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Instant cash for your unwanted car & free removal services on the same day

1800 Salvage’s team has decades of industry experience buying and repurposing salvage vehicles. Our car buyers specialise in seeing the value of everything from scooters and motorcycles to trucks, vans, fleet vehicles and machinery. No matter the damage done, we guarantee competitive cash prices based on the current market. 

With the support of our reliable towing partners, we offer fast, free car removal services in the Knox local government area throughout the city, state and country. An extensive transport network enables us to collect any vehicle from any location within 24 hours.

We purchase vehicles from private car owners, insurers, panel-beating businesses and other commercial operations. So, if you have any old car or scrap truck taking up valuable space on your property, we can arrange for same-day removal and instant cash payment.

Contact our friendly cash-for-car experts today for a free quote.

Cash for cars of all conditions

Sell any damaged, unwanted scrap car The Basin

1800 Salvage pays top cash for everything from accident-damaged cars, scrap trucks to vintage motorcycles. We partner with salvage businesses, including recycling and car wrecking companies, auction houses and restoration specialists. This ensures your vehicle is recycled, repurposed or reconditioned in an environmentally friendly way.

With our streamlined service, you don’t need to worry about time wasters, administrative costs, or even the headache of roadworthy certificates.

Free removal services within 24 hours

Why put up with the eyesore of scrap cars taking up valuable space on your property when our free car removal service can take them off your hands today?

Our vast network of highly experienced tow truck drivers operates throughout Melbourne, Victoria and interstate. We can tow your old car or scrap truck from anywhere without you having to reschedule your day.

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Cash for cars in all conditions

We buy and responsibly salvage all of

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We operate throughout Victoria and Australia

Our car removal specialists have the skills and experience to tow any vehicle from any location. Whether in a multi-storey parking building in Melbourne’s central business district or stuck on a remote regional road, we’ll safely and efficiently remove your unwanted car.

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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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Getting the best cash offer on your junk automobile

1800 Salvage’s car buyers closely follow automotive industry trends and guarantee the best price in the current market. We pride ourselves on being honest and transparent at every stage. If you have any questions, our friendly team are happy to help.

For the highest cash offer on your old car or unwanted vehicle, please let us know the following:

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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We buy all brands

Selling a Mercedes Benz or Mazda cars? Our cash-for-cars service buys all makes and models.

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Frequently asked questions

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Are you a car dealer?

Yes, 1800 Salvage is a fully licenced car dealer. We can, however, also provide purchase offers on anything with a motor! So, whether you’ve got a fleet of outdated Isuzu trucks, old motorbikes or recreational vehicles, we can help.

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Do you buy auto parts?

No. We only buy whole vehicles. We’re happy to estimate the car parts or scrap metal you have. If you like, our team can also connect you with car wreckers nearby so you can dispose of your parts sustainably.

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Are your offers negotiable?

All 1800 Salvage offers on vehicles are firm and not negotiable. However, please let us know if you believe we have missed something in our quoting stage.

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Do you need my number plates?

Not at all. Please remove the number plates from scrap vehicles and cancel them with Vic Roads.

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When do I get paid for my unwanted vehicle?

We pay upon vehicle collection. Our reputable transport providers confirm your vehicle’s condition first.

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I have modified my old car. Will this increase my quote?

Yes. Please provide us with all of the receipts from your upgrades to verify, and we will consider these in the quoting 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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