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Hey guys, Any one here using the Max Jax lift? If so how do you like it and can you post a video lifting your C7
Although I am still waiting on my C7 I am intrigued of the idea of a home garage lift.
 

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It works fine, you will need jacking pucks. I've found that the C7 can be parked underneath a lifted car for winter storage.
I'll add photos and details in a future post. I can post a video of the lift in use if mods approve?
I'm wondering if Dannmar Equipment might consider becoming a supporting vendor? The MJ I think would be of interest to many here.

lift R to F 1.4.jpg .

C7 Lift 868K.jpg Full Under F to R 1.3.jpg Puck Lift Arm 1.3.jpg
 

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Thanks for those pics, very nice. Love all the light in your garage too.
I just finishing epoxy coating my floors today. Now to paint the walls and ceiling then add more lights.
 
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You need 100 foot candles of light on your workbench
 

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I want to get a MaxJax in the spring, been looking at various brands and theirs seems to be the one I'm leaning toward. Still trying to understand what keeps them from falling in toward the car. Just looks like it shouldn't work, but it obviously does.
 

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regguy1, that is a very nice lift for home use, if my single car garage wasn't so small I would have purchased one years ago!!

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Why would you need jack pucks if the jack already has some?
 

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Why would you need jack pucks if the jack already has some?
Because the area where the lower side valance exposes the frame is smaller than the average "pucks" attached to the lifting arms.
 

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I'm seriously considering getting this or a 4 post lift...our home is 8 years old and as far as I know, the garage floors are just typical with no special reinforcement. Is that a concern?
 

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I'm seriously considering getting this or a 4 post lift...our home is 8 years old and as far as I know, the garage floors are just typical with no special reinforcement. Is that a concern?
If it was poured to code it should be at least a 3000 psi reinforced slab. Luckily mine was poured as a 5", 5000 psi fiberglass reinforced done by the foundation contractor who also poured our house slab (built in 2007) and inspected by the building inspector even though the "back" garage is detached (I have 2 garages ;) ). If yours is an attached garage it should be poured to code so you should be good to go.
 

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Lift manufacturers have specifications for the concrete. On a 2-post it is crucial the concrete meets the specification...not anywhere as critical 4- post lifts.
 

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Very helpful information. Sincerely appreciated as I intend to use for service and storage so my '69 Camaro can be stored above our C6 or new C7.
 

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Did you have to alter the garage door rails and relocate the opener to a " Jack Screw" wall mount type? I will have to do both. I have enough height but the standard opener is in the way and I think the rails are too low too.
 

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Did you have to alter the garage door rails and relocate the opener to a " Jack Screw" wall mount type? I will have to do both. I have enough height but the standard opener is in the way and I think the rails are too low too.
No, nothing was in the way, ceiling is 8' 9" OH Door is 16' x 7' garage is 30' x 26' deep
 

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I can store the C7 under another car during the winter, I'm going to use 3 tripod stands 2 under the rear arms and 1 on the front sub frame of the lifted car. This will relieve a good part of the weight from the lift. The lift anchors are quite secure but I just want a little more backup for my own peace of mind.


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Under Front W Stand.jpg
 
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I'm seriously considering getting this or a 4 post lift...our home is 8 years old and as far as I know, the garage floors are just typical with no special reinforcement. Is that a concern?
Your life depends on the integrity of your bolt anchors if that is of concern..
Poorly installed I could see that whole thing folding in on itself....
 

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Regguy1 - thanks for all the photos! I just sent you a message. We just bought ourselves one of the MaxJax lifts for Christmas and your pics just saved us from mounting the posts in the wrong positions! I am curious of what you used for spacing, right now after readjusting we're at 120" from outside bottom of the base to opposite outside bottom? We have not drilled the bolt holes yet.
 

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Regguy1 - thanks for all the photos! I just sent you a message. We just bought ourselves one of the MaxJax lifts for Christmas and your pics just saved us from mounting the posts in the wrong positions! I am curious of what you used for spacing, right now after readjusting we're at 120" from outside bottom of the base to opposite outside bottom? We have not drilled the bolt holes yet.
I have a paper listing all the things I did during the installation and what I learned I'm going to try to locate it and send you a copy or post it here either p.m. or on the forum so before you start the installation hold off till you can read it
 
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