If a transmission is replaced in a vehicle does it have to go through the rebuilt process? No, this is not required to go through the rebuilt process. April 24, 2020 19:21 Related articles I did not receive any information about the salvage process after my vehicle was wrecked? If my vehicle has been deemed a total loss, can I still drive it? When someone registers a vintage plate, are the same guidelines followed as an antique plate? Why do I need to go through the salvage/rebuilt process? I've moved here from another state. How do I register my vehicle in Tennessee?