Car Salvage

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56 reg Land Rover Range Rover Vogue 3.6 tdv8 diesel automatic metallic black. Spares/repair - one of the turbo has seized and will need to be towed/recovered away. [ will not start  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Land Rover
Model: Range Rover
Mileage: 135,000 miles
Transmission: Automatic
Body: Estate
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

Mechanic reports that DPF and turbo need fixing. I don't have time for this and have decided to sell the car on a giveaway price for £1100 to whoever needs it to repair or use as a  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Hyundai
Model: Tucson
Mileage: 124,249 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Estate
Color: Silver
Doors: 5 Doors

Brilliant little family car with huge load space - same owner for last 7 years. Well serviced and maintained up to the point the water pump froze up and belts snapped so now requires  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Focus C-Max
Mileage: 148,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: MPV
Color: Red
Doors: 5 Doors

This car is spares or repair.. it has no mot or battery. I'm 95 % sure it will pass a mot I did check it over about 3 months ago .. I just put new rear pads on it. I got the car just  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Vauxhall
Model: Astra GTC
Mileage: 117,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Grey
Fuel: Diesel

Car runs ok with minor issues which are repairable, the car has rust around the arches which is common on mercs. Lacquer has come off on the bonnet and boot. I have looked after the  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: E Class
Mileage: 214,500 miles
Body: Saloon
Color: Black
Doors: 4 Doors
Seats: 5 Seats

Good condition for year 140k all good tyres, recent turbo, parking sensors front and rear, good interior, manual gearbox, mot sept but needs timing chain. No swaps as already replaced  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: BMW
Model: 5 Series
Mileage: 141,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Estate
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

VW Golf selling as seen for spares/repairs. Recently developed a ticking noise which was confirmed by the garage to be timing belt roller, however, still drives fine. Damaged bodywork  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Golf
Mileage: 107,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

Clutch slipping, hole in the exhaust, couple of dents & scratches. There were no issues with the car mechanically until the clutch started slipping, bought a new car & just  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Peugeot
Model: 206
Mileage: 58,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Green
Doors: 3 Doors

Audi A3 Tdi 2.0, DSG, good condition with paddle shift, 84k milage, some service history. Recent fault identified with selector switch quoted £1019 for parts and labour (£500 odd  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Audi
Model: A3
Mileage: 84,000 miles
Transmission: Semi-Automatic
Body: Hatchback
Color: Grey
Doors: 3 Doors

Volkswagen Golf gt TDI spares or repairs, 2 owners, 187000 mileage, engine failure. Will start-up but will shake like mad. Has heated leathers. Will need to be recovered.  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Golf
Mileage: 187,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Red
Doors: 5 Doors

Audi tt spares or repair. Needs oil sensor and turbo poss oil pump. New turbo costs £123 oil pump £80. Too many new parts to list. Car is in really good condition still motd till  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Audi
Model: TT
Mileage: 1 miles
Year: 2004

As shown in pics mini one 1.6 petrol damaged down passenger side breaking for parts just message for price or complete car for £250 has alloys good tyres cat still on no battery car  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: MINI
Model: Hatch One
Mileage: 1 miles
Fuel: Petrol
Year: 2004
Features: Central locking, Electric windows

Still works but issues with it: the car is overheating, handbrake doesn't work, takes time to start because the key is not working properly but once it starts it drives normal, no m  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Renault
Model: Megane
Mileage: 1 miles
Year: 2005

This car is the perfect runner and has served me well, it still has a quarter of a tank of fuel. Unfortunately, there is one problem, the external port for the gearbox linkage is worn  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Peugeot
Model: 407
Mileage: 134,037 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Saloon
Color: Black
Doors: 4 Doors

Toyota Celica, 2005, mot April. Offered for spares or repairs. Been stood few months, the engine needs attention, not sure what needs. Loads new parts. Decent alloys. Celica leather  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Toyota
Model: Celica
Mileage: 119,257 miles
Doors: 3 Doors
Seats: 4 Seats
Engine: 1794cc
Year: 2005

Despite having always been incredibly reliable she stopped working last week and Will no longer start due to a suspected fuelling issue. Sold as seen spares or repairs. Not running  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: BMW
Model: 3 Series
Mileage: 187,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Estate
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

Here I have my Ford Galaxy for sale for REPAIR OR SPARES as it is not moving at the moment I was driving it when it stopped I believe is the gearbox. If you are interested you will  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Galaxy
Mileage: 178,841 miles
Transmission: Semi-Automatic
Body: MPV
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors

Honda Civic 2.2 CDTi spares or repairs. Mot till March 2020. Alternator belt broken will start with a charged battery. Needs to be trailered away. Ideal breaker. No time wasters 350  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Honda
Model: Civic
Mileage: 150,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Grey
Doors: 5 Doors

Firstly this will be a fantastic car with a bit of time spent on it by someone who knows what they are doing. Let’s start with the bad fist. The car has got a slight noise on the  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Fiat
Model: Grande Punto
Mileage: 110,000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Grey
Doors: 3 Doors

For sale for spare or repairs Audi A3 sport back 2.0 TDI Quattro facelift model, manual, 6-speed gearbox, 5 doors, black, alloys wheels, upholstery cloth seats, MOT 03 Jul 2020, Full  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Audi
Model: A3
Mileage: 207,500 miles
Transmission: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Color: Black
Doors: 5 Doors


Car salvage are not the first thing someone on a hunt for a new vehicle in their garage will consider. Car salvage 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, car salvage 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 car salvage can turn into success. All you need is knowing how to shop for car salvage and here we are going to provide you with some very helpful tips and recommendations.

Why Car Salvage?

Why car salvage?
Why choose investing into car salvage?

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 car salvage. Indeed, car salvage is a practical and very budget-friendly way to own a vehicle and visiting the auctions for car salvage will not cost you a penny. At least you can get an idea of what car salvage is. Insurance companies deem car salvage to be a total wreck and while we can agree that car salvage are not the vehicle you can immediately ride away with, often just a bit of repair can bring car salvage back on the road. Making car salvage road-worthy vehicles can be a serious project you should be ready about. However, it is still worth considering this option. Car salvage make for great project vehicles and if you know a thing or two about cars, car salvage can turn into your next DIY project. Furthermore, car salvage can turn into a successful business too as you can fix car salvage for profit. The key thing is that you must know about the best way to shop for car salvage.

Thorough Assessment of Damages of Car Salvage

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

The majority of car salvage 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 car salvage. Therefore, it is really important to make a thorough assessment of the condition and the damage of the car salvage 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 car salvage can surprise you and turn into a great deal. It is a good idea to bring a professional mechanic with you when looking for car salvage, 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 car salvage. Damages on the interior of the body of the car will be more desirable, but not necessarily worth the purchase too. Buying car salvage for parts is always an option too, so make sure to check out the condition of the parts thoroughly.

Think as Car Salvage Insurer

Think as car salvage insurer
Car salvage: Into the shoes of an insurer

Obviously, there is a reason why a car insurer will title vehicles as car salvage. 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 car salvage, 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 car salvage are usually more heavily damaged, while older models of car salvage are usually not that heavily damaged to the point that repair will cost more than the car’s value itself.

Car Salvage May Come With Other Costs (Besides Repair)

Car salvage may come with other costs (besides repair)
Consider additional costs related to car salvage

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 car salvage. 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 car salvage by other insurers. You should find a way to convince the insurance companies that newly restored and recovered car salvage are as road-worthy and safe as other cars on the road.

Consider Market Prices for Car Salvage

Consider market prices for car salvage
Consider market value of car salvage

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

Post-Purchase Inspection of Car Salvage

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

Now, you have thoroughly inspected the vehicle before buying it on the car salvage 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 car salvage?
Thorough assessment of damages of car salvage
Think as car salvage insurer
Car salvage may come with other costs (besides repair)
Consider market prices for car salvage
Post-purchase inspection of car salvage
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