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We pay cash for any unwanted car & offer free towing services

It’s not every day you have a scrap or accident-damaged vehicle, and when you do, you want it gone fast. 

1800 Salvage offers a convenient, hassle-free way to turn any junk vehicle or old car

into instant cash today. Our highly experienced salvage car buyers are experts in their field. We closely follow market trends and provide generous cash prices for all motor vehicles, including vans, trucks, motorbikes, machinery and boats. No matter their state, we’ll ensure they get reused, repurposed or recycled.

We have towing partners operating nationwide, enabling us to provide free removal services from any location within 24 hours. You’ll be paid cash directly into your bank account once our tow truck driver confirms your vehicle’s condition. It’s that quick and easy.

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Cash for cars of all conditions

We offer a fair price on your scrap car or any unwanted vehicles

1800 Salvage’s cash-for-cars Truganina service buys vehicles of all kinds from private car sellers, insurers, panel beaters and government departments. Our expert buying team provides the best cash offers based on your photos and information. There’s no need for an on-site assessment.

We make instant cash payments via Osko. Trusted by businesses nationwide, this safe, secure transfer platform deposits money into your account within 30 seconds.

Free scrap car removal Truganina and Victoria-wide 

With the support of highly regarded transport partners, we can remove your scrap car from any location. Whether it's in Melbourne’s central business district, your backyard, or a remote country road, we’ll send one of our friendly towing team out to you immediately.

All our tow trucks have a 10-tonne towing capacity, enabling us to handle most vehicles. Let us know if you have something more hefty, as we can access specialty trucks.

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Cash for cars in all conditions

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Servicing all of Australia

1800 Salvage proudly operates throughout all Australian states. We offer fast, reliable and free towing for all vehicles, no matter their condition.

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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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Maximise the cash offer for your unwanted car, Truganina

Our proficient car buying team uses their expertise and leading technology to provide free quotes within an hour. We pride ourselves on offering transparent, honest prices with no hidden costs. Call us if you have any questions, and we’ll gladly help.

For the best cash offer on your Truganina car or truck, 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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Any brand, any condition

Our cash-for-cars Truganina service pays top dollar for all makes and models in all states.

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Frequently asked questions

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Does your cash-for-cars service cover auto parts?

1800 Salvage only buys whole cars, trucks or other vehicles. We can give you an estimate for the spare parts or scrap metal you may have. Our friendly team can also connect you with reliable car wreckers nearby in Wyndham local government areas to dispose of your car parts in an eco-friendly way.

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Why is selling cars to a licenced motor car dealer safer?

Business licencing Australia regulates all licenced motor car dealers. Your transactions, identification and personal data are protected as we comply with all licensing rules. Be mindful of dealing with other automotive car-buying companies that aren’t licenced, as it could be a scam.

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Can I sell my car on behalf of my family member or friend?

No, 1800 Salvage only buys vehicles from the owner of the vehicles. We require a photo ID and signature of the owner of the vehicle.

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Do you buy scrap trucks or cars out of regional locations?

Our Australia-wide network of transport providers helps us access and buy all vehicle types from even the most remote regional areas.

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

If you are the will’s executor and have all the required paperwork. As licenced car dealers, we can purchase vehicles from an authorised party.

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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