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Why your business should have a Garage Equipment Service Contract.
December 2, 2021
How important is the workshop equipment in your garage to you? The very foundation stone that any garage or mechanics business is built upon is the workshop equipment that it has at its disposal to be able to inspect, repair, build or modify the vehicles that it works upon. These vital items of garage and […]
What are Wheel Play Detectors (AKA Shaker Plates) and what use are they?
November 23, 2021
What is a Wheel Play Detector? A wheel play detector, (or wheel play detectors, they can come as single, dual and also twin plates, but more about that further down the page) is an item of garage workshop equipment which is often utilised on vehicle lifts, either four post lifts or scissor lifts and also […]
Why Lions Equipment recommends the MajorLift HPJ2.0DE manual Jacking Beam
November 17, 2021
Why Buy the MajorLift HPJ2.0DE over another model? In any vehicle garage or workshop environment, when working on cars or vehicles one of the main requirements is to be able to get them up off the ground to facilitate the work. When using 4 post lifts and ramps then you will require a jacking beam […]
What Makes the Ravaglioli KPX337WK Such a Popular Two Post Lift?
November 9, 2021
The Ravaglioli KPX337WK is a popular two post lift that is used in professional garages and workshops throughout the UK, why is that so? Ravaglioli manufacture some of the best garage equipment in the world, particularly specialising in vehicle lifts and tyre and test equipment. They are based in Italy and are also Europes leading […]
Tesla Lift pad
March 11, 2020
Since the first delivery of the Tesla Model 3 in Europe in February 2019, requests for a safe solution for lifting this vehicle type have been increasing. Lifting a Tesla Model 3 can damage the battery considerably. The rubber lifting pad of most vehicle lifts is too wide for the lifting point of the vehicle […]
Play Detectors - Your MOT helping hand
February 28, 2020
Lions Equipment and Wheel Play Detectors Wheel play detectors are now commonplace within MOT stations since their introduction in 2006. Lions Equipment has been supplying wheel play detectors throughout this time and we have an in-depth knowledge of their operation and workings. As a result we often receive contact from new clients who haven't managed […]
Wire Lifting Ropes - Why do they need checking?
February 28, 2020
With the majority of MOT lifts being of the 4 post type and also now mostly ATL based, we are finding many customers are unaware of the requirement to replace the wire ropes every six years (or before if damaged). All Lions Equipment engineers are GEA accredited and have attended and passed a specialist course […]
Four Post Lift installation
February 7, 2020
A lift for the tinkerer. This installation was for a private dwelling in Oxfordshire. A purpose built garage (erected along with the house), was to be used for vehicle inspection and general tinkering of the owner's classic and race cars. The lift featured is a basic service four post lift with the added benefit of […]
Wire lifting ropes (AKA car lift cables) for vehicle lifts and ramps
January 27, 2020
Lifting ropes (or car lift cables) are a critical part within many vehicle lifts - regular inspections are imperative to ensure the safe use of the garage lifting equipment. Wire ropes are used in the design of two post and four post vehicle ramps to either actually be part of the lifting mechanism or to […]
Four Post Vehicle Lift Service
February 7, 2018
Maintenance and Servicing Under LOLER (Lift Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) all your lifting equipment should be serviced and inspected every six months. Following this best practice advise, keeps you within the regulation and will protect you via your insurance should any instance occur. Regular maintenance and servicing will not only ensure you fulfil your […]
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