways between US and UK.
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PostPost by: elansprint » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:35 pm

We used to ship gearboxes to USA if you stopped it then loads of the cling film wrap allunder and over amazing how solid it is
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