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No matter how careful we are with the ownership of our vehicles; when nature takes its toll, all our defenses turn out to be useless. Having said that, some water-damaged vehicles can be restored, although the task is better left to professionals. If you think you have the skills and resources needed to restore a water-damaged car to its former glory, this article is for you. Read on, as we present some tips to help…

Whether we talk about motorcycles, cars, trucks, or any other type of vehicle, if it has an internal combustion engine, it is bound to have the mention of a certain “CC” in its spec sheet. While the term is frequently used in auto circles, a lot of people still have their doubts about what it really means. In this article, we answer these questions, starting with the basics. Read on.  What is “CC”? CC is…

Deciding to buy a salvage car gives you a way to own your favorite model without burning a hole in the pocket, providing you with ample room to give a touch of personalization to your prized possession. If you are one of those who like to stand out from the rest, you can choose from an array of upgrades and modifications to elevate your car to a league of its own. Having said that, not…

Hello all, This month we interviewed Chris, from Florida, who bid on and won a sweet-looking Porsche that just needed a little love to get back to its former glory. Read on: “Hi, I won a 2002 Porsche Boxster S. It’s something I have wanted for a long time. I guess you could say twenty years. I got it for a fun project. I also got it for a weekend car. It’s pure fluff. That’s…

Undertaking a motorcycle restoration project can be both exciting and intimidating. While there is a clear excitement of being a step closer to roaring down an open highway on your favorite motorcycle; at the same time, you need to be wary of a number of pitfalls that may turn the dream into a nightmare. That is the reason why, in this article, we will share some basics of motorcycle restoration to help you avoid the…

Totaled cars may have been deemed as a total loss by their insurance companies, but that doesn’t mean they are good for nothing. While many salvage cars can be made to return to the road after the necessary repairs, even the ones that are beyond the scope of restoration can be used as donor vehicles for similar makes and models. The proposition is particularly worthwhile when it comes to finding parts for out-of-production and rare…

Owning and operating a car means facing inevitable issues with its appearance, especially the paint. Minor scratches, weather and environmental influences, or other body damage not only harm its appearance but also contribute to the development of corrosion processes. The relevant question is what to do with vehicle paintwork when it comes to salvaged cars. The AutoBidMaster specialists picked that topic up too. In our article, we’ll discuss what you should pay attention to when…

Thanks to classic cars online auctions, buying a classic car has become easier than ever. That said, restoring a classic to its former glory can be easier said than done. From finding the right parts to keeping the cost of the project under the budget, you have to take care of a number of aspects. If you are planning to buy a classic car and restore it, this blog post is for you. Read on…

Buying a salvage yacht and restoring it can be a fun and rewarding experience, but for that to happen, you must have a clear roadmap of the project and the tasks you are going to execute. On one hand, you need to ensure that all performance-related aspects, such as engine, electronics, and safety features are in perfect order. On the other hand, you might also want to work on the interiors of the boat to…

Buying and restoring a salvage motorcycle can be a highly rewarding experience. It not only allows you to own your favorite motorcycle at an affordable price, but it also gives you an opportunity to make it complement your persona. That said, if you are investing in an elaborate restoration project that will involve a complete engine rebuild, it is important that you are aware about the concept of “breaking-in period,” which we will cover in…

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