Buying a car from o...
 

Buying a car from off island while living here.  

 

CAtoSTX
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February 26, 2014 1:04 am  

I've been looking for months now and am not finding what we want/need in our budget.

I appreciate all the insight you all gave in my prior posts about looking for a used car on Island.

Has anyone had any recent experience in buying a car from PR or FL and having it shipped here?
Anyone ship a car through a specific dealer (like car max)?

Yes I contacted Tim west, look on craigslist daily, visit dealers, talk to my mechanic..


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poodle
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February 26, 2014 1:35 am  

I can help you, give me a call at the office tomorrow. You can also take a look at this website, http://lmcarsales.com/inventory.html
There may be something on there you like, or I can help you locate something else. The company above is an affiliate with STX Direct, LLC. We can help you get your vehicle financed, and arrange the shipping as well.


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gonetropo
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February 26, 2014 8:48 am  

We have ordered a new car from Metro Ford in Miami and had no issues whatsoever. They located the exact car I wanted, I wired the money, they drove it to the port and checked it in with Crowley. When it got here a few days later, Crowley called, we paid them and, inspected the car and drove it away. It has been great.

Now, I was a former Ford exec and I don't get my discount here at the Ford Dealership. By purchasing in Miami and shipping, it saved me $13,230 based on the price I received from Metro Ford on STX.

Now, for most people it would not be that much of a savings but it still would be a SUBSTANTIAL savings over purchasing here.


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speee1dy
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February 26, 2014 6:34 pm  

for most people that is a huge savings.

our company just had a van shipped here from miami. i think it was about 3 grand to ship. but not hard to do


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gonetropo
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February 27, 2014 5:28 pm  

We paid just over $1000 to have an Explorer Sport Trac shipped from Miami, 2 years ago.


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