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Rebuildable Wrecked Cars Decatur AL

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.

C & M Auto Repair & Wrecker
(256) 353-6633
103 Moulton St W
Decatur, AL
 
Moulton Carquest
(256) 974-1112
11208 Al Hwy 157
Decatur, AL
Services
Auto Parts

National Auto Body
(256) 351-2277
Highway 31 S
Decatur, AL
Services
Auto Body

S & J Automotive
(256) 351-0885
1403 Carridale St SW
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash

S and J Automotive
(256) 351-0885
1403 Carridale St SW
Decatur, AL
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

City Diesel Inc
(256) 350-5160
2215 Gordon Terry Parkway
Decatur, AL
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Truck Parts

Performance Auto Body
(256) 350-5541
Rur Rte 1 BOX 201-B
Decatur, AL
 
Pro Align Brake Tire & Auto Repair
(256) 353-4333
2610 Gordon Terry Pkwy
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Classic Car Care
(256) 350-2476
207 Austinville Road Southwest
Decatur, AL
Services
Auto Glass Repair

The Machine Shoppe
(256) 466-6197
918 Edgewood St SW
Decatur, AL
 

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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