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Why Body Shops Want to Take Your Damaged Vehicle Apart?

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

More commonly referred to as a "tear down" for its' similarity to ripping off the bad parts until you get to the good ones. Most collision repair shops do it to determine if there is hidden damage that they should include in the repair estimate that they agreed to perform at NO CHARGE. It only becomes a problem if the shop tears apart your vehicle and you elect to SELL YOUR DAMAGED VEHICLE instead of repairing it! That is because the collision shop will now ask to be reimbursed for the tear down charges, plus the tow, plus daily storage fees and you are effectively prevented from selling your damaged car because they have you over a barrel financially.

You might even have to forfeit your wrecked vehicle just to get out of having to write another check.

If you have had an accident and you are undecided on what to do, remember that you have the right to sell your car "as-is". The body shop will not give you a competitive price to buy your car because they don't have to and you can't remove the vehicle without paying them. Your car is now in pieces and you are stuck with what they give you, right? WRONG! DamageMAX.com will tell you straight up what your damaged vehicle is worth in it's wrecked form, where it sits. At DamageMAX.com we value hundreds of damaged vehicles per day ABSOLUTELY FREE and PAY MORE than other damaged vehicle buyers because our network of buyer is the biggest and best.

If you need a fast value for a wrecked car or truck, call DamageMAX.com at (888) 629-2137

DamageMAX.com can help you get the most out of your damaged vehicle and help you make an educated decision by investing those "would be"repair dollars in something new to drive.

Don't let the shop tear down your damaged vehicle until you call DamageMAX.com for a fast price quote. If we buy your damaged car or truck we will even pay the towing and storage charges.

NOTE: a damaged vehicle that is "torn down" is worth 10% less than if the parts were left on it. If you are told it will be worth more, you are being misled.

Call (888) 629-2137 for an immediate cash offer on your damaged vehicle.

Don't Fix Your Wrecked Vehicle!

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, May 08, 2013

If you were "saving" money by raising your deductible or dropping insurance coverage on your vehicle to liability only, don't try to fix your car on the cheap! You can't cut corners on a collision repair and while many people try, you are spending good money after a bad cause.

Before you fix a wrecked vehicle, consider:

  1. Accident History - a wrecked vehicle usually has a CARFAX that will hurt your vehicles' value substantially. Repairing it is simply restoring a car that will never again be worth what it was before the accident. These are lost dollars that cannot be recovered. Fixing a wrecked car is a zero sum game.
  2. Paint & filler – older vehicles have paint that is extremely difficult to match and it is very visible even to the untrained eye. Paint work on a vehicle denigrates the value substantially.
  3. Cheap parts & materials – OEM recycled parts are a good choice if purchased and installed correctly. Don't use just any parts to restore your vehicle, non-OEM especially can de-value the vehicle post repair.
  4. Save now, pay later – if you saved by cutting your insurance coverage or raising your deductible you will most likely be a candidate for "saving the deductible". This is the fine art of cutting more corners and making cheap repairs to your vehicle so you may not have to write a check for your deductible. Wrong, wrong, wrong! Don't make cheap repairs to your vehicle, you get what you pay for and you will not get your money back on resale, in fact you may cost yourself an opportunity to sell your vehicle and be stuck with it – poor repairs and all! Some vehicles are best left damaged and sold.

DamageMAX pays top dollar for damaged, wrecked and inoperable vehicles. We buy any car, anywhere in the USA.

Please contact (888) 629-2137 or visit www.damagemax.com for a free no obligation price quote. You have nothing to lose but time, money a lot of value.

DamageMAX Launches RWD Site for Mobile Devices

Joseph Coupal - Friday, March 01, 2013

Leading buyer of damaged vehicles develops responsive web design (RWD) site to aid consumers at the scene of an accident via mobile devices.

ATLANTA AND NEW YORKDamageMAX launches RWD website to provide consumers with more real-time choices after a motor vehicle accident.

DamageMAX's website provides accident victims with need to know information fast that will help them navigate the insurance claim process. Now, with the launch of its RWD website, DamageMAX provides timely support at the scene of the accident. When dealing with law enforcement and tow truck drivers, it is critical for accident victims to educate themselves fully. Response time is critical and each day that goes by means more storage and more out-of-pocket cash for drivers that don’t act quickly. DamageMAX's mobile web solution will assist consumers in making faster, more informed decisions.

Whether a total loss or just a fender bender, don't go through the process alone. DamageMAX is the only consumer friendly damaged vehicle site and leading buyer of wrecked vehicles in the USA. We help people make better decisions every day by providing consumers with information to help negotiate with their insurance company, impound yard or collision repair facility.

Knowledge is power. You have to act quickly and decisively or you will squander any chance at getting some cash out of your wrecked vehicle.

About DamageMAX

DamageMAX's is the leading buyer of damaged vehicles in the United States. DamageMAX's website, DamageMAX.com is the first consumer friendly FREE information website dedicated to helping automobile owners make informed decisions about their damaged vehicle. DamageMAX taps the experience of dozens of industry experts to bring the cutting edge advice that will help vehicle owners quickly recover from motor vehicle accidents and get back on the road!

"DamageMAX buys your wreck and you keep the repair check"

Contact DamageMAX at 888-629-2137 or visit DamageMAX.com for a free quote.

Don't be an Accident Sheep

Joseph Coupal - Monday, February 18, 2013

Sheep are notorious followers. When uncertain or unfamiliar with a process, one follows others - often trustingsomeone who seems authoritative. Do you want to be the wolf or the sheep after your car accident?

With DamageMAX you can be the wolf - in the driver's seat with leverage to get the best possible deal for yourself.

After a wreck, your first call after you leave the scene should be to your insurer. Your 2nd call should to DamageMAX. DamageMAX provides you with need to know information fast that will help you navigate the insurance claim process. Whether your vehicle is a total loss or just a fender bender, don't go through the process without someone on your side. DamageMAX will help you come out ahead of the game!

Don't be another "accident sheep" and get led around being told "how it works" or this is "the process". DamageMAX is the only consumer friendly damaged vehicle site and leading buyer of wrecked vehicles in the USA. We help people make better decisions every day by providing information to help negotiate with your insurance company, impound yard or collision repair facility. Knowledge is power.

You must act quickly and decisively or you will squander any chance at getting some cash out of your wrecked vehicle.

Call DamageMAX now! DamageMAX will move your wrecked car out of impound - free! DamageMAX will buy your wrecked car - top dollar!

DamageMAX pays MAXimum value for your Damaged vehicle.

Call 888-629-2137 and email info@damagemax.com for an instant quote!

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