Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

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Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by Michael O. » Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:14 am

I’m in search of someone who might be heading east with an empty trailer who could help me transport a GPW from the MVCC event to Nebraska or somewhere closer. I could meet up in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Oklahoma or even South Dakota.

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by Bart1015 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:04 pm

Michael,

I have used a normal vehicle transport company in the past. I believe the cost was under $3000 from CA. to PA. I got several quotes and they were all very close. The last company I used was Sunday Auto Transport based in PA.
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by John Neuenburg » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:31 pm

Michael O. wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:14 am
I’m in search of someone who might be heading east with an empty trailer who could help me transport a GPW from the MVCC event to Nebraska or somewhere closer. I could meet up in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Oklahoma or even South Dakota.

Thanks in advance!
You are not allowed to take our treasure out of California. Sorry.

If it was an MB, we might give you a pass. Just sayin'...

Hope the jeep appears in the jeep showcase on Friday 4/19. Might be a western US record for jeep turnout. Magazine photo and all that.
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by Michael O. » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:40 am

The jeep won’t actually be at the show unless I can arrange shipment from the show, in which case I’ll be there to help load it. I’d really enjoy going to the MVCC show again this year if I can arrange for the time off.
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1941 WC-4 8668603
1942 MB 111414
1942 GPW 2647
1942 GPW 66380
1943 GPW 104111
1943 GPW 108552 (w/matching motor)
1944 MB 369488
1944 MB 379204 (w/correct SN range motor
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by John Neuenburg » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:26 pm

Michael O. wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:40 am
The jeep won’t actually be at the show unless I can arrange shipment from the show, in which case I’ll be there to help load it. I’d really enjoy going to the MVCC show again this year if I can arrange for the time off.
It would be nice to see it there. Maybe whoever you contract for hauling it can get to Plymouth about as easy as anywhere else? It's 19 miles from US 50, just a bit farther from 99. Saturday or Sunday would be ideal but if Friday afternoon you could put it in the jeep showcase, which ends at 1100.
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by Michael O. » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:05 pm

Not much to showcase really...it’s unrestored.
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1942 GPW 66380
1943 GPW 104111
1943 GPW 108552 (w/matching motor)
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by John Neuenburg » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:51 pm

Michael O. wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:05 pm
Not much to showcase really...it’s unrestored.
Any vehicle of the invited types are more than welcome at our meets and in the themed showcases. We like a variety including unrestored vehicles because they can have features not seen on restored ones. Each tells a story. Also we like big displays!

All participants in the Jeep Showcase -WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and CJ pre-1987 Presented by MD Juan and the Ford GTB and Chevy M6 Bomb Service Truck Showcase Presented by Hagerty will be listed in an article sent to the two U.S. military vehicle magazines.
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by Michael O. » Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:10 pm

Still searching for anyone willing to make a few $$$ who is heading easterly from the MVCC spring event.
Michael O’Connell
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1942 MB 111414
1942 GPW 2647
1942 GPW 66380
1943 GPW 104111
1943 GPW 108552 (w/matching motor)
1944 MB 369488
1944 MB 379204 (w/correct SN range motor
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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by Michael O. » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:07 am

Nobody heading east from the event with room on a trailer for a GPW? Again, I could meet you in any state along the way if your travels don’t take you through Nebraska.

I have several quotes from other professional vehicle shippers but I’ve always preferred working with (and paying) other MV enthusiasts when needing vehicle shipping assistance.
Michael O’Connell
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Legacy member of g503.com since 1998 (which means I didn’t fall off the back of the deuce-and-a-half yesterday).

1941 WC-4 8668603
1942 MB 111414
1942 GPW 2647
1942 GPW 66380
1943 GPW 104111
1943 GPW 108552 (w/matching motor)
1944 MB 369488
1944 MB 379204 (w/correct SN range motor
1945 MB 422759 (w/factory installed motor)

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Re: Anyone heading east from April event with trailer?

Post by John Neuenburg » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:48 am

You should post on the Transportation forum. Also add one to our event thread on Events Forum. Over 1,100 views there. That's actually where the official event announcement was put (besides www.MVCCNews.net) because these April meets are much bigger than a club meet. More non-MVCC members read Events and some probably don't think to go to our club forum.

We always put the event info over on www.SteelSoldiers.com so you might want to get on that thread. And they have a transportation forum.

Not much time left but you could look for other clubs to the east via www.MVPA.org and shoot their president or webmaster a note. Maybe they do email blasts or have an electronic newsletter with want ads or they know of members driving. It's possible someone is bringing a MV or big parts to sell at Plymouth and will have space going back.
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