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Old 08-04-2017, 07:25 AM   #1
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Anybody out there ever use Blue Beacon Truck Wash to wash their rig? If so, comments please
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Old 08-04-2017, 09:37 AM   #2
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Yes numerous guys with spray washer hoses like a 25 cent car wash
They do truck and trailer
they don't do trailer roofs and they don't dry or wipe down at least for us
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Old 08-04-2017, 10:57 AM   #3
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Just make sure they understand not to spray high pressure water into your frig vents and furnace and water heater.
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Old 08-05-2017, 06:27 AM   #4
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Thanks for your input, sounds like you get what you pay for! Elbow grease is free, but not many parks let you wash your rig and we are full timers, so we don't have a driveway to park it in to wash.
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Old 08-05-2017, 11:51 AM   #5
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Just make sure they understand not to spray high pressure water into your frig vents and furnace and water heater.
Good advice, that's why I wash my own RV and would never let anybody near it with a pressure washer.
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Old 08-24-2017, 08:25 AM   #6
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Had a BlueBeacon guy smash my backup camera bear the Truck"s license plate.other than that have had good experiences using Blue Beacon.
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Old 08-24-2017, 09:48 PM   #7
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What was the outcome of the broken camera and how much trouble was it to resolve the problem?
Or did you not notice it till later?
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Old 08-25-2017, 07:56 AM   #8
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Used Blue Beacon several times. Pretty reasonable on price for both the truck and trailer. They just use the high pressure spray. Would like to have the brush wash. Got the wax treatment but it left streaks on the sides of the trailer. We watched them wash a truck in front of us and they never touched the back end of the tanker trailer. When it was our turn, the boss guy confirmed that they know not to spray water in any openings on the trailer. I watched thru the back up camera and saw that they didn't wash the back of our trailer either. Notified the boss guy and pointed to the camera display. He didn't say anything and went straight to the back of the trailer and washed it himself. Like you said, you get what you pay for. I have gone to other truck washes and had better results but I had to pay more for it.
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Old 08-25-2017, 08:16 AM   #9
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Used Blue Beacon several times. Pretty reasonable on price for both the truck and trailer. They just use the high pressure spray. Would like to have the brush wash. Got the wax treatment but it left streaks on the sides of the trailer. We watched them wash a truck in front of us and they never touched the back end of the tanker trailer. When it was our turn, the boss guy confirmed that they know not to spray water in any openings on the trailer. I watched thru the back up camera and saw that they didn't wash the back of our trailer either. Notified the boss guy and pointed to the camera display. He didn't say anything and went straight to the back of the trailer and washed it himself. Like you said, you get what you pay for. I have gone to other truck washes and had better results but I had to pay more for it.
Sounds like some repair people I have run across. If you pay extra for full synthetic oil at oil change place be sure you watch him pour it in from an unopened container. I catch them every time. don't sit in waiting room. They may not even replace oil filter!
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Old 09-03-2017, 03:03 PM   #10
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Have had good experiences with Blue Beacon, but make sure they don't open your fuel tank door and spray with their high pressure hose if you don't have a fuel tank cap. My Dodge does not - it uses a spring loaded door that opens when you put the fuel filler nozzle in. I watched them do this to a 3/4 ton diesel truck in front of be. Best I remember the charge is around $30 for the truck and fifth wheel.
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