The catalytic converter. An almost mythical piece of kit. Everyone’s heard of it, whether they know what it is, what it does, or even where to locate one on the underside of a car. Unfortunately, there are some people out there who know exactly where to find them and how much they’re worth. This is […]
How Does The Scrap Business Work?
Most people will approach a business with some idea of how it works, especially if it means they’re going to be parting with their cash or some other highly-prized asset. However, the same can’t always be said for the scrap and salvage business, with some car owners perhaps being put off by a lack of […]
Can I Scrap A Car Without Wheels Or With A Flat Tyre?
It’s one of mankind’s oldest inventions. In fact, it’s so old, so basic and yet, so perfect, that it’s the subject of an idiom about not trying to improve on something that already works as good as it needs to. We’re talking about the humble wheel, without which our cars would be going nowhere either […]
Can I Scrap A Car Without Keys?
Take one component away from any vehicle and, much like a house of cards, it’s likely that the whole operation will fail. This goes for everything from the tyres to the window washer fluid – it all needs to work together to keep the vehicle moving as intended. When thinking of the parts of a […]
Can I Scrap A Car Without An Engine?
The engine is the most important part of any car. Without this invention coming to fruition more than 150 years ago, travel would be more difficult and who knows what other technological advancements might have been delayed, turned out differently or maybe even never occurred! So, if you’re currently looking to scrap your car that’s […]
Scrap Your Car Without Insurance
Every driver knows that having insurance is a must. It’s illegal to not have it, but most of us don’t have a pot of money lying around to fund any repair fees that might crop up after an accident anyway, so if you want your car fixed and back on the road as soon as […]
Should I Remove The Fuel Before Scrapping My Vehicle?
Fuel has always been expensive in the UK but in the early 2020’s, this cost that many of us simply can’t avoid absolutely skyrocketed. Given the extortionate cost of petrol and diesel, it’s fair to say that sending your car off to the scrap yard with a full tank is wasteful enough to make you […]
Scrap Car Scams
Before the 2010s, the selling a car as scrap was a far less regulated process. It was incredibly easy to take your car to the nearest scrap yard and get paid for it there and then, pocket the cash and go on with your day. The problem with this was that it also made it […]
Understanding Salvage Categories
For a car to be declared salvageable after a collision or some other incident, it has to be in a condition from which it can be repaired and restored to a road-legal standard. These cars may very well have been severely damaged in a crash, but with some time and effort dedicated to them, along […]
How To Buy A Salvage Car
If you’re in the market for a new motor but don’t want to spend a small fortune on something just to get you from A to B, then you might not find what you’re looking for on main dealer forecourts or mainstream online listings. Instead, could find a bargain in the place that many drivers […]