booster just for washing car


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Old 02-06-11, 09:03 AM
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booster just for washing car

I was wondering what sort of booster pump I could use to boost the water pressure for an outside hose? The water supply is at 60psi, but I think the plumbing is too narrow and restrictive, so I am not getting the sort of flow/pressure I want at the nozzle.
 
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Old 02-06-11, 02:34 PM
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I'm not a plumber but I don't think that's the way to go. 60psi is a good amount of pressure but you don't have the volume of water due to the restricted pipes. I think you'd be better off replacing the pipe.
 
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Old 02-06-11, 05:46 PM
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Hi, Not sure what you on your mind. A couple of things you could try
1 install a hose bib on the high side of your pressure regulator.
(expensive)
2 They make a nozzel that fits on the hose that increases velocity of the water. I used them and the are as good as pressure washers.
They look like the nozzel on a fire hose but smaller. Cost about 5 bucks,
Good Luck Woodbutcher
 
 

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