Patrick Collinson, Gdn Money 15.2.14, gives some advice on getting rid of a banger.

Worth checking back for readers’ comments at …

He was trying to sell a dead 13-year-old Alfa estate, in need of an MoT.

Autotrader suggested advertising it at £600 but didn’t check if it was a runner.

Gumtree was a possible advertising site he didn’t try. quoted £285, assuming one month’s MoT and two sets of keys, plus driven delivery to a local centre.

Scrapyards signed up to or quoted £150-£200 delivered, £50 less for collection.

A dodgy scrapper offered £120 cash but cash payments are illegal.

Road tax is reclaimable via

Donate your wreck to charity via or or



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