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Question #24: Best cleaning set up for under $1000?

Discussion in 'Ford F-150 Raptor General Discussions [GEN 2]' started by 911 Crazy, Oct 10, 2020.

  1. 911 Crazy

    911 Crazy FRF Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    YES! Thanks
     
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    What if your pressure washer already has built in soap dispensing? All the foam cannons look like they are the soap dispenser. I’m not sure that would improve what my pressure washer already does?
     
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    To be honest, I’ve never tried using the built in soap dispenser for a foam application. Try it out and let us know how it works.
    My gas power washer with a soap dispenser doesn’t work so I can’t test it.
     
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    My soap dispenser works ok but you have to use the soap nozzle which means low pressure. It doesn’t do bubble-bath type foam like the cannon pics but it does cover the truck with soapy water well enough. I’m wondering what a foam cannon adds. For $20 or less I might as well try it. Maybe in the spring. It’s getting colder here now.
     
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    The foam/suds is where the action is. So that makes sense that it works better.
     
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    So with a foam cannon, do you then use a soft brush to loosen the dirt?
     
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    Got a Ryobi gas washer with the Honda motor. Hated my electric such a hassle running cord and hose. Pressure is higher also but adjustable. Can't beat a pressure washer and foam gun!!!
     
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    The MTM 22.2 foam cannon and Adam’s Mega foam Kay some amazing foam. Don’t cheap out on a foam cannon and get the best.


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    I usually foam the living shit out of the truck then go over it with the regular pressure washer wand.

    Then, depending on how dirty it is, I go over it by hand with a wash mitt and the two bucket method.

    If it’s not real dirty, you can get away with just blowing it dry after the foam cannon and rinsing off.
     
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