anyone use a car scissor jacket under their bike?

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  1. HapHazard

    HapHazard Waiting for Gudenov

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  2. plumbstraight

    plumbstraight plumbstraight

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    Great idea. And all this time I was thinking of making a rectangular platform with pipes and dowels that would slide in each corner to keep it level with a small hyd jack in the middle for lift. Your idea certainly supersedes that trouble.
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  3. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    No center stand on the Ulysses, no ATV jack. I do put a strap to hold the front brake though.

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    I then move it to the front.

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    As the op requested, scissor jack on the Mighty Tempter, plus the center stand.

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  4. robfilms

    robfilms Been here awhile

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    Yossarian-

    I tried the right side this afternoon and it did indeed work better than the left.

    Thanks for the suggestion.

    I'm still considering a hf front wheel chock.

    YMMV

    Be well.

    Rob
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  5. DSM8

    DSM8 Where fun goes to die....

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    If you have the space a ATV Jack will let you get both wheels of the ground and make it easy to work on the bike and also pull for tire changes etc.

    That is what I have been using for years with great success.
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  6. robfilms

    robfilms Been here awhile

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    your method of standing on the right side continues to make getting my bike up on the pit bull easier.

    many thanks.

    be well.

    rob
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