Originally Posted by skins333
I've been considering same thing. I rented a new gas unit for $70/day today and they said I could buy it and apply towards cost of purchase ($470). After combing detailing articles online though, don't think this is the way for me. Main reasons are possibility of damaging the paint and seems like although combining w/ foam cannon would be great, overall process would be sig slower and more cumbersome. I have an electric one I never use because too many steps involved.
Btw, if you are looking at this model at costco, it got bunch of negative reviews:
looks like a lot of parts and reliability problems... that's where 1 yr costco return policy saves the day