Originally Posted by FNR32
I am still wondering how you "make" an insurance company declare a car a total. There is a 70-75% threshold industry wide. Either it totals or it wont.
It was a poor choice of words. What I meant by 'make' was convincing the insurance company that the car is worth less than what they think it is worth or that the damage is going to be more costly due to a, b, and c that the body/repair shop did not take into account in their estimate.