There are a number a different car lifts available to the amateur car mechanic. As you talk to tool distributors, it can be hard to decide the best lift for your needs. Do you want a Quickjack BL 5000 or a QuickJack BL 5000slx? What about the Quickjack 7000? Do you have a use for the Ranger motorcycle lift? What about the standard two-post workhorse? Here’s a quick rundown of some car lifts and the pros and cons of each.
What Is It?
The two-post lifts are still the staple in the commercial automobile industry. They offer excellent access to the undercarriage and are able to go up enough that the mechanic can sit or stand. The typical two-post lift can handle