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I have a ProChem Performer 405 carpet cleaning machine and

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I have a ProChem Performer 405 carpet cleaning machine and the 'guts' of the machine is a 4 cyl. Nissan engine (Model A series). My husband has 'tweaked' the machine and we run it at higher rpm than the stock machine. He estimates we're running it at about 3000 rpm.
We are being audited on our fuel tax credit and need something to show how much gasoline we're using in our carpet cleaning machines. He estimates that we're using about 1.75 gallons/hour.
Do you have a chart or something that could be helpful to us in estimating fuel usage in our 'souped-up' machines?
Thank you!
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike S. replied 11 months ago.

No chart, but I'll help you do the math.

Is this just one machine using up 1.75 gallons of gasoline?

How many hours per day does this machine run?

How many days per week does it run?

How many weeks does it run?

What do you need the estimate for, the entire year, month, etc?