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Foam Cannon Question....

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by dspilot, Feb 16, 2022.

  1. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:03 AM
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    dspilot

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    Weekend warrior detailer here.....I bought this foam cannon a while back....

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09LLMN5SP?ie=UTF8.

    I have only used it on my wife's Acura RDX a couple of times so far. I haven't tried it on the Tundra yet.

    The question I have is this....how do I make the soap solution go further?

    When I do the RDX, which is considerably smaller than the Tundra, I use almost all of the solution (using HoneyDew Snow Foam so far). I'm thinking there is no way I'll be able to do the whole truck without stopping before I'm done foaming to refill the foam cannon. What am I missing?
     
  2. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:10 AM
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    Um... I don't use one for the house but a pressure washer and I use maybe a little over half washing my truck and wife's vehicle. Maybe its due to lower pressure of a hose that it takes more solution to make the foam?
    I know others use the foam cannon with a hose so hopefully you get a better answer
     
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    you're prob putting too much foam while spraying. if you're trying to "paint" it to look like the remnants of the ending of an adult film, then you'll run out. it doesn't need to be shaving cream thick in my opinion. if you want that, you'll need to get a bigger bottle or stop through it to add more. adjust your foam by the top knob and twist more to (-). lightening it up just a lil bit will make it go further. i had to play with mine a bit to get it right. i can do my whole sequoia with one application in the bottle. same thing with my wife's van.
     
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  4. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:12 AM
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    Its for a pressure washer....
     
  5. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:14 AM
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    :anonymous:



    What I get for just looking at the small picture and not clicking the link. @Fotnot knows his foam, listen to him :thumbsup:
     
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  6. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:16 AM
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    also....how much are you pouring into it and how much water are you filling it up with?
     
  7. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:17 AM
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    2 ounces of soap and I fill the reservoir up with hot water.
     
  8. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:20 AM
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    i'm almost willing to bet your setting it cranked up and you're suffocating it with foam.
    got a pic of what it's like when you're coating it?
    this is a pic of my sequoia using about the same ratio as you and i still have a little left after doing this and the van. i'm also using carpro reset shampoo too
    20210806_192005.jpg 20210806_192022.jpg
     
  9. Feb 16, 2022 at 8:24 AM
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    Thanks for all the quick responses...I'll work with the water ratio knob some and see what happens.
     
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  10. Feb 16, 2022 at 6:05 PM
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    How do you like the RDX? What year?
     
  11. Feb 16, 2022 at 6:42 PM
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    2017. We love it. Pic from the day it was delivered. 58992294242__32BF9A04-4B8A-4EC5-B519-C08660FFE212.jpg
     

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