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      07-06-2013, 11:55 AM   #60
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Drives: 08 E90 AW, 76 2002
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Sacoftomatoes Ca

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Originally Posted by cposk View Post
That 14k-20k number came from my adjuster. She said they basically have to find one still boxed up from the factory.

Is the rule ALWAYS 75%? Can the insurance company decide they just want to cut their losses and salvage a car if it is less?

Yes, they can decide to total a car if they choose to. Most insurance company will look at it this way. If they spend $14-$20k in fixing a car then thats $14-$20k they will spent and lost. If they total the car, they can auction it and more likely take a lesser loss than if they just fixed the car.