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Offline boldtx

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New Garage Lift
« on: October 27, 2013, 07:32:13 AM »
Got it installed yesterday. Garage door still needs to be modified. Basically its going to be a glorified toy storage.
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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2013, 08:25:27 AM »
Well that's nothing short of epic.  NICE!!

Offline joeleodee

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2013, 08:55:07 AM »
Already being put to good use.  Power wheels!!  ;D

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2013, 09:00:17 AM »
Lol yep gonna be holding one Barbie jeep, a power wheels 4 wheeler and 2 go karts. I need to go get a couple of 4x8 sheets of plywood to complete the project.
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Offline jaz

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2013, 05:15:06 PM »
What lift did you go with?  I've been wanting to get one for awhile, but with talks about us moving, I haven't actually made the plunge. 

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2013, 05:27:29 PM »
It's an Atlas lift nothing too fancy 8000lb capacity. Very pleased with the quality.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2013, 09:10:02 PM »
Fantastic! Definitely on the list when I get a new place.
the bottom line is this, people just need to realize that when they buy cheap CO's [KW on down], they are buying cheap, poorly engineered shocks for the sake of having height adjust-ability. - whitetiger on legacygt.com

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2013, 12:51:34 AM »
It's an Atlas lift nothing too fancy 8000lb capacity. Very pleased with the quality.

Nice!  Now you need to raise the tracks on your garage door so you can clear a car.  Mind if I ask how much you spent on it?  Last I looked, I think I was in the $2k range for a similar setup.

You're garage looks damn near like mine.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2013, 08:04:38 AM »
Yep I have a guy coming in a couple weeks to fix the tracks and install a chamberlain sidewinder garage door opener. The lift was $2,000 install was $700 and to do the garage mods it is $875 including opener they are not cheap. I decided to have the lift professionally installed and anchored they took a lot of time shimming it and making sure it was level. If you ever want to check it out before buying one let me know.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2013, 11:38:50 AM »
Finally Garage is done.


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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2013, 02:58:55 PM »
Got that same garage lift.  LOVE IT!

Nice that you can store all your rides above the street-legal one.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2013, 05:47:24 PM »
Yeah by far the best opener I have ever had crazy smooth operation. Makes me want to replace my other one now. Yep at some point dad will get to have a fun toy of his own on the lift just can't decide what that will be.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2013, 11:13:53 PM »
that's really cool. great use of dead space.
you really should. it sounds better than two V8s having sex with a blowoff valve while a v12 tapes the whole thing.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2013, 09:37:05 AM »
I want. sweet karts!

what garage door opener is that?


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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2014, 10:40:51 AM »
GOD DAMN!!! So jealous. That is awesome!!!

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2015, 12:50:55 PM »
So back in October I finally got something to put on the lift any guesses?  :P
It's not a 2.5RS yet still wanting to find a clean unmolested one. 





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Offline Aki

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2015, 03:58:44 PM »
Looks soooo nice man, built for a particular class in NASA at all? (photobucket ratted you out)

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2015, 05:11:13 PM »
Dang you photobucket. It is a ST1 car previous owner had some pretty impressive times behind the wheel. My main goal for it at this point is standing mile shootouts and road racing. It takes 110 octane so it is a money suck to say the least.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2015, 08:20:20 PM »
Haha, that's awesome.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #20 on: February 15, 2015, 08:36:00 PM »
I still need to come check this out since the garage looks nearly like mine.  I think I am going to go ahead and put one of these in this year. 

110 octane needing car sounds like a perfect candidate for corn.

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Re: New Garage Lift
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2015, 07:16:58 AM »
Anytime you want to come check it out just let me know. As for making it a corn drinker it is on my radar I have some more engine mods I want to get done and may address it at that time. At this point anything would be better than $10 a gallon.