Author Archives: Craig Howkins

Collection of spare car body panels

Quality Used Car Parts For Sale!

Here, at Howkins Motor Spares, we have loads of thoroughly tested and top quality used car parts for sale in Leicester available for you to buy. We have been in the spare parts industry for over 30 years, and our top quality used car parts are fairly priced and ready to go right off the […]

Cars and vans wanted

There was a time when getting rid of a vehicle write off or worn out motor was a headache you just didn’t need. And as a result of having to pay for a car to be scrapped when it had seen its final days, the problem of abandoned cars in the UK got out of […]

How to scrap your insurance write off

If you’ve had the misfortune of being in a car accident, this in itself can be an incredibly distressing experience, even if you’re lucky enough to leave it unscathed. To then find out afterwards that your car is to be written off can be a follow up blow that you just don’t need, especially if […]

Spare Car Body Panels Leicester

Car accidents come in all shapes and sizes and occur frequently on our roads for a variety of reasons. If your car is unfortunate enough to be involved in one of them, the incident itself can be stressful at best. That’s why, when it comes to sorting things out after the event, it would be […]

Spare Wheels and Tyres in Leicester

So, you’re on a drive with the family, you go over something in the road, or catch a hidden bit of kerb and bang… all of a sudden the car’s gone sluggish and you’ve got yourself a flat. Great! No worries, you think to yourself, I’ll just change the tyre… But, it might be at […]


Why Scrap your Car?

So, you’ve had your car for a while, but maybe things just aren’t working as well as they did. Perhaps costly car repairs are cropping up all too often and it’s putting a real strain on your wallet. Or maybe your car has failed its MOT, been written off, or been involved in an accident […]


Looking to scrap your car in Leicester?

Are you looking to scrap your car in Leicester? Not sure how to go about it? If your car has been involved in an accident and written off by your insurance company, or it’s reached the end of its useful lifespan and become unroadworthy, you may have a problem on your hands… Howkins Motor Spares […]

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