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New car lift

Postby HJ2 » Wed 06.09.2017, 09:33

I took the plunge and ordered this lift!
Cant't wait to start improving the Elan again :burnout:
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Re: New car lift

Postby CalElan » Wed 06.09.2017, 20:41

nice!
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Re: New car lift

Postby Rusty Wishbone » Wed 06.09.2017, 22:13

Brilliant! You won't regret it. I installed one of these recessed scissor lifts when I built my garage, and it gets quite well used.
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Re: New car lift

Postby dapinky » Mon 16.07.2018, 18:47

Henk-Jan,
How are you getting on with your scissor lift?
I am awaiting planning permission for my new garage/workshop, and want to get similar.... I'm looking at this one. Is there enough clearence to drive the Elan over/on to it?

Rusty,
I have also been looking at the built-into-the-floor ones (as it won't be much extra effort whilst it's all being built), but like the 'portability' of the one I linked to so I can use it without having to shift cars arround.
The garage will be 7m x 6.5m, so I could have it built in - but if I want to use it on the elan and the Triumph is in the way, it will be more awkward......

.... decisions, decisions

If only there were enough head room for a 4-post lift it would be easier :lol:
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Re: New car lift

Postby Tuga2112 » Sun 05.08.2018, 15:58

dapinky wrote:Henk-Jan,
How are you getting on with your scissor lift?
I am awaiting planning permission for my new garage/workshop, and want to get similar.... I'm looking at this one. Is there enough clearence to drive the Elan over/on to it?

Rusty,
I have also been looking at the built-into-the-floor ones (as it won't be much extra effort whilst it's all being built), but like the 'portability' of the one I linked to so I can use it without having to shift cars arround.
The garage will be 7m x 6.5m, so I could have it built in - but if I want to use it on the elan and the Triumph is in the way, it will be more awkward......

.... decisions, decisions

If only there were enough head room for a 4-post lift it would be easier :lol:


Dave.
can you give me an update when your planning permission business is approved or refused ?
im considering taking the same route to sort myself a garage. so, listening to someone else's experience will be valuable.

I had a read in the gov sites and everything is too foggy. but it gives me the impression that im likely to get approval for the 2 story extention id like to make to my house (double garage in bottom floor and an extra bedroom or 2 in the upper floor)
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Re: New car lift

Postby dapinky » Sun 05.08.2018, 16:41

Joao,

Having read everything I could find before we actually bought the house, I then started again having moved.... they changed all the rules and Wales is now slightly different than England - but not in any ways that will make a difference.

The first thing to establish is if you actually need planning permission - 'Permitted Development' no longer exists here (or not in a way that benefited me), but it may do in your area - - but that doesn't matter as the project you describe possibly exceeds that anyway (but maybe not).....

I will let you know in due course, but it is all going swimmingly at the moment. Nowt will happen until after the end of next week as that is the cut-off time for 'consultations' - after that, it's just a decision to be made by the planning officer (who visited and can see no problems).

It isn't a quick process, and there are many hoops to jump through, but it isn't difficult if you approach it all logically (and even better if you can do the drawings yourself).
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