How to protect your auto lift investment.

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Purchasing a new lift is a big investment. If you want a quality piece of equipment you'll need to drop a considerable amount of money, and once you've got it in your shop, you'll want to keep it in mint condition as long as possible. After all, a broken lift can't generate revenue.

When taking care of your lift, be sure to follow the maintenance procedures recommended by the manufacturer in the owner's manual. Keep in mind, maintenance and inspection requirements vary for different styles and brands of lifts. In addition, follow the tips below to protect your investment.

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5 signs that your vehicle lift needs to be repaired.

There are very few pieces of equipment in your shop that are as important as your vehicle lifts. They let you perform service and repairs efficiently, profitably and with minimal maintenance. That said, they’re not maintenance-free. Preventive maintenance minimizes downtime and increases the life of your lift. Most importantly, it reduces the chance of injury to your service techs and to your customer’s property.

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How do you know when it’s time to replace your wheel equipment?

We don’t know of any shop owners who wake up and think: “You know, after I have my morning cup of coffee, I think I’ll drop a load of cash into some new equipment just for the heck of it.” If anything, you’re probably having that cup of joe and thinking: “Man, I hope that old changer holds up just one more day”.

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Top 5 Blogs of 2017

We understand that all blogs are not created equal and some have more information that pertains to your shop than others. For us, it stings a little, because we want all of them to be just as informative as the next, but that's just not the case. So as chosen by you, our customers, here at the top 5 blogs for 2017!

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Let’s get it straight: Alignment for heavy duty rigs saves money.

Your supervisor probably understands the challenges of running a service shop. That doesn’t mean he’s going to give you a bigger budget or reset his expectations for fleet performance—so you still need to meet those challenges.

If you’re like many fleet managers, there’s one thing you might be overlooking that could save wear and tear on your vehicles and their drivers, not to mention save a lot of money on fuel costs—alignment.

Wait. Don’t go yet. If you think of alignment as a waste of time and money instead of a service that could save both, stick with us for a second. We understand.

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Don’t let Old Man Winter knock out your fleet.

Pack up the beach balls. Put away your lawn mower. Say ‘goodbye’ to your patio. Because here comes Old Man Winter.

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With Lift Accessories, it’s Always Function Over Form

Choosing OE Parts A rifle in the hands of a good marksmen is capable of hitting targets at a great distance. If you take the same rifle but add a scope, you have increased the range significantly. The rifle is the same but the performance was enhanced by the addition of an accessory. The same can be said for automotive lifts. A standard Rotary Lift is a beast in any shop and capable of performing at very high levels, but add certain accessories and you can increase the productivity tremendously.

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Top 3 Reasons to Register Your Rotary Lift

We know you are a thinker, a person who researches and cares about quality. How do we know this? Well, you bought a Rotary.  Enough said. You’ve made a wise decision and a great invest for the future of your shop. Whether your lift was installed by one of our talented and factory trained RAI’s, or you’re the DIY type, get ready to start increasing that bottom line. The only thing left to do is register that bad boy with Rotary.

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Cheap Parts Could Cost More in the Long Run

When you need replacement parts for your Rotary lift, it’s tempting to purchase imitation parts rather than Rotary Lift parts. After all, those imitation parts are often less expensive. But cheap doesn’t just describe the price. It also describes the quality. And many times, cheap parts can cost you a lot more than genuine, well made parts. Here’s how:

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90 Second Know Hows

How many times have you found yourself Googli ng, “how to change the element in your hot water heater”, or “easiest way to peel a boiled egg?” How great is it when a video pops up with a person to give you step-by-step instructions? Well we feel the same way. In fact, we have taken everyone’s love for how-to videos and made our own library. Rotary is continuing to build on our video series called “ 90 Second Know Hows.”
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