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Thanks for the pics mate As they say, a picture tells a thousand words

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thanks for the info. I have a GMC pressure washer but hardly use it simply because I'm too slack to hook it up.
Do you know how this sprayer compares to a karcher?
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thanks for the info. I have a GMC pressure washer but hardly use it simply because I'm too slack to hook it up.
Me too, thats why I never got one

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Do you know how this sprayer compares to a karcher?
Wont be anything like the force & will use more water, but is easily strong enough to remove all the mud & rocks, just wont remove grime like a K'Archer, etc.

By doing the right angle nozzle, it can fit into awkward spots like the spring perch, the holes in the chassis beside the gearbox & those little holes in the front control arms...all places that build up mud but are buggers to clean
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I have been heaps too scared to use any type of pressure wash on Subarus seeing the paint seems never to harden. And that hopeless clear coat stuff they use, get water under that and it will explain why Subaru doesn't have a car duco warranty!

I use the two bucket method, hand wash.
I have washed my Forester plenty of times with my Karcher and with ones at the Car Wash places like Car Lovers, it is now 10 years old and the paint work is still in good nick.
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I have been heaps too scared to use any type of pressure wash on Subarus seeing the paint seems never to harden.
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I have washed my Forester plenty of times with my Karcher and with ones at the Car Wash places like Car Lovers, it is now 10 years old and the paint work is still in good nick.
I've used a Karcher on my Forry many many times & have never had any issues with the paint work either

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^ etc.

Doesn't surprise me at all, Mr T.

The de-lamination that I experienced with Roo1 is apparently so rare that a very experienced panel beater had never seen anything like it before.

I have seen the top clear coat peeling off Subies though. A friend's early SF has this problem. However, I haven't seen it very often; and when I have, it's not just Subarus of that vintage that have the problem.
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No they didnt have them. I got it from a local bearings shop
I got all the way down to Bunnings today and hit the checkout ... no wallet!

I am definitely getting too bloody old.
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^ We've all done that, Peter .
Really p!isses me off when I do it. Usually at the supermarket.

Like locking our keys in the car. I reckon I averaged doing this about once every 10 years or so ...

I don't think it's possible to lock them in Roo2, but I'm sure there must be some way of doing it. First thing I did was buy a third chipped key for it !
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I got all the way down to Bunnings today and hit the checkout ... no wallet!

I am definitely getting too bloody old.
Lol. My typical brain fade is to go shopping, find what I need, line up to pay for it, hand the money over, then walk out to my car....forgetting to take the item I spent all that time getting!

Gave the washer a good workout on my GFs beetle today. The engine bay was filthy & the bit under the oil filler near the dipstick had a thick layer of gunge on it. I soaked it in my own degreaser then used the car wash engine degreaser followed by high pressure soap. Worked on the rest of the engine but that thick layer of gunge was still there. Got home & gave the pressure washer a go.... worked a treat! Clean enough to eat off!
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I have washed my Forester plenty of times with my Karcher and with ones at the Car Wash places like Car Lovers, it is now 10 years old and the paint work is still in good nick.
Good to know

I've always used the trade commercial paint sealant so nothing can ever stick hard or stain the duco. Was looking at a Gurny at SCA. Are the smallest ones worth getting?
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