In Reply to: You've got a lift in your garage??? posted by Marlin on August 28, 2001 at 10:47:24:
The Norco is great (four of my friends have gotten them). Dealer even brought the thing to the house (it weighs almost 1000 lbs.) It comes with a power trolley that allows you to move the lift around when lowered. Has a nice 4.5 inch clearance. I always thought it would be a luxury, but now, it would be hard to go back to lift and stands. Great for brakes, suspension, fluid bleeding, diff. Some of the drive train is blocked, but not a big problem. Also works great for detailing the lower pannels. Raise it up and work on it without lying on the ground.
I park the Miata over it. Extend the arms (on the Miata I use the rubber pads on the E34, I built some special adapters that mate to the lift points on the frame without crushing the body cladding). Press a button and it goes up. It has mechanical locks at three heights and hydralic fuses should a hose burst. I've added hydralic quick disconnects so I can easily disconnect the power trolley if I need to. The power trolley contains the pump and fluid. It plugs into a standard 120v outlet.
Cost was about $1500 delivered.
I can get you a link if you want.
Man, I want one of those. I get real tired of rolling around on the concrete under the car.
You serious? What did that cost?