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  1. Mr.T

    Prochem bruin 2 or steamatic???

    The guy said he would throw in a 95 ford van, wand and inline sprayer with the 1000 dollar machine? Says it runs but has tranny issues. I will post the link on the prochem if I dont get it.
  2. Mr.T

    Prochem bruin 2 or steamatic???

    Don't know? It has one pic but its not that close up. Maybe you can send me a pic of yours and I can see if they look a like. The prochem has recently been serviced, so says the owner, by a dealer.
  3. Mr.T

    Prochem bruin 2 or steamatic???

    Thanks for the reply. So the motor is a 31 hp with a 47 blower on the bruin 2? The pic I seen of the unit it looked clean.
  4. Mr.T

    Prochem bruin 2 or steamatic???

    Found 2 older used truckmounts in one of my local papers. One is a Steamatic unit with kerosene heat and the other is a Prochem bruin 2. The owner of the steamatic wants $1000 dollars for the unit and will throw in vac hoses, wand and reel for an extra $200. Prochem owner wants $2500 just for...
  5. Mr.T

    5x8 Enclosed Trailer Truckmount

    Looks really good. I want to get a 6x10 but maybe a 5x8 would work the tm I am looking at isan old dinosaur so it might be big for a 5x8.
  6. Mr.T

    Used Prochem 200????

    Im really thinking about buying this machine. He said the engine move feely and so does the blower. He said it will need a little tlc but fells it will work fine still. I might make him an offer. He said he used to work at bridgepoint in Salt Lake City before it became iterlink supply. Maybe...
  7. Mr.T

    Used Prochem 200????

    Todd, is this machine a prochem 150 then? I would eventually like to put a bigger motor, pump and maybe a different blower if possible. do not know what the #3 suterbuilt blower is capable of (200-250 ft)? What type of water temp is this thing capable of with the deisel burner? Thanks
  8. Mr.T

    Used Prochem 200????

    Looked at the pics of the machine and I does not look like the 150 or 100a pics on theprochem manual. This is the pic of the unit. sorry I do not know how to post better pics.
  9. Mr.T

    Used Prochem 200????

    Looked at the pics of the machine and I does not look like the 150 or 100a pics on theprochem manual. This is the pic of the unit.
  10. Mr.T

    Used Prochem 200????

    Thanks for the reply toddthecleaner. The owner emailed me this evening and said he bought it in 1977 and then rebuilt it in 1998 and ran it another 9 years. He said that it has been stored and has had antifreeze in it for 4 years. I tried looking up a prochem 200 on the internet and could not...
  11. Mr.T

    Used Prochem 200????

    Seen a used Prochem 200 in a local state paper and was wondering if this would be a good starter unit for a first TM? I emailed the owner as i do not know what year it is but it looked pretty old. He wants 1200 OBO. Prochem 200 16hp briggs motor 400 psi water pump #3 suterbuilt vacuum...
  12. Mr.T

    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    My Dad has a small pressure washer and it came with a wand that if you pull on the end it pulls the soap through at a lower psi then you can push the end back toward you it goes back to rinse mode.
  13. Mr.T

    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    blacktiedetail, I will have to pm you when I get a little closer to securing the gig. I found out today that a professional detail company offered to do it for 115 the first wash of each truck and then 75 if done bi weekly. I feel I could do it for 65-75 a truck and 85-90 in the winter months...
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    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    Leuj20, I have been looking at hot pressure washers and wondering what PSI would be appropriate for this type of Job. I found one that is 4gpm @ 3500 psi cold for $600 and then add the deisel burner for $1499. Seems to be far cheaper than both together at first. ($4000). I would also like...
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    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    Are trucks are 4 times more dirty than those, I will have to post a pic. They are caked with grease and hydraulic fluid with a splash of coal dust and mud. Thanks for the video, thats kind of what I am looking to do but add two trailers per truck, aluminum beal belly dumps. These trucks run 24-7...
  16. Mr.T

    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    This would be Semi Truck washing with 2 34 cu.yard trailers, not pickup trucks. so its like 40 min a truck.
  17. Mr.T

    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    Good point!!! 22 tires though ouch!! Do you know any good aluminum brighteners that wont' etch if used right? Thanks
  18. Mr.T

    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    bahrahm, Thanks for the info on the pressure washing site. I thought maybe some of you have done this type of work even though this section is for auto detailing. There is another gentleman who is going to bid on this project that owns an auto detailing business but from what I here he is going...
  19. Mr.T

    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    fox6000, Im not trying to undercut this guy, Their going to fire him anyway. I just would like to make some extra money part time so I can eventually get my carpet cleaning off the ground. I hope to have the money and start that next spring. Untill then I can double what I am making now by...
  20. Mr.T

    Commercial Truck Washing- What would you charge?

    I am looking at putting a bid on washing some commercial semi trucks for my current employer who I now drive for. There is about 20 of them in our yard, semi tractor and two double belly dumps per truck. The current guy is not doing a good job and I asked today if I could put a bid on the job...
  21. Mr.T

    Thanks Rotovac

    What portable do you guys use with the rotovac? If you use one with auto fill and dump do you just rinse with water?
  22. Mr.T

    Tile and Grout ?

    Can you clean tile with a 175 with a brush and then extract or rinse with a 100-200 psi porty. I see you can get a squeege wand that I assume is for this purpose. Thanks
  23. Mr.T

    Power-Flite Portable Extractors????

    ken, dual 2 stage vac motors one cord. This would be with no heat just hot tap water and 200psi.
  24. Mr.T

    Power-Flite Portable Extractors????

    Looking at Power-Flite extractors, pretty good prices. Says they have 97 cfm and 150" of lift. Which is better lift or cfm? I beleive it is with daul-2 stage vacs. Would these work for a starter unit?
  25. Mr.T

    Too many Carpet Cleaners????

    Davey, Have been saving up to start and two more companies started up recently one with a rotovac. So no I have not started up yet still saving up. had the money a while back and had to use it on emergency medical bills for my wife over the past year.