First, find out who would want old cars and in what condition. There are four main sources to consider when junking a car:
- Auto parts dealers
- Cash for junk car companies
- Auto recycling companies
A junkyard takes a car in any condition – you simply drop it off and move on your way. However, it’s wiser to look for value attached to an old vehicle. There are many people who restore cars as a hobby. Also, consider selling to dealers who specialize in buying used auto parts, such as the engine or seats, and earn cash on the side.
The last step is to consider contacting cash for junk car companies. These companies specialize in buying junk cars any time and in any condition. Many will provide a tow truck over to your destination for free.
The biggest benefit of junking a car is the recycling. Many junk cars are recycled and reused in non-automotive industries that build other types of machinery. You don’t have to be an expert on how to junk a car. But you should learn more about the process and the benefits of auto recycling.