Engine starts, does this mean the car starts but cannot drive?

In most cases, yes. The vehicle would start but could have something wrong with moving parts such as wheels, transmission, etc. Read more

What does this means on vehicle titles. If buy this am i good to run/use vehicle on the roads and will be able to register it in DMV or not.

And if possible can y tell me which vehicles i cannot run on street/register with DMV. I am from california and it’s making me confused. I see this title on one of the vehicle in which i am interested in buying. RI CLEAN TITLE (MAY BECOME SALVAGE UPON OWNERSHIP TRANSFER AS PER NMVTIS REGULATIONS)


All clean titles, you should be able to register them with no problems. Please do keep in mind, any vehicle sold through a salvage auction may become salvage due to NMVTIS law (in which case you would have to go through a local reconstruction process to obtain a rebuilt/reconstructed title). This happens extremely rarely, but can happen. Read more

After I win a car, I’d like to go and pick it up myself. So my question is next, do I get like a temporary licence plate or something?

Yes, you can pick up the vehicle yourself, however, most of the vehicles we sell are salvage vehicles. It is illegal to drive a salvage vehicle on the road anywhere. If you plan to pick the vehicle us yourself, we highly suggest you rent something you can tow the vehicle with. Read more

When i buy a car that says “Damage type: Water Flood”, does it mean that i can not fix it? Do most of the customers that get those kind of cars are able to fix them or they just use them for Parts?

Water/Flood vehicles can be fixed. Please be very aware that depending on extend of the water damage/water level in the vehicle, parts such as engine, electrical etc may be severely damaged. Most of the flood vehicles would not sell as “Run and Drive” just to prevent engine from starting in the case it may have water in it. Read more

Can I register the car and drive it in the United States?

If it’s a clean title, yes. If it’s a salvage title, you would first have to do a reconstruction on it in your state in order for it to become street legal again. Parts only or certificate of destructions cannot be registered in the USA. They can only be used for parts. Read more