Cash Scrap Car provides the following information for scrap car sellers in Sydney.
While you may not think it matters, the longer you wait to sell your scrap car the more it will depreciate. Cars rust and parts quickly deteriorate. When a car sits, parts that are designed to, and supposed to be moving, aren’t. Rust spreads quickly, and rubber components become brittle. The car likely will become infested with animals and pests, as well, which will find an appetite for electronics and wires, causing more havoc.
When a scrap car is in running condition, it should bring a higher price. Scrap yards often sell cars at auctions or wreck the sedan, luxury, 4WD, etc. for parts to recondition. One that is still running is in better shape than one that has been sitting for years and will take less effort in the disposal process.
Granted, scrap condition is far from a good used condition, but none the less, know the blue book value of your sedan, economy, truck, Ute, 4WD, SUV, etc. Knowing the blue book value is good to know as you can deduct the repairs and damage to determine an estimate of the value of your car or truck.
When getting a scrap estimate, it will not include any expensive components. If your sedan, SUV, 4WD, truck, etc. has reusable parts, then the price should be greater.
Unknown to many, 65 percent of the weight of a car is steel. If you are offered only a few dollars for your car or truck, ask about the value of weight. As a suggestion, know the weight of the car before you ask.
Typically, the steel alone is worth a hundred dollars or more.
Your SUV, truck, economy, luxury, sports, Jeep, etc. is in scrap condition. Don’t sell to a buyer that expects you to do anything like fix up the engine, etc. There are plenty of removal companies like Cash Scrap Car that will buy it with no strings attached.
Want to know more? Call 0401 009 994.