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      12-07-2007, 03:51 PM   #1
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Need help buying foam gun

Does anyone know a good yet afforable foam gun i can buy and from where
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      12-07-2007, 04:42 PM   #2
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http://pakshak.com/auto-detailing-tools.html

Gilmour Foam Gun. Picus recently discussed this, search for "foam" in this section.
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      12-07-2007, 05:48 PM   #3
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i wanna know what FMINUS uses
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i wanna know what FMINUS uses

His own modified version of the foam cannon (hooks up to air compressor)
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His own modified version of the foam cannon (hooks up to air compressor)
i hope he puts it into production
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Does anyone know a good yet afforable foam gun i can buy and from where
First off there is 2 kinds of foam guns!!
The first common one is one that will connect to your typical garden hose!
The second type is a Cannon that attaches to your pressure washer!!

U should take into consideration of what tools u have readily available and what u use more to make your purchase..
Obviiusly the Foam cannon on a pressure washer is the BEST u can get!!
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how is a foam cannon better than just washing?
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FYI you can get the Gilmour Foamaster on Amazon for about $20 cheaper than on any of the detailing sites.
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      12-08-2007, 12:26 AM   #9
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FYI you can get the Gilmour Foamaster on Amazon for about $20 cheaper than on any of the detailing sites.
Just bought one off there on Monday, it should arrive next week.
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what's it used for john? or how is it used, at what point during the wash process?
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      12-08-2007, 12:32 AM   #11
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what's it used for john? or how is it used, at what point during the wash process?
It's used in the washing process. You put soap in the cannister and it foams up on the car. I'm hoping on a car that's not too dirty, it will reduce the need for using a wash mitt in most situations. Not using a wash mitt could reduce the chance for swirling and make it even easier in the cold.
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It's used in the washing process. You put soap in the cannister and it foams up on the car. I'm hoping on a car that's not too dirty, it will reduce the need for using a wash mitt in most situations. Not using a wash mitt could reduce the chance for swirling and make it even easier in the cold.
Ya the foam gun is used after u rinse the car! u foam the car..Typically u still would wash the car with a mf or sheepskin mit though...Depending on the wax or sealant on your car if it realeases the dirt or not u may or may not have to use a mit!!

If you guys are looking for a way to clean in the cold i highly recommend ONR!
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Ya the foam gun is used after u rinse the car! u foam the car..Typically u still would wash the car with a mf or sheepskin mit though...Depending on the wax or sealant on your car if it realeases the dirt or not u may or may not have to use a mit!!

If you guys are looking for a way to clean in the cold i highly recommend ONR!
Yep, or spot mitt use. I already use OnR.
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Yep, or spot mitt use. I already use OnR.
nice..I love it so much I have a spot sprayer setup in the garage.. lolol.
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here is the one i just ordered, hooks up to a pressure washer.
http://www.everypressurewasher.com/C...ml#ProdDetails
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Ya the foam gun is used after u rinse the car! u foam the car..Typically u still would wash the car with a mf or sheepskin mit though...Depending on the wax or sealant on your car if it realeases the dirt or not u may or may not have to use a mit!!

If you guys are looking for a way to clean in the cold i highly recommend ONR!
Dumb question maybe, but what's ONR...?
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ONR is Optimum No Rinse wash, it allows you to wash your car without the use of a garden hose. You just fill a bucket up with water, add the ONR and soak a coulple sheepskin mitts or microfiber towels in it then wash the car a section at a time. The difference is you dry the section right after you wash it. Its really the only way I wash cars anymore, much faster and if done right doesnt cause any marring at all.
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here is the one i just ordered, hooks up to a pressure washer.
http://www.everypressurewasher.com/C...ml#ProdDetails
Thanks man! That is what I was looking for too!
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PURCHASE FOAM CANNON HERE http://www.pressureparts.com/Pressure-Part-344030.aspx
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Please dont give out wrong information!!! for this part u referenced does nothing but supply soapy water!!!
If your looking for a quality foam cannon the first link that was mentioned above is the one to get!!
http://www.everypressurewasher.com/C...0-CAM1243.html
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Ive never heard of any of this shit. Where the hell have I been.
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Ive never heard of any of this shit. Where the hell have I been.
At pep boys maybe with a wash brush and a bucket!!
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