New 'Toy' in the shop...

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  1. Andgott

    Andgott Active Member

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    I finally did it... I bought a lift! I got tired of jacking up the Valiant and crawling on the floor to work. After a lot of debate and research, I decided that a four post would suit my needs the best. I need it to be moveable since my shop isn't dedicated to working on the cars- I need to get the boats / tractors and other Misc. toys in there too from time to time. It arrived yesterday and I'm still getting it assembled, though most of the heavy work is done now.
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    Putting one of these beasts together is no small feat when you're working solo!

    I can't wait to get it working- I have a bunch of projects planned that will be made a LOT easier.
     
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      Jealous as fack here! Congrats
       
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        Congrats... don't let none of your buddies know you have it or you'll never get to use it... lol
         
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        congrats!!

        i see "Bendpak" lifts on all the car shows. i think they are a California company. they must be good as there are a lot of them being used. at some point when i quit throwing money at the M-Code Cuda i'm working on right now, i'm going to buy a "Backyard Buddy" 4 post lift.

        may you have many "happy hours" with your "new toy."
         
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        I only wish !
         
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        Thanks. Yeah, it will be nice once it's up and running. I looked at the backyard buddy lifts, but they were more $$$, and I was already stretching the budget a little with the BendPak. I didn't see much more added value with the BB lifts, in fact to some people since they aren't certified they aren't as favorable.

        Originally, I was looking at the 'no name' Chinese lifts that are sold by a lot of different people under various 'brand names', but decided to invest a little more. There WILL be a car over my head, after all... You get a much more robust lift, and a much better warranty, with the BendPaks.
         
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        You will love it. I bought a Bendpak 4 post lift 10 years ago, one of the best purchases I ever made.