I need one of these in my garage...

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I need one of these in my garage...

Post by pastelgrey300D » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 9:28 am

Human hoist!

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Re: I need one of these in my garage...

Post by TheMadRacoon » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 10:52 am

Tisk tisk tisk. He's not wearing a seatbelt or helmet. :naughty:
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Re: I need one of these in my garage...

Post by T-Modell » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 6:08 pm

TheMadRacoon wrote:Tisk tisk tisk. He's not wearing a seatbelt or helmet. :naughty:
That's why they're not on the market in Oz :whistle: ... might work for SUV's but I don't think you get underneath a "normal" car ...
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Post by TheMadRacoon » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 6:47 pm

T-Modell wrote: ... might work for SUV's but I don't think you get underneath a "normal" car ...
Hehehe....I know the feeling - first hand!
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Post by Starman » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 6:47 pm

How do you prevent it from raising when under the car?
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Post by Tony From West Oz » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 8:18 pm

The 4WD looks like it has a raised suspension or is on jacks, with the wheels only just touching the floor.

I could use it with our W202 and W123s, by jacking them up a fair bit.


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Re: I need one of these in my garage...

Post by New123 » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 8:21 pm

Jack stands under the rear axle, and I'll bet, the front also.
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Post by Mercmad » Fri 17 Jan, 2014 9:32 pm

They have been available here for years..
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Post by kimrh » Sun 19 Jan, 2014 12:43 am

One of these would be handy instead for handing your tools as you work
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Re: I need one of these in my garage...

Post by Mercmad » Sun 19 Jan, 2014 10:22 am

handling my tool?>? oh,I see now. :error:

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