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    Car wash profitability

    Ya i was taking about before all this corona crap
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    Car wash profitability

    Sorry forgot to mention that, self serve and iba type washes
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    Attendant wages..

    And typically how much time a day they spend there?
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    Attendant wages..

    Whats a fair wage for a small self serve carwash attendant? I pay mine by the day . Its a 3ss 1iba facility with 4 vacuum/ trash stations. They do the trash, spray out bays, clean vacuums out when needed. I dont want to underpay them they do help me alot.
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    Car wash profitability

    Whats an average (ballpark)profit (%) of total car wash revenue to be expected, NOT counting debt service payment..?
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    Pit cleaning..

    I have been suckin the water out of mine first. The dump trailer works great i just rent one twice a year for a couple hundred bucks and dump mine at a friends farm for fill. Just wondered if theres an easier way. I used to run a vac truck and those were a pain in the ass suckin out sludge
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    Pit cleaning..

    Hello everyone, what you guys doing to empty out your pits? I do mine with a mini excavator & dump the sludge into dump trailer. I first dewater each pit with a pump so its mainly really moist mud.
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    D&S 5000 in bay signage...

    Ok sorry for this long post in advance...My 5000 system does not turn the green “go” light on when the wash is completed to tell customer to exit although it does say exit on the lit up sign. However the green go light does come on for entering the bay. Checked it out and theres no wire going...
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    d&s i5000 systems for sale ?

    Thanks, im trying to find one asap tho
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    d&s i5000 systems for sale ?

    Anyone know of an i5000 system for sale ? Im willing to travel for pick up. Thanks
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    i5000 systems for sale??

    Any D&S i5000 systems for sale out there? Thanks for any info.
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    Buy 2nd location or renovate 1st wash...

    Makes sense Wyatt good way to look at it, the wash is not listed for sale im about the only one that knows it could be bought right now that i know of but that doesnt mean he wont list it. The 2nd location would make me the only good car wash within a half hour drive, well except 1 kwik star...
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    Buy 2nd location or renovate 1st wash...

    This “corona pandemic “ is crazy thats a good point, figures this happens right as i want to expand. Im not doing much for business right now but was hoping this all shakes out soon and do something this summer on my wash or other location. I kinda wondered myself if id be able to buy the 2nd...
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    Buy 2nd location or renovate 1st wash...

    Want to hear some of your guys opinions im sure some have been in my position before. I have a carwash now that im thinking hard of using equity to renovate the auto bay , and freshen up the ss bays. Car wash works and does decent business but it needs some updates. I want this other location...
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    IBA purchase...

    Im with you rhino, im real curious of price also. I tried callin petit headquarters friday but never got ahold of anyone. This would make me stand out in my area due to none being around here that i know of. And also id like to find where the closest one is and go thru it
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    IBA purchase...

    Im new to this car wash forum site but i dont think car wash equip salesman should be allowed leave this to the car wash owner/operators! I like unbiased opinions !
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    IBA purchase...

    Car wash guy i have never heard of one until you said something, just watched a few vids on youtube and i agree with you that does stand out, i love the oscillating nozzle design on top is similar to my old d&s 5000 wich i like better than zero degree nozzles! Im going to call today and see if...
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    IBA purchase...

    Ultra shine i have seen only videos of one so far have not went thru an iq in person
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    D&S 5000 for sale

    Gantry, pump station, spare stainless rails (one rail is bent up) $4500. Comes with some new spare parts for the gantry. New arch chains, New drive sprockets, idler arms and springs installed 3 weeks ago. Unit still in service washes cars good but does need some work. I have videos of it...
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    IBA purchase...

    If you were renovating your automatic bay what touchless system would you buy and why? I currently have d&s 5000.
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