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Old 11-21-2005, 05:06 PM
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I got a challenger twin beam car lift off a buddy for free. It doesn't have the hydrolics with it. Anyone know a good place that sells the parts I need in a package? I have looked in Northern and haven't found anything yet. thanks for the input.
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Old 11-21-2005, 05:23 PM
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Swamp yankee ya might try the guys over at garage junkies one of the sights I frequent they are all about garage toys there and can prolly help ya out o the lift .


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Old 11-21-2005, 05:25 PM
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thanks for the tip
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Old 11-21-2005, 05:27 PM
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No problem if knobody there has an answer for you there prolly isnt one then prolly a third of them have lifts and know where to get parts for them .


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Old 11-21-2005, 05:42 PM
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I have a 4 post Backyard Buddy and a two post above ground. Both lifts use hydraulic cylinders and electric motor/pump/tank combination. I think Surplus center (on web) (www.surpluscenter.com) as well as Northern Hydraulics sells these motor pump combinations. Basically the whole motor/pump/valve/tank are included in a package. Can come in both 110 and 220 models. Considering the lift was free to you.... I think the added hydraulics of 3-4 hundred bucks is a real deal. I paid alot more for each of my lifts.


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Old 11-21-2005, 07:05 PM
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I have a 4 post Backyard Buddy and a two post above ground. Both lifts use hydraulic cylinders and electric motor/pump/tank combination. I think Surplus center (on web) (www.surpluscenter.com) as well as Northern Hydraulics sells these motor pump combinations. Basically the whole motor/pump/valve/tank are included in a package. Can come in both 110 and 220 models. Considering the lift was free to you.... I think the added hydraulics of 3-4 hundred bucks is a real deal. I paid alot more for each of my lifts.


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My Hydra lifts pump is starting to make growling sounds and I may need a pump down the road. Here is my lift which I use for more of a work / welding table.
http://www.hydra-lift.com/ Mine is the model 710, and the best 4 grand I've ever spent.
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Old 11-21-2005, 11:21 PM
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Wayne,

If it's beginning to growl, try to change the hyd fluid first. When oil gets dirty it will make the pump louder. Oil is the lifeblood of any hydraulic system. It's very imperitive to keep it clean.

Nice Lift you have there though. I use my Backyard buddy more for a dual level parking for the Porsches. The Two poster I have installed at my other shop where I have a taller ceiling and can actually walk underneath without crashing my head into something.

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