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Old 09-16-2011, 02:46 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever used a scissor lift?

I was thinking that picking up a scissor lift may be useful, but I wonder why I haven't seen more of them. Has anyone tried using one before?

Looking at one from harbor freight for $800 after discounts: http://www.harborfreight.com/6000-lb...ump-46604.html
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Old 09-16-2011, 02:51 PM   #2
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I have never used one but after looking at the pic of it, it looks like the kind that you have to "drive over" or "slide under" our car. I think that the Camaro sets too low to the ground for something like this. You may want to make sure that it will work before you buy!!
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Old 09-16-2011, 03:50 PM   #3
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Old 09-20-2011, 12:49 PM   #4
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looks scary
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Old 10-02-2011, 12:49 PM   #5
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I've got a kwiklift: http://www.kwiklift.com/features-all.htm It's a drive on ramp that allows you to get the car 20" off the ground. Creeper rolls under no problem. The Kwiklift fits in any standard garage.
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Old 10-02-2011, 02:49 PM   #6
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Instead of spending money on these, just go ahead and get a 4 post lift and also then be able to park another car or toy under your car, plus be able to do maintenance things a whole lot easier....my $.02
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:38 PM   #7
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Instead of spending money on these, just go ahead and get a 4 post lift and also then be able to park another car or toy under your car, plus be able to do maintenance things a whole lot easier....my $.02
What's the garage height requirement for a 4 post lift?
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Old 10-05-2011, 10:05 AM   #8
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I was thinking about ordering the maxjax but I think I am going to go with this one from Costco.

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...t21277&topnav=
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Old 10-05-2011, 05:24 PM   #9
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I would shop the net first before I bought the one at Costco. I bought a 4-post lift a little over a year ago and paid $1,600 including shipping. When you start looking at the less expensive, imported lifts, (hobby lifts) I found out they all are the same lift just sold through different wholesale distributors with their own set of stickers...
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