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Jake

Let's see your setup then!



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Vortexjim
I didn't think is was actually yours! I thought you just posted a picture of the Internet!

 

Love it, but my problem would be running out of water within a few hours, 125 litres isn't enough for me,

 

Great little setup though, bet you get lots of funny looks when out at work?!

 

Haha nope, I accept full responsibility. Yeah you get a lot of funny looks. Most people are really intrigued and smiley though.

 

First cleans are eating up the water like nothing but I'm probably going over the top if I'm honest. The area I cover is roughly a 13 mile radius. But as I say it only takes me about 15 minutes to get from any furthest customer to get home and re-load . Using an aquatap as well so that helps a bit.

 

I'm using a gardiners slxii 22 which fits perfectly. Brush head sits on the rear parcel shelf while the rest of the pole lays neatly between front seats and sits short of the gearstick.

I've a bucket with trad tools which sits on top of the 5th water container behind the passenger seat.

Next month I'm going to buy extension #6 and #7 ... Then things might get tricky but there's always a solution...I hope lol

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Jake

Awsome mate,

Haha nope, I accept full responsibility. Yeah you get a lot of funny looks. Most people are really intrigued and smiley though.

 

First cleans are eating up the water like nothing but I'm probably going over the top if I'm honest. The area I cover is roughly a 13 mile radius. But as I say it only takes me about 15 minutes to get from any furthest customer to get home and re-load . Using an aquatap as well so that helps a bit.

 

I'm using a gardiners slxii 22 which fits perfectly. Brush head sits on the rear parcel shelf while the rest of the pole lays neatly between front seats and sits short of the gearstick.

I've a bucket with trad tools which sits on top of the 5th water container behind the passenger seat.

Next month I'm going to buy extension #6 and #7 ... Then things might get tricky but there's always a solution...I hope lol

 

Awsome mate, I love it, only issue is ladders?

 

Its the sort of thing that I'd love to have if I was a part time window cleaner though! Qwerky, fun, and different!

 

Wouldn't fit ma pressure washer in one though, that's for sure!

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Bingo

He could always put a roof rack on. so no issues with ladders....if he ever needed them.

 

...and for the PW, he could always take the front passenger seat out....

 

....or.....cooler than cool can be..... buy another Mini and convert it to a trailer.....something like this :thumbsup:......

 

 

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Jake
He could always put a roof rack on. so no issues with ladders....if he ever needed them.

 

...and for the PW, he could always take the front passenger seat out....

 

....or.....cooler than cool can be..... buy another Mini and convert it to a trailer.....something like this :thumbsup:......

 

 

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Yeah he could have a roof rack but he doesn't, that's why I was alluding to the issue. But yeah a roof rack would work!

 

There's no way my pressure washer fit in the front of a mini, it's bloody massive!

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jimmyboots
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Proper Trad crew's Truck, that is Boar :thumbsup:

Love the flock of Wagtails too :)

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jimmyboots

Heres mine

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With Trolley and barrells

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john39
Heres mine

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With Trolley and barrells

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its nice jimmy im jealous:rolleyes:

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Dave B
I believe people reflect your expectations of them right back to you.

 

Expect someone to be a little sh*t long enough and eventually it will happen as they will get bored of fighting it.

 

Always look on the bright side! If I did not believe in the inherent decency of fellow man I might as well jut go hang myself right now as what's the point?

Being from london Green you should know if it ain't locked down we'll have it away

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Dave B

I did my apprentiship in a bodyshop

For people who know how a vehicle is put together no amount of security will make it safe

I also have done a little recovery driving and i know for a fact there is no ford, vauxhall or Citroën i couldn't get into in over 30 seconds

Imo immobilisers etc are just false security against those in the know

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Smurf

I just got a new car for the wife....well cost 300 squid actualy which is less than you would pay for a decent alarm thesedays. Anyone that wants to nick it is welcome to have it :D

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Jimroot

My van is 70 bhp, I'm quicker on me crutches :). Looked it up, actually it's 60 bhp

 

Fastest car I had was a turbo d 2lL at about 116bhp and that was fast, so your wife should be laughing at the lights :-)

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Dave B

Fastest i had was 375bhp sapphire cosworth

Rear wheel drive with 4wd bodykit

But more fun was the 225 bhp escort s2 rs turbo

Used to race bikes with it

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Jimroot

Sounds fast :-) I'm happy to potter along these days, can watch life evolve by the time I get to my destination, or rather devolve, watching the driving manners of other motorists

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Dave B

I know what you mean

I take it easy nowadays

No more fast cars or bikes

No more track days

I miss my old mini the most

1380 swiftune turbo race engine

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Jimroot

An old mini, Vw camper, Land Rover defender. Those would be my lotto win vehicles of choice :-)

 

Again though, not sure how safe an old mini would be in these times, crash-wise.

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Smurf

My missus old 306 turbo was taken to the breakers yard today so she is in mourning. Bless her

I don't know why she got so upset as I only paid 200 squid for it 5 years ago and got 90 squid for it scrap. Mind you was a good reliable little run around in that time for her but was time to meet its maker and be recycled into a fridge or two :D

 

I can't see the pont in spending thousands out on a car as you might as well burn the money instead going by how much they devalue each year.:whistle:

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Jimroot

Nice savings there smurf ! I can't imagine getting a pricey car, just worry inducing, even if one can afford the upkeep. Constantly worried about scratches and knocks...

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Smurf

I learnt from a very young age don't waste hard earned money just to keep up with the Jones’s in this world unless you have money literally to burn.

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Alien Human

Someone once suggested that I trial driving within the speed limit at all times for one whole week which was really boring at first.....but actually felt really relaxing and is something that I try to do as much as often........apart from motorways......or when I'm in a rush......or if some plonker drives up my a**e........f***ing b****ard.......What you lookin at!......Pull over you p***y!............:mad:

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Luke Barnard
I know what you mean

I take it easy nowadays

No more fast cars or bikes

No more track days

I miss my old mini the most

1380 swiftune turbo race engine

snap!! 1293, forged pistons, big intercooler....quite laggy and did like to strip 2nd gear often but, cluck me, nothing puts a stupid grin on your face quite like a really quick mini...ebay:rolleyes:

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Dave B

I miss the minis

When i met my wife she had a fluorescent pink one with 1275 metro gt turbo lump and hle gearbox and i had the stealth chocolate brown city with the swiftune beastie

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Dave B

We were in the same club

The A's of Herts

Being a series engined cars in Hertfordshire

 

I liked that name

Used to go on track days to donny and camp on the grass opposite with a few thousand other mini nuts

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Chris Finley

here's mine.

still deciding whether to put a tank in, but like being able to take everything out and use the van for other stuff.

 

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Smurf

When I went from using a pf trolley as got fedup of humping water containers about for my old berlingo I just bought another frame protection thing like you have at the back of the driver’s seat and bolted it to the back of the passenger seat (mountings are already there just need the bolts).http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Citroen-Berlingo-Black-Van-Rear-Bulkhead-Drivers-side-/201339270139?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item2ee0c173fb Then got hold of a chepo used wydale tank and some heavy duty ratchet straps from fleebay for next to nothing. Still would be better to get a frame made and bolt it in.

 

Depending how you want the van configured but I used a 250 upright tank in mine or even a 400 upright wydale tank will fit ok (check dimensions first) as they have a smaller foot print to put other stuff in the back.

 

NO MORE humping water about - I use a static ro/di with 1000 litre holding tanks and just transfer the pure to the van tank.

 

NO MORE having to keep going back to the van to change containers or in your case refill your backpack.

 

NO MORE humping a trolley about the streets as used it static in the van connected to the tank and got myself a 100m hose reel.

 

Was the best move I ever made :)

 

 

 

 

here's mine.

still deciding whether to put a tank in, but like being able to take everything out and use the van for other stuff.

 

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Chris Finley

Thanks for the info smurf I like the idea of another bulk head and straps I will look into the dimensions. Thanks

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Smurf

On your berlingo keep an eye out on the engine auxilary belt as mine snapped and went into the camebelt housing which fooked the engine up as knackered the cambelt too. Apparently as I found out afterwards is very common. Was not worth repairing so I scrapped the van off all because of not changing the auxilary belt that cost less than a tenner to buy. I was gutted to say the least when it happened as was a very tidy little van.

 

Thanks for the info smurf I like the idea of another bulk head and straps I will look into the dimensions. Thanks

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Chris Finley

Mine is the pergeot partner 2.0 hdi but think they are the same so I will check that thanks

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