• New listingDodge nitro

    2007 dodge nitro. Good for wreaking or repair.
    AU $2,000.00
    6 bidsEnding 4 Oct at 13:05 AEST9d 6h
  • New listingmotor vehicle

    Front and back passenger side windows broken. Great little car for the price.
    AU $700.00
    or Best Offer
  • New listingRare 1972 Early Bay Low Light VW Volkswagen Kombi Panel Van Resto

    This is a project, with plenty of work required to get this moving. Ref the pics. Van has rust and welding will be requried. Complete van with the following inclusions - Original, one year only Neptune Blue colour as base.
    AU $1,999.00
    0 bidsEnding Thursday at 20:07 AEST2d 13h
  • 1966 Bentley Rolls Royce suit Vic buyer

    Located in Teesdale vic, near Geelong towards Ballarat. No brakes and wiring loom to electric seats has been cut need to be rejoined. paint work is faded and scratched and in need of a respray. rear end needs repairing.
    AU $4,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Wednesday at 21:51 AEST1d 15h
  • Holden vy commodore

    AU $250.00
    0 bidsEnding Today at 12:11 AEST5h 32m
  • 2002 GU Nissan Patrol

    Injection pump gone motor still good serviced every 5000 km. X police vehicle.
    AU $2,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Thursday at 16:29 AEST2d 9h
  • Holden fc fe fb ek

    Up for sale is my holden fc. I have too many projects so this has to go. Would be a good project if you like a challenge or turn it into garden art. Has really good front subframe and sills. Floor needs repairs and the roof has had a hard time. No motor, gearbox and seats. Torana rear wheels not included,will have standard rear wheels. Inspection recommend. Dont bid if its to far away or you dont have the money yet. Located in Boorowa Nsw. Please google Boorowa to find out where it is before you bid. I am not in Sydney. Measage if you want more details or pictures 
    AU $405.00
    8 bidsEnding Saturday at 20:22 AEST4d 13h
  • FORD TERRITORRY 2012 85025 KM VERY LOW

    FORD TERRITORRY 2012 PETROL   85025 KM VERY LOW   YOU CAN NOT REGESTER IN NSW   REPAIRABLE WRITH OFF   BUT YOU CAN REGESTER ANY OTHER  STATE AFTER REPAIR  I  HAVE PART SEAM COLOR  IF YOU WANT  MO 0401030754  I CAN ARRANGE FOR TRANSPORT ANY WHERE IN AUSTRALIA
    AU $1,030.00
    2 bidsEnding 2 Oct at 20:55 AEST7d 14h
  • Nissan 180sx Widebody S1480 Unwanted project

    There is very minimal you would need to buy to complete the project, everything is there as far as engine and interior. Here is a link of the build. - JunBL mid muffler, high flow cat and blast pipes.
    AU $10,000.00
    or Best Offer
    34 watching
  • New listingHOLDEN HG UTE 186 3 SPEED MANUAL

    HG ute 186 cain manifold looks like 186s twin barrel carb extracters with new exhaust and muffler. motor runs a bit rough. has disc brakes, fan heater, bench seat not bad cond. good solid body.
    AU $5,300.00
    0 bidsEnding Thursday at 18:12 AEST2d 11hLocal pickup
  • Ford Falcon XLS Ute

    cannot be registered good as a farm car or spare parts
    AU $800.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    45 watching
  • Holden Commodore 2010 Sedan (crashed, front end) SELLING AS WHOLE

    SELLING AS WHOLE: (negotiable) International Holden Commodore Sedan 2010 | Red in colour | Has front end damage | Front air bags need to be replaced | Motor still goes but hasn't been driven since damaged | Needs a new radiator | Has new tyres with mags | Leather seats in prestine condition | Auto transmission | 6 cylinder | Airconditioning
    AU $6,000.00
    or Best Offer
    11 watching
  • 2000 Holden Jackaroo

    Needs a new engine. Transmission has been replaced only 150000kms old.
    AU $2,000.00
    14 bidsEnding Wednesday at 21:59 AEST1d 15h
  • Toyota Hilux KUN26r Dual Cab UTE 1kd D4D engine 4WD Damaged Project

    04/2011 Toyota Hilux KUN26r Dual Cab UTE. Engine runs well. Will not roll as the front calipers are seized onto the rotors as are the rear brake shoes into the drums. Engine Runs. Ex Rio Tinto Salt mining vehicle so the chassis does have extensive rust through it as pictured.
    AU $5,500.00
    10 watching
  • 2009 Audi A4 B8 Sedan AUTO 127k Light Damaged S4 Lookalike Alloys Leather Sports

    No airbags have been deployed. Great repairer! Low reserve has been set. It has been paid out by insurer and is listed as a repairable writeoff.
    AU $4,500.00
    or Best Offer
    56 watching
  • New listingNissan Navara D40 STX550

    This Vehicle has a Blown Engine and is being sold as is where is, engine comes with it but is out of the vehicle and partly dismantled, the rest of the Vehicle is in good condition, couple of small dents, its top of the range leather trim and full of extras including matching Bullbar, Canopy also colour matched, Canopy, Roof console and Uhf  Price is only slightly Neg Stupid offers under $13,000 will be ignored 
    AU $15,000.00
    or Best Offer
  • Ford 1952 f100 cab, Ford 1952 pickup bundle.

    Complete (with guards and bonnet ect.). And also a 2005 BA ford Xr8 ute donor car. Xr8 ute is a stat write-off.
    AU $20,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Today at 14:41 AEST8h 2m
  • 2000 Holden Jackaroo

    Good conditon, Few minor scratches etc in paint, otherwise good. RWC supplied.
    AU $4,200.00
    or Best Offer
  • BMW e36 328i 1998 body shel

    1998 E36 BMW 328i BODY SHELL FOR SALE. VEHICLE IS A NOT A STATUTORY WRITE-OFF.
    AU $500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
  • holden 308 2 speed power glide hg ht manaro gts

    FOR SALE 308 POWER GLIDE TO SUIT TRY BLOCK.
    AU $800.00
    76 watching
  • wreck ford G6E 2012

    It has no wheels, no exhaust, no front seats, it was hit on the left hand side as you can see in the photos. It is G6E ford lpi only no petrol.
    AU $100.00
    0 bidsEnding Friday at 12:30 AEST3d 5hLocal pickup
  • For private sale - Honda CRV 2002

    Vehicle will need to be removed by buyer by trailer/truck.  Car requires mechanical work, body in fair condition for age.
    AU $1,250.00
    or Best Offer
  • 1949 Morris Minor Low Light MM

    Hi Guys, I have a 1949 Morris minor low light. Located 10 km from Willowbank Raceway. - "Type" - MNR/S.
    AU $400.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    23 watching
  • New listingJEEP TJ WRANGLER

    WRECKING...HEAPS OF PARTS..
    AU $5.00
    or Best Offer
  • FORD PARTS USED & NEW FOR XR XT XW XY XA XB XC ZA ZB ZC ZD ZF ZG ZH XD XE XF LTD

    LARGE RANGE OF NEW & USED SPARE PARTS FOR XR TO XC FALCON, XD - XE, FAIRMONT, GS, GT, GXL, FAIRLANE'S, ZA ZD ZH ZJ ZK LTD ETC. COMPLETE CARS, ROLLING SHELLS, PROJECTS. NOTHING TOO SMALL. ALL ENQUIRIES CALL ROB ON 0417 364 473.
    AU $0.99
    Local pickup
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  • HJ UTE ROLLING SHELL

    Was originally a 6cyl 3spd manual,disc brake front end. Rear quarters and wheel arches are OK. For more info 0434617550.
    AU $700.00
    0 bidsEnding Wednesday at 19:25 AEST1d 12hLocal pickup
  • VK HOLDEN COMMODORE GROUP C BIG BANGER BLUE MEANIE PROJECT

    What we have here is a 1985 VK V8 MANUAL COMMODORE. Along with the VK Trim pictured.
    AU $25,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    180 watching
  • Lamborghini Gallardo LP570 Replica Kit Car plus genuine parts

    The replica shell is constructed from reinforced hand laid fiberglass.it was moulded from an original car but once attached to base pontiac fiero was poorly finished. It needs lots of work on the finishing.
    AU $10,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    50 watching
  • Wrecking Ford BA Fairmont Ghia 5.4 V8 Auto

    I am currently wrecking a 2003 BA Ford Fairmont Ghia V8 automatic sedan. Pick up available from Geelong. Call or text 0401050006 for more information.
    AU $100,000.00
    Local pickup
    24 watching
  • Subaru XV 2017 Statutory Writeoff

    CP 09/17, Subaru, XV, Wagon, Automatic 4 Cyl.
    AU $7,400.00
    0 bidsEnding Saturday at 21:16 AEST4d 14hLocal pickup
  • Wrecking Ford BF Fairlane Ghia 6cyl

    I am currently wrecking a 6cylinder 6speed auto BF Ford Fairlane Ghia. Pick up available from Geelong. Call or text 0401050006 for more information.
    AU $100,000.00
    Local pickup
    13 watching
  • VW Golf 2006 MK5 used parts from $5.00 or Place an offer for the whole car

    Vw Golf 2006 Model NO ENGINE NO TRANSMISSION. Lots more parts to list almost whole car.
    AU $100,000.00
    Local pickup
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If you are the type of person who likes to put work into your vehicle, buying a restoration or salvage car can be a great way to enjoy your hobby and save some money. Luckily for you, eBay sellers have dozens of cars in various stages of life from which you can choose.

What is a salvage car and who should buy one?

A salvage car or truck is one that has been damaged in a manner that would cost more to repair than the car is worth. Such a car is often deemed to be “written off.” But just because a car has experienced significant damage does not mean it’s necessarily a bad idea for you to purchase it. Salvage vehicles can come in many shapes and sizes and feature a range of issues, some of which are cosmetic. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves and put in a bit of work, you might be able to buy parts and accessories online and fix the issues yourself at a reasonable cost. Alternatively, salvage cars can contain parts that you can use to finish other projects. In the end, it all comes down to weighing the odds and costs you will incur going forward. Are you going to have to buy an engine or other major part? Is the car a significant risk for needing more work? Take all of these elements into account when browsing the salvage cars on eBay. You might just find an opportunity that’s too good to pass up.

What to consider when starting a restoration project

Getting elbows deep in the guts of an old car in an effort to restore it can be a whole lot of fun. But it can also be very expensive if you don’t take adequate time to prepare for what needs to be done. The first thing you need to do is assess the damage that’s been done to the car. This involves much more than a cursory look at its interior and exterior. Really take your time and dig deep to make sure you’re not biting off more than you can chew. As you’re doing this, try to figure out just how comprehensive a job you want to do. Do you want to get the car back to being ready to drive regularly? Or do you simply want to display it? Finally, make your plan. Write down all the things you need to do, what you will need to get the job done and how much it will cost. Try to adhere to this plan as closely as possible during the restoration process.  Putting in the work on a restoration or salvage car can be a rewarding experience in more ways than one. Check out all the options available right now on eBay and set your sights on your next project. 

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