Transport & Car Blog

The complete guide to scrapping your car

  Thursday, 5 October 2017

Recovery vehicle tow hook

Every year in Britain, around one million cars are scrapped.  It might be that you’ve decided that scrapping your own car is the best financial option.  If that’s the case, then keep reading: this is our complete guide on everything you need to know about the scrapping process.

Car scrapping is relatively simple.  However, as with all things vehicle related, there is some paperwork involved.

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ASM Auto Recycling sponsors long-serving staff member for touring car exploits

  Thursday, 14 September 2017

ASM Auto Recycling sponsored racing car

ASM Auto Recycling would like to announce its latest sponsorship commitment to the Owen Racing Team, a father and son touring car team which competes in the Pre-2003 Classic Touring Car Championship.

The team features a long-serving employee of ASM Auto Recycling, AJ Owen, who is a double Pre-2003 Classic Touring Car Championship champion.

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Dos and don’ts of getting rid of your old car

  Friday, 25 August 2017

End-of-life vehicle waiting to be scrapped due to wear and tear

There comes a time in the life of any vehicle when it’s no longer safe or practical to use.  What’s more, if you continue to drive an older car that’s not roadworthy, you could incur a hefty fine and some unnecessary points on your driving licence.

For thousands of drivers that may have owned just a single vehicle for many years, they may have no idea how to actually get rid of a vehicle; simply because they’ve never had to do so before.

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What to look for when buying replacement car door parts

  Thursday, 27 July 2017

Car door interior upholstery

One of the most commonly replaced car parts is the door (or internal parts of the door).  Because they’re relatively detachable, it can be much easier to replace a damaged door than something like an engine.  However, there are still certain things that you need to bear in mind when shopping for a second-hand car door.  Here are some of the major considerations:

Before you go hunting for the perfect replacement door, it’s advisable to check whether your car is still in warranty or if the damage done is covered by any insurance arrangements.  With detailed photos and a comprehensive list of damages, there is a chance your insurance company will be prepared to cover your liability.

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Buying a replacement car engine – what do you need to know?

  Monday, 10 July 2017

Engines are the heart of any vehicle.  If you’ve got an engine problem, you’ve got a car problem.

Despite their importance, though, engines can be purchased second-hand like almost any car parts.  However, there are many things you’ll need to consider when purchasing a replacement second-hand engine for your vehicle.

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