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    Car scrappage question, help please

    Maybe I have not looked good enough but I need to know if the car you intend scrapping needs to be running? My timing belts gone and after a big repair bill 4 months ago this has made me decide I need to give up now, will they accept it if I get it to them do you think? it is being scrapped after all.
    It is taxed til end of this month so I need to move quick

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    Banned

    As far as I know it only needs to be taxed and insured but not 100% certain

    are you intending trading it in for a new one?

    as long as you get it to the garage you should be fine as its government backed.

    just needs tax and insurance(i.e legal)

    dont mention to them that its knackered unless they ask

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    dimebars;7486041

    As far as I know it only needs to be taxed and insured but not 100% … As far as I know it only needs to be taxed and insured but not 100% certain



    I know its best to ring and ask and I can do that just thought I would try and find out so if its a yes i can spend tonight/tomorrow weighing it up, I cant find anything not even on the gov site

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    boothy;7486058

    are you intending trading it in for a new one?as long as you get it to … are you intending trading it in for a new one?as long as you get it to the garage you should be fine as its government backed.dont mention to them that its knackered unless they ask



    I think the big fat recovery truck pulling up might give it away :-D

    michelleleemoo;7486070

    I think the big fat recovery truck pulling up might give it away :-D



    ah....so its really knackered:)

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    boothy;7486079

    ah....so its really knackered:)



    yes its as dead as a http://www.instonebrewer.com/bpg2009/thumbs/ca/teaching/x_teach/environ/A%20dead%20Dodo.jpg

    It doesnt matter as long as you have the mot and tax, I have just scrapped mine and the salesman said they could pick the car up if need be.

    Banned

    MOT tax & insurance

    What does it need to run for? its getting crushed

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    ed2189;7486144

    It doesnt matter as long as you have the mot and tax, I have just … It doesnt matter as long as you have the mot and tax, I have just scrapped mine and the salesman said they could pick the car up if need be.



    gosh thats better than I could have hoped for (ex has a recovery buisness so thats not a problem really) I hope its not garage specific. How long did it all take from start to finish for you?

    There is nothing to say it has to be running. A friend got his taken to the dealership by trailer and that was fine.

    The rules (from Gov website)

    The vehicle you trade in and the new vehicle you want to buy must meet certain conditions for you to be able to get the discount.

    Your vehicle

    The vehicle you are trading in must:

    * be a car or small van weighing up to 3,500 kilograms (kg)
    * be registered in United Kingdom on or before 29 February 2000 (cars) or 28 February 2002 (vans) (vehicle categories M1 and N1 respectively)
    * be registered with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) or Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) in your name
    * have been registered to you continuously for 12 calendar months before the order date of the new vehicle
    * have a UK address on the registration certificate (V5C)
    * have a current MOT test certificate before date of order for the new vehicle (or that has expired no more than 14 days before the time of order)
    * have a current tax disc when the order for the new vehicle is placed (or that has 14 days before the time of order)
    * be insured when the order for the new vehicle is placed

    The new vehicle

    The new vehicle you want to buy must be:

    * a car or small van weighing up to 3,500 kg
    * first registered in the UK on or after mid May 2009
    * declared new at first registration in the UK with no former keepers

    Banned

    My brothers cars knackered and qualifies, but because he is a student he cant afford a new car - seems a shame he cant take advantage

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    dimebars;7486165

    [COLOR="Green"]MOT tax & insurance[/COLOR]What does it need to run for? … [COLOR="Green"]MOT tax & insurance[/COLOR]What does it need to run for? its getting crushed



    have these although tax runs out end of jan (it does say will take within 14 days of expiry)
    and thats what I thought although i have read that the garage is under no obligation to scrap the car :?:?

    michelleleemoo;7486177

    gosh thats better than I could have hoped for (ex has a recovery buisness … gosh thats better than I could have hoped for (ex has a recovery buisness so thats not a problem really) I hope its not garage specific. How long did it all take from start to finish for you?



    It all took about a week. I ended up buying from a different garage and I did manage to drive my old car there. It was a bit of a mess: smashed window and damage to one of the doors but they did not care at all.

    I would imagine that the garage doesnt even need to see the car if its a scrapper. Just the paperwork you have. check beforehand as it may save you the hassle off taking the car to the garage.

    Banned

    The car needs to have a valid insurance, Tax and MOT + the reg doc.

    How it runs and anything else is irrelevant.

    Once you have agreed and signed over, even if you have an accident and write the car off, it wouldnt matter. (Though you would need to present the car to the dealer somehow, unless they agree otherwise!)

    They need copies of those certificate and docs also.

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    AberBargoed;7486182

    There is nothing to say it has to be running. A friend got his taken to … There is nothing to say it has to be running. A friend got his taken to the dealership by trailer and that was fine.The rules (from Gov website)The vehicle you trade in and the new vehicle you want to buy must meet certain conditions for you to be able to get the discount.Your vehicleThe vehicle you are trading in must:* be a car or small van weighing up to 3,500 kilograms (kg)* be registered in United Kingdom on or before 29 February 2000 (cars) or 28 February 2002 (vans) (vehicle categories M1 and N1 respectively)* be registered with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) or Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) in your name* have been registered to you continuously for 12 calendar months before the order date of the new vehicle* have a UK address on the registration certificate (V5C)* have a current MOT test certificate before date of order for the new vehicle (or that has expired no more than 14 days before the time of order)* have a current tax disc when the order for the new vehicle is placed (or that has 14 days before the time of order)* be insured when the order for the new vehicle is placedThe new vehicleThe new vehicle you want to buy must be:* a car or small van weighing up to 3,500 kg* first registered in the UK on or after mid May 2009* declared new at first registration in the UK with no former keepers



    [COLOR="RoyalBlue"]yes so do you think because it doesn't say it has to be running it should be ok? did your friend take that as granted or mention it to the garage?[/COLOR]

    dimebars;7486202

    My brothers cars knackered and qualifies, but because he is a student he … My brothers cars knackered and qualifies, but because he is a student he cant afford a new car - seems a shame he cant take advantage



    [COLOR="Blue"]well I dont really want to but its just stupid to spend more money on this one when I can put it towards something new, have been good because have resisted getting a new one for the past 3 years, think I can finally justify it but it will mean tightening the belt a bit more [/COLOR]

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    ed2189;7486220

    It all took about a week. I ended up buying from a different garage and I … It all took about a week. I ended up buying from a different garage and I did manage to drive my old car there. It was a bit of a mess: smashed window and damage to one of the doors but they did not care at all.



    wow mines nowhere near as 'scrapped' as that :giggle:

    leecroot;7486229

    I would imagine that the garage doesnt even need to see the car if its a … I would imagine that the garage doesnt even need to see the car if its a scrapper. Just the paperwork you have. check beforehand as it may save you the hassle off taking the car to the garage.



    i would think they need to have it and i dont want the hassle of getting rid either, unless i broke for parts :whistling:

    guv;7486234

    The car needs to have a valid insurance, Tax and MOT + the reg doc.How it … The car needs to have a valid insurance, Tax and MOT + the reg doc.How it runs and anything else is irrelevant.Once you have agreed and signed over, even if you have an accident and write the car off, it wouldnt matter. (Though you would need to present the car to the dealer somehow, unless they agree otherwise!)They need copies of those certificate and docs also.



    this is my thinking also :thumbsup:

    He told the garage - they just said to get it there by whatever means necessary! They don't care at the end of the day as it's a nice little earner for them so I wouldn't worry at all. Just follow the guidelines listed and you will be fine

    Ironic to think I sold an 07 plate car last year and bought a 10 year old one with the proceeds :whistling:

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    AberBargoed;7486294

    He told the garage - they just said to get it there by whatever means … He told the garage - they just said to get it there by whatever means necessary! They don't care at the end of the day as it's a nice little earner for them so I wouldn't worry at all. Just follow the guidelines listed and you will be fine :)Ironic to think I sold an 07 plate car last year and bought a 10 year old one with the proceeds :whistling:



    cheers, I'm only thinking of getting an ickle one, going to book a test drive.

    Good luck :thumbsup:

    Banned

    michelleleemoo;7486286

    this is my thinking also :thumbsup:



    No thinking about it. I did this for my missus car on 23 Oct... though I wont be picking the new one up until Early Feb. (Bloody long waiting list - just wished i did it last June when I first thought about it. Would have been £750 cheaper too!)

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    AberBargoed;7486324

    Good luck :thumbsup:



    thank you and thanks everyone else, think i can rest assured its a go go. Now what colour shall i get :giggle: I'm kidding

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    guv;7486337

    No thinking about it. I did this for my missus car on 23 Oct... though I … No thinking about it. I did this for my missus car on 23 Oct... though I wont be picking the new one up until Early Feb. (Bloody long waiting list - just wished i did it last June when I first thought about it. Would have been £750 cheaper too!)



    4 MONTHS! wow :w00t: gosh I hope it doesn't take me that long, Im impatient at the best of times :oops:

    michelleleemoo;7486344

    thank you and thanks everyone else, think i can rest assured its a go go. … thank you and thanks everyone else, think i can rest assured its a go go. Now what colour shall i get :giggle: I'm kidding



    What car are you thinking of getting? The only one I keep seeing advertised at the moment is a Fiat Panda!

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    AberBargoed;7486395

    What car are you thinking of getting? The only one I keep seeing … What car are you thinking of getting? The only one I keep seeing advertised at the moment is a Fiat Panda!



    you might laugh :oops:

    Banned

    michelleleemoo;7486362

    4 MONTHS! wow :w00t: gosh I hope it doesn't take me that long, Im … 4 MONTHS! wow :w00t: gosh I hope it doesn't take me that long, Im impatient at the best of times :oops:



    The scheme / money runs out soon too! Just hope the fact the deal has been agreed, it means its in tablets of stone. The missus wont be best pleased otherwise!

    Banned

    michelleleemoo;7486404

    you might laugh :oops:



    I bet you're getting one of those dodgy 6 Series BMW's?

    (I wouldn't - they've become a chav icon - seriously)

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    guv;7486408

    The scheme / money runs out soon too! Just hope the fact the deal has … The scheme / money runs out soon too! Just hope the fact the deal has been agreed, it means its in tablets of stone. The missus wont be best pleased otherwise!



    wouldn't want to be you http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-scared003.gif

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    guv;7486426

    I bet you're getting one of those dodgy 6 Series BMW's?(I wouldn't - … I bet you're getting one of those dodgy 6 Series BMW's?(I wouldn't - they've become a chav icon - seriously)



    as if :w00t: you have truly got the wrong idea about me :-D

    ok so here goes

    http://www.nissan-offers.co.uk/images/vehicles/8/38-micra-visia.png

    took about 3 months from when i placed my order, to when the new car was delivered for me.
    they don't need to see the car first, as long as you give them all the required documents, i bought my new car off an internet dealer(who makes deals with car dealers), my car was sent from a bradford dealership all the way down to kent, and they drove my old car away.

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    athunder;7486489

    took about 3 months from when i placed my order, to when the new car was … took about 3 months from when i placed my order, to when the new car was delivered for me.[COLOR="Red"]they don't need to see the car first,[/COLOR] as long as you give them all the required documents, i bought my new car off an internet dealer(who makes deals with car dealers), my car was sent from a bradford dealership all the way down to kent, and [COLOR="Red"]they drove my old car away[/COLOR].



    red 1. not a problem
    red 2. problem
    :-D

    and 3 fruiting months! sheesh

    Banned

    michelleleemoo;7486455

    as if :w00t: you have truly got the wrong idea about me :-Dok so here goes



    Nothing wrong with Nissan

    Banned

    michelleleemoo;7486521

    red 1. not a problemred 2. problem :-D



    Yes.... but its their problem, not yours!

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    guv;7486522

    Nothing wrong with Nissan



    I know best car Ive had in the past was a b reg nissan sunny 9 years ago, you could have ate your dinner off the engine, it was a beaut. The guy in LCRC was a bit miffed when I went to have my autochanger put in the boot though :-D

    michelleleemoo;7486521

    red 1. not a problemred 2. problem :-Dand 3 fruiting months! sheesh



    well you can arrange your own way to get your car to them ;-)
    easier for me this way as my car was still in ok condition.

    i placed my order back around last june i think, every dealer i spoke to back then had at least a 2 month wait pretty much.

    (i got the toyota aygo blue)

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    athunder;7486598

    well you can arrange your own way to get your car to them ;-)easier for … well you can arrange your own way to get your car to them ;-)easier for me this way as my car was still in ok condition.i placed my order back around last june i think, every dealer i spoke to back then had at least a 2 month wait pretty much.



    was that because it was a popular car? do you think there's been a run on micra's :-D

    michelleleemoo;7486622

    was that because it was a popular car? do you think there's been a run on … was that because it was a popular car? do you think there's been a run on micra's :-D



    quite possibly, it was brand new(built and shipped in after order placed)
    i don't know what the situation is now tho.
    Originally i was going for a Hyundai i10 top model, but the guy at the dealership was like "i have only 1 basic model left and won't be getting anymore for ages so take it or leave it" so i left it. :thumbsup:

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    OMG! aaargh, have phone garage and they will take the car, have a test drive and hard sell booked for Wednesday, they wanted me to 'pop' in to day but to be honest I'm cacking me pants.

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    pick my new pap pap up tomorrow

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    who wants to buy me this number plate?

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