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post #12 of (permalink) Old 21st March 2007
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Hi there, if you are looking for a repairable car, pick up a copy of Car Parts Mart (available from larger newsagents - 99p), it has loads of salvage dealers & auctions - here's a few;
Universal Vehicle Services | The vehicle auction specialist
Raw2K Online Car Auctions - Salvage, Auctions, Partfinder, Dismantlers, Sell your car, Bid online, Insurance write off, Vehicle auction
Forest Auto Salvage - Vehicle Salvage and Used Vehicle Parts / Spares

I can see you having a bit of difficulty in sourcing a repairable car which has been written-off due to the fact that most write-offs which need an under-bonnet rebuild will be due to an engine bay fire or a heavy front-end impact which may have twisted the chassis.

Another avenue which you may wish to consider is to sell-on your laguna for salvage - Renault World is a Renault garage based in Ilford operating throughout the London area are advertised in the same publication as actively seeking damaged vehicles. This would save you a lot of heartache and expense for what would probably still be classed as a category C or D repaired write-off (which isn't worth as much).

Its up to you, but all the best whatever you decide.


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