1800 Salvage is one of Melbourne’s leading salvage car buyers. We provide instant cash payments for junk cars. Our free towing service can also remove your vehicle within 24 hours.
There are few things quite as irritating as being forced to put up with the presence of a useless junk car. If it’s stuck on your property, it can pose a safety risk to your loved ones and yourself, on top of being an awful eyesore. If you’re a panel beater or auto-service business, having write-off junk cars take up valuable lot space is terrible for business.
1800 Salvage’s scrap car removal services will remove any car in any condition from anywhere in Melbourne. If you’re tired of your busted old car, we provide the same-day car removal Melbourne car owners need. As Victoria’s car salvage specialists, we aren’t concerned with your car’s damage level. We will provide a great quote for any and all scrap cars.
Removing an unwanted vehicle from your Melbourne property is easy when you team up with 1800 Salvage. Once you’ve completed the necessary digital paperwork, we can arrange a towing service for your location and transfer funds into your account upon pick-up. Turn your unwanted vehicle into profit with a click of a button.
Unwanted, broken down, or damaged vehicles are an eyesore and often take up space that could be put to better use. Our free car removal services can pick up vehicles anywhere in Melbourne, from multi-storey car parks to apartment parking lots.
We will not only offer you an excellent price for any type of vehicle, but we can also ensure that it is reused sustainably.
Buying Melbourne’s unwanted cars for cash is our speciality, but it isn’t all we do. We’re quite happy to take any and all types of vehicles. If you’re looking to sell an outdated fleet of work vans, a smashed-up motorbike, an undrivable vintage car, or a worn-out forklift (or any light machinery), we’ll buy it.
Our experienced tow truck drivers can handle just about anything.
We offer fast and convenient towing for your salvage vehicle, including same-day collection or bookings at a time that suits you.
Auto salvage doesn't have to be difficult. We offer a fast, simple service to help you sell your vehicle with ease.
Our team is friendly, and we work hard to ensure your experience is fast, convenient, and hassle-free.
Our operating costs are competitive, so we can give you a better price when you sell your vehicle, and we don't charge for towing.
We’ve got a Victoria-wide network of highly experienced vehicle towing experts. They can reach practically any location within the state within 24 hours.
All of our paperwork can be signed digitally, allowing us to process it quicker. The cash for your car will come through almost instantly upon vehicle pickup. We’ll need a valid driver’s licence of the vehicle owner, too.
We need detailed photos of your vehicle to provide a fair but generous valuation. Please don’t feel the need to hide any damage — we’ll take it no matter its condition.
Once the paperwork is signed and your payment has been made, you can leave the rest to us. We will remove your car from anywhere in Melbourne; you don’t need to be there.
We aim to create a simple and stress-free car removals process. Once the digital paperwork is signed, we will book in a tow truck and instantly pay cash into your bank account at the time of collection. You can turn your unwanted car into profit with the click of a button.
No matter how badly damaged, every car can be restored or repurposed if placed in the right hands. However, valuating junk cars requires a great deal of experience, which 1800 Salvage has. You will only need to provide the most basic details for us to be able to develop a quote to remove your Melbourne car.
Before we remove your unwanted vehicle, we need to know:
We buy all unwanted cars, no matter the brand, make or model.
Want to know more about our services? Visit our Melbourne headquarters to talk to our experienced car wreckers in person. We’ll advise you on the best steps to obtain top prices for unwanted vehicles.
1800 Salvage Clayton South, Melbourne
14 James St, Clayton South, 3169, VIC
Onsite parking available
At 1800 Salvage, our car removal and salvaging process is completely streamlined. Whether you want your vehicle picked up on the same day or on a scheduled date, we offer free towing for whatever time suits you best.
Our team has partnered with Sheen Towing to provide Melbourne communities with free towing services with all salvage purchases. Sheen promises reliable and prompt towing regardless of your location in Victoria.
1800 Salvage has grown over the years to become a reputable auto salvage company.
We have formed many strong relationships with professionals in the automotive and towing industry, making it easier for us to service the Melbourne community.
We are proud to support Variety - The Children's Charity. Supporting kids and families facing many challenges through sickness, disadvantage or living disability.
Please contact us for more information about our local community initiatives.
Yes. Vehicles are not required to be registered for 1800 Salvage to buy and remove them. Once we have purchased your unwanted vehicle, you can take your license plates and paperwork to VicRoads for any reimbursement due.
We need your contact details, vehicle address, registration status, and a brief description of the damage. To help us give you the best price possible, include your vehicle's make and model, registration number, and odometer reading, along with some photos. Photos of all four corners of your car, interior seating, dash, and any points of damage or scratches are best. Then, fill in our easy 'Get a price' form, and we'll sort the rest out for you.
Yes. Our friendly team and trusted partners work extensively throughout Victoria. Simply call us today, and we will arrange for your vehicle to be picked up within 24 hours or at a time that suits you best.
We buy any type of vehicle in any condition, whether it's your car, motorbike, van, or truck. We accept a vast range of makes and models, including classic cars and light machinery. If your vehicle is no longer roadworthy, mechanically damaged, or you simply don't want it anymore, sell it to our Melbourne team today.
As a licensed motor car trader, 1800 Salvage cannot purchase vehicles that are under finance. However, we can still help to free you of your damaged vehicle. We can submit a salvage tender to your finance company on your behalf so that you don't have to worry. Give us a call, and one of our friendly team will talk you through this easy process.
Under the second-hand dealers and pawnbrokers regulations 2018, auto wreckers and scrap dealers are no longer able to pay or receive cash when trading. 1800 Salvage practices this law throughout Australia in the spirit of consistency. We have found most customers prefer bank transfers with remittances sent to their email.
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. His role as Business Development Manager for car dealerships, independent dealers, automotive wholesalers and automotive salvage dealers means he can accurately place a value on vehicles of all types, helping sellers obtain top cash for their unwanted cars.
Generating content with the help of AI is becoming more and more popular; but we prefer the old-school way of asking a salvage expert who understands our business to write our pages. Everything you see here was written by a 1800 Salvage employee and contains accurate information from our Melbourne office and internal sales system.
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.