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Rebuildable Wrecked Cars Columbia SC

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.

Astro Auto Electric
(803) 772-2100
1168 Saint Andrews Road
Columbia, SC
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Auto Electrical Systems Service & Repair, Used & Rebuilt Auto Parts Retail, Electric Motor Dealers
Hours
Mon-Fri Weekdays

Smith Dick Motors Custom Leasing Department
(803) 799-7483
4030 West Beltline Boulevard
Columbia, SC
Services
Truck Auto Body

Shealys Truck Center Parts
(803) 771-0178
1340 Bluff Road
Columbia, SC
Services
Truck Auto Body

Auto Electric Exchange
(803) 252-6655
2329 Main Street
Columbia, SC
Services
Electrical Repair,Speedometer Repair

Mintz Machine Shops
(803) 254-5411
1044 Market Street, # B
Columbia, SC
Services
Engine Repair

First Vehicle Services-Richland County
(803) 576-2210, 001-2004
400 Powell Road
PO Box 23365
Columbia, SC
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Rainbow Gas and Garden
(803) 933-0647
449 Blossom St
Columbia, SC
Services
Car Detailing,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

Columbia Auto Spring CO Inc
(803) 252-0170
1614 Bluff Road
Columbia, SC
Services
Trailer Repair

Autozone
(803) 786-4200
3108 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC
Services
Auto Parts

Southern Glass and Plastics CO
(803) 771-7878
1819 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC
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Auto Glass 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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