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Old 03-25-2021, 05:19 PM   #41
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For a SxS where one wouldn't put in the effort for an handwash, would you still buy a foam cannon? Or just pressure wash the mud off and move on?

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Old 03-30-2021, 06:59 AM   #42
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For a SxS where one wouldn't put in the effort for an handwash, would you still buy a foam cannon? Or just pressure wash the mud off and move on?

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I pressure washed my trailer to get the mud off Saturday.

Then I hit it with the foam cannon and rinsed it.

Definitely worth the extra step.
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Old 03-30-2021, 05:33 PM   #43
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What foam are you guys using? All I've used is chemical guys so far but would like something with a little more foaming action. Using a 3800 psi washer

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Old 03-30-2021, 07:08 PM   #44
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What foam are you guys using? All I've used is chemical guys so far but would like something with a little more foaming action. Using a 3800 psi washer

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I use the chemical guys at home and dawn on the semi. Both with 3500psi and 3200psi washer.
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Old 03-30-2021, 09:52 PM   #45
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What foam are you guys using? All I've used is chemical guys so far but would like something with a little more foaming action. Using a 3800 psi washer

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I've been using Meguiar's wash and wax... Their premium one.

I'm curious about this stuff though. Tough Mudder Off-Road Truck ATV Heavy Duty Wash Shampoo |

Never used any of the Chemical Guys or Adam's stuff before. Always just what I could get at the parts store.
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Old 03-31-2021, 07:14 PM   #46
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Am I the only one that notices better foaming
results filling the foam cannon with hot water?

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Old 03-31-2021, 08:24 PM   #47
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Am I the only one that notices better foaming
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Still using the regular hose hooked to the pressure washer?

I'm still trying to get it dialed in.
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No just the foam cannon container, do you think normal pressure washer pumps would hold up to hot water?

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Old 04-01-2021, 07:25 AM   #49
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No just the foam cannon container, do you think normal pressure washer pumps would hold up to hot water?

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I have both hot and cold spigots outside and in some of the colder months I have used the hot side to pressure wash a vehicle with no issues yet. I have used both my gas pressure washer and the little electric Sunjoe that has performed surprisingly well. I always use hot water in the bottle for the mix.
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No just the foam cannon container, do you think normal pressure washer pumps would hold up to hot water?

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I think most of them are ptfe liners. I will see if I can find max operating temp on the hose I purchased.

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When I got mine they said 140* max or it will kill the pump, so more than what most water heaters will do.

I have 2 of the same pressure washers and one is a hot water model, the foam cannon does NOT like 230* water so donít try it but 120* household water is fine. Heat doesnít do anything with dirt but removes oil/grease like a champ.
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When I got mine they said 140* max or it will kill the pump, so more than what most water heaters will do.

I have 2 of the same pressure washers and one is a hot water model, the foam cannon does NOT like 230* water so donít try it but 120* household water is fine. Heat doesnít do anything with dirt but removes oil/grease like a champ.
My water heater is set in the middle, and it's 145ish...
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My water heater is set in the middle, and it's 145ish...

I have an on demand WH and tried the higher temp (140) thinking it would mean a shower would need less hot water. Turns out it just burned more gas than 120* and being on a well, water is cheaper than propane.

Cat washer pumps say 130* max
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Used the chemical guys on the truck, didn't take pics, but it did a good job. Also took my new steamer that I bought for interior parts to my AFE air filter. Got a ton of stuff out of it.
The chemical guys product seems like it was less prone to streak than the turtle wax product.
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