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Anyone use a lift in their home garages for their Rs? I am moving in the next week and am thinking about installing a lift in one of the bays of my home garage. Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with either the scissor type, dual post or even ramp/4wheel type lifts in their personal garages?
 

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I believe baxter has the scissor type. <br>I have a few friends who have the double post lift and one that has the 4 post lift. If you have the space and the height, I would definitely go with a 2 or 4 post!
 

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Re: Home Garage Lifts (juve021)

Go to V70R.com and look up defgh1 (Doug Hess). He is a member on here but I am not sure that he gets on SS any more. He is very active there. <p>He recently installed a lift in his new home in FL.
 

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theres a guy in the S80 forums . <p>I picked up a set of wheels at his place and he has two fourpost lifts . <p>His S80 sits up on top part and his S60 sits on the bottom .<p>Pretty pimp . <p>I am getting a sissor lift here soon ...
 

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A few of my buddies have a two post lift and Ive used the ramp/four wheel lift in school. I would go with the two post lift.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>phuz</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I believe baxter has the scissor type. <br>I have a few friends who have the double post lift and one that has the 4 post lift. If you have the space and the height, I would definitely go with a 2 or 4 post!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>+1
 

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Re: Home Garage Lifts (juve021)

I have a 4-post lift (Eagle Equipment SS-7000) in my garage. Would have liked to have gone with a 2-post lift, but I was pretty sure the concrete floor of my 45-year old garage would not stand up to the stress of 2 posts bolted to it. My 4-post lift is not bolted to the floor, so not much stress to the concrete. I can tell you, once you have a lift, you will find that doing maintenance and mods is much easier and more enjoyable, especially if flexibility of your body is a thing of the past.
 

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Re: Home Garage Lifts (MAC1LSR)

Going for a 2 or 4-post all depends on what you plan on using the lift for in the first place. If you're more of a garage-mechanic and would want to use the lift for working on the car, get a 2-post. Since I needed them predominantly for storage/space, I went with a 4-post. I have three BendPak HD-9s and all have been great.
 

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Re: Home Garage Lifts (petew)

I'd love to have a lift and the price does not seem too outrageous. Anyone want to buy me a garage? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Home Garage Lifts (Hi Alt R)

I am sorely disappointed. I have dedicated 1947 days of my life to this forum and not a single offer to build me a garage. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Home Garage Lifts (Hi Alt R)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Hi Alt R</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I am sorely disappointed. I have dedicated 1947 days of my life to this forum and not a single offer to build me a garage. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I'll build you a garage. Too bad you can't afford me. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"><p>-Eric
 

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Re: Home Garage Lifts (Sue Esponte)

Hey - its not only you I can't afford! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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I'd like one of these myself, sometime soon I guess. I just think it would be great for checking out the underside, doing repairs, changing oil, hell anything really.
 
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