https://thescrappersltd.blogspot.com/2020/06/car-parts-for-export.html COP a load of this – the film below shows what happened afterwards to the copper wiring stripped from scrapped vehicles in our yard. Copper is highly ductile, meaning it can be stretched out as thin as possible yet remain strong. It’s used in electrical wiring, is malleable and resistant to corrosion. There’s more copper found in better built vehicles that are heavily tech reliant. And that’s why it would be a terrible waste not to recycle all this copper. We posted an article about how we had miles and miles worth of copper wiring that we’ve taken from cars over the past ten years. Enough to wrap around the world almost four and a half time over in fact! Shortly after our article went live, we were contacted by a company called A&G Metal Solutions who have over 100 years in the scrap metal recycling industry. They bought a tons’s worth of
https://thescrappersltd.blogspot.com/2020/06/social-distancing-in-scrap-yards.html Hopefully the pace of normal life is picking up again since coronavirus ground everything to a halt. We’ve had to make adjustments like every business has, we’ve saw online sales rise while our breakers yard in Bolton has had to limit operations in person. The Scrappers understand that people need to stay on the road and we can play our part in ensuring that happens with our vast used car parts depot. “Since the coronavirus outbreak sales have shifted more online which means we can still keep people on the road thanks to our online used car parts store,” says Terry Walker The Scrappers founder. “You can go on to our website and see all our stock and you can actually order on the website and the part will be delivered to you usually the next day by a courier. “We are also social distancing in the scrap yard.” If you’re looking for a particular
Bored Brits took to washing their cars more frequently during the coronavirus lockdown to pass the time. Left with limited tasks in and around the home thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, cooking, gardening and cleaning became favourite amusements as we waited for life to get back to some kind of normal. Lockdown has also forced us to get to know our nearest and dearest on a whole new level. If you’ve been pretty much housebound with your lover over the past few months, you might have started to notice some new traits you hadn’t picked up on before. For some, that maybe discovering just how how much their other half loves their car! “A real car lover will love their car more than you,” laughed Terry Walker, founder of The Scrappers salvage yard in Bolton. “There’s definitely a type of person who is much more into their vehicle than they are their wife, husband
Behold. 😍 Just look at her.. the personification of grace, beauty and craftsmanship bestowed on four wheels.
Is it any wonder so many of us feel passion and adoration for automobiles when breath takers like Jaguar’s E-Type rolled off the production line. The model pictured here is a 1961 3.8L stunner. One of the first off the line.
Who wouldn’t want to be whizzing around on a sunny day driving this absolute beauty? Top down, not a care in the world.
At the time of blogging, there are 5,732 E-Types in the UK with MOTs.
Weigh that up against 30,843,909 cars and vehicles currently with valid MOTs and Jag E-types count for 0.0186% of the lion’s share.
Next spring the E-type turns 60 years old. And by goodness she’s still got it.
It’s a joy to see motorists keeping their classic cars on the road, and
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