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Clifton scissor lift

Discussion in 'Anything and everything' started by jonbills, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. tyroguru

    tyroguru
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    I'm a way off needing a lift but I can feel some garage envy coming on! Looking forward to what you sort out with the new garage Jon.
     
  2. jonbills

    jonbills
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    I dont think it'll inspire too much envy, its just an old sectional concrete garage my mate is replacing. But its a bit bigger in every dimension than the old one so more can be done and more can be stored.
     
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  3. johnymd

    johnymd
    Z Club Member

    I have a scissor lift that looks pretty much identical to the first one you posted Jon. It has had little use and came from a friends tyre shop when they had a reorganize. I was using it in my garage until I moved and now its just sitting in a friends barn collecting dust. I would be interested in parting with it so it will be substantially cheaper than the ones your looking at.
     
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  4. jonbills

    jonbills
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  5. Turn & Burn

    Turn & Burn
    Z Club Member

    Few pics of the scissor lift I have. More or less the same as Franky posted. Does have a few issues tho, it needs 120mm min to clear it when it’s lowered so that rules my Z out. It also arc’s backwards by about 1mtr as u raise it so needs reasonable space to operate.
    I’ve just solved the low clearance issues with a set of ramps I’ve spent this week fabricating. The treads are waffle boards/ sand ladders for off roading sat in an angle frame and take the weight of a little Z easy. I can now lift the car off the ramps or lift the ramps too which saves hunting for jacking points in the Z. 1D822BCE-80A7-4C4D-874E-F856BB71921E.jpeg 3B4B9194-E3A0-484C-9E39-932B88AB04D6.jpeg 4839B241-F2E5-497A-BAC7-6DEE1816871D.jpeg 7C87D4B5-D58C-4410-A3B6-0E790183B2BB.jpeg
     
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  6. Mr.G

    Mr.G
    Z Club Member

    Very nicely fabricated.
     
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  7. Bazzateer

    Bazzateer
    Z Club Member

    As much as I'd love a 2 or 4 poster, height is an issue for me, so something like that scissor lift above will probably find it's way into my garage some day.
     
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  8. jonbills

    jonbills
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    I like those ramps - being able to lift it on the body or the wheels is handy. How do you work on bits in the middle of the car?
     
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  9. Turn & Burn

    Turn & Burn
    Z Club Member

    The main centre section sits in front of the diff and runs as far as the tension rod mounts which I normally lift from. So you’re a bit limited for gearbox / prop work. It’s not perfect but for 90% of jobs it’s fine, some compromise but I just don’t have room for a 2 post.
     
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