Affordable Automotive Equipment, Inc. is the #1 above ground garage car lifts and automotive lifts distributor in Orlando Florida. We are also a nationwide distributor of automotive garage lifts and equipment such as wheel balancers, pipe benders, brake lathes, air compressors, commercial fans, and nitrogen inflation machines. Our warehouse is stocked and ready to ship to any location.
We have been in business for over 23 years with a sales staff that has over 100 years combined experience in this industry.
We stock parts for the automotive equipment we sell and Affordable Automotive Equipment Sales has professional sales and service personnel to answer any questions you may have about any type of lift, or any of the automotive service equipment we sell.
Affordable Automotive Equipment has established a business relationship with the best manufactures of automotive equipment in the industry such as Challenger Lifts, Bartec USA, Energy Logic, Ranger Products, and Hunter Engineering. Our relationship with these manufactures allows us to pass on the great pricing to our customers. Call Affordable Automotive Equipment Sales today to get the best automotive equipment sales and automotive equipment service in the industry.
New to our product line-up is AmeriDeck™ hydrualic loading systems. Convert your truck into a true work horse in less than two hours. AmeriDeck’s™ hydraulic loading system is designed to work in the bed of a standard pickup truck. Installing an AmeriDeck™ loading system onto your full sized pickup turns it into a true work machine! Whether loading or off-loading, at ground-level, on a loading dock, or at a construction site, our truck loading system, the SuperDeck, can handle any of your hauling tasks. This one-of-a-kind truck loading system makes it possible for full-size pick-ups to safely load and transport heavy parts, construction equipment, landscape equipment or your most precious recreational equipment from ground level onto a pickup truck bed with simple push-button operation.
Our 4 post car lifts are ideal storage lifts or parking lifts for your home garage. Some important facts to take into account is the height of your garage. To properly measure the height of your garage for your car lift, make sure you account for any obstructions such as overhead garage door openers. Another important aspect is the installation of your car lift. Two and four post lifts have specific concrete requirements. However, lifts with larger foot prints, like the storage lifts do not have requirements on concrete.
If you are unsure of the thickness and PSI of your concrete and want to install a 2 or 4 post lift you should pour concrete pads. The basic rule is that you need the pads to be 12" wider on each side from the base plates of the lift. For a 2 post, you'll need to go down at least 2 feet. For a 4 post, you'll need to go down at least 6". New concrete also must cure for at least 28 days before installing your car lift.
Car Lift Concrete Specifications
are as follows:
- 7,000-10,000lb 2 Post Car Lift 4" min. 3000 PSI concrete
- 12,000-18,000lb 2 Post Car Lift 6" min. 3000 PSI concrete
- 7,000-40,000lb 4 Post Car Lift 4" min. 3000 PSI concrete
- Storage lifts and lifts with larger footprints do not have specific concrete requirements.
If you have questions or concerns about any of our car lifts, products, or service that we provide any of your lift professionals can assist you. We are here to help with installation of your car lift, or to help with informing you about our products. We are available 24 hours online and can be reached by filling out our contact form, or you can give us a call M-F from 8:00 am. to 5:00 pm. at 1-800-226-2035. One of our highly skilled lift professionals will be happy to assist you.
How do I know which car lift I should buy?
This is a common question our customers ask when looking to purchase an automotive lift. They are usually deciding between a 2 post garage lift or a 4 post garage lift. The main factor to consider when deciding on your lift purchase is "What am I using this lift for".
Well to help with your decision, below we have highlighted a few questions to ask yourself?
If storing a car or portability sounds like the task you are most likely to be using a lift for, then the four post lift is highly recommended. A four post lift is able to support an entire car or truck much better than a two post lift. The four post lifts are more like a bed being able to support the entire vehicle. A four post lift is also designed for portability and most come with a free caster kit. Not only is the four post lift portable with the use of the casters, but you can also permanently anchor the lift to your floor. As for power, four post lifts generally feature a 110 volt motor and easy installation because no special wiring is required.
If repair and maintenance is what you are looking to do with your lift, then the 2 post lift is for you. The two post car lift are the most inexpensive lift for raising vehicles with heavy weights, whereas the four post lifts require an auxiliary lift at an extra cost. These lifts allows you to have access to all parts of the vehicle for repairs and service including easy access to your wheels. The two post lifts will raise your car higher in a low ceiling garage. If you have a 10 foot ceiling, a two post lift will raise most vehicles to about 6 feet of the ground. Not as portable as the four post lifts, the 2 post lifts MUST be anchored to the ground. And as for power, two post lifts come with a 220 volt single phase motor.
Hope this information helps when deciding on purchasing a car lift. As always, Affordable Automotive Equipment, Inc. sales team is hear to answer any questions you may have. You can give us a call at 1-800-226-2035 or contact us by email using our contact form.