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Old 07-26-2011, 01:34 AM   #51
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WTF???? you charged him $145 to ship a set of coilovers to an APO/FPO address through USPS? Was that Express Mail? Be very careful on your reply because I know the USPS system and APO/FPO system inside and out. I worked it for many years in Germany and spent many years importing and exporting out of Europe. What was the shipping weight and what rate did you ship it? Hell Mitch's 17X10 RH's did not cost that much!
No it was not a $145 it was $250
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:37 AM   #52
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Ok Russ whats the word on the shipment of my coilovers??
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:38 AM   #53
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Russ, I believe in you man!
I got to test my coils on some 25mph circle on ramps
and WOW! It handles like a dream! Thanks again!
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:29 AM   #54
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No it was not a $145 it was $250
WHAT?!?!?!?!? You have been raked over the coals. No way in hell it costs that much to ship to an APO/FPO, even at REGISTERD MAIL rates. WTH is going on here? Why is it that suppliers think they can charge the hell out of service memebers at APO/FPO on USPS rates when the rates are exactly the same as DOMESTIC MAIL rates? AE rates are the same as mailing somethingt o New York, because it is a New York Zip Code. The rates do not change and it is NOT classified as INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. AP Mail is a California zip code and has California rates on it. APO/FPO IS NOT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING! When you get the box check the postage on the meter tape and see what it says.
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:52 AM   #55
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Express Mail box with the dimentions of my coil springs lift for my Jeep and at 52 lbs (way more than a set of coilovers) is only $172.94!!! That's 3 day service from the east coast. I find it disturbing if you were charged $245 for shipping and it has taken weeks to get your items.
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:18 AM   #56
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Express Mail box with the dimentions of my coil springs lift for my Jeep and at 52 lbs (way more than a set of coilovers) is only $172.94!!! That's 3 day service from the east coast. I find it disturbing if you were charged $245 for shipping and it has taken weeks to get your items.
I have not even got my order yet it only been 3mo and 3 days now BIG FAIL.
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Old 07-26-2011, 09:23 AM   #57
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if you need to get a refund on the shipping and have them sent to me and I will get you a corrected shipping rate to your APO and get them out to you. Since I am 85 miles south of him UPS ground should get them here next day like my Tire Rack order from Delaware last week. Looks like I have to go up to Baltimore on Monday to see BlueovalDave witha friend of mine, maybe I will have to pick these up for you.
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damnnnnn id be super pissed if what jinstall is saying, hopefully he is wrong but everything points he is not
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:31 PM   #59
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Russ got me taken care of today. Yes I was upset and did some venting but all is good now Thank you Russ
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Glad it was taken care of!

I would just like to say that I just tried to send something to a military base. What a royal PITA, and it was NO LESS than $200. (~$220)
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