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Direct-Lift® DL9 Overhead 2 Post Car Lift

  • Direct-Lift model DL9 Overhead 2 Post Car Lift
  • Direct-Lift model DL9 Overhead 2 Post Car Lift
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  • Direct-Lift model DL9
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    Warehouse pick up price Now ($1999.00on the Direct-Lift® DL9 2 Post Automotive Lift is America’s #1 Enthusiast Car Lift.  The Direct-Lift® brand has sold over 100,000 lifts to the enthusiast market and is part of the worlds largest lift manufacturer (Dover Corp.).  Direct-Lift® is the official lift of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions.  

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    Currently only available for pick up from our North Carolina Warehouse. 

    The DL9 utilizes symmetric columns to create the maximum clearance in between the columns while maintaining the least amount of overall width in the bay.  The asymmetric arm style allows positioning the vehicle offset behind the columns for maximum door clearance without risk of hitting the door on the column.  Dual direct- drive cylinders handle the lifting with single-point safety release, padded overhead shut-off bar and automatic arm safety restraints.   

    The DL9 is manufactured by the VSG* division of the Fortune 500 Dover Corp. (NYSE:DOV).  Based Here, Certified Here and Insured Here in the USA.  Dover is the Largest Lift Manufacturer in the World and enjoys over 80% market-share of the car dealership business in this country.  Why?  Because they take care of business, before, during and especially after the sale.  You simply cannot get the "Peace Of Mind" from any other lift manufacturer than you have when you own a Dover product.  Over 80% of car dealerships get it right and "Get It Up" with Dover. 

    *VSG/Dover has "Hundreds of Thousands" of lifts and service racks installed in vehicle repair shops worldwide.  Currently selling over 50,000 units per year.  More than any other manufacturer.

     The DL9 is backed by a 5 year parts warranty and a 1 year warranty for the hydraulic power unit/cylinder system.


    • Asymmetric arms increase open access while exiting and entering the vehicle
    • Dual hydraulic direct-drive cylinders
    • Single-point safety release disengages at each column
    • Self-lubricating UHMW Polyethylene sliders and bronze bushings
    • Clear-Floor design, provides unobstructed floor use
    • Overhead safety shut-off device prevents vehicle damage
    • Stackable adapters 1.75" and 5" (4 each) are standard
    • Fits under 12' ceiling height
    • Automatic swing arm restraints
    • Anchor Bolts Included


    • Lifting Capacity: 9000 LB.
    • Drive Thru:  99"
    • Motor Rating:  2HP, 220V, 1 PH, 30A
    • Overall Floor Width: 132"
    • Overall Height 142"
    • Floor to Overhead Switch 137 5/8"
    • Lifting Height w/ 5"Adapter 76 5/8""
    • Low Pad Height: 3 5/8"
    • Lift Pad Height Adapters 1 3/4" (4 each) 5" (4 each)
    • Width Between Columns: 109"
    • Lifting Speed 45 seconds unloaded, 51 seconds at rated capacity
    • Shipping Weight:  1500LB.
    • Concrete Requirement: 4" Depth, 3000 PSI Rebar Reinforced
    • Base Plate:  15 5/8" X 17 5/8"
    • Lifting Time: 50 Seconds
    • Hydraulic Oil - AW32 or AW46



    The Direct-Lift® DL9 is proudly manufactured by Dover Corp.'s Vehicle Service Group (VSG).  VSG comprises nine major vehicle lifting and collision repair brands: Rotary® Lift, Chief® Automotive Technologies, Forward® Lift, Direct-Lift®, Hanmecson®, Revolution® Lift, Elektron, Blitz® and nogra®. Based in Madison, Ind., VSG has operations worldwide, including ISO 9001-certified manufacturing centers in the U.S., Europe and Asia.


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    1. Great lift! 5 Star Review

      Posted by on 8th Jan 2016

      These are great lifts. I had my last DL 10 years with only one minor problem and Derek Weaver took care of that without question. I moved and needed another lift so went with the same thing. Love it. Thanks DW!



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