You have to check with your local registration office/DMV.... Most state laws are about the same...... Here is Texas..
§ 501.100. APPLICATION FOR REGULAR CERTIFICATE OF TITLE
FOR SALVAGE VEHICLE. (a) A vehicle for which a nonrepairable
certificate of title issued prior to September 1, 2003 or a salvage
vehicle title has been issued may be issued a regular certificate of
title after the motor vehicle has been repaired, rebuilt, or
reconstructed by a person described by Section 501.104(a) and, in
addition to any other requirement of law, only if the application is
accompanied by a separate form that:
(1) describes each major component part used to repair
the motor vehicle; and
(2) shows the identification number required by
federal law to be affixed to or inscribed on the part.
(b) On receipt of a complete application under this section
accompanied by the $13 fee for the certificate of title, the
department shall issue the applicant a regular certificate of title
for the motor vehicle.
(c) A regular certificate of title issued under this section
(1) describe or disclose the motor vehicle's former
condition in a manner reasonably understandable to a potential
purchaser of the motor vehicle; and
(2) bear on its face the words "REBUILT SALVAGE" in
capital letters that:
(A) are red;
(B) are centered on and occupy at least 15
percent of the face of the certificate of title; and
(C) do not prevent any other words on the title
from being read or copied.
(d) In addition to the fee described by Subsection (b), the
applicant shall pay a $65 rebuilder fee.
(e) On or after the 31st day after the date the department
receives a rebuilder fee under Subsection (d), the department shall
deposit $50 of the fee to the credit of the state highway fund to be
used only by the Department of Public Safety to enforce this chapter
and $15 to the credit of the general revenue fund.
(f) The department may not issue a regular certificate of
title for a motor vehicle based on a:
(1) nonrepairable vehicle title or comparable
out-of-state ownership document;
(2) receipt issued under Section 501.096(b); or
(3) certificate of authority.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, § 30.43(a), eff. Sept. 1,
1997. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Transportation Code, §
501.0922, 501.0923 as consolidated and amended by Acts 2003, 78th
Leg., ch. 1325, § 17.02, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.