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#11242312 - 11/24/15 01:57 PM Car Lift - House Garage
krawlin 47 Offline
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Anyone have a car lift in their garage?

I am seriously considering getting one - have 10 foot flat ceiling.

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#11242633 - 11/24/15 04:29 PM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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I wish! lol

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#11243647 - 11/25/15 08:01 AM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
redchevy Offline
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Is a ten foot ceiling tall enough? It doesn't seem like it would be, I guess maybe it would work for cars.

Some day I plan to have one in my shop.

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#11243817 - 11/25/15 09:10 AM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
Todd™ Offline
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A coworker is looking into these for his house. https://excel-equipment.com/titan-6-000-...CFSsEwwod1YQJOQ
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#11243977 - 11/25/15 10:11 AM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
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#11244373 - 11/25/15 12:44 PM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
krawlin 47 Offline
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There are lifts that stand 96" tall and are cable driven that look pretty aweomse.

I want to stack cars - and also use for restoration.

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#11245723 - 11/26/15 07:54 AM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
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Are the cars you're stacking 2' tall? Seems like if the car was at a minimum 5' tall you would only be able to lift it at most 4' off the ground. I'd have to think the lift its-self is going to be about 6"-8" tall on the frame. Maybe I'm overthinking it??? hmmm

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#11246042 - 11/26/15 10:21 AM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
krawlin 47 Offline
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guys I misspoke earlier- ceiling is 12'

Cars are both Vetts - under 48" tall.

http://www.backyard-buddy.com/

This is what I have been considering - the 7500 pound option.

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#11246233 - 11/26/15 11:53 AM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
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Now that one is viable option and should work just fine.

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#11247059 - 11/26/15 07:00 PM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
trlrman Offline
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Originally Posted By: krawlin 47
guys I misspoke earlier- ceiling is 12'

Cars are both Vetts - under 48" tall.

http://www.backyard-buddy.com/

This is what I have been considering - the 7500 pound option.
go with more weight after taking a 10 k lift down and installing a 16 k I am very happy NOW ! If 7500 sounds good go on up to 10k not that much money difference and you will be much happier IMHO.


Edited by trlrman (11/26/15 07:06 PM)
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#11247740 - 11/27/15 07:39 AM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
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Contact Custom Garage Works; Call: 214-494-9068 or 817-308-1305 Email: CustomGarageWorks@gmail.com, http://garage.customgarageworkstx.com
They do some of the nicest work I've ever seen!
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#11258783 - 12/02/15 05:53 PM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
krawlin 47 Offline
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awesome input! Thank you.

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#11260996 - 12/03/15 07:02 PM Re: Car Lift - House Garage [Re: krawlin 47]
trlrman Offline
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Registered: 04/24/08
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There are several mfg 's in Mansfield area. Gemini comes to mind .I bought my first from a Cali. co and low and behold it was made in Mansfield ,! Check you may be able to buy factory direct or at least pick it up yourself and save some money?


Edited by trlrman (12/03/15 07:07 PM)
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