Must-Follow Tips: Get the Best Deal When Buying a Salvage Car
Do you want to get your hands on a vehicle without spending a fortune on it?
If so, buying a salvage car might be the best option for you. While many people are scared off by the idea of buying a car with a salvage title, the truth is that you can save money and get a reliable vehicle when you go this route.
If you’re not familiar with what a salvage car is, it’s any car that has been involved in an accident or sustained enough damage for a car insurance company to write it off. But just because a car insurance company has decided to give up on it doesn’t necessarily mean you should, too.
Those willing to put some work into a salvage car will often find it to be a great investment. Here are some tips for getting the best deal when buying a salvage car.
Save or Splurge: The Pros & Cons of Buying Used Tyres
Tyres wear out over time, while a puncture at any speed can be a hair raising experience.
The fact is, if you drive a car, a time will come when you have to consider buying new tyres. Maybe it’s just one, lost in a puncture on your way to work, or maybe it’s the whole set.
There are alternatives to buying expensive brand new tyres. One of the more popular ones is “buying ‘part worn'”.
Join us today as we bring you the pros and the cons of buying used tyres, and learn how to put this information to use in your next big purchase.
Representatives of Silverlake and the Blue Lamp Trust, the charity that runs the Bobby Scheme, met at the Trust’s headquarters in Eastleigh on Friday, September 28, to unveil Silverlake’s logo on the Bobby Scheme’s vehicles.
Allen Prebble, Silverlake’s managing director, said: “Silverlake has a long tradition of building strong ties with the community we work in.
“We see it as a privilege to support the Bobby Scheme’s commitment to protecting the elderly and vulnerable within our community. Their work is a major contribution towards community safety in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.”
Read the full article at the Southampton Echo here
Many of these cars have salvage titles. But what exactly are salvage cars? And Is it bad to buy a car with a salvage title?
Although your first instinct is to stay away from salvage titles, we are here to tell you that salvage is not necessarily a bad thing.
We think that cars with salvage titles can actually be a smart purchase, depending on several factors. We might even be so bold to say that buying a salvage car can save you money if you are a savvy buyer.
We compiled 10 things you need to know when it comes to buying salvage cars. Read on to learn about what salvage truly means.
Silverlake are looking for a hard working person to join the wash bay team, the ideal applicant will be physically fit, happy to work outside in all conditions, have a strong work ethic, basic mechanical knowledge, and above all a good sense of humour.
Wet weather gear and steel toecaps will be provided.
For further details or to arrange an interview please contact the Salvage Manager on 01489 772244 or email Damien@silverlake.co.uk
Sadly, we cannot respond to all applicants. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
The mechanic has informed you that the cost to replace your gearbox is more than the value of your old car. In addition, it needs a new timing belt, brakes, and new tyres. At this point, it’s just not worth putting more money into it, and it’s time to recycle.
Every year in Britain approximately two million old cars and vans are scrapped. Recycling a vehicle includes many steps that ensure that it is destroyed properly and in an environmentally friendly way. This includes disassembling and using parts for other purposes. This not only helps the environment but can provide you with a small profit.
So how does one go about recycling an old car that is way past its prime? And what happens to it? Let’s have a look.