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As an auction broker for the largest online auto auction in the United States, there are a lot of factors that come into play when we offer additional services to our members. From shipping to vehicle background reports, we do all we can at AutoBidMaster to bring you the best services for the best online auto auction experience we can. That includes our friends at ClearVin, who we trust completely when it comes to vehicle…

Buying a car sight-unseen has had a huge stigma attached to it for years, but its slowly fading with the help of online resources. The way we store and track information nowadays is astonishing, and the internet gives you access to data that like never before, like an instant VIN report. When you’re looking for salvage cars at online car auction websites like AutoBidMaster, it’s important to find out as much as you can about…

Get the most out of your online auto auction photos When you’re browsing through clean and salvage title cars for sale through an online auto auction, there can be an overwhelming amount of information thrown at you in each listing. From start codes to damage types to shipping quotes, what is going to give you the most important information? The quickest way to get an overall idea of a vehicle’s condition (aside from the title…

One of the most important aspects of buying clean or salvage title vehicles at auction is understanding the damage codes on each lot listing. Vehicles can have multiple damage codes, but the order in which they appear doesn’t mean that one is more prevalent than the other. Damage codes are indicated by the Copart yard that is auctioning the vehicle, and they are for reference only. We strongly recommend that you inspect the vehicle thoroughly…

It’s becoming more common for people across the United States to purchase salvaged cars. Either they want to work on getting a car together with their own hands as a hobby, or, to save themselves a hefty amount of money. Purchasing a salvaged vehicle can be a good decision financially if you do it right. There are a few factors you should take into consideration when doing so, and the most important one is working with a well established and reliable broker.

When planning a road trip, people are more concerned about what to pack, than preparing their vehicle. As most people don’t think about tires in the excitement of starting a trip, tire problems continue to be one of the most common causes of road mishaps and unexpected delays. A basic tire inspection, therefore, is an important task to perform before leaving your home, which will not only improve safety but also help boost fuel economy. Such pre-trip tire inspections are similar to what used car buyers perform before they buy wrecked cars for sale from online salvage car auctions. Although the check should be performed weekly, it must be performed before embarking on a long journey. Continuing on the subject, this blog provides a simply DIY tire inspection checklist. Take a look.

When you’re on the search for a salvage car from AutoBidMaster, it’s important to do some research before placing your bid. An important step of the research process is to get a vehicle history report, also called a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Report. Here are some of the things you can expect to find in one of these reports. Title History Along with the insurance history, it’s important to know if a car has been…

As a vehicle auction broker, we are often asked for advice about how to pay for the vehicles people wish to purchase. We only take our funds for vehicles by secure transfer since we use the money available to pay the auction house directly on time. As a result, if you wait until after you have won a vehicle to start thinking about how to pay for it, you may be waiting too long. It…

Purchasing a salvage vehicle can be tough. Even with the many clean title cars AutoBidMaster sells, it can be difficult to know just what you are getting. Almost as important as what you are buying is how you, the buyer, approach the auction. With that in mind we have collected some of the most often repeated advice we give to our customers and are sharing this with you. Research the Car Before you Buy As…

When it comes to buying a used vehicle, one of the best and most common pieces of advice is to inspect the vehicle prior to purchase. This is especially true when it comes to salvage car auctions, where cars are often sold “as-is.” If at all possible, we recommend visiting the relevant Copart auction yards in person to inspect any vehicles of interest during Pre-bidding. You will be able to gain access to any Copart…