Salvage Auto

Photograph Repairs To Your Salvage Car

So you bought that salvage title vehicle at auction. The next step after you get the car is to make the repairs. Your goal is to get the vehicle roadworthy, and for that to happen it must pass inspection. You might need to photograph repairs to your salvage car Maybe your state is one of those that requires you to submit before and after photographs of the build.  A friendly reminder: ALWAYS check your state’s regulations and the titling process. This article is purely informational and it’s not meant to be a comprehensive guide on what you need to submit to local authorities. That is something you need to research on your own.   Read More

How To Get A Salvage Car Ready For The Road Again – Part 1

Salvage Title Automobiles

Salvage Honda Accord

A salvage title vehicle is one that has been written off by the insurance company because the cost to repair the salvage car exceeds its estimated value. This will vary from state to state, but for the most part, that number is over 60% of the value of the salvage car. At that point, the insurance company will write-off the car, pay the claim and request a salvage title for the car. Read More

Repairable vs. Nonrepairable Title Salvage Car

Repairable And Nonrepairable Salvage Car Titles

When shopping for salvage cars for sale there is a very important distinction.  Some salvage cars are repairable, but others are not. In general, a car that has been written off is deemed salvage, and the title is issued or marked as such for any future buyers. Read More

How To Get A Salvage Car Ready For The Road Again – Part 2


In part 1, we told you about how to prepare for the inspection process for repaired salvage cars. In Part 2, we will talk about the actual inspection.  

Are You Ready?

The Inspection Process For Salvage Cars

Once the owner of the salvage title car or truck has repaired the car and taken the photographs, it is time to assemble the documents, showing where each major component used in the repair was sourced from, and go to the actual inspection. Depending on the jurisdiction that can mean going to a repair shop that is authorized by the state to do the inspections, or it can mean some sort of governmental entity or officials. For example, in the case of Michigan, inspectors are law enforcement officers from the county the owner resides, as is the case with Wisconsin, where the certified salvage title inspector is a law enforcement officer.   Read More

How To Find Salvage Cars for Sale

find salvage cars for sale from a salvage auto auction online

Are you trying to find salvage cars for sale online? There are many options and several things to consider. To make the process easier we have put together this guide.

This guide will answer all questions you may have when trying to find salvage cars for sale online.  Read More

Washing and Waxing: Are They Really Necessary?

washing waxing carWhen most people think about washing and waxing their cars, they think in terms of the car’s appearance. A clean car certainly looks better than a dirty car, and people view clear cars are nicer and more expensive than dirty cars. However, there are some additional benefits. Here are a few reasons why washing and waxing your car should be viewed as essential maintenance. Read More

Routine DIY Maintenance Tips For Your Car

Salvage Cars Car Maintenance Responsible car ownership begins with routine maintenance checks.

Changing a Tire

Your car’s manual will have instructions on where to locate the items you will need to change a tire, and it’s best to know ahead of time where these items are and if you have everything. Basic tips for changing a tire include: Read More