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Servicing the greater Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regions
Car Wreckers Thames
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Do you want to sell your damaged or unwanted vehicle for cash? If so, Snap Dismantlers in Thames are a great choice if you’re looking for truck and car wrecking specialists. We’re also well known in Thames for auto dismantling services. You can trust us for a quick response and a fair price for your old, wrecked, or unused car.

Snap Dismantlers are specialists in salvaging and recycling all types of vehicles; together, we’re creating a greener and more sustainable New Zealand. You get to do the right thing for the planet and are rewarded with some handy cash in your hand!

About Snap Dismantlers Thames

Snap Dismantlers have over 13 years of professional auto-dismantling experience and we’re well known in the area for our great cash prices for unwanted or wrecked vehicles. Our friendly team will remove your old car, truck, bus, or van from anywhere in Thames and the surrounding area.

If you’re looking for parts, our large, purpose-built scrapyard in Putaruru has a wide selection of genuine used car or truck parts and we’ll ship them anywhere nationwide for a small cost.

Our skilled team of auto wreckers can efficiently dismantle a wide range of vehicles, including cars, SUVs, vans, and trucks. We ensure that each step of the auto-dismantling process is done with care and precision, so we can salvage as many usable car parts as possible.

We don’t see just scrap metal and discarded parts in each salvaged vehicle; we see the potential for reuse and recycling. Our passion for our craft means that we extract every valuable vehicle component and reclaim all usable parts for refurbishing, so they don’t end up in landfill.

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Cash for your car

Get up to $12,000 cash for your car, van, or truck. No vehicle is damaged too much for recycling. Our easy 4-step process makes it simple to sell.
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Free car removaL

It just takes one call for quick, easy, and 100% FREE car or truck removal. We take unwanted cars, vans, SUVs, and trucks – no matter their condition.
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Quality used parts

We sell top-quality used car and truck parts for almost every make and model at a fraction of the price you’d pay for a new part. Visit our yard in Putaruru, plus we ship nationwide.

Why choose Snap Dismantlers

By choosing Snap Dismantlers, you’re disposing of your old vehicle responsibly, helping reduce waste and promoting environmental responsibility.

Plus, we donate what we can’t sell or recycle. For example, many of our unusable tyres go to local farmers across the BOP. We work hard to make sure every Snap Dismantlers process aligns with keeping NZ clean and green.

Our sustainable processes include safe battery disposal, melting and repurposing unusable glass, safely melting and repurposing plastic material, safely cleaning oils, fluids, and coolants, and recycling tyres instead of burning them.

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Why work with us

We have a simple four-step process that helps you dispose of your unwanted vehicle quickly and easily and we guarantee an honest and straightforward car recycling experience. Just give us a call, get a quote, agree on a price, and arrange collection at a time that works for you. That’s how easy it is to sell your unwanted or damaged vehicle with Snap Dismantlers in Thames.

Get in touch today to find out how much you could get for your old or damaged vehicle and arrange for your free car or truck removal.


Not a lot of paperwork is required to sell your unwanted vehicle. This means we can give you a fair, instant quote. When we collect your vehicle, we simply ask for proof of your identity.
What we offer for your unwanted vehicle varies according to its make, age, condition, and location. However, the average minimum is $200. Please note that some terms and conditions apply.

We offer car removal and truck removal across Thames and the surrounding area. If you’re further out, just get in touch and we’ll have a chat to see if we can collect it.

We take any make and model of car, van, or truck and we’re always on the lookout for popular makes and models. Your unwanted vehicle doesn’t need a valid WoF or rego, or even be driveable for us to offer you cash for it.

Visit our yard at 89 Princes Street, Putaruru or give us a call on 022 080 0966 to find out if we’ve got the part you want. We can then ship it to you no matter where you are in NZ. You’ll also find us on TradeMe.

Call us on 022 080 0966, complete our online enquiry form above, or visit our yard at 89 Princes Street, Putaruru.

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