Selling Scrap Cars for Cash

A great way to make money from your old worn out vehicle that doesn’t run very well anymore is to sell it as scrap.


Another great way is to sell it as parts to a company that salvages automobiles. These companies, sometimes known as cash for cars companies. Mine junk vehicles for valuable resources such as scrap metal and spare used parts which they then sell to scrap metal companies and used parts buyers. If you are planning on selling your vehicle here are some sweet hints for doing it properly.

Research the value

To find the value of your machine go to website like Redbook to get a general idea of what vehicles of the same make, model and year as yours are valued at. To get an even clearer picture, go to websites with community message boards and see what sort of things lower a vehicles value, and by how much. You can also call a Cash for Cars Company and give them a detailed description of your vehicle. After which they will give you a quote of how much they would pay you for it.

When selling a scrap vehicle. It’s important to know that scrap machines are vehicles that don’t run, and the amount of money that would be needed to fix them surpasses the amount required to purchase one that does run. So considering that point, it is quite likely that the damage in your vehicle is extensive. And because of this its value will be low. It may even turn out that it needs to be valued purely based on its weight.

Cash for Cars Company

This avenue of action is for people who need cash fast. And don’t have time to muck about. This process for selling a Junk vehicle for cash is so simple and straight forward that anyone can do it. Assuming that they aren’t currently incarcerated for crimes against humanity. The first step is admitting that you have a problem. That problem being the old junk vehicle that you have lying about in the garage or back yard, taking up precious space.

The next action to take is finding scrap car buyers in your area. A simple google search with the words “cash for cars” and your city or town of residence should do the trick. Once you find the website, it may have a form to fill in. Or you may decide you prefer to call them. When you contact them, furnish them with a detailed description of your vehicle and you will receive a free quote. Once you are happy with that, they will send someone around to inspect the vehicle and provide you with a valuation. They then remove the vehicle free of charge, leaving you with cash in the hand.

Doing it yourself

If you are not in a rush and have plenty of time, tools and knowledge about cars, you can decide to dismantle the car yourself and sell any re-usable parts on the internet. You will make more money this way, but you really need to know what you’re doing.

If you live in Auckland and you want to choose the quick and easy path, Cash For Cars are an Auckland based company who have years of experience in the field, and will provide you with the best price for your junk vehicle. They also provide free auto pickup or removal.

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