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Old 12-09-2004, 01:25 AM   #1
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I've noticed in a few posts made recently that people are using home-made ramps and lifts. How many of you are doing this? pics?
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Old 12-09-2004, 05:14 AM   #2
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Jughead, why not add a stop towards the end of your ramp there just in case you go a bit too far Do those get an annual termite inspection :
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Old 12-09-2004, 05:24 AM   #4
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Jughead, why not add a stop towards the end of your ramp there just in case you go a bit too far

I did. Just not in that pic.
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Old 12-09-2004, 05:26 AM   #5
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I did. Just not in that pic.
I had a feeling we thought along the same lines
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Old 12-09-2004, 08:05 AM   #6
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Try a search. Very popular topic.
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Old 12-09-2004, 07:55 PM   #8
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I have some pic's of my home made ramps at home, soon as I get home I will post.

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here's a link to the ones I built for my C5... but I also use them on the wifes 1973:

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Old 12-10-2004, 08:46 AM   #11
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I made some like Jughead's, but with the requisite stops. If you have an '80-'82, or aftermarket airdam, be sure the bottom board is long enough to provide adequate lift/clearance over the rest of the boards.
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I used the plans above but I used 2x12's instead of 10' just made me feel better not seeing any tire overhang and I added a brace under the ramps.

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those are awesome. I think I will make me a set...
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Get a kwiklift

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I have had mine for years.
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Plus, a friend of mine bought one of their new light duty lifts, only about $800
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Mine are just like Jughead's, but I screwed a piece of 2x2 on the end as a wheel-stop.
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