Return FAQs

How do I acquire a Return Merchandise Authorization number (RMA#)?

Fill out our online RMA request form or contact us at 1-866-507-16161-866-507-1616.

What do I need to check before I send my return?

  1. Insure your return package. If a package arrives damaged, will contact you so you can initiate a claim with your shipper. We will hold the package and all packaging material for inspection by your shipper.
  2. Make sure package has the appropriate packing material. Make sure any product protection material is in place as when it was received. UPS requires 2 inches of cushion between package and product.
  3. Do not return products in just the display packaging. The packaging is for display and will not hold up to shipping.
  4. Visibly write RMA or exchange numbers on the package, preferably in permanent marker. This is in case your shipping label is damaged or unreadable.

Can I return a close-out or clearance item?

All sales on closeout or clearance items are final. No returns will be allowed on these items.

Is it mandatory to have an RMA number in order to return a product?

Yes! You must obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization ("RMA") number. This is to ensure proper control of your return. will not accept returns without prior authorization and an RMA number. Once issued, we must receive your return within 30 days; if we do not receive your return within 30 days you must contact us again to receive a new RMA number.

What address should I send my return to?

Latemodel Restoration
ATTN: RMA# (write your RMA/exchange number here)
400 Jan Dr.
Hewitt, TX 76643

I am certain that my return arrived, yet has not credited my account. Why?

How long does it take to process a return?

All returns will be processed within 24 to 48 hours of being received on our dock.

Does charge restocking fees?

Restocking fees are NOT charged on domestic orders, but international orders will be charged a restocking fee of 10%.

Who pays for shipping on a defective item that is being returned to will cover shipping on defective items. Our definition of a defective part is a part that is installed and does not work immediately upon proper installation.

Who pays for shipping when makes an error?

We do.

I changed my mind about this part, can I send it back?

Yes, if you changed your mind about a part you will be able to return it, but you (the customer) will be responsible for return shipping costs.

I received this as a gift; can I return it to you?

Yes! The part can be returned. However, all refunds must be processed to the original method of payment or we can apply in store credit.

I installed the part. Can I return it?

Parts that have been installed can only be returned if they are found to be defective. Any non-defective product that has been installed will be shipped back to the customer at their expense, unless prior arrangements have been made.