How much height do you need for a 2 post lift?
If you want to install a typical 2-post or 4-post lift in your garage, you need a ceiling that’s higher than 11 feet. While you can get a 2- or 4-post lift that works with a lower ceiling, almost all these lifts are not ANSI certified.
What ceiling height is needed for a car hoist?
Typically, a 12-foot minimum clearance, floor to ceiling, is required for your general two-post lift. Higher ceiling height is required for some of the four-post storage lifts and anything designed for larger trucks.
How tall is a car hoist?
These lifts only lift a car 18-20 inches off the ground. So they work just fine with a garage ceiling that’s 8 to 10 feet tall, which is typical for most home garages).
How wide is a 2 post car lift?
|A – Overall Height||145″ / 3,683 mm|
|B – Width Overall (NARROW CONFIG)||137″ / 3,480mm|
How thick does the concrete need to be for a car lift?
Here are our tips for making sure your installation is an uplifting experience. Some of manufacturers standards for a 2-Post and 4-Post Lifts require a minimum 4 inches of reinforced concrete slab to be safely installed.
Can I put a lift in my garage?
You can put a car lift in your garage, as there are units that will work in a home garage, provided it is well installed, and your garage meets specific requirements regarding the thickness of the concrete floor and the height of the building.
How much height do you need for a 4 post lift?
The lift itself needs another 8 inches of height – 4 inches for the runway thickness and another 4 inches for clearance onto a safety device. So, your garage ceiling needs a minimum height of 118 inches.
How big of a garage do I need for a lift?
As a guideline, count six feet for space underneath, five to six feet for vehicle height and one foot of clearance. That means you need a minimum of 12 feet of ceiling height to comfortably install and work with your auto lift.
Are BendPak lifts made in China?
Any lift that looks like BendPak® on Global Source or AliBaba does not come from our factories. We do not private brand our lifts for others. We did not simply go overseas and find a factory that could supply us with lifts. We designed and built the lifts here then went overseas and built the factories.