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Offline oldschool

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Rebuilt Title
« on: December 10, 2017, 09:15:39 PM »
 Can someone tell me if you can find out what the damage was and who repaired it?

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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2017, 09:32:53 PM »
Carfax can tell you  damage not repair person if I remember  correctly risky buying something rebuilt. Hard to resell

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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2017, 10:20:00 PM »
Walk away. Hard to resell. Insurance companies don't like them.


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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2017, 07:00:23 AM »
Walk away. Hard to resell. Insurance companies don't like them.


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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2017, 08:18:54 AM »
update. found out this sweet looking 2012 gmc from mill creek area was repaired in somebody's barn in Ferndale. johnvh is correct walk away.or run

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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2017, 08:23:35 AM »
I'd say Run

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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2017, 09:58:11 AM »
Yeah, unless it was my vehicle that the insurance sold back to me after a crash, I would steer clear.  One of our neighbors does this, buys them from the insurance company, pounds on them in his driveway for a while, hits the junkyard for parts, puts a new coat of paint on them and then sells them for not too much less than a clean title.

That's if you're lucky, just imagine the fun of owning a hurricane vehicle.  They ship them well out of the area so people aren't thinking about the possibility the car was under sewage tainted salt water for a time.

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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2017, 11:41:21 AM »
depends who rebuilt it. My dad has rebuilt several rigs over the years. But he's had a successful collision repair facility in Walla Walla for 40 years. I drove an '02 Grand Prix he found for me and rebuilt for many years. good car.  It had taken a small airborne trip into a wheat field and through a barbed wire fence. straightened it up and a few new parts and i had a nice car for a lot less than a non-rebuilt. traded it in on the pickup i have now. dealer never batted an eye at the rebuilt factor, but i know used car dealers don't often lose money on a deal...  :chuckle:

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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2017, 12:01:39 PM »
Another thing, If you don't know who fixed it, or what the damage was, it could be a safety issue. Think about structural damage that wasn't repaired correctly. You could end up in a somewhat minor collision and it folds up like a pop can.

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Re: Rebuilt Title
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2017, 12:17:40 AM »
Skip it -  usually sheisty repairs from a chop shop.

 

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