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Old 02-04-2002, 01:32 AM
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Where to get a vehicle lift to store 3 cars in the garage?

space is tight and I'm wanting to store the benzo on top of the vette. I'm looking for a cheap vehicle lift so accomplish this. Does anyone else do this?
Where can I get one of these things?

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Old 02-06-2002, 10:27 AM
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vheicle lift

You can try they have some four post lifts that are designed for both work or storage. Bend Pak, Rotary or Worth are some of the Brands. About $2500 and up
A freind of mine bought one of the two post types for working on his cars and it works well, cost was under 3K installed. You need to have 12'-15' of head room for it to work.
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Old 02-07-2002, 03:05 PM
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Check out Hemmings Motor News (you can find them in the magazine section of a good book store) and you'll see lots of adds for them in the front advertiser's section.
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Old 02-07-2002, 11:57 PM
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Check out They have several vehicle lifts using only two posts for low ceiling areas selling for about $2,600. On Tool sells high quality tools for the professional, the public, and provide technical support/info using a toll-free phone. Right now On Tool pays S&H for orders over $99.

Or, you may find a local repair shop, oil change store, etc. going out of business that may have lift(s) being sold and you may luck into one for less $$$.

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Old 02-08-2002, 02:48 PM
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One thing to watch is the floor thickness. You have to have
a substantial amount of concrete before these lifts are installed.
Or at least you used to. When I was working for a shop we had one installed. The installers said we had to have a minimum of 8 inches of concrete for the posts to be installed. Luckily the
shop floor was 12 inches of reinforced concrete.
Not sure what would have to be done if the floor is not thick enough.
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I used to sell these lifts at car show. I hauled a sample to hot rod shows in the bay area and at the Monterey Historics. The one I sold had a full body pan to prevent any leaks getting on the bottom car. It fit in an ordinary garage.

One benefit was that people on the street couldn't see (or steal) the collector car on the top when the garage door was open.

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