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Trkwash

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I've recently taken over to wash that's been in the family for several years.

It has some new equipment, wraps and top brushes, older wraps and rockers... but most of the equipment room is pretty old and the conveyor is in need of replacement. Most of my chemicals are utilizing dosatrons and there are solenoids hanging all over the wall. I'm trying to do a hundred percent towel dry I'm currently I'm getting 200 to 300+ cars a day when the weather in the world cooperate. Any tips would be appreciated... Looking like 50k+ for a conveyor and over 10k for a nice injection board... Options?

I've been building rollover truck washes for 30 years and I did car washes way back in the day with Transco if anybody knows them.

Thanks!
 

Earl Weiss

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If Dosatrons are doing the job why spend money on the injection board. Conveyors can have portions welded for repair with new steel until the rot and cost make it uneconomical to continue with that process. I don't know how many Dosatrons you are running or other specifics of your location but you my want to way the alternative cost of Hydrominder Flo Jet system which you can implement a part at a Time as budget and need allows.
 

buda

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I've recently taken over to wash that's been in the family for several years.

It has some new equipment, wraps and top brushes, older wraps and rockers... but most of the equipment room is pretty old and the conveyor is in need of replacement. Most of my chemicals are utilizing dosatrons and there are solenoids hanging all over the wall. I'm trying to do a hundred percent towel dry I'm currently I'm getting 200 to 300+ cars a day when the weather in the world cooperate. Any tips would be appreciated... Looking like 50k+ for a conveyor and over 10k for a nice injection board... Options?

I've been building rollover truck washes for 30 years and I did car washes way back in the day with Transco if anybody knows them.

Thanks!
With labor costs moving to and over $15 an hour why would you want to do a 100% towel dry. The movement in the industry is toward the exterior car wash model. Sure the customer wants the towel dry if they don't have to pay for it. I guarantee you that more customers will go for the lower priced exterior wash than the few that want towel dry and be willing to pay for. Cater to the many, not the few
 
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