Terms & Conditions

Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. ("we" and "us") is the operator of (https://www.bluetopsteeringgears.com) ("Website"). By placing an order through this Website you will be agreeing to the terms below. These are provided to ensure both parties are aware of and agree upon this arrangement to mutually protect and set expectations on our service. 

 1. General Subject to stock availability. We try to maintain accurate stock counts on our website but from time-to-time there may be a stock discrepancy and we will not be able to fulfill all your items at time of purchase. In this instance, we will fulfill the available products to you, and contact you about whether you would prefer to await restocking of the backordered item or if you would prefer for us to process a refund. 

 2. Shipping Costs Shipping costs are calculated during checkout based on weight, dimensions and destination of the items in the order. Payment for shipping will be collected with the purchase. This price will be the final price for shipping cost to the customer. 

 3. Returns 

3.1 Core Returns
Cores must be returned within 30 days of purchase. Cores returned after 30 days but less than 180 days will be credited at 50%. Cores returned after 180 days will not be credited. Cores returned must be exact same gearbox that was purchased. Aftermarket cores or cores not identical to purchased gearbox will be credited at 25%. Damaged cores will be credited at a lower percentage. Broken, twisted, or otherwise damaged output or input shafts will result in 50% core credit. If you are not sure if your core is aftermarket or OEM you can email a photo of your gearbox to [email protected] and we will help verify.

 3.2 Return Due To Change Of Mind
 Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. will happily accept returns due to change of mind as long as a request to return is received by us within 30 days of receipt of item and are returned to us in original packaging, unused and in resellable condition. Return shipping will be paid at the customers expense and will be required to arrange their own shipping. Once returns are received and accepted, refunds will be processed to store credit for a future purchase. We will notify you once this has been completed through email. (Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc.) will refund the value of the goods returned but will NOT refund the value of any shipping paid. 

3.3 Warranty Returns
 Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. will happily honor valid warranty claims of our product only, provided a claim is submitted within 365 days of receipt of items. Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. is not liable for any labor costs. Customers will be required to pre-pay the return shipping, however we will reimburse you upon successful warranty claim. Upon return receipt of items for warranty claim, you can expect Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. to process your warranty claim within 7 days. Once warranty claim is confirmed, you will receive the choice of: (a) refund to your payment method (b) a refund in store credit (c) a replacement item sent to you (if stock is available) 

 4. Delivery Terms 

 4.1 Transit Time Domestically
 In general, domestic shipments are in transit for 2 - 7 days 

 4.2 Transit time Internationally
 Generally, orders shipped internationally are in transit for 4 - 22 days. This varies greatly depending on the courier you have selected. We are able to offer a more specific estimate when you are choosing your courier at checkout.
 4.3 Change Of Delivery Address
 Most orders placed before 01 PM - CDT (UTC-05) will be dispatched the same day, otherwise, within the next business day. Our warehouse operates on Monday - Friday during standard business hours, except on national holidays at which time the warehouse will be closed. In these instances, we take steps to ensure shipment delays will be kept to a minimum. 
4.4 Change Of Delivery Address
 For change of delivery address requests, we are able to change the address at any time before the order has been dispatched. 
4.5 P.O. Box Shipping  
Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. will ship to P.O. box addresses using postal services only. We are unable to offer couriers services to these locations. 

4.6 Military Address Shipping
We are able to ship to military addresses using USPS. We are unable to offer this service using courier services. 

4.7 Items Out Of Stock  
If an item is out of stock, we will wait for the item to be available before dispatching your order. Existing items in the order will be reserved while we await this item. 

4.8 Delivery Time Exceeded 
If delivery time has exceeded the forecasted time, please contact us so that we can conduct an investigation. 

5. Tracking Notifications 
Upon dispatch, customers will receive a tracking link from which they will be able to follow the progress of their shipment based on the latest updates made available by the shipping provider.   

6. Parcels Damaged In Transit
If you find a parcel is damaged in-transit, if possible, please reject the parcel from the courier and get in touch with our customer service. If the parcel has been delivered without you being present, please contact customer service with next steps. 

 7. Duties & Taxes 

 7.1 Sales Tax 
 Sales tax has already been applied to the price of the goods as displayed on the website 
7.2 Import Duties & Taxes 
 Import duties and taxes for international shipments may be liable to be paid upon arrival in destination country. This varies by country, and Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. encourage you to be aware of these potential costs before placing an order with us. If you refuse to to pay duties and taxes upon arrival at your destination country, the goods will be returned to Blue-Top Steering Gears, Inc. at the customers expense, and the customer will receive a refund for the value of goods paid, minus the cost of the return shipping. The cost of the initial shipping will not be refunded. 

 8. Cancellations
 If you change your mind before you have received your order, we are able to accept cancellations at any time before the order has been dispatched. If an order has already been dispatched, please refer to our refund policy. 

9. Insurance
Parcels are insured for loss and damage up to the value as stated by the courier. 
9.1 Process for parcel damaged in-transit
We will process a refund or replacement as soon as the courier has completed their investigation into the claim. 

9.2 Process for parcel lost in-transit 
We will process a refund or replacement as soon as the courier has conducted an investigation and deemed the parcel lost. 

10. Customer service

For all customer service enquiries, please email us at [email protected]