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    Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    Hey guys, I know most of you detail cars and carry water tanks inside. I know some of you detail out of cars and don’t carry water tanks, which can also answer this, feel free to come answer.

    So guys if you have a small van like transit connect, Promaster city

    •What size water tank do you carry?
    •How many cars can you realistically due?

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    As you know, I’m not a professional but these are good questions that I’m curious to see answered. If that’s your van in the avatar, it looks nice!

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    Yes, it’s our little business I’m trying to build. I was asking because, last thing is to run out of water doing a detail lol. That would be embarrassing

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    anyone

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    Help this man if you can, and have time, please. He’s a good guy trying to get started.

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    Thank you, No big deal. Lol I think I’ll just go with something smaller that way I won’t put too much weight on small van. I need to raise prices a bit, (and see how it goes. God bless...

    Acura did you see the message I sent you?

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    There was a guy who used to post here a lot awhile back - GSKR or something like that. It was those four I initials, but I'm not sure the order is correct.

    He had owned at least one Transit Connect. I think he had problems with durability from too much weight because of water.

    Good guy with a lot of experience. You might try to get in touch with a PM.

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    Thanks ducks fan, He has his storage full and won’t accept message

    Thanks for replying

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    I would say that it depends on the flow rate of your power washer. A gas powered unit will have a flow rate of around 2.8 GPM. An electrically powered unit will have a flow rate of around 1.5 GPM. For a small car you may run the washer on and off for a total of 15 minutes, then you will consume 42 gallons of water. A 100 gallon tank will get you through 2 cars. A full 100 gallon tank will be 833 lb plus the weight of the tank.
    Maybe an actual mobile detailer can chime in but that is the way I would look at it.

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    Re: Question for mobile detailing guys with small vans?

    Thanks for a answering, well here is my current setup.
    I was going buy a 65 gallon water tank
    •Ryobi 1.2 falling per minute minute it’s electric not gas
    • portable generator

    thanks for replying
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