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shipping FAQs

DISCLAIMER: We love when our customers get their cool MINI stuff fast! Unfortunately, we cannot control what happens to a package once it has been picked up by the shipping courier. For example, if a shipping option estimates the cost for USPS Priority Mail 2-day, the denotation of 2-day Mail is an estimate. The estimate of 2-day is a reflection of average shipping time based on the proximity of your address to ours and how quickly that particular courier can usually ship across that distance. A number of factors, especially inclement weather conditions, affect the swiftness of the shipping carrier once the package is picked up from our warehouse.

Shipping FAQs

How can I estimate shipping to get the best rates?

  1. Put an item in the cart by clicking the "Add to cart" icon from the product description page.

  1. Continue shopping until you have added every item you would like to purchase to your cart.

  1. When you are ready, click "Your Cart" to review the contents of your cart.

  1. Enter your Shipping + Billing (if different) Address and the shipping options will auto-fill with shipping costs using UPS or USPS.

  1. At this point your card has NOT been charged, but you can complete your purchase by entering payment information and clicking “Submit order”.

  1. If you do not wish to complete the purchase, simply click the back button on your browser.

How soon can I expect my order to ship?

Most orders are processed and shipped in 1-3 days. In most cases, we are even able to ship orders the same day the order is placed. However, if there are items in your order that are out-of-stock but expected within 2-4 days, your order will be held in order to ship complete and without additional shipping costs. If there is an extended backorder time,  we may partially ship the order. In this case, there would not be any additional shipping charges incurred by the customer when the backordered item does ship.

Please check the product overview section for information about shipping time on custom ordered products. Some items, such as gauge faces and certain watches, are made when ordered and require time for production before they ship.

Why is the shipping calculator showing $0.00 for all shipping methods?

If your order total is $195.00 or more, you have qualified for free shipping! As our free shipping promotion states, there are certain restrictions and free shipping is Ground. This means that we send it as inexpensively as possible, which may increase time before delivery. Therefore, any selection of "#-day" shipping is invalid when free shipping applies. If you wish to expedite shipping on a "free shipping" order, please give us a call to discuss prices of Next Day, Second Day or Third Day options. We will not cover the entire cost of expedited shipping, but typically offer a discount so as to allow some benefit from the "free shipping" promotion.

If your order total is less than $195.00, it is likely an error has occurred. We may contact you to inform you of the shipping costs if an order that should have shipping costs submits without any.

Do you ship on the weekends?

No,’s office hours are M-Th 9:00am-5:00pm ET and Friday 9:00am-1:00pm ET. Information about shipping procedures only applies during business hours. However, orders can be placed via the website at any time day or night. E-mails can be sent and voicemails can be left at any time as well.

What are the cut-off times for having in-stock items ship same day?

USPS picks up from our warehouse at 11:00 am and UPS at 3:00 pm (except on Fridays when we close at 1:00 pm). Processing of orders can take minutes or hours. We strive to give UPS Next Day and UPS 2nd Day orders priority when ordered before the cut-off time. If you need an item by a deadline and are concerned that you have missed the cut-off time, please call us to discuss what may be done to expedite shipping.

Please note: the 1st business day after the ship date is considered the first day of shipping. Next Day Air shipments placed on Friday before 10:00 am, which are in stock, will arrive on Monday. 2nd Day orders placed on Thursday before 2:00 pm, which are in stock, will arrive on Monday.

Are all the items on the website shipped from the Out Motoring warehouse in Knoxville, TN?

No, actually some larger items are not stocked in the warehouse. These items, such as wheels, exhausts, headers, intercoolers, etc., are typically shipped directly from the manufacturer to you. That means that as these items are ordered from us, we then put in an order with our supplier. At that time, we may find out there is a delay or backorder status for the item. We then alert the customer who placed the order with us and evaluate options from there. The customer may choose to wait on the backordered item or cancel the item and receive a refund.

Do rates for international shipments include customs fees/duties/taxes?

We do ship internationally, but the shipping charges do NOT include customs fees, duties or taxes. Any and all fees associated with import fees, duties, taxes and any other fees are the responsibility of the customer. Please check your local rules and regulations in relation to this before ordering. Our website does NOT add these fees into the shipping cost or your total amount due at checkout. International shipments may be s