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Self drive car transporter hire.
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Rickyy

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5,513 posts

115 months

Monday 26th September 2011
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Anywhere in South Wales that hires these out? Found a website that hires out car transporters that can be driven on a car license, but they are not local.

Trying to help a friend bring an Un-roadworthy Morris Minor from Cornwall.

Gumstabber

348 posts

85 months

Tuesday 27th September 2011
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Hire a trailer

SwanJack

1,481 posts

168 months

Tuesday 27th September 2011
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Pontyclun Van Hire do one, or at least they did 2 yrs ago. Not that expensive IIRC.

welshsurferdude

361 posts

101 months

Tuesday 27th September 2011
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Try bank farm trailers in Newport or Bridgend, they do brain james car transporter trailers for circa 20-25 a day. I hired one last week :-) if no tow bar then hire a transit double cab tipper with tow bar from burnt tree for 35quid a day.

Rickyy

Original Poster:

5,513 posts

115 months

Tuesday 27th September 2011
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Thanks guys. Unfortunately I don't think I can tow a trailer that size without taking a test, thats why I need a transporter that can be driven on a car license.

Pontyclun is just round the corner from me, I'll give them a bell, thanks!

SwanJack

1,481 posts

168 months

Tuesday 27th September 2011
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Rickky, I'm just around the corner from Pontyclun as well. I see from your profile that you are a gas engineer, I have a powerflue gas fire that needs to be looked at, would you be interested?

Rickyy

Original Poster:

5,513 posts

115 months

Wednesday 28th September 2011
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SwanJack said:
Rickky, I'm just around the corner from Pontyclun as well. I see from your profile that you are a gas engineer, I have a powerflue gas fire that needs to be looked at, would you be interested?
YHM smile

SwanJack

1,481 posts

168 months

Thursday 29th September 2011
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Thanks have replied to you hotmail address.

leggyvw

4 posts

42 months

Thursday 9th February 2012
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First post so a big hello to everyone. Its about time i joined this board!
Its an old thread i'm dragging up here, but I need to get my 1989 polo coupe from Neath up to longlife exhuasts in swansea for a custom system as ive just completed an engine conversion and cant drive it as it is.
Can anyone suggest a cheap meathod to do this?

welshsurferdude

361 posts

101 months

Friday 10th February 2012
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Bank farm trailers have a branch in bridgend, i usually get a twin axle car transprter trailer fr 20-40 quid a day :-)

leggyvw

4 posts

42 months

Friday 10th February 2012
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That's pritty damn well reasonably priced to be honest. Cheers, ill look them up. Now for a quote from longline.. This mite sting =)

DHE

3,101 posts

86 months

Friday 10th February 2012
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H Hire in Neath are about £40 for the day, fourth down on this list http://www.towingdelivery.co.uk/Car_Transport_Neat...

leggyvw

4 posts

42 months

Friday 10th February 2012
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thanks again folks You all seem like a fountain of knowledge already! ive secured a loan of a proper towing bar so will hopfully use that to save on the pennies. This engine conversion has already cost me X3 the price i paid for the car!!
Ive been trying to read if its legal to tow as it has tax but no MOT. so many different opinions out there lol

Hairy Bob

83 posts

42 months

Sunday 12th February 2012
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Personally I would just cover up the number plate when it was on the trailer so no ANPR cameras pick it up.

kwk

489 posts

74 months

Sunday 12th February 2012
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I would assume that it's not going to be on a trailer but, as above, on a rigid bar.