Salvage Cars


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Spares and repairs - no offers price is £850 today only. It does not sell I will take to the garage for repair. No offers! Was a great car but unfortunately has a PDF fault, the car  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Fiat
Model: Punto Evo
Mileage: 113,187 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: White
Doors: 3 Doors

Focus estate spares or repair diagnostics say instruments cluster faulty... Mot April brand new battery £122 with 5yr warranty... car does drive £20 fuel... Perfect for someone who  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Focus
Mileage: 92,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Estate
Color: Red
Doors: 5 Doors

Fiat punto active, 1.2, 2007, 145k miles. Electric mirrors, electric windows, power city steering, abs, steering wheel control, cd player. No mot reason for spares or repairs. Needs  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Fiat
Model: Punto
Mileage: 145,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Black
Doors: 3 Doors

Central locking; side airbags; immobiliser; electronic stability program (esp); passenger airbag; cd player; alarm; premium sound system; electric heated seats; safety belt pretensioners  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Volvo
Model: V40 Cross Country
Mileage: 80,300 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Grey
Fuel: Diesel

BMW 320cd m sport, 2.0 diesel. Full leather, electric windows, electric mirrors, power steering, abs, alloys, does run and drive, 199k miles, mot expired. Has to dent in the door. Arches  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: BMW
Model: 3 Series
Mileage: 199,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Coupe
Color: Silver
Doors: 2 Doors

All parts are available. ABC Car Dismantlers. Belfast, Castlereagh, BT5 7TS.  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Suzuki
Model: Swift
Mileage: 1 miles
Fuel: Petrol
Engine: 1300cc
Year: 2007

Proof of id must be shown to purchase any vehicle delivery available. No PayPal payments.. payments must be made in full before any vehicle leaving our premises. cat s with v5 logbook  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Suzuki
Model: Ignis
Mileage: 21,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Blue
Doors: 5 Doors

Turns over won’t start. Low genuine milage:84k. Full logbook. In excellent condition in and. Brand new rear discs and pads. Brand new tires. 2.0 petrol 6 speed. Mot until August.  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: BMW
Model: 1 Series
Mileage: 84,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

2009 Ford Fusion 1.6 Zetec automatic. Unfinished project. Rear bumper needs putting on and n/s/r quarter panel needs flatting & painting. Otherwise, the car is in good condition  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Fusion
Mileage: 76,000 miles
Transmission: Automatic
Body: Hatchback
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

2005 BMW 5 Series (525d). For spares or repair. Suspected head gasket needs replacing. Good condition car with low mileage for age however no longer needed. A good project for a garage  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: BMW
Model: 5 Series
Mileage: 77,000 miles
Transmission: Automatic
Body: Estate
Color: Blue
Doors: 5 Doors

Reason for sale is starter motor has packed up and have been told it’s not a 5-minute job to replace. before this the car started fine every time and was lovely to drive, I’ve had  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Smart
Model: City
Mileage: 61,186 miles
Transmission: Semi-Automatic
Body: Convertible
Color: Black
Doors: 2 Doors

BMW 3 services convertible. Spares or repairs. Radiator leaking water. The roof doesn’t go down with button but we’ve not even looked so maybe easy fix. Bodywork is tatty in places  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: BMW
Model: 3 Series
Mileage: 130,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Convertible
Color: Grey
Doors: 2 Doors

Audi s3, 2.0 turbo, 2006. Mot till June, 102k miles. Electric windows, electric mirrors, remote central locking, abs, heated black leather, steering wheel control, cruise control, econ  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Audi
Model: S3
Mileage: 102,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Black
Doors: 3 Doors

Starts and drives but the electric handbrake keeps coming on itself and doesn’t allow the car to drive. Engine gearbox very good. Condition not so great. Selling as spares or repairs  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Citroen
Model: C4 Picasso
Mileage: 130,000 miles
Transmission: Automatic
Body: MPV
Color: Blue
Fuel: Diesel

Good reliable runner but will need some work for MOT. In daily use until two weeks ago. Approx. 110K but regularly serviced. Will require attention to; Horn / front suspension bushes  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Focus
Mileage: 110,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

Vauxhall Tigra convertible 1.8 petrol. Manual, logbook. Spares or repairs/breaking for parts. On v car, front bumper damaged. Ideal parts car. Starts and drives. No mot.  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Vauxhall
Model: Tigra
Mileage: 69,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Convertible
Color: Red
Doors: 2 Doors

Central locking; sunroof; side airbags; immobiliser; electronic stability program (esp); passenger airbag; cd player; alarm; v5 registration document; safety belt pretensioners; xenon  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Peugeot
Model: 207
Mileage: 65,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Grey
Doors: 3 Doors

Honda Accord 2.4 k24 DOHC Vtec comes fully loaded, electric heated leather seats, sat navigation, xenon headlights, alloy wheels, front fog lights, cruise control, 4 electric windows  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Honda
Model: Accord
Mileage: 141,253 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Saloon
Color: Blue
Fuel: Petrol

Seat Ibiza 1.2, 2 keys. No mot.. requires a coil pack starts and drives but would recommend trailer if you're going far. Need it gone open to offers.  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Seat
Model: Ibiza
Mileage: 117,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Blue
Doors: 5 Doors

2003 VW Golf 1.4L Petrol for spare or repair. ULEZ compliant so no ULEZ charge. New battery fitted on 17 Aug 2020 so has 3 years warranty on Battery. Start and run but has miss firing  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Golf
Mileage: 1 miles
Fuel: Petrol
Year: 2003


Salvage cars are not the first thing someone on a hunt for a new vehicle in their garage will consider. Salvage cars are even not an option that crosses the mind of someone shopping for a vehicle on a strict budget, or someone looking for their first vehicle while working with a very limited budget. However, salvage cars is an option out there that is worth considering. It may not be the most common way to get a new vehicle or even start a business, but purchasing salvage cars can turn into success. All you need is knowing how to shop for salvage cars and here we are going to provide you with some very helpful tips and recommendations.

Why Salvage Cars?

Why salvage cars?
Why choose investing into salvage cars?

It is hard to imagine the world nowadays without a vehicle. The car has turned into an indispensable part of our everyday life, offering convenience, the basic comfort of being mobile, saving time. Unfortunately, buying a new vehicle is not an option for everyone and there are many people, who are in need of one in their lives, but even purchasing a second-hand car doesn’t cut it. Most of us have been there at one point in our lives, some of us are still struggling with figuring out how to save up a budget, but not many of us have ever considered the option salvage cars. Indeed, salvage cars are a practical and very budget-friendly way to own a vehicle and visiting the auctions for salvage cars will not cost you a penny. At least you can get an idea of what salvage cars are. Insurance companies deem salvage cars to be a total wreck and while we can agree that salvage cars are not the vehicle you can immediately ride away with, often just a bit of repair can bring salvage cars back on the road. Making salvage cars road-worthy vehicles can be a serious project you should be ready about. However, it is still worth considering this option. Salvage cars make for great project vehicles and if you know a thing or two about cars, salvage cars can turn into your next DIY project. Furthermore, salvage cars can turn into a successful business too as you can fix salvage cars for profit. The key thing is that you must know about the best way to shop for salvage cars.

Thorough Assessment of Damages of Salvage Cars

Why salvage cars?
Pre-purchase inspection of salvage cars damages

The majority of salvage cars you will spot on auctions are vehicles that have been through some sort of accident and this is the reason for their damage. No matter the reason for the damage, the car owner has once decided that the repair of a damaged car does not worth their time, energy, and investment and here is how the vehicles turn into salvage cars. Therefore, it is really important to make a thorough assessment of the condition and the damage of the salvage cars you are interested in. In fact, in most cases, the repair really does not worth your time, energy, and investment. However, there are some cases when salvage cars can surprise you and turn into a great deal. It is a good idea to bring a professional mechanic with you when looking for salvage cars, as a professional will be able to make a comprehensive assessment and evaluation if you are not able to tell the condition of the car. In case the damage affects critical components of the vehicle, this pretty much means a repair that will be too expensive to make sense for you to invest in salvage cars. Damages on the interior of the body of the car will be more desirable, but not necessarily worth the purchase too. Buying salvage cars for parts is always an option too, so make sure to check out the condition of the parts thoroughly.

Think as Salvage Cars Insurer

Think as salvage cars insurer
Salvage cars: Into the shoes of an insurer

Obviously, there is a reason why a car insurer will title vehicles as salvage cars. The main reason is that an insurer will understand that repairing the car will cost more than the value of the car itself. Therefore, when you are looking for salvage cars, you need to do a bit of math before investing. There are some tips, in this case, you are recommended to follow. As an example, newer models of salvage cars are usually more heavily damaged, while older models of salvage cars are usually not that heavily damaged to the point that repair will cost more than the car’s value itself.

Salvage Cars May Come With Other Costs (Besides Repair)

Salvage cars may come with other costs (besides repair)
Consider additional costs related to salvage cars

It is clear that no matter the salvaged cars you decide to invest into, you will have to deal with some repairs and their costs. But this is not the only factor money-wise you want to consider when shopping for salvage cars. As an example, you will also have to pay for the car registration. You will also have to deal with finding a reliable insurance company that will be willing to cover vehicles that are already titled as salvage cars by other insurers. You should find a way to convince the insurance companies that newly restored and recovered salvage cars are as road-worthy and safe as other cars on the road.

Consider Market Prices for Salvage Cars

Consider market prices for salvage cars
Consider market value of salvage cars

In case you are planning to make repairing salvage cars and they re-selling them your business, you should also be aware of the price of repaired salvage cars on the market. Usually, restored salvage cars can cost no more than 60% of the price of the same car model by the same car brand.

Post-Purchase Inspection of Salvage Cars

Post-purchase inspection of salvage cars
Assessment: After the purchase of salvage cars

Now, you have thoroughly inspected the vehicle before buying it on the salvage cars auction, but the assessment of the vehicle’s condition does not have to stop here where you signed in the paperwork for purchasing it. Post-purchase inspection is as important as pre-purchase one, and you usually do that after all the repairs and/or rebuilding process. This is very important and the only way to make sure the vehicle can be registered with a clean title and get proper insurance coverage.

Why salvage cars?
Thorough assessment of damages of salvage cars
Think as salvage cars insurer
Salvage cars may come with other costs (besides repair)
Consider market prices for salvage cars
Post-purchase inspection of salvage cars