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Old 08-02-2016, 11:51 PM
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how the hell do you guys keep your garages so clean? where do you store all the kid/family stuff??
Funny, I was thinking the same! Plus here in Midwest my garage is constantly covered in leaves or sand.
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Old 08-03-2016, 12:00 AM
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Let's bring a little bit of real world back into these pics..boom..there it is...


i'm cleaning it this weekend! I swear
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Old 08-03-2016, 12:16 AM
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Look at challenger made in usa Rotary are also good.
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Old 08-03-2016, 12:26 AM
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Old 08-03-2016, 12:42 AM
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Like other members I went with the Bendpak HD9 with casters, 48" aluminum ramps and 110V motor.
You need a compressor to unlock the air locks (what's this bottle others are mentioning?) and the 110V goes up pretty fast.


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Old 08-03-2016, 12:56 AM
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You guys are so lucky...I have a 9 foot ceiling.
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Old 08-03-2016, 01:22 AM
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Default my lift - 10 ft ceiling

here's a couple of pics of installation and lift info
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Old 08-03-2016, 01:50 AM
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how the hell do you guys keep your garages so clean? where do you store all the kid/family stuff??
those i put next the the garbage bin. seriously.
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Old 08-03-2016, 02:07 AM
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glad to see so many others do not bolt their lifts down.....I get super nervous , its aa little shaky! In my new garage I am installing a 2 post and 4 post....cant wait!
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Old 08-03-2016, 09:27 AM
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glad to see so many others do not bolt their lifts down.....I get super nervous , its aa little shaky! In my new garage I am installing a 2 post and 4 post....cant wait!
You better believe mine are bolted down. I still scratch my head re: the physics behind single post lifts.
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Old 08-03-2016, 01:35 PM
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Mine are absolutely bolted, I would never take that risk, I used reinforced concrete and deeper up to 10 inches under each post. What do you guys have against bolting them down, I could see if you had heated floors, otherwise if you ever deinstall the lift you can just fill some small bolt holes not a big deal…
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Old 08-03-2016, 02:01 PM
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My 4 post is not bolted....comes with casters If I ever need to move it....
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Old 08-03-2016, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by osu s2k View Post
Mine are absolutely bolted, I would never take that risk, I used reinforced concrete and deeper up to 10 inches under each post. What do you guys have against bolting them down, I could see if you had heated floors, otherwise if you ever deinstall the lift you can just fill some small bolt holes not a big dealů
Earthquakes. Theory is that bolting then forces the energy into the lift structure and elevated car. Leaving unbolted allows for a bit of movement.
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Old 08-03-2016, 06:16 PM
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My two post is bolted, I don't see any option not to other than suicide choice. The 4 posters are designed to ride on casters, they don't need to be bolted.

Note that the bolted 2 post is in a garage with radiant floor heat. Don't screw up those measurements when drilling the holes... (I did not, but I was nervous)
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Absolutely bolted my 4 poster
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