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Hate My Layout!

Steven8262

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I'm two month's into my 370SS and I hate the layout. I bought it used with about 100 hours on it and I think they had good intentions but it's really not a functional layout. It's a Chevy Express 1500. The 370SS is at the side door with the waste tank behind it. The 90 gal freshwater tank is on the drivers side wall parallel to the waste tank. The water supply hose is mounted on angle iron at the rear door roof high. The solution hose reel is basically in the middle of the two rear doors. The vacuum hose reel is next to the water tank and back about 1 foot. The chemical shelf is on the passenger side.
---I really can't get to the chemicals.
---The hose reel seems like it's too far back
---The solution hose seems problematic because the connections smack against the floor.
---------------I think my set up time takes too long. I was thinking about moving the vacuum hose to the side door and mounting the solution hose to the roof brackets.
I'm open to new ideas. Does anyone velcro their solution line to the vacuum line and just leave them attached all the time?

For a full size van, I can't even get my Bonzer in there let alone a 175.
 
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No. I’m running two 2” from the tank to my Devastator filter then one 2” to my Mach 15 wand.
 

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I wanted to go out the back doors so I could use the front of the van for chemicals and tools etc... Less space is wasted going out the back. Also when it’s cold I can almost shut both rear doors.
 

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Think about how you like to setup on your jobs. Some like the side doors for hose reels, I find the back doors best "overall" for us. If you had a picture it would help give advice and there are 100 ways to do it and it depends on how you use it as to which is best.

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do you like the Mach 15? Im 6 foot 7