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Instant cash & free car removal services for any unwanted car in South Melbourne

1800 Salvage makes selling all broken down or unwanted cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, machinery or boats stress-free and easy. As a nationwide auto salvage and car removal company, our experts guarantee competitive cash prices on every vehicle, whatever its condition.

Our seamless digital process and excellent customer service save you time, money and the headache of private sales. Simply fill in our easy online form for an accurate market price within minutes. 

1800 Salvage’s experienced professionals will work with you to finalise all paperwork, dispatch a tow truck immediately, and pay cash directly into your bank account via a secure Osko transfer. It’s that quick and easy!

Call us today for the best cash offer on your South Melbourne unwanted or scrap car.

Cash for cars of all conditions

We pay cash for any junk car, truck or motorcycle

1800 Salvage buys all vehicles, from trucks, machinery, bikes, and vans to cars Melbourne-wide.  We guarantee competitive prices whether your vehicle is in pristine condition, mechanically damaged, old and rusty or a complete write-off.

We buy from private car owners, insurance companies, commercial businesses and government departments. Just send us some photos and general information, so we can give you a top cash offer and organise free towing today.

Same-day free car removal service 

Our South Melbourne cash-for-cars service provides free scrap car removal throughout the city and beyond. Between our experienced tow truck drivers and trusted transport partners, we can remove anything from your broken-down car to a fleet of commercial trucks. 

We schedule the removal of unwanted vehicles for the same or the next business day. Once our towing specialist has confirmed your vehicle’s location and condition, we’ll transfer an instant payment into your selected bank account via Osko.

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Cash for cars in any condition

We buy and responsibly salvage all of

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Free towing service city, state & nationwide

Our free car removals operate anytime and anywhere. Whether you’ve had an accident in Melbourne’s central business district, need towing from an apartment garage or a back country road, we’ll be there promptly.

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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
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Maximise the value of your scrap car

Our team of auto salvage specialists can quickly evaluate vehicles based on their features and market demand. We pride ourselves on always offering our best cash with no pricing games. 

We have an extensive partner network includes car wrecking companies, restoration specialists and auction houses. They enable us to offer competitive prices due to high demand and ensure your old car gets repurposed or reused sustainably. 

Send us photos of the following:

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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Best cash offers on any brand

From Mercedes Benz to Ford, we pay top dollar for anything once roadworthy.

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Frequently asked questions

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Does 1800 Salvage buy car parts too?

No, only whole vehicles. However, we’re happy to provide an estimate for old or scrap car parts and even connect you with nearby car wreckers to dispose of your spare parts sustainably.

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

If you are the will’s executor and have all the necessary paperwork to sell, our South Melbourne car buyers can offer quick cash today.

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How long are 1800 Salvage’s purchase quotes valid for?

All quotes are valid for 14 days. However, if you need an extension, we can reassess it later.

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Why is it safer to deal with a licenced motor car dealer?

Business licencing Australia regulates all licenced motor car dealers. Our highly regarded South Melbourne cash-for-cars service strictly complies with these licensing rules to ensure your transactions, identification and personal data are protected. Be careful if dealing with car-buying companies that aren’t licenced, as it is often a scam.

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Does my damaged vehicle need a roadworthy for you to buy it?

Our car buyers in South Melbourne regularly purchase unroadworthy and unregistered cars and other vehicles. This way, you save time and money compared to selling privately, which needs an up-to-date roadworthy certificate.

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What does 1800 Salvage do to stay environmentally conscious?

Our South Melbourne service is environmentally beneficial as unused vehicles emit pollution into the air. Every car recycled through us gets de-polluted. Through our nationwide partners, we ensure all vehicles are reused or recycled. This is also very important, as it takes a lot of oil and plastics to create brand-new parts. 

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. 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.

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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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