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Rebuildable Wrecked Cars Brookings SD

In cases such as those in which a large number of vehicles are damaged at the same time, as in a flood or hurricane, an insurance company may survey only a few vehicles and then, to save time and expense, declare large groups of similar vehicles as total losses even though some of the vehicles may have only minor damage.

Exhaust Pros
(605) 692-6200
302 4th Street
Brookings, SD
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems Service & Repair, Trailer Hitches Wholesale & Manufacturers
Hours
Mon-Sat

GP Auto Inc
(605) 692-8511
515 32nd Avenue
Brookings, SD
Services
RV and Camper Repair

Midwest Glass
(605) 692-7251
1333 Main Avenue South
Brookings, SD
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Transmissions Plus
(605) 693-3503
1911 Highway 14 Bypass
Brookings, SD
Services
Transmission Repair

Security Storage
(605) 692-8000
516 12th Street South
Brookings, SD
Services
Trailer Repair

Automotive Service Center
(605) 692-4272, 001-2004
614 Main Avenue South
Brookings, SD
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Dakota Towing Service and Repair
(605) 692-7545
214 Front Street
Brookings, SD
Services
Truck Auto Body

Brians Tint Plus
(605) 692-3456
1335 Main Avenue South
Brookings, SD
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Firestone Tire Dealer
(605) 692-2012
225 3rd Ave S
Brookings, SD
Services
Tire Shops

A and D Camper Sales and Service
(605) 692-8511
515 32nd Avenue
Brookings, SD
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Trailer Repair

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Rebuildable Wrecked Cars

Wrecked cars are often repairable and can be great project cars for buyers willing to make the necessary repairs. Properly rebuilt cars can be just as reliable and safe as any other car. Salvage cars can be a great opportunity to save money and have a little fun too.

Where do repairable salvage cars come from?
Insurance companies often declare accident-damaged vehicles as total losses rather than pay for repairs. The typical rule is that if the cost of repairs will exceed 70%-75% of the replacement value, then the vehicle will be totaled.

This can vary by state. In many cases these "distressed" vehicles are not rebuildable at all. However, in other cases, distressed vehicles have damages that can be easily repaired and are perfectly rebuildable to full safe operational condition.

In cases such as those in which a large number of vehicles are damaged at the same time, as in a flood or hurricane, an insurance company may survey only a few vehicles and then, to save time and expense, declare large groups of similar vehicles as total losses even though some of the vehicles may have only minor damage.

Some salvage vehicles have little or no damage
Oftentimes there are vehicles among those that are flood damaged that actually have only superficial damage, or no damage at all. In some states all these vehicles end up with salvage or flood titles, regardless of actual condition. Repairing such vehicles may only require some minor body wo...

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