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Is someone suggest in bay automatic , washworld razaor verses PETITE touch less , which one is better to go for , I will appreciate feed back , I am ready to buy
 

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Big difference in price.

Is this an anticipated high volume location- If so, I'd look harder at petit.
 

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What size bay do you have? Washworld just announced a new Profile that is a combination Razor and Profile (called Apex Profile) so customers can select if they want Touch Free or a Soft Cloth wash experience. No idea on the details as it was just announced at the car wash show in Vegas but would check it out.
 

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There is a video of the APEX on the WashWorld Operators group on Facebook. Petit also has a new system unveiled at ICA to wash taller vehicles now.


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A petit machine does need volume to justify the cost. (All stainless hose fittings, dual arms, dual pump stands, all stainless frame/bolts etc.) I installed my first one at one of my washes about a year ago and it has over 10,000 washes. There has been no down time or parts replaced!

Petit machines have a 2 year warranty on everything, even hoses etc. It is nice to deal with a family ran business and someone that answers the phone at the factory when you need something.

While I’m the KY distributor, you can still order parts and get support direct which is also a plus. We just finished up our 5th petit install last week. I have yet to see another machine built to the quality of this machine. The petit can easily wash 200+ cars in a day which is a stretch for many others machines.
 
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Petit also has a new system unveiled at ICA to wash taller vehicles now.


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Good concept until people purchase the machine have it installed and then realize the top dryers have to be 10ft off the ground. You sacrifice a good dry for 98% of your customers just to accommodate the 2% or so of sprinter vans. Probably why there is no dryers in that photo.
 
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What size bay do you have? Washworld just announced a new Profile that is a combination Razor and Profile (called Apex Profile) so customers can select if they want Touch Free or a Soft Cloth wash experience. No idea on the details as it was just announced at the car wash show in Vegas but would check it out.
They had one at the show in vegas
I looked at it- but I m a touchless maniac
One hell of a pump stand!
 

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Is someone suggest in bay automatic , washworld razaor verses PETITE touch less , which one is better to go for , I will appreciate feed back , I am ready to buy
A PDQ Laserwash 360 will run relatively issue-free, but replacing parts is a bit of a burden. Some of the Ryko touchless's I've had experience with as well are okay so I'd definitely look at a Radius. I generally stay away from WashWorld as I do not like their customer support, so if you had to choose between the 2 I'd say a Petit would have a high ROI. Definitely check out PDQ's Laser though
 

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A PDQ Laserwash 360 will run relatively issue-free, but replacing parts is a bit of a burden. Some of the Ryko touchless's I've had experience with as well are okay so I'd definitely look at a Radius. I generally stay away from WashWorld as I do not like their customer support, so if you had to choose between the 2 I'd say a Petit would have a high ROI. Definitely check out PDQ's Laser though
I believe nearly everyone on here has opposite feelings about WashWorld. Excellent Customer Support. I think you haven't owned a WW.
 

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A PDQ Laserwash 360 will run relatively issue-free, but replacing parts is a bit of a burden. Some of the Ryko touchless's I've had experience with as well are okay so I'd definitely look at a Radius. I generally stay away from WashWorld as I do not like their customer support, so if you had to choose between the 2 I'd say a Petit would have a high ROI. Definitely check out PDQ's Laser though
Probably not the most sound advice regarding PDQ
 

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Petit machines have a 2 year warranty on everything, even hoses etc. It is nice to deal with a family ran business and someone that answers the phone at the factory when you need something.
I believe the hoses are only warrantied for one year.
 

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I believe nearly everyone on here has opposite feelings about WashWorld. Excellent Customer Support. I think you haven't owned a WW.
Should've quoted, I do not own a carwash. I work and do maintenance at a PDQ site with an older 360 and 2 tandems. To answer the question the thread creator asked, I would pick over a petit because your income will be double after you break through on the investment.
 

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What size bay do you have? Washworld just announced a new Profile that is a combination Razor and Profile (called Apex Profile) so customers can select if they want Touch Free or a Soft Cloth wash experience. No idea on the details as it was just announced at the car wash show in Vegas but would check it out.
That sounds like a lot of moving parts.
 
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