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Buying Totaled Cars Mason City IA

Damaged and totaled cars can be great opportunities for a cheap car. Many wrecked or storm damaged vehicles become salvage vehicles that have been written off by insurance companies. Many are repairable and can make good project cars.

Landfill of North Iowa
(641) 357-5452
15942 Killdeer Avenue
Clear Lake, IA

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Cartridge Recyclers
(641) 424-0754
27 25th St SW
Mason City, IA
West Park Appl & Recycling
(641) 494-2466
219 N Jackson Ave
Mason City, IA
Alter Metal Recycling
(641) 423-2155
2200 S Pierce Ave
Mason City, IA
Worth County Recycle Ctr
(641) 845-2200
4125 Pheasant Ave
Kensett, IA
Mason City Recycling Ctr
(641) 423-1531
16585 245TH St
Mason City, IA
Mason City Recycling Center
(641) 423-1531
16615 245th St
Mason City, IA
Good News Recycling
(641) 423-4993
16585 245th St
Mason City, IA
North Iowa Redemption Center
(641) 210-5315
514 N Monroe Ave
Mason City, IA
A-TEC Recycling
(800) 551-4912
PO BOX 7391 5745 NE 17th Street
Des Moines, IA

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Buying Totaled Cars

Along with hurricanes, floods, hail, and tornadoes come destroyed and damaged cars, trucks, and other vehicles. Some are new cars that have been damaged or flooded while sitting on dealer lots. Others are used cars owned by individuals, dealers, and businesses.

Many of these vehicles have been totaled – written off as total losses – by insurance companies. These become "salvage" vehicles.

Flood damaged cars or weather damaged cars are often written off – "totaled" – by insurance companies as complete losses which, in effect, invalidates the titles since the vehicles don't legally exist any longer. However, since many of these vehicles are actually repairable and can be reasonably cleaned up, they can return to life as rebuilt salvage vehicles.

Salvage vehicles are sold at to rebuilders and the public at .

Salvage cars and flood damaged cars can, at the same time, be both great opportunities or great problems. Rebuilding salvage vehicles can be a rewarding endeavor, or even become a profitable business. However, if you're simply in the market for a good used car and are unknowingly sold a vehicle with hidden damage, you will be very disappointed, to say the least.

Damaged and salvage vehicles also make good project cars.

What's a salvage title?
Salvage cars are those that have been damaged or totaled, paid off (and therefore purchased) by insurance firms, who then can sell these cars t...

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