Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Home made lift table

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Great White North, Eh!
    Posts
    8

    Home made lift table

    Anyone build their own?
    Show and tell time

  2. #2
    Pavement Junkie ducmonster's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    San Rafael, Ca.
    Posts
    620

    Re: Home made lift table

    I found this a while back, looks pretty cool and you can take it apart and store it against the wall.

    http://www.bbcracing.com/old/box/

  3. #3
    Super Member Gojira's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Oklahoma City
    Posts
    1,675

    Re: Home made lift table

    Duc that's a cool link. He sure has that SV torn down!
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    But, then, the pious optimism and the glib theatricality are disturbed every now and again by intrusions of shattering realities.

  4. #4
    motosaurus rider's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Long Beach, CA
    Posts
    609

    Re: Home made lift table

    Thanks to the OP and thanks to Eaton for the link. My garage floor is carpeted (old carpet from the house) so it's not too bad in the winter, but as I get more experienced (not to be confused with getting older, of course ) I sure like the idea of having whatever bike I'm working on being raised up on a platform like that... but I'm too cheap to buy the "real deal". However, I could easily see myself building something like this plywood version!
    BMW- because loud brakes save lives

    IBA #9344

  5. #5
    Junior Member jmoney's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Dillon CO & Signal Hill CA
    Posts
    5

    Re: Home made lift table

    Have any of the posters here built/tried it yet? I am wondering if there is any tendency to slide forward on the garage floor when you are initially rolling the bike up the loading ramp.

    Its seems like a simple and sweet setup for those of us that have limited garage space and cant fit a traditional motorcycle lift. Just assemble it in Im guessing about 3 minutes and take apart when done and store flat against wall or in rafters.

  6. #6
    Kinda new round here
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Holland
    Posts
    2

    Re: Home made lift table

    I made my lift table out of an electric bed that I got from a disabled friend who got a new one offered from her insurance company.
    All I needed were a few boards to cover it and I had a 500 lbs electric table.



    It also fits very well in my 20 ft. shed.


  7. #7
    99.44% Pure kimber99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    NorCal
    Posts
    1,213

    Re: Home made lift table

    Quote Originally Posted by jmoney View Post
    I am wondering if there is any tendency to slide forward on the garage floor when you are initially rolling the bike up the loading ramp.
    I'd think, like when loading bikes on a pick-up, it would be wise to strap the ramps to the table to prevent any movement. This is particularly important if you're loading the bike under power.

    Don't ask how I know.

    Ok. I'll fess up.
    Mean people suck.

  8. #8
    Senior Member an old mans eyes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Vancouver
    Posts
    608

    Re: Home made lift table

    Charles very smart and creative.....Rick

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Made it home...
    By Willie G in forum General
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-27-2008, 07:08 AM
  2. $199 moto lift table... from Harbor Freight
    By 1911 in forum Maintenance, Repair & Dealers
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 12-09-2007, 07:20 PM
  3. Replies: 14
    Last Post: 04-19-2007, 08:52 PM
  4. home made saddle bag rack
    By V scooter in forum The How-To Section - Threads on Do-It-Yourself
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-13-2007, 11:42 AM
  5. Lunch at Table Mountain.
    By Papa-Ken in forum California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 03-14-2006, 09:52 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •