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We pay cash & offer free unwanted car removal service

1800 Salvage can buy and remove your unregistered or scrap vehicle in Chelsea.  

Whether you’ve got a junk car written off from an accident, an old car sitting on blocks in your backyard or a used car that your family’s grown out of, we’re here to help with our prompt, convenient service.

Combined with our trusted towing partners, we offer same-day car removal from any location. Be it Melbourne’s central business district, the suburbs, regional Victoria or interstate. We’ll pay cash directly into your bank account the second we tow your damaged vehicle away.

Contact our friendly team today to sell your old car, truck or van. We only need a few details to give you a competitive cash offer. 

Cash for cars of all conditions

Instant cash for all vehicles - junk cars to old cars, trucks & vans 

1800 Salvage buys and removes anything with a once-roadworthy motor. So we've got you covered, whether you want to get rid of outdated commercial fleet vehicles, scrap trucks, vintage motorcycles, boats, or light machinery.

You don’t need to put up with scrap vehicles taking up valuable parking space on your property or collecting dust in your garage any longer. We can offer a free quote, process your paperwork, free towing and instant money all in 24 hours.

Free junk car removal service 

We provide free removal services to all our valued customers, whether you’re a private seller, insurance company, panel beating business or a government department. As a leading car removal company, we’re committed to ensuring your unwanted vehicle is towed away without any hassles.

Our skilled tow truck drivers can safely remove your vehicle from a suburban street, inner city multi-storey parking building or commercial garage.

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Instant cash & free towing services for unwanted vehicles

We buy and responsibly salvage all of


unwanted vehicles. These include:

Vehicle salvage made easy

Free towing city and statewide

Between our expert towing team and reputable towing partners, we can remove vehicles from any location in Melbourne, Victoria and Australia on the same day, the next business day or at a time that suits you.

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Top cash offers that save time and money

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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Get the best money for your unwanted car

Regardless of damage, all vehicles are valuable when placed in the right hands. As auto salvage specialists, we have a vast network of trusted auction houses, repairers, and car wreckers across Melbourne and Victoria who are happy to pay top dollar for used parts.

To maximise the cash value of your junk car, please send us the following information:

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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We buy all vehicle brands

Our cash-for-cars Chelsea service pays top dollar for all vehicles in any state.

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Frequently asked questions

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Do you buy auto parts?

No, we only purchase whole vehicles. However, our scrap car buyers can give you an estimate of your car parts. We can also do our best to connect you with reliable car wreckers, Chelsea or nearby, to dispose of your spare parts in an eco-friendly way.

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Do you buy vehicles out of regional locations?

Yes! Our vast network of transport providers helps us access and buy all vehicle types from even the most remote places around Australia.

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How quickly can I sell my junk car in Chelsea?

1800 Salvage will work with you to provide a same-day free quote, usually within the hour. From there, we can complete the required paperwork and collect your vehicle within 24 hours or the next business day. 

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How long are 1800 Salvage’s purchase quotes valid?

All free quotes are valid for 14 days. However, if you need more time, it’s not a problem. We are happy to re-evaluate it later. 

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How does 1800 Salvage provide the best price for my old vehicle?

Our experienced cash-for-cars Chelsea team follows the automotive market closely from wholesale market trends and auction results. We provide the highest price in the current market and always stay competitive to keep our customers happy.

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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