Originally Posted by Hoppy
but i dont imagine they are any gentle'er with them
i hate to disagree,if the car hasnt been in a catostrophic accident, then it is taken to a scrapyard so it can be dissassembled and parts that people need are sold and the ones that arent are stocked. after a car has sat at a scrapyard for a certain period of time or no useable parts are left it is then crushed into a cube and sent to a processing plant.
a good example of a bmw only scrapyard/car breakers (all wrecked cars go to them and they dismantle them) is http://www.fabdirect.com/
, check it out, they sell everything and now have an online catalogue too.