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Sell your unwanted car in Forest Lake today

If you’ve had a breakdown or accident or have an old car taking up valuable garage space, look no further than 1800 Salvage. As an Australia-wide auto salvage and car removal company, we offer a quick and easy way to turn any vehicle into a tidy profit.

We purchase everything in the automotive space, from family cars to vans, trucks, fleet vehicles, caravans, boats and machinery. Whether your unwanted vehicle is near-new and roadworthy or a statutory write-off, we’ll provide a reliable cash offer based on the current market.

To get started, complete our simple online quote form, including photos and vehicle details. We’ll send you a competitive price in under an hour. Our friendly professionals will handle all logistics and book your free car removal in Forest Lake, across Brisbane or Queensland, within 24 hours. Then, we pay cash directly to your account on collection, finalising your sale.

Contact 1800 Salvage’s cash-for-cars experts in Forest Lake today.

Cash for cars of all conditions

Get great prices for unwanted vehicles in Forest Lake

We pride ourselves on offering the highest cash possible based on the current market. Our expert assessors see the value in even the most rusty and ancient vehicles. They’ll connect your junk to the right business to be recycled or repurposed. 

We finalise all our instant cash payments via Osko on pick-up once our towing team has confirmed your vehicle’s condition. This near-instantaneous transfer method is safe and secure.

Free car removal service across Brisbane

Whether you need car removals on the same or the next business day, we’ve got you covered. Our experienced transport partners have the skills and equipment to handle almost any sized vehicle. 

If your old car and its keys are easily accessible, you don’t need to be present for collection. You can get on with your day while we take care of everything.

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Instant cash for cars in every condition

We buy and responsibly salvage all of

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We operate Australia-wide

1800 Salvage’s cash-for-car service has outlets in every state and major city across the country. We can reach vehicles from even the most remote regional locations within 24 hours.

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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.

  • 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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We pay cash for used cars, Forest Lake Brisbane

1800 Salvage’s team buys all junk automobiles, including heavy and light trucks. Whether you’re a private car owner, an insurer or a commercial business with many vehicles to sell, we’ve got you covered. 

For the best cash offer, we need to know:

  • 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 in Forest Lake QLD

We buy every motor vehicle, from Mercedes Benz to Mazda.

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Frequently asked questions

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Should I hand in my registration?

Yes, we buy unregistered vehicles, so we don’t require a registration transfer. Please 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 vehicle's number plates to a transport and motoring customer service centre.

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Do old cars need a roadworthy for you to buy them?

No. We don’t require a roadworthy, which saves you time and money compared to selling privately. Contact us to sell your unwanted car, Forest Lake, today.

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What if I change my mind after accepting your offer?

There’s no pressure. You can change your mind if you have yet to sign our contract of sale. Once signed, there is an obligation of sale. However, we will work with you to arrive at a positive result regardless of where we’re in the process.

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Does 1800 Salvage buy or sell auto parts in Forest Lake?

No, we exclusively purchase vehicles. However, we can provide a free quote for car parts or scrap metal if you have a written-off car. Our friendly professionals can also connect you with car wreckers Forest Lake area for spare parts disposal. We can facilitate connections to local auto parts businesses if you want to buy auto parts, Forest Lake.

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

Our team follows the automotive market closely, including wholesale market trends and auction results. We aim to provide the best price possible and stay competitive to keep our Forest Lake 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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