I guess it is only fair to answer a question that still gets asked literally hundreds of times, year after year. And with so many "fly-by-nights" all over the Web, allegedly selling merchandise online, a valid one.
Buying From The Motor Bookstore
Question: Are you a real business?
Answer: Yes! The Motor Bookstore is a real business.
We operate in Richardson, Texas, U.S.A., where we manage and deliver the automotive repair manuals, restoration guides and other books and CDs we offer through our site.
Buy with confidence. The Motor Bookstore uses industry-standard, secure SSL encryption to accept your credit card purchase.
Trust Guard checks our store's certificate daily to insure integrity and credit card industry compliance.
How to place your order
In order to keep prices as low as possible, all orders must be placed through our website. For your convenience we accept all major credit and debit cards, or you can use PayPal to pay for your order.
Items sold for delivery in the state of Texas, including shipping charges, are subject to sales tax. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts).
Some items are non-returnable, and those that are, must be in new, resalable condition. A 20% re-stocking fee applies to all returned items. Customers are responsible for return shipping charges. If we make a mistake and send you the wrong book, we will pay for the return postage and waive the restocking fee.
Returned items must be packed in a padded envelope or box to prevent damage. Return merchandise to the address shown below within 30 days of order. Include a copy of the packing slip so we can process your return.
We make every effort to stock enough inventory so backorders are kept to a minimum. However, from time to time, a title may be unavailable due to high sales or limited availability from suppliers. We ship backorders as soon as we receive the product. You will be notified via email in case of a backorder.
Accepted only from bona fide schools, colleges, universities, and libraries. Please call us at 214-385-4890 or 888-255-2950 for details, or you may email your purchase order to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Old Stock (N.O.S.)
These manuals or books may show signs of age such as dust, discoloring, and/or deterioration, as well as signs of handling, in spite of being unread. New old stock items are non-returnable.
Sale and close-outs
All sales final. No returns or exchange on sale or close-out items.
Refer to our Shipping Information & Rates page for details.
Refund, Returns and Cancellation Policies:
Refer to our 30 Day Money-Back Guarantee page for details.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Refer to our Info About The Books and Manuals We Sell page for FAQs.