Shipping a 1999 GTS

GmanSRT10

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I found my dream car in South Carolina, unfortunately I live in MA...so I need to transport the car. The carrier companies tell me anything with a 5" ride height can be loaded safely onto an open carrier. What's your opinion on this? Should I pay the extra $500 to ship it with an enclosed trailer? What is the stock ride height?
 

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Go with an enclosed trailer from a reputable shipper. I've shipped other cars on open trailers through websites like uship.com and I would not ship my Viper like that. Can't drive it back?
 

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Use enclosed. You never know. The name Gary almond comes to mind and there are others. You won't be sorry.
 

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what the guys have suggested.

I personally am so glad I shipped mine in an enclosed trailer, SO worth the extra few $.
 

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I found my dream car in South Carolina, unfortunately I live in MA...so I need to transport the car. The carrier companies tell me anything with a 5" ride height can be loaded safely onto an open carrier. What's your opinion on this? Should I pay the extra $500 to ship it with an enclosed trailer? What is the stock ride height?

Use reliable transport, they are great and I have bought and sold cars with them and never had a problem. Just used them a few weeks ago. The owner is a car guy too and they move all the new vipers to the dealers too.

Good Luck
 

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Pay a little extra up front for reputable enclosed or pay a lot in frustration later. I.E. Damage that wasn't there, broken this and that.
 

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Definitely enclosed, there is no other way when it comes to shipping a viper. Pm me I will forward you info on a shipping company I have used a few times for personal and business reasons
 

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ask jan at exotic car transport. they took good care of mine a few times. 800-766-8797
 

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I appreciate all the insight. I'm in South Carolina now...I bought the car. Pics will follow. I will be using an enclosed trailer.
 

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5" ride height? i think my stock 97 measures 2-3/4" at the front bumper. use dedicated enclosed
 

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I have used Classsic Car Carrier near Indpls, his name is Ed dalton, great car guy, 1-877-533-1897, maybe he is moving trailers that way ?? I would use enclosed over open, sometimes especially seems the open guys meet at truck stops and swap cars and make up their different loads...good luck !
 
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