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    Numbers re Chassis project

    I decided my earlier thread got a bit tired so for anyone interested, here are some numbers I've come up with from Spydercars and a shipping agent.
    Chassis alone (original style) is 1595
    Chassis with sundries, suspension, sills etc. is about 3100
    Shipping port to port is estimated to be about 900

    At this point I don't know how much of the sundries I will need but assuming I need all, the total looks like a bit under $5000 at today's exchange. Not cheap but I think it will add that much to the value of the car. I have not placed an order as yet and will do a very serious inspection of the original chassis before I do but at this point, I'm leaning heavily toward the new chassis rather than repairing original.
    Tom
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    Re: Numbers re Chassis project

    Doesn’t seem that dear too me? I would take advantage of the favorable exchange rate at the moment.....who knows what will transpire in the next few weeks?????
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    D.
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    Re: Numbers re Chassis project

    Quote Originally Posted by Grantura_MKI View Post
    Doesn’t seem that dear too me? I would take advantage of the favorable exchange rate at the moment.....who knows what will transpire in the next few weeks?????
    Yes, I think you might be right. One problem is trying to get everything I need in one shipment so that I don't get into multiple shipments of large items. Shipping wise everything that goes into the crate is nearly free after I pay for shipping the chassis. That may take a couple of weeks.
    Tom
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    1959 TR3A TS58023 (in case I never finish the one above)
    1969 Triumph Herald 13/60 (a whim)
    1970 Lotus Elan Plus 2 /0023/N
    1992 BMW325IC (fun to drive)

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    Re: Numbers re Chassis project

    John can help you consolidate and arrange a crate.
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    D.
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    Re: Numbers re Chassis project

    Quote Originally Posted by Grantura_MKI View Post
    John can help you consolidate and arrange a crate.
    He gave me the estimate. Thanks
    1960 TR3A TS73117 (under endless restoration, owned since 1964)
    1959 TR3A TS58023 (in case I never finish the one above)
    1969 Triumph Herald 13/60 (a whim)
    1970 Lotus Elan Plus 2 /0023/N
    1992 BMW325IC (fun to drive)

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