How to deal with your old rusty car

Over the decades your old faithful has been a solid workhorse and has served you well and provided you with many memories, but now it just lies in your backyard consuming space. We know it’s difficult to let go and say goodbye to old cars, we usually try to hold on to them for as long as we can, but there are a few options for you.


Whether your old rusty car is still nesting on your property because you are too sentimental or you just haven’t had the time or learnt how to restore it, then you need to start asking yourself, if not now, when? When you feel the time is right, you can either turn your backyard rust dump into an awesome creation, or give it the proper send-off that it deserves.


Be creative…

Basically anything can be turned into art, and an old rusty car is the perfect solution for your empty canvas. There are many ways that your vehicle can be repurposed, so get those creative juices flowing and decorate your home with memorabilia of your old faithful, making it a permanent and everlasting part of the family.

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Restoration Project

Not everyone has the patience or the tools to restore a vehicle, but if you do like the challenge, then this is a good way to undertake a fun and challenging project. If you don’t know too much about cars, or even where to begin, do some research or invite a friend to assist you with the process. Restoring an old vehicle is one of the most rewarding things you could ever do, and once you have finished, you won’t regret the hard work and sweat that you put into it.


Sell, Sell, Sell!

In the event that you just fed up and want to get rid of your old car, you can always sell the parts for scrap. Scrap yards will gladly accept your unwanted car parts and recycle them for you, making it a win-win situation.


Once you have the motivation there are many ways that you can take care of that old rusty car. So make the most of your surroundings and transform your eyesore into something you are proud of.

If you’re looking for an old car to restore, then visit for good deals on cars in your area.


Struan Langlands

Digital Marketing Channel Co-ordinator @ Junk Mail Publishing. My family, work, cars and sport are the 4 things that I am most passionate about and motivate me. I am a full blooded Petrol Head and always ready for a sport debate. "The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player." ~Lionel Messi

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