Patent Number: 6,168,138

Title: Universal lift system

Abstract: An universal lift system for use in combination with a lifting device which is particularly suitable for lifting and supporting two wheeled motorized vehicles such as motorcycles, mopeds, and the like in an elevated position so that maintenance may be easily performed on the vehicle. The lift system includes an attachment device comprising a base plate and cross members fastened to the base plate for mounting on the lifting device. The lift system further includes an adjustable support device, which may be used alone or in combination with the attachment device for maintaining the vehicle in a raised position while the lifting device may be removed from underneath the vehicle and the attachment device. Mounting brackets may be attached to the attachment device or support device for supporting a wide variety of vehicles and/or parts. The lift system further includes a stabilizing device which attaches to the lifting device to prevent the lifting device from tipping over while supporting the weight of a vehicle or part on the attachment device. The lift system may further include a tool caddy and an oil drain pan which are attachable to the attachment device.

Inventors: Dhein; Scott (Cleveland, WI)


International Classification: B25H 1/00 (20060101); B66F 13/00 (20060101); B66F 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018