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Auto Wreckers Near Me- How Can I Tell if Buyers Are Legitimate?

If you need to sell a car for scrap or parts, unfortunately, there are some dishonest and plain dodgy operators out there. If this is the first time you’ve had to search for ‘auto wreckers near me’, then you are likely to be unfamiliar with some of the tricks that certain wreckers can play. Here we outline some of the things you should watch out for, and explain how we work to ensure you get top cash for cars in Adelaide.

The good thing to know is that most car wreckers in Adelaide to operate with integrity. Many of the wreckers in our city have been around for a while- including us. If you’re trying to work out which wrecker to use, the first thing to check is that they are a licensed car buyers in Adelaide. You could also check their website for any license and business numbers, and read any reviews you can find.

Reviews are a helpful way you can get an idea about the kind of service Adelaide wreckers provide- but don’t forget that some sneaky operators might create false reviews about their business. Watch out for this dodgy selling behavior and avoid any sellers who try these unethical acts!

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Can I Wash My Car in the Rain?

We have had a warm but wet start to spring, with plenty of decent rainfall during August and September. Some of our customers have been asking us about leaving their cars out in the rain for a wash before placing a request for selling a car in SA. Sounds like a good idea and a cheap way to get the car clean, right? Well, sure, a heavy rain can remove some dirt and dust from your car’s surface. But did you know that extensive exposure to rain can also damage the finish on your car?

Many newer cars are coated with a rain resistant surface, however if polish and conditioning treatment are not regularly applied, the surface of your car can become dull and damaged by constant exposure to the elements. The more rain that falls on the car, the more likely it is that the surface will degrade and become stressed, warped, rusted or damaged over time. Rainfall can also have a pollutant and contaminates that are acidic and will cause wear to the surface of your car.

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Winter Is The Season To Get Rid Of Junk Cars Adelaide

We’ve had a particularly wet winter and although our gardens love it, all this moisture means bad news for cars.

If you’ve got a broken down, junk or damaged car sitting around in your yard in the Adelaide, area this wet weather may well have sealed the fate of these cars. When a car that is already damaged is exposed to the elements, it can make the problems much worse.

Car thefts on the rise in Adelaide

Despite the influence of more people working from home, car thefts are still occurring in Adelaide. The suburbs of Hindmarsh, Mawson Lakes, Prospect, Dry Creek, Noarlunga and Elizabeth have all seen a spate of thefts and high theft per capita rates. 

Cash for damaged cars Adelaide

After discovering their vehicles have been stolen, owners have been shocked to find their cars wrecked or torched. It’s upsetting and distressing, but Cash for Cars Adelaide can help you any time of the day or night.  

Unfortunately, lots of cars that are stolen are not in a safe, drivable condition when they are found. If your car has been damaged as a result of a theft of accident, and you need scrap car removal in a hurry, contact us. We’re Adelaide’s favorite junk car buyers, and we give you cash for junk cars. 

Cash for unused cars Adelaide

If you have a car that is just sitting in the yard, taking up space, why not take cash for unwanted cars? Unused cars can get the attention of potential thieves, who pinch them and use them for crime sprees.  Cars like this often end up getting burnt out, torched or wrecked. 

Don’t leave old, unused cars lying around in your yard. We give cash for scrap, cash for old cars, cash for junk cars. 

Cash for Cars Adelaide

If your car has been damaged and you’re saying “I want to sell my car for cash today” then simply contact us! We’ll get some details over the phone and you can tell us about what state your vehicle is in. After a few questions, we’ll make an offer on your car. If you accept, we can meet you wherever the car is located- even if it’s been taken to the other side of town. 

We can tow cars that can’t be driven. We’ll do a quick assessment of your vehicle before we load it up and remove it. Our team is safety conscious and we’re used to dealing with cars that have been wrecked or in an accident.

Recycling car parts Adelaide 

It doesn’t matter what state your vehicle is in, or what has happened to it.  It doesn’t matter if it won’t start, is broken down, or has had the windows smashed. And we will always reuse and recycle any parts of your car that can be salvaged.

When we get there, we’ll work together to complete the paperwork then we’ll give you the cash.  Call us on  0410 887 394.

Cash For Cars Wreckers or Sell My Car Online?

Have you heard the horror stories about selling a car online? Have you wasted hours of your time creating a listing that got no response? In so many cases it’s just not worth it, especially when services like Cash for Cars Adelaide can make it quick and easy to get rid of your car. 

When you try to sell a car online you’re likely to: 

  • waste time creating a listing
  • waste time texting and chasing up potential buyers
  • have to reduce the price again and again
  • wait weeks for a sale

Selling a car online will take up a lot of your time. First there’s the time it takes to create the listing.  It takes time to get your car tidied up and cleaned up, removing car seats, rubbish and junk. Then you have to make sure it’s in a suitable location to be photographed.  If your car is stuck in a dark shed or in-between other cars, it’s not going to be easy to get a quality shot. And let’s face it; some of us are better and taking photos than others. Camera photos turn out blurry and dark, they can be out of focus and unclear. 

Once you’ve managed to get a suitable picture or two, you then have to pick which website or sites you are going to use. And there are lots of options out there, which mean buyers have plenty of sites to choose from. To get your listing to the best potential buyers you might need three of four ads on different sites. You’ll have to go through the process of creating accounts, or trying to remember the login to an account you’ve had previously. 

Then there’s the effort of downloading the photos and uploading them to wherever they need to go.  You need to have all the make and model details and manuals available to fill in all the annoying listing criteria and you have to try to think of a clever way of describing your car so it stands out from the pack. It’s not worth it! 

Why go through all the pain of selling your car online, when Cash for Cars Adelaide, local scrap car buyers, can quickly and simply take your junk car. You don’t have to clean it up or wash it for us. We pay a fair price of up to $9999. That bothersome, broken down old vehicle will be gone for good and the only time you will have to spent is the time it takes to make one quick phone call.