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Buying Totaled Cars Ottumwa 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.

Ottumwa Recycling Ctr
(641) 683-0685
2415 Emma St
Ottumwa, IA
 
Bib'S Repair & Recycling
(319) 695-3204
1482 125th St
Packwood, IA
 
Adair County Sanitary Landfill and Recycling Center
(641) 743-8343
1645 State Highway #25
Menlo, IA

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Spectrum Industries
(563) 382-6514
2510 172nd Avenue
Decorah, IA

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Regional Collection Center HHW Program
(888) 603-2739
225 Prairie Drive
Bondurant, IA

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Maya'S Recycling
(641) 682-8899
1002 N Jefferson St
Ottumwa, IA
 
Union County Landfill
(641) 347-8813
1774 Lark Avenue
Creston, IA

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Recycle Bin
(712) 623-4382
408 East Washington
Clarenda, IA

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Cedar Falls Pickup Program
(319) 273-8629
Cedar Falls, IA

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Reliable Recycling
(319) 363-6863
700 60th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, 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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