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October

Because Everyone Could Use More Car Shows

If you’re anything like us at BendPak / Ranger, you understand that the real reason to own a two post auto lift, four post auto lift, air compressor, tubing bender and wheel service equipment is to take care of the true loves in our lives: the cars! And we know that there are few better ways for fans of both old and new automobiles to spend a day than walking up and down the aisles of a car show, admiring the time and care it takes to make an automobile shine better than new.

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New PL-7000X Parking Lift Demo Video Released!

A little while ago, we let you know about big changes coming to BendPak parking lifts. Now we’re pleased to announce that you get to see one in action with an all-new demo that will knock your socks off!

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1 Great Crusher, 2 Ways to Save

Think about how much the typical commercial garage spends on EPA-approved oil filter disposal. It probably lands someplace between $50 and $100 per 450-lb. barrel, which comes to about 40 cents per filter. Even if you only end up with one full barrel a month, that’s as much as $1,200 out of your pocket for each year of operation.

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September

“Chop Cut Rebuild” Host Loves BendPak

Dan Woods, producer and host of the show Chop Cut Rebuild on SpeedTV, recently had some nice words to say about us to a potential BendPak customer. Excerpt below: When it comes to products used on our show, we try to be very selective in how we source suppliers. When viewers see us using tools […]

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Another BendPak Spotted in TV Ad

We’ve been spotted! Another sharp-eyed television connoisseur reported BendPak two-post lifts in the background of General Electric’s “Hey, Got a Wrench?” commercial. So we rooted around on their website and found not only the ad, but also a “making-of” style documentary in which the “Pak” of the BendPak logo is clearly seen on one of the blue lift posts. I guess that means we can officially add “jet engine” to the long list of BendPak two-post lifting applications.

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The Great ALI Certification Debate

Two days ago, a user named Piper on the GarageJournal forum started a poll about a topic very near and dear to our hearts here at BendPak–ALI Certification. The poll asked fellow members:
“All things considered, if you were going to buy a lift, would you buy certified, uncertified, or don’t care?”

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Ranger RL-8500 Brake Lathe Camera Phone Pictorial

Late yesterday, our quality control specialist was kind enough to give some of us a brief demonstration of the new Ranger RL-8500 Combination Brake Lathe. We rushed on the scene with our trusty, fancy, extremely high-resolution camera phone, to capture all the magnificent detail! 😉

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