My "newsed" carpet cleaning set-up progression (pics)

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The new van looks great. Personally I would have given the original owner a quick call about that over heating problem and ask him if he has any ideas about it. I bet he could spit you out an answer since he probably knows that machine better than most. If you can get hold of him I think it might save you some money!
 

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The new van looks great. Personally I would have given the original owner a quick call about that over heating problem and ask him if he has any ideas about it. I bet he could spit you out an answer since he probably knows that machine better than most. If you can get hold of him I think it might save you some money!
I was thinking the same thing, but figured Rob must have some reason for not doing the obvious.
 

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The new van looks great. Personally I would have given the original owner a quick call about that over heating problem and ask him if he has any ideas about it. I bet he could spit you out an answer since he probably knows that machine better than most. If you can get hold of him I think it might save you some money!

I was thinking the same thing, but figured Rob must have some reason for not doing the obvious.

Great observation. I did. He is 72 years old and it did it from new so he just ran it at lower rpms and lower temp. Would have been nice if they would have disclosed this fact. Would have saved me the aggravation. But on the brightside it will only increase my knowledge of them. ;)
 

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Great observation. I did. He is 72 years old and it did it from new so he just ran it at lower rpms and lower temp. Would have been nice if they would have disclosed this fact. Would have saved me the aggravation. But on the brightside it will only increase my knowledge of them. ;)
Agreed. I can never fully trust a machine or car etc until I have taken the whole thing apart, figured out how it works, and put it back together myself. This way I know it's done right and this is why I never take anything to a mechanic.
 
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That machine looks like a beast. How many gallons is the recovery tank?

125 gallons recovery and 125 fresh water. Your right Kevin it is a beast. The vacuum port is so loud at high you need ear protection. Sounds like a jet taking off. :D
 

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Well Rob, you have proven the old saying wrong.

You really can shine a turd!

Looks great!

Hey hold on Jay. I've only begun to shine this turd. :)

Starting off on the inside I need creature comforts. So I installed a live solution line kit. I just want to start up and go clean. No messing around with hooking up hoses and playing with shut off valves and releasing pressure. History now!

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Live solution reels are a must.
Any setup I make from now on will have two if I can. One for pre spraying and dual work.

If you get a single cord Airhog like we use, you can throw it at the front door with one vac hose and it can wand or upholstery clean with the second solution line no problem and not robbing the TM vac.