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April

Adam Carolla CarCast Video Tutorial: Step-by-Step Guide on How to Change a Tire

As you might remember, three weeks ago we brought you an exclusive all-access look behind the scenes of the Adam Carolla CarCast tutorial segment “Tire Job.” Well today we’ve got the video. Host Sandy Ganz gives you a demonstration of how easy it is to change a tire when you have the best tools for the job. In this case, the best tools include the Ranger R26EX tire changer, a BendPak low-rise car lift and a Ranger wheel balancer for extra credit. The tires in question come from an old ’65 Mustang convertible his buddy Donny is intermittently restoring, but he leaves Sandy to do the tire job himself.

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Next Time, Just Use A Ranger Floor Jack

While we can’t help but admire the sheer ingenuity displayed by this European motorist, we also regard the above photo with a high degree of angst. Life could be so much easier, if only they had a Ranger Floor Jack. Avoid this poor person’s fate. If you need a new floor jack, become a BendPak […]

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Street Chopper Magazine Editor Loves His BendPak

Over the weekend, Street Chopper Magazine editor Jeff G. Holt sent us over a couple of pictures featuring his BendPak HD-9 Four-Post Car Lift and BendPak LS580V Air Compressor, along with a few kind words to let us know how much he loves them. Or, more specifically, how much he loves the “luxury of having a full-service poolside shop located right in the backyard.”

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Adam Carolla CarCast Shows You How To Change A Tire

Not too long ago, we took a quick ride down the 101 to the fair city of Glendale, CA, where we were granted access into the hallowed halls of Adam Carolla’s garage. We stumbled around in a daze, struck by the overwhelming amount of automobile awesomeness—unable to walk six feet without nearly tripping over a Mustang, Ford GT40 or Cobra. We were there to see a recording of a new CarCast How Use A Tire Changer segment.

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BendPak / Ranger at Automotive Manufacturing & Repair Show

There is tremendous opportunity for automotive market expansion in Eastern Asian countries. In late 2009, China alone consumed 35,000 new automobiles, becoming the number one auto-consuming nation in the world for December and surpassing the US in auto sales for the first time in history.

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March

BendPak Car Lift Install On “Garage Mahal”

A little over a week ago, we reported on BendPak’s upcoming part in Garage Mahal’s total makeover of one of Car and Driver Magazine’s test garages. So last week one of our intrepid team headed to the frosty northern city of Ann Arbor to oversee the installation of our automotive equipment for the show. (And to take pictures for the blog, of course.) During the visit, he met up with host Bill Goldberg, who turns out to not only be a huge car buff, but also a really personable guy who isn’t afraid at all to get his hands dirty.

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BendPak Automotive Equipment Featured On Upcoming Episode Of “Garage Mahal”

DIY Network’s hit show Garage Mahal is entering into its second season with new host WWE superstar Goldberg, even more insane garage makeovers and…BendPak equipment! That’s right, next week the Garage Mahal crew is heading over to Detroit to remodel the tech garage at the corporate offices of none other than Car and Driver Magazine.

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February

Ranger RFJ-3000AL Racing Jack Review

Youtube user and BendPak / Ranger fan RGsedona just got a brand new Ranger RFJ-3000AL Low Profile Aluminum Racing Floor Jack. So he did the only logical thing to do after you open a box of shiny new piece of quality garage equipment—review it on video it for all the internet to see. Ever been curious about how low the RRJ-3000AL’s profile really is? Want to see it stack up against other floor jack competition? Watch this video!

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BendPak & Direct Lift Head-To-Head Comparison

Here at BendPak, we believe that one of the primary forces pushing our industry forward is friendly competition. And if you’re already familiar with www.aStudyInLiftDesign.com, you know that we like to cut through the marketing gobbledygook and simply put our best up against theirs. With this strategy, we can make sure that our BendPak car lifts and truck lifts are as robust and feature-rich as possible. At the same time, it’s enlightening to see the stark differences in design, materials and manufacturing that can exist between two seemingly identical products.

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BendPak Receives 2010 Progressive Manufacturing Award

Managing Automation Media (the same folks who interviewed our very own Sina Moatamed last October) just announced their list of Top 100 Progressive Manufacturing Companies for 2010…and BendPak is on it! It’s an incredible honor to be recognized by the industry as a progressive manufacturing leader. BendPak has long been known as the manufacturer of the world’s best car lifts and automotive service garage equipment, but it’s especially encouraging to also be acknowledged for tight-knit, collective operational excellence in the way that BendPak conducts its internal business processes.

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