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Sunshine’s trusted salvage car buyer

As one of Australia’s leading auto salvage and removal companies, 1800 Salvage’s team has decades of industry experience and expert market knowledge. We offer a quick, easy way to turn unwanted vehicles into instant cash. 

Complete our simple online form for a free quote. We’ll provide competitive cash offers within minutes based on your photos and information. Then, we can work with you to handle all the paperwork and book free car removal within 24 hours. 

Between our towing specialists and extensive transport network, we can reach any Melbourne or regional Victoria location promptly. With a 10-tonne towing capacity, our tow trucks safely transport anything from cars to trucks, motorcycles to boats and machinery.   

Contact us for a top-dollar offer on your junk car today.

Cash for cars of all conditions

We buy cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles 

With our comprehensive cash for car service, you needn’t put up with unwanted or junk vehicles taking up valuable space on your property any longer. We pay top dollar for everything from old scrap cars, vintage motorcycles, damaged machinery, or written-off commercial trucks. 

We buy anything with a motor from private car owners, insurance companies, panel beaters and other businesses. Contact us today. We can arrange free pickup and cash payment on the same or the next business day.

Free towing service within 24 hours 

1800 Salvage proudly offers same-day free removal service from any location, whether you’re in Melbourne suburbs, remote Victoria or interstate. Our experienced towing team will collect your vehicle safely and efficiently without hidden fees.

If we can easily access your used car or truck, you don’t even have to be present at collection.  

Once our driver has loaded the truck and confirmed your old car’s condition, we transfer money directly into your account via Osko.

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Cash for cars of any condition

We buy and responsibly salvage all of


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Australia’s premium cash-for-cars service

1800 Salvage’s services extend far beyond collecting and buying cars in Sunshine. We proudly operate throughout the country. So whether your car or truck is in an inner-city commercial parking lot, an apartment garage or a regional location, we’ll remove it quickly and hassle-free.

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1800 Salvage make it easy

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 damaged or unwanted car worth?

1800 Salvage’s car buying team specialises in seeing the value in every vehicle, no matter the damage done. All contain parts that can be responsibly reconditioned, reused or recycled to give life to other similar vehicles.

So we can give you the best cash offer possible, please send us as much information as possible. We need to know 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 offer on any brand

We pay cash for anything with a motor, regardless of its condition.

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Frequently asked questions

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Do you buy unwanted cars out of regional locations?

Our extensive network of transport providers helps us remove any car quickly. We accept all vehicles from Australia’s most remote places.

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What do you do with my old vehicle when you sell it?

1800 Salvage works with a vast network of wholesalers, repairers, car wreckers and auction houses to keep the second-hand vehicle and parts market moving in Australia. We connect trusted automotive businesses nationwide to the vehicles and parts they need. 

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How do you offer the best price for my scrap car in Sunshine?

Our cash-for-cars specialists closely follow the national automotive market, including wholesale trends and auction results. We guarantee a highly competitive, fair price aligned with the current market.

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Can I change my mind after accepting your cash-for-cars offer?

There’s no pressure. If you have yet to sign our contract of sale, you can change your mind. Once signed, there is an obligation of sale. However, our Sunshine team will do their best to achieve a positive result regardless of where we are.

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Can I sell an old junk car in Sunshine for a family member or friend?

Our Sunshine cash-for-cars company only buys vehicles from their owners. We require the vehicle owner’s photo ID and signature as part of our process.

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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