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Glossary of terms

Glossary of Terms

We have put together a few most common terms and words used on AutoScrapMarket. Please feel free to contact us for any more word or phrase which are not covered here.

Standard Parts

Standard parts are separated individual parts. They are either Brand new or Used. They are not part of vehicle and are normally sold by trade seller and part dealers.

Scrap cars or Spare or Repairs

These are vehicles, which are no longer wanted and the owner wants to dispose for quick cash. You can buy these vehicles if you want to repair it or for parts.


Wanted are adverts posted by buyers to request for Scrap cars or Parts. By posting a wanted advert, buyers can advertise to buy items from sellers.

Tyre Bay

Tyre bay is specialised marketplace for buying and selling car tyres and other wheel accessories.

Scrap Yard

Scrap Yard is a business space where junks cars and spare parts are broken down and sold. You can find parts or accessories by giving them a contact and ask for what they have.

Breakers parts or Breaking for parts

These are vehicles that are been broken down separately into parts. These parts are then sold individually. You can contact seller to find out which parts of the vehicles is still available.


Dealers are professionals or a business which sells parts and vehicles. They are recognised by the Vehicles Maker and may sometimes have license to sell the parts or accessories.

Private Seller

A private seller is an individual seller who only selling his parts or vehicle privately.

Parts and scrap Wanted advert

This is a type of advert that allows the user to request for the type of parts or vehicles they want to buy. Users can post this advert to generate quick response and find what they are looking for quickly.

Featured Ad

Featured Ads appear highlighted with an orange banner on the top right corner. It also appear on the top of search results pages and feature above standard free adverts of the same age. Featured Ad just cost £1.29 for 1 featured Ad which allow your Ad to be featured for up to 7 days from the day you applied it - You can buy as many featured Ad subscription package as possible.

Bump ups Ad

'Bump Ups' is a subscription feature that allow you to move your advert back to the top of the result page on the lists. It costs just about £0.99 and will last for up to 7 days once applied.

Combo Package

combo package is a subscription package with the combination of both featured and bumps up ad. This package is cheaper than buying individually. it costs just about £1.99.

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