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      The Grime Scene Terms Of Service and Forum Rules   08/23/2007

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  2. Yes, I started out in a van, back in 1989 and I can tell you, it's a very bad idea! Fumes will gradually ruin your lungs, even though you may not even smell them much. Chlorine gas can form and kill you real quick! A bad car accident can give you a chlorine bath. Plus, yes, it will rust your van inside out in a short time. Just use a pickup bed or buy a trailer and keep your health and stay alive! Here's 2 pictures, 1st is from 1991 - still working out of a van. 2nd is what I use now.
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  5. Are most hot water pressure washers made to where aftermarket parts will fit and work? Reason I ask is I have a Karcher hds 1200 be and I think it needs a new fuel pump. I know on aftermarket pumps they sell them with different ditection on the rotations. Are the shafts all usually the same size? What about how the pump mounts to washer? Mine slides into a round support bracket and is then held in place by a set screw. I'll try and take it off and post some pictures of it later. Maybe someone would be able to tell if it looks like an aftermarket would work. Thanks!
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  9. For sale is a Honda GX390 with an Udor 5.5 GPM (gear drive) pump, set up for tank recirculating (Zeromatic unloader).I purchased it as a 4 GPM direct drive in 2014 and installed the 5.5 GPM gear drive in 2015.The engine has 125 hours on it, and the pump has less than 75.This pump has been stored in a heated garage since I upgraded to 8 GPM last year. I used it last November for approximately 2 hours, but it hasn't seen any use since then. Asking $1200.00 or best offer.Local pick-up only. (Asheville, NC)Please PM me for more info.
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  13. Troy I just did a deck using Fine Finish Low Pressure tips and they work amazingly thank a lot. Mike
  14. If you are constantly going through chemical injectors, check the psi of your pump. When mine was going through several a week, I found that my pressure had be increased from 3000 to 5000. Adjusted the pump back to 3000 psi and everything started working correctly. I think one of my helper twisted the unloaded.
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  16. A local pressure washing store has one of their machines that he repossessed. I will say that it's quite a nice machine. It still has their logo on it and I'm considering purchasing it just to put a little salt in the wound. ( I'll have to remove the logo and possibly send it over to be painted our colors.) But, for the price it's a heck of a deal. It comes with all the bells and whistles. ( Automatic Start, Several Wands, Hoses, Hose Reals, Boxes of Scrapers, A Duct Spinner, as well as some other equipment.and the BEST part... A warranty! Machine only has about a dozen hours on it.) He repo'd everything! It's basically a business in a box and for the price, I could easily put a 3rd unit on the road. I don't know who the former owner is/was, All I can say is it looks like he lost his hiney getting everything. I guess one mans loss is another mans gain.
  17. Have you tried soaking in C.L.R.? We had to do that on a pump that we just repaired. The pump had hard water and calcium buildup in it that we couldn't see. Kinda like battery acid on a post. It worked for us...
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  22. Bumping the thread to see if anyone can help... Rod
  23. I ordered a rebuild kit for my Karcher pump. The pump has 6 valves. There were 3 that I was able to tap out from the rear. The other 3 i was not so I tried prying up with a pick. What ended up happening is the top half of the valve separated from the bottom. I can tell they're assembled like that there just wasn't enough tightness to pull the while valve out. The round metal base with o-ring is what's still in the pump. Is there a trick or even a special tool to remove it? Seems like maybe a tiny pair of reverse vice grips would work if they even make them. I've considered heating up the brass body a little so it expands some. I don't know if that's a good idea or not. I do all the time on aluminum when replacing bearings. I do have the valves soaking in Kroil for the night hoping it'll lube them up. I posted a picture of the whole valve and the top half of the valve. I also disassembled one so you can see the metal part that won't come out. Any help is appreciated.
  24. Thank you Rod I was going to do that however I did not know if any extra measures should be adopted appreciated
  25. Prewet the composite first since you have to neutralize the wood rails. Rod
  26. I have been requested to clean a composite deck that has composite floor and the railing is made of wood I cleaned the wood part and now I want neutralize the deck with acid. Correct if I am wrong my understanding is that acid is not meant to touch the composite, therefore composite should be protected
  27. I am considering setting up a cargo van for soft washing roofs and houses. I am curious if anyone one else has done this and maybe some tips. I am concerned with bleach fumes and the problems they may cause inside the van. Will the fumes make it too uncomfortable in the van and how about corrosion the bleach vapors may cause to the inside of the van? I have a ford e250. Any comments or help would be appreciated.
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