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Yes. We work alongside Sheen Towing, who have multiple carpark recovery vehicles for our use. This means we’re able to access vehicles in any location.
Yes. We purchase vehicles subject to the Takata airbag recall. We have a network of dealers and auto-electricians who assist us in removing affected airbags, meaning this practice will not affect our purchase quote for your vehicle.
If your recalled vehicle is listed below, we will consider purchasing your car:
Yes. 1800 Salvage almost always beats insurance tenders by offering a higher price — putting more money in your pocket. To get started, fill out our online quote form here.
1800 Salvage is a licence motor car trader. This means we cannot purchase any vehicles possessing financial liens. However, we are still available to assist by submitting a salvage tender to your finance company. This will free you from being stuck with your damaged vehicle.
Fill out our online quote form here. We’ll take it from here by offering a same-day purchase quote, putting money in your pocket, and taking the write-off vehicle off your hands. Please note: if the assessor leaves you with a salvage tender, you are still eligible to contact 1800 Salvage — which is highly recommended, as we offer the highest-price insurance tenders.
Yes. All personal details shared with 1800 Salvage are confidential between we, the buyer, and you, the seller. As a holder of LMCT 12082 ,we uphold the standard of an operator under the Motor Car Traders act of 1986.
Yes. 1800 Salvage specialises in purchasing unregistered vehicles. We typically request any remaining registration on your vehicle be refunded to you by VicRoads. This can be done by taking your licence plates and paperwork to VicRoads to get reimbursed for remaining registration. Typically, around $50 per month will be reimbursed to you.
1800 Salvage does not require registration on any vehicle. Once we have purchased your vehicle, you may take your license plates and paperwork to VicRoads to be reimbursed for the cost of any registration that is still active on your vehicle.
Yes — any kind. We purchase a wide range of salvage car models in a variety of conditions, makes, and models. Once you provide our team with details about your damaged car, we will provide you with a same-day purchase quote. Check out some of our most often purchased brands (link brands page).
Repairable write-offs are vehicles that can be repaired — however, the cost of repairs exceeds the car’s worth. Written off vehicles can still be re-registered in Australia.
Statutory write-off are vehicles that has been severely damaged, and should no longer be repaired. Vehicles that have met the statutory write-off criteria by the insurance assessor cannot be re-registered in Australia. However, certain parts may be used to repair other vehicles.
Yes. 1800 Salvage purchases many fleet vehicles — particularly when your company is self-insured, so that we can offer a great price on your vehicle, and take it off your hands promptly.
Please keep in mind: if your business is not at-fault in the accident, you may still receive a third-party salvage tender on your vehicle. To receive yours, simply upload photos of the damaged car, and we will get back to you with a same-day purchase quote.
At 1800 Salvage, your car can be in any condition — from write off to damaged, second-hand to perfect condition, and anywhere in between.
Whether used, damaged in an accident, mechanically damaged, old and unwanted, or former project vehicle, we buy it all. We are not limited to vehicles only — we also offer purchase prices for motorcycles, trucks and machinery. With our towing capacity of up to 6 tonnes, we’re the go-to for all things auto.
Photos are the best source of information you can provide to us. Whether you are completing our online quote form, emailing us, or texting our team, photos are essential. To ensure we can complete our research process to bring you the best purchase quote possible, please provide the following images:
When completing our ‘Upload Your Salvage’ Form, please attach:
Unfortunately, although we would appreciate your effort, we do not allow drop offs to our car yard. As we specialise in salvage vehicle trading, for OH&S compliance we may only permit our team members to pick up and deliver vehicles to our yards via tow truck. Therefore, we do not have a drop off option available.
However, 1800 Salvage covers all towing costs — so there is no need to worry about transport fees. We make the entire process seamless and easy.
At 1800 Salvage, we are committed to making the car selling process as secure and easy as we can. Our simple method removes the hassle from selling your vehicle.
When you sell your vehicle through 1800 Salvage, you avoid private sale woes and swiftly sell your car. Our transactions are typically completed by the following business day.
If you have any questions about us or our services, our friendly team will be happy to help.