too bad it wont work in a Transit..

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Looks like a well built machine. No on board H2O? Baa...
I’d have my local plastic manufacturer make one up for me though...
Needs a better base platform. The GMC/Chevy? Junk..
 

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Does it spec out at higher than 4 flow?
Whats the shortest van it can fit in?
Im a little hobbled by my 370 SS. But trade offs had to be made. 😱
 

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My interest would be in seeing how responsive they will be to service needs long term. Not because I’ve heard any horror stories, but because good service is becoming so hard to find.
And I’m not interested in 1990 service experiences. Your experience TODAY is what I’m looking forward to hearing.
 

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My interest would be in seeing how responsive they will be to service needs long term. Not because I’ve heard any horror stories, but because good service is becoming so hard to find.
And I’m not interested in 1990 service experiences. Your experience TODAY is what I’m looking forward to hearing.
That 1999 service is still in service
 
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Love the machine but the vans are utter shit anymore. I didn't realize how bad the gm vans had gotten until I switched to transits. I wonder if AT messes with the coming system like butler does?
 
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The only bad things I can remember reading about the vans is what SAiger's problem was. And that seemed more like dealer issues vs vehicle quality issues. And you guys put a list together on the major problems associated with them and we can put together all the comments to see which problems were most common.
 

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You’re acting as if reasonable evaluations are available here. Just look at a wand thread and ask yourself how many idiots we have here.
Your input not withstanding.
 

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Why would it need dual waste tanks? That would be overkill.

Dual wands do not require separate waste tanks, but a foolproof APO would be a necessity.

Cylinder tanks are stronger and more durable, so space was an issue.
The machine seems wisely designed by superior engineers.

I might consider rewarding a personal visit to the 1st MBer who buys one. :eekk: :lol:
 
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The only bad things I can remember reading about the vans is what SAiger's problem was. And that seemed more like dealer issues vs vehicle quality issues. And you guys put a list together on the major problems associated with them and we can put together all the comments to see which problems were most common.

My experience with two ss pro1200s in chevy 3500HD 6.0 over 4 years included almost constant replacement of water pumps, radiators, brakes boosters, plug wires, etc etc. My repairs are literally thousands of dollars less this year compared to 2019.
 
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Surprised yours haven't been worse in the south, it really doesn't get that hot where I am in northern Ohio which made it all the more frustrating
 

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Our Butlers had a similar slew of issues. Albeit they were not new units but 3,000 hrs plus units.

The Chevy just doesnt seem as solid as the Fords were for handling the usage. It seems like a lot more heat related wear than we ever had on the Fords and with half the hours.
 
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