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SECTLANDSCAPING
06-23-2012, 06:01 PM
Looking for a new pressure washer. The pump on mine went and its around $400 for a new pump. Any suggestions?

I need at least 3000 psi and 3.5 gpm.

I kinda like this cat pump for $799. Its 3800 psi 3.5 GPM. I have never had a yamaha engine before but its usually the pumps that are a problem.
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/300/b7/b7097f7e-0a6c-4a3b-a754-087350dfd576_300.jpg

wat5150
06-23-2012, 06:07 PM
Looks nice. Decent price too.

wandfsmall
06-23-2012, 07:49 PM
Looking for a new pressure washer. The pump on mine went and its around $400 for a new pump. Any suggestions?

I need at least 3000 psi and 3.5 gpm.

I kinda like this cat pump for $799. Its 3800 psi 3.5 GPM. I have never had a yamaha engine before but its usually the pumps that are a problem.
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/300/b7/b7097f7e-0a6c-4a3b-a754-087350dfd576_300.jpg

That is an engine you do not see everyday, I would be leery of where you could get parts such as an air filter for it. A horizontal shaft triplex pump if taken care of will last for years of use. We have one almost 20 years old that has never gave us any problems with use in the shop.

bruces
06-23-2012, 08:53 PM
my epps has a general pump on it with an 11 hp honda ,I bought it in 1996 and works as new with zero issues over the years .4.5 gpm and 4500 psi kicks butt on the toughest jobs .

The Cleaning Doctor
06-24-2012, 12:48 AM
You should be able to get a replacement pump for less than that.

http://shop.powerwashstore.com

Call these guys and they will get you what you need. Good people to work with.

SECTLANDSCAPING
06-24-2012, 06:33 PM
You should be able to get a replacement pump for less than that.

http://shop.powerwashstore.com

Call these guys and they will get you what you need. Good people to work with.

The closest pump they have for my machine is $380. .

I think I might pick up a used excell 3500 psi at 4 gpm with a 13 hp honda. The guy was asking $500 but I got him down to $300. The only problem is a 70 mile drive. The crazy part is the pump for that machine is $20 cheaper then mine.

I could use the used one till the pump dies then put on a brand new pump for a total of $660. Thats not a bad deal considering I might not have a problem for a few years.

wandfsmall
06-24-2012, 07:25 PM
The closest pump they have for my machine is $380. .

I think I might pick up a used excell 3500 psi at 4 gpm with a 13 hp honda. The guy was asking $500 but I got him down to $300. The only problem is a 70 mile drive. The crazy part is the pump for that machine is $20 cheaper then mine.

I could use the used one till the pump dies then put on a brand new pump for a total of $660. Thats not a bad deal considering I might not have a problem for a few years.


I sell some pumps as low as $150 what engine do you have to mount it on.

SECTLANDSCAPING
06-24-2012, 08:31 PM
its a honda gx200. The oem pump is a AR xmv3g27.

SECTLANDSCAPING
07-12-2012, 09:52 PM
I bought a new pressure washer. I used it today and it was what I expected. Its rated for 3300 psi @ 3 gpm. It doesnt seem any different then my ten year old 2700 psi @ 3 gpm with the exception its working. I looked at a few used units that were bigger but they were sold before I was decided on buying.

The decision came down to the Yamaha with the Cat above and the Subaru with the Cat below. I ended up going with the Subaru since I can get some parts at Home Depot.

I still want to put a new pump on my old Honda but the damn thing wont come off the shaft.

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Godslapper
07-12-2012, 10:30 PM
You should be able to get a replacement pump for less than that.

http://shop.powerwashstore.com

Call these guys and they will get you what you need. Good people to work with.

Yep. If yer washing houses you don't want a lot of pressure. Just get a new pump or rebuild the one you have. It's not to hard.

Godslapper
07-12-2012, 10:35 PM
My huskivarna has a 13 hp Honda and 4200 psi. way more than I need. it takes way to much rust off my truck. One more wash and I might not have a truck.

SECTLANDSCAPING
07-12-2012, 10:37 PM
Yep. If yer washing houses you don't want a lot of pressure. Just get a new pump or rebuild the one you have. It's not to hard.

I unbolted it but it wont budge from the shaft. I tried soaking it in penetrating oil and trying to finagle a wedge in there. The pw is a good ten years old I think its rusted to the shaft. The only idea I have left is strapping it down then putting a tow chain on the pump and drive hahaha.

Godslapper
07-12-2012, 10:50 PM
I unbolted it but it wont budge from the shaft. I tried soaking it in penetrating oil and trying to finagle a wedge in there. The pw is a good ten years old I think its rusted to the shaft. The only idea I have left is strapping it down then putting a tow chain on the pump and drive hahaha.

In that case it's ok to get a new one. Be sure to get the one that makes you happy.:)

SECTLANDSCAPING
07-12-2012, 10:58 PM
In that case it's ok to get a new one. Be sure to get the one that makes you happy.:)

I did get a new one its on the bottom of the 1st page. I do want to fix the old one though. It seems a waste to let that honda engine that always starts one pull sit.