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Instant cash for any unwanted car & free removals

1800 Salvage is an Australian-wide auto salvage and removal company. We specialise in evaluating, buying and salvaging all vehicle types. Whether you're looking to sell an old van taking up valuable garage space, a vintage motorbike or a worn-out forklift, we’re here to help.

From the moment you contact us until our tow truck drivers drive away, our Chermside’s cash-for-cars team handle everything, so you don’t have to worry. Send us some photos and general vehicle details via our online quote form, and we’ll provide a competitive price within minutes.

Our experienced team can work with you to manage all paperwork and organise your free towing service on the same or the next business day. You’ll receive instant money transfers via Osko upon pick-up. It’s that easy.

Don’t let that old automobile take up valuable front yard space any longer. Contact us today for a free quote, and let us help you to get rid of it.

Cash for cars of all conditions

We buy cars, trucks & wrecked vehicles

Our Chermside team has decades of industry experience and knows the market inside out. We always give our highest dollar offer, with no pricing games.

It doesn’t matter what condition your unwanted cars, trucks, vans or automobiles are in. We have trusted salvage partners willing to provide the best deals for anything with a once-roadworthy motor and its parts.

Free car removal services

1800 Salvage proudly offers free car removals to all our valued customers. Whether you’re a private van owner or a panel-beating company with many, we can arrange towing within 24 hours.

Before vehicle collection, please retrieve the number plates and all personal belongings. If your unwanted car and its keys are easily accessible, you don’t need to be present for pickup. We strive to make the entire process not only financially rewarding, but also straightforward and stress-free.

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Cash for cars in every condition

We buy and responsibly salvage all of


unwanted vehicles. These include:

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Nationwide free car removal service

1800 Salvage’s free pick-up service is available to private car owners, insurers and commercial businesses. Wherever your vehicle is located, you can count on us to be there promptly.

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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.

  • Free purchase quotes (Weigh up your options)
  • 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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How much is your scrap car worth?

With our streamlined cash-for-cars service, there’s no need for in-person assessments or administrative headaches. We can give you a top-money offer based on the photos and information you send.

To maximise your vehicle’s value, send us as much information as possible, including:

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

We buy all vehicles, from trucks and boats to caravans.

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1800 Salvage Milton, Queensland

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1800 Salvage Milton, Queensland

Level 1, 16 McDougall Street, Milton, 4064, QLD

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Frequently asked questions

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Do I need to hand in my registration?

Yes, we buy all vehicles unregistered and don’t require a registration transfer. Remove your plates before collection to avoid confusion. You will need to complete the cancellation of the registration form (F3517). Take this form and your number plates to your local Department of Transport and Main Roads for a refund on any remaining registration.

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Does 1800 Salvage buy or sell auto parts?

No, we exclusively purchase whole vehicles. Our friendly professionals can also connect you with nearby automotive wreckers for spare parts disposal and scrap metal recycling. We also facilitate connections to local auto components businesses if you want to buy car parts.

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Will 1800 Salvage beat another offer I have?

If you can provide this offer in writing, we encourage you to share it with our cash-for-cars Chermside team. Our professionals will thoroughly assess it and do their best to surpass it. We are dedicated to making the selling process as seamless and rewarding as possible.

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I’m just after free car removal. Can you help?

We sure can. Thanks to our trusted transport network across the country, we efficiently retrieve all scrap vehicles taking up your valuable space. Our extensive partnership ensures that we can seamlessly arrange free towing services no matter where you are located.

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My bank does not support Osko. Is this a problem?

Not at all. We will manage and monitor payment times and book your car removal following this. Generally, the processing of basic direct transfers occurs on the next business day. This ensures you receive your well-deserved compensation in a timely manner, adding to our services' convenience and overall reliability.

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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