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Terms and Conditions: Rental of Carburetor Synchronizing Gauges

Started by Pat Conlon, January 06, 2017, 02:05:29 PM

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Pat Conlon

As a service to the FJ Forums contributing members, RPM is offering a set of Carburetor Synchronizing Gauges, available to rent, which are used to synchronize the carburetor throttle plates, assuring even air flow to all cylinders, necessary for a smooth running engine.

If you have any questions or if you wish to put your name on the reservation list, do so over in the Maintenance Section where there is a topic posted at the top of the section.
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Here are the conditions of the Sync Gauges rental:

1) Due to various customs and import regulations and fees, the Sync Gauge will only be available for shipping to addresses within the Continental United States

2) The kit will only be available to Bronze, Silver and Gold Contributing members of the FJ Owners Forum.

3) The Sync Gauges will be rented via PayPal for $240 which includes the $40 rental fee and the $200 refundable deposit. The $40 rental fee includes RPM's shipping costs to you.

The address for the PayPal payment is:

This payment must be made as a "Friends & Family". If not the PayPal fees associated with a non-gift payment will be taken from the $200.00 deposit.
So again, send as a Friends & Family via PayPal, a total of $240.00 to the above address of which $40.00 will be the rental fee and shipping, and the remaining $200 will be the refundable deposit.

You must have a 'verified' PayPal account for the exchange of funds to work.
Visit PayPal at: for more information on setting up your verified account.

4) Your name, shipping address, email and FJowners user ID will need to be attached to the PayPal payment in the comment field.    

5) The kit will be shipped to the renter via USPS priority mail service with an associated tracking number which will be emailed to you at the time of shipment.

6) The member will have use of the Sync Gauges for a fourteen (14) days maximum based on the delivery date via the tracking information. Following the fourteen (14) days from receipt of the Gauges,  late charges of $4.00 per day will apply and be debited from the deposit (see below)

7) The gauges need to be returned to Randy @RPM via USPS priority mail shipment.
You use a USPS medium flat rate box for shipping. Costs (as of 2017) for shipping is $13.60
Here is what the USPS box looks like:

Once the priority shipment a tracking number is received by the renter, this number needs to be forwarded to Randy via email so that he can track the package.

8 ) Once the package is received back at RPM and the Gauges inspected for damage, you will be credited back via your PayPal account in the amount of $200.00 as a gift so that you do not incur any fees.

   Now, if you go over the amount of days allotted for the use of the kit, a late fee will be deducted in the amount of $4.00 per day based receipt of the kit via the receipt date via the tracking number.

Return shipping location:

410 South 5th Av
Oakdale, Ca. 95361

Here is what the Gauge Kit looks like:

Here is a close up of the vacuum gauges:
1) Free Owners Manual download:
2) Don't store your FJ with E10 fuel
3) Replace your old stock rubber brake lines.
4) Important items for the '84-87 FJ's:
Safety wire:
Fuel line: