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    Using hp hose, for hydraulics

    Just make sure to either shrink wrap your hose fittings or spray it with clear enamel to slow down the rusting and corrosion if exposed to the elements.
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    Looking to build a conveyor tunnel wash with a water reclaim.

    I think this comes down to if your state/county requires a reclaim to be installed, followed by the water and sewer rate. Our water rates are pretty high so I'm glad we have a reclaim system, but as you said, maintenance costs are high. Pumping out pits from the sludge, pump failures, and...
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    SS, Laundromat with Reclaim

    *edit, just read reclaim from the laundromat to the wash, I believe it could be done, you'd run into issues with lack of water on busy days I'd assume.
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    Bank not taking coins

    Funny how the tables have turned, banks are now welcoming coins as are businesses as a form of payment to fight the coin shortage.
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    Car wash equipment install

    Does anyone do any installs for conveyor tunnels around the Virginia area? We are looking to put in a few extra pieces of equipment such as lights and additional functions.
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    Rebuilding pressure regulators?

    Great, thanks for your reply as well as the link! I'll go ahead and purchase a new one for replacement while I rebuild the old one. For the build portion, I'm assuming everything the kit comes with gets replaced and nothing special is involved?
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    Rebuilding pressure regulators?

    Are you able to rebuild these pressure regulators? I am having one or two leaking water from the back and have read that it is possible, but this would be my first time trying to maintain one. Are there any signs I should be aware of that would point to a replacement vs. rebuild? The only...
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    Aqua Bio Technologies - Cyclone Filter Drain Basin Issue

    We use Aqua Bio Technologies as our reclaim system provider at our wash. Recently, we've had a build up of sludge collecting in our cyclone drain basin trough and water is filling up all the way up to the cyclone drain cones. Water level doesn't reach any higher than that but it's obviously not...
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    For operators that do NOT push in side view mirrors.....

    Sorry to resurrect an older thread, but does anyone know how to program the wrap bump out for the Guardian Control system from Tommy?
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    Vac nozzles

    I'm assuming this would also work for long reach nozzles?
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    Car Wash Timing Issue

    Try running your track with and without a vehicle and observe both scenarios for a few minutes and watch your pulse sensor itself. Your pulse sensor should have a pulse light that activates as it senses the sprocket, bolt, etc. Sometimes the pulse sensor won't register a bolt which you would...
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    Bug sponge/scrubber

    The yellow bug blocks are effective.. if used properly. As others have mentioned, it should definitely not be used dry, we train our employees to thoroughly wet the surface of the area where the insects are, then the sponge, and then gently scrub the area while periodically checking to see if...
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    Toyota Mirror Cover

    Only for large trucks that have extended mirrors. Some customers request to have their mirrors folded in regardless. I have seen mirrors get ripped off completely, especially older model vehicles like the F150's which had the chrome arms and swiveling mirrors. I have seen some customers loosely...
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    Toyota Mirror Cover

    Haven't had any issues here either. Alot of Toyota SUV's though have a really bad problem with roof lining trim falling out.
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    Photo Eye Issue

    I wish I could do the same, but I have a few extra sensors and would rather use them before transitioning (if we go that route). It's strange, the LED's light on on the sensor but it is not registering breakage of the sensor, even after switching to new ones...
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    Photo Eye Issue

    I'm having an issue in my tunnel where my photo eye is not registering to the MCC, which in turn isn't registering the vehicle. This is the main photo eye stand (about 3' high) with a top vehicle eye and bottom wheel eye. On the other side of the tunnel, the photo eye stand (8'' high) is alot...
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    The Pulse Sensor

    So, I think I can post this here. As a fairly new owner ~3-4 years (I still consider myself very green), I had the problem where my pulse sensor was not registering a bolt here and there and the entire timing of my wash was offset. This caused me alot of stress trying to rewash cars or deal with...
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    Car wash accident

    You almost sound like a DRB sales rep. lol.
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    Who’s installing Ceramic Coatings?

    I think Simoniz offers a ceramic product and also warranties the paint directly through Simoniz after applied at any authorized detailing shop. I'm still on the fence to go through the training and have a bay taken up just for this product, but for areas where the average HH income is healthy...
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    Challenge accepted 😬

    We put a filter before the drain in our pits and shovel them out whenever needed (every day, week, month, etc. depending on traffic) and let the water drain slowly into the drains leaving the sludge behind, then shovel sludge into burlap bags (14''x24''~) and let it sit out to drain. After a few...
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