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Can I scrap my car without a V5 (log book)?

Can I scrap my car without a V5 (log book)?

It's one of the questions we're most commonly asked and is the reason why it appears at the top of our FAQs page. So, if you're wondering if you can still scrap your old, unwanted vehicle without its V5C (more commonly know as the logbook or V5), the simple answer is...

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Think twice before part-exchanging your old car

Think twice before part-exchanging your old car

If your car is on its last legs and you're just about to trade it in for something newer, think twice before handing it over to your local car dealership as a trade-in/part exchange. Typically, the dealer won't want it on their forecourt so they'll simply call us and...

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Supporting our local food bank at Christmas

Following on from our recent scrap car promotion where we pledged to donate £5 to charity for every car we scrapped, we're delighted to announce that we've now raised a whopping £745! We're so happy to be able to pass this...

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We now cover parts of Essex

We now cover parts of Essex

Ace Breakers have been Kent's leading scrap car company for over 40 years and we're delighted to announce that we now cover parts of Essex too. As we're based just south of the Dartford River Crossing, we're able to provide the same high level of service together with...

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Ace Breakers Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Ace Breakers Christmas and New Year Opening Times

As this difficult year draws to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all of our loyal customers for your continued support through what’s been a very challenging time for us all. Our quote system will remain operational 24/7 over...

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Ferrous And Non-Ferrous Metal – What’s The Difference?

Ferrous And Non-Ferrous Metal – What’s The Difference?

Although we're well known for being one of Kent and SE London's leading scrap car collection companies, we're perhaps less well-known for our role as one of the South East of England's leading scrap metal merchants too. So in today's post, we thought we'd turn the...

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What Are Fuel Saving Tyres And Are They Worth It?

What Are Fuel Saving Tyres And Are They Worth It?

In case you were previously unaware, fuel-saving tyres really do exist. Although many are aware that different types of car tyres are already available for varying conditions, e.g. winter/summer tyres, the notion of fitting a 'new set of boots' to lower fuel...

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What’s a Graduated Licence and could it affect you?

What’s a Graduated Licence and could it affect you?

Once again, MPs are looking to improve road safety by discussing 'graduated licences' for those who have recently passed their driving test. More specifically, this move will have a far-reaching impact on young drivers who are under the age of 25 who will longer be...

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