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Username Post: Scissor lift        (Topic#355817)
56KIE 
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56KIE
Age: 57
Loc: Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Reg: 12-13-18
03-29-19 09:04 AM - Post#2763158    

I don't have enough height in my garage for a 2 or 4 post lift,only an 8' ceiling.

Found this at local Costco store yesterday, a hydraulic scissor lift, 21" lift 7000Lb capacity.
For $1,449.99 Canadian, also on line for $50 more.

Also seen a 5000 LB one on Costco.com for $999.00US
I figure with a little ingenuity I could make an extra stand to put it on & get my Nomad to the ceiling. After lifting & putting on jack stands then using the stands to lift again.
Not as nice as a lift, but better than nothing.



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J C 
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Loc: Orange Co. Calif
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03-31-19 03:17 PM - Post#2763337    
    In response to 56KIE

Boy. I don't know. Most smaller scissor lifts that I have seen do not have a large (wide) foot print. Also the ones that I have been on were not real solid the higher up you went. So to put a car that is what 6-7 ft wide 15ft long might be a little nerve racking if it were my car. You might try to find a junker car and see if it works. IMO I'm sorry I did not look at the picture. I was referring to the type contractors use. This type will probably work just fine.

69RSZ28 71 Chevelle 79 Silverado 24K mi.


Edited by J C on 03-31-19 03:35 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
KaelFarmer 
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Loc: Eau Claire, WI
Reg: 03-28-02
03-31-19 03:32 PM - Post#2763338    
    In response to J C

I am considering one of these for use in my garage with low ceiling height. I had considered a low level scissors lift when I found out about this.

www.maxjaxusa.com

It is a 2 post lift designed for low ceilings

Kael



 
2blu52 
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Loc: Montana
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04-01-19 05:30 AM - Post#2763378    
    In response to KaelFarmer

If I had known about these I would probably have kept the 52 as it would sill have been possible for me to work under the car.

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56KIE 
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Posts: 28
56KIE
Age: 57
Loc: Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Reg: 12-13-18
04-03-19 09:57 AM - Post#2763574    
    In response to KaelFarmer

I was looking at the MaxJax lift, but i found one up here in Canada, virtually the same.
It needs 7'5" max height & will allow 45" under the vehicle (6,000Lbs), also portable like the MaxJax.
although it is on sale now till June for $1,900 Canadian & will only cost me $240 to have it shipped. It is a Mondial GP-6 model, found it on Kijiji in Winnipeg under 2 post lift.
At least it will allow me to lift the body off the frame. I will vault my ceiling to 9' 6" to allow me to use the full 45" of lift.

just checked the specs & this is actually a MaxJax just re-branded is all.



Edited by 56KIE on 04-03-19 12:47 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 




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