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We pay cash for any scrap or unwanted car & offer free towing

1800 Salvage specialises in buying and salvaging less-than-perfect motor vehicles. We purchase anything from cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles to boats and machinery, whether they’re registered or not.

Our auto salvage professionals are experts in their field. Utilising their years of experience and today’s latest technologies, we can provide a competitive cash quote in under an hour. Once you accept our offer, we’ll support you in completing your electronic sales contract. Then we can collect junk vehicles within 24 hours. You’ll receive your quick cash payment via Osko on pick-up.

Look no further for the best cash offers and outstanding service at every stage of the car-selling process. Contact our friendly professionals today to get started.

Cash for cars of all conditions

The best price for your scrap truck, van or car

As an entirely online car-buying service, we can quote your scrap vehicle instantly with the details you send through. You don’t need to waste time or money looking for a private car buyer or booking an on-site car evaluation.

We provide honest, fully transparent, competitive cash prices for any vehicle in any condition. So whether you’ve got an accident-damaged car, a written-off Mercedes Benz SUV or an old motorbike that has broken down, we can take it off your hands for a top cash price today. 

Fast, free car removal in Carlton, Melbourne and Victoria

Whether you’re parked at the top of a multi-storey shopping complex, you’ve got a wreck at the local panel beaters, or your vehicle is interstate, as a leading car removal company, we’ve got you covered.

Our prompt, free car removal service operates anytime, anywhere, at your convenience. Our skilled tow truck drivers have a 10-tonne towing capacity to transport almost anything.

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Instant cash & free towing services for unwanted vehicles

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Free car removal across Melbourne & beyond

With the help of our highly regarded towing partners, 1800 Salvage offers free removal services from any location, whether you’re in Carlton North, the city, regional Victoria or nationwide. We can collect vehicles from even the most remote places while upholding our highly competitive prices.

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Simple online quote form, same day free quote, instant cash transfer and free car removal, 1800 Salvage does it all. We will take care of all the paperwork and you don’t even need to be home for the car removal.

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  • Australia wide service
  • Money in your account via OSKO
  • We buy early and late model cars
  • Licenced motor car trader (LMCT: 12082)
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1800 Salvage’s expert car appraisers provide fast quotes for your scrap car because they know what they’re looking for. Our team see all motor vehicles’ value, no matter the condition. Many of our valued customers are surprised to see how much their damaged cars are worth! 

We’ll ensure that your unwanted car or truck is delivered to the right hands, whether it’s to be repurposed to breathe new life into other vehicles or to be disposed of in an eco-friendly way.

To enable us to give you the best car price, please send us the following details: 

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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We pay cash for every vehicle brand

Our expert cash-for-cars Carlton service offers top dollar for all brands.

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Frequently asked questions

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Do you buy auto parts?

We only purchase whole vehicles. However, we’ll give you a rough estimate of your spare parts. Our friendly team can also connect you with local car wreckers to help you dispose of them in an eco-friendly manner.

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How long are 1800 Salvage’s purchase quotes valid?

Every free quote is valid for 14 Days. However, we appreciate that selling your vehicle is a big decision, so if you need more time, we can re-evaluate it later. 

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How does 1800 Salvage provide top cash-for-cars offers?

Our Carlton cash-for-cars team follow the national automotive market closely. We provide the best price possible in the current market because we have a vast network of restoration specialists, auction houses, and truck and car wreckers who keep the demand for parts high. This way, your vehicle’s condition doesn’t matter.

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Can I sell an old vehicle on behalf of a deceased estate?

If you are the executor of the will and have the necessary paperwork to sell the vehicle. 

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Do vehicles need roadworthy certificates for you to buy them?

We do not require a roadworthy. This saves you time and money compared to selling your car privately, requiring an up-to-date roadworthy certificate. 

Doug Whiffin

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Doug Whiffin

Doug began his career in the automotive industry at age 18. He has worked in several dealerships and has since become an expert valuer buyer. Doug serves a broad spectrum of clients including car dealerships, independent dealers, automotive wholesalers, and automotive salvage dealers, helping sellers obtain top cash for their unwanted cars. Additionally, he seamlessly transitions into the role of second-in-command manager in the general manager's absence, showcasing his proactive nature and leadership skills.

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Whether you want to buy or sell salvage vehicles, we are here to help. Get in touch and we will get back to you soon with the information you need.

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