We accept vehicles in any condition. Our staff and volunteer mechanics repair as many vehicles as possible. Some vehicles are not economical to repair, but provide income to Resur Wreck Inc. when sold for parts or crushed.
Currently, our location is in central Florida. We use our discretion to pick up vehicles outside of a certain mile radius.
It’s Easy. Fill out our online form or contact us. We will coordinate drop off/ pick up or have your car towed if necessary at no cost to you.
We require the title and sometimes a bill of sale is required. Florida titles does not require the seller to have their signature notarized, do not sign the title until you are in the presence of a notary, if a bill of sale is required. You may use any convenient notary. Most banks have a notary. Some states do require a notarized signature.
If the title has two names on it, both people will need to sign as the seller.
Resur Wreck Inc. can help you obtain proper documentation if you provide us with the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN); we can assist with filling out a duplicate title form. You can also go to the DMV and request an immediate duplicate title.
We prefer if you can make arrangements to drop off your vehicle along with the title and keys. If the car needs to be picked up, we can arrange for our staff to come pick up the car at a convenient time.
If the car is not drivable, a local towing company will pick up the car. Resur Wreck Inc. must have the title prior to a tow company picking up the vehicle. If the car is not driveable we may arrange a local tow company to tow your car.
We will try to accommodate car pick- ups as best as we can. Our volunteers and staff are available to pick up running vehicles on certain days of the week. Once we receive the title if your car needs to be towed we will request pickup.
No, there is no cost. We assume all costs associated for towing the vehicle to our location, if a tow company is used. You must pay any outstanding repair bills associated with the vehicle prior to donation.
Insurance should be maintained until the license plate has been turned into the DMV or expired.
Please remove the license plate prior to donating the car and turn it into the DMV.
As long as we have the title signed over, you can clean out your personal belongings and leave the keys under the driver’s side floor mat for Resur Wreck Inc. to pick up the vehicle.
Once Resur Wreck Inc. has received your vehicle it will be assessed to determine whether it will be placed into our program or sold to benefit our organization.
If your car becomes a program car, you will be notified and you will be able to claim the fair market value for the car. If the vehicle is sold, you will be notified of the sale price, which is the amount you will be able to claim on your taxes.
Vehicles that are in good condition, but not used as program cars, are repaired and sold to the general public bringing market value to the donor as a tax deduction.
To get a vehicle through our program you must be referred to Resur Wreck Inc. through a partner agency. Our partner agencies currently serve clients in Osceola County and central Florida.
To be considered for a referral to Resur Wreck Inc., you must be an active participant with one of our partner agencies and successfully engaged in one or more of the agency’s programs. You must have a valid FL driver’s license( we can assist if needed).
The cost to recipient for the car is the FL DMV title transfer fees and taxes.
The recipient must also purchase insurance for the car. Property tax must be paid within 60 days after purchasing the vehicle. Average total Cost is 157 dollars.
Once we receive your completed application, we will notify you. We maintain a list on a first come, first serve basis. We will make contact with you and cover specifics of the program, warranty information and basic car care maintenance.
The typical wait time is 6 to 8 weeks but can take longer due to available cars.
You will be notified of the type of vehicle, make, model, and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). At this time, you are responsible for securing insurance on the vehicle. Proof of insurance is required to sell the car and process the DMV paperwork.
Necessary repairs are made so that the vehicle is in good working order and passes FL DOT requirements. We also provide a limited warranty.
Immediately following the completion of paperwork from the DMV, and received the program vehicle.