Lift table and removing both wheels

Discussion in 'Other Service and Maintenance' started by jackod, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. jackod

    jackod Member

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    I am going to be removing both wheels for a chrome wheel exchange and intend to leave the bike on my lift table. The front forks will be exchanged too. Since I only have one scissors table jack, what is the best way to lift the bike so it stays balanced when I take the wheels off? Should I use some 4 X 4s under the frame and, if so, how many? Thanks for the help.
     
  2. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Might it not be better to go to a place like Harbor Freight and purchase a inexpensive motor cycle jack that you can strap bike to jack. I would hate to see you pride and joy end up on the floor by trying to make something work that is not specifically designed to do the job you need.....:newsmile042:
     
  3. STEVE07

    STEVE07 Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderators

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    You can use the single jack on the lift table, but get 4 ratchet straps and strap the frame of the bike to the table. This will secure it nicely.