Challenger – Two Post Lift – CL12 – Capacity: 12,000 lb

Service more vehicles and make more money with Challenger Lifts’ new CL12, 12,000 lb. capacity two post lift. The new CL12 comes standard with 3-stage front and 3-stage rear arms providing the advantage of lifting many common cars, trucks, vans and SUVs within rated capacity.

The CL12 has features you would expect to pay more for like geared arm restraints, 3-stage front and rear arms, and necessary adapters for lifting trucks. In fact, no other car lift company gives you more.

All CL12 lb. capacity vehicle lifts come standard with Part# 10315 Stack Adapter Extension Kit and #10318 Four Frame Engaging Truck Adapters. Frame engaging adapters (Part #10314 or 10318) are REQUIRED when lifting vehicles with frame construction such as trucks.

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If you’re looking for a heavy duty lift that can service more vehicles and help you make more money, the CL12 is the 2 post lift for you. This lift comes standard with a variety of superior features, which you can read about below

3-stage front and 3-stage rear arms provide greater extension and retraction. 60″ lifting carriage lessens column stress by dispersing load.
Geared arm restraints standard in this 2 post lift. Standard combination stack screw pads and storage brackets accommodates a wide range of vehicle pick up points.
Single-point mechanical lock release system allows technician to disengage both column lock simultaneously. Padded overhead shut off system in this heavy duty lift prevents vehicle damage from being raised too high.
Oversized steel pulley reduces stress on equalization system and provides increased durability.
In the table below, view detailed specifications for each of the CL12 2 post lifts, including the CL12, CL12-1 and the CL12-2. Compare overall height, shipping weight, required ceiling height and other specs side-by-side.  
Model Number
CL12 CL12-1 CL12-2/th>

Lift Capacity*

12,000 lbs. (5443kg)
A Rise Height1
84-3/4" (2153mm)
B Height Overall
13' 8" (4166mm)
14' 8" (4470mm)
15' 8" (4775mm)
C Width Overall
11' 10" (3607mm)
D Drive-Thru Clearance
103-1/2" (2629mm)
E Floor to Overhead Switch
157" (3988mm)
169" (4293mm)
181" (4597mm)
F Arm Reach (Min)
27 1-2" (700mm)
G Arm Reach (Max)
59" (1500mm)
H Adj. Adapter Height2
5" / 6-5/8" (127mm / 168mm)
I Adj. Adapter Height2 (with medium extensions)
8" / 9-5/8" (203mm / 244mm)
J Adj. Adapter Height2 (with high extensions)
11" / 12-5/8" (279mm / 320mm)
K Inside Columns
114-1/2" (2908mm)
Air Supply Required
85 - 115 psi
Voltage (Single Phase Standard)3
208v - 230v
Speed of Rise
60 seconds
Ceiling Height Required
13' 9" (4191mm)
14' 9" (4496mm)
15' 9" (4801mm)
Shipping Weight
2025 lbs. (919 kg)
2045 lbs. (928 kg)
2125 lbs. (964 kg)
*Lift capacity ratings are based on loads equally distributed on all four arms.  1 Rise Height is measured with high extension.  2 Medium and high auxiliary adapter extensions are standard.  3Optional 3 phase electrical also available. Specify at time of order. Standard lift colors are Red and Blue. Optional colors available. Frame engaging adapters (10314 or 10318) are REQUIRED when lifting vehicles with frame construction.

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