Forward Lift – 4 Post Heavy Duty Lift – 18,000 lb. Lifting Capacity


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Forward Lift products are engineered to perform and built to last. Forward’s U.S. engineers have over 29 years of combined experience designing automotive lifts for service and repair shops. Forward’s philosophy is to own our designs rather than use someone else’s off the shelf product.

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21st century design tools allow us to create, control and validate our designs to ensure maximum performance. Forward lifts are rigorously tested to meet quality and durability standards. All product families are proof load tested to 1½ times rated capacity and rigorously cycle tested.

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  • 18,000 lbs. lifting capacity
  • Single point latch release system releases all four column locks at one time.
  • The non-skid surface allows a sure grip for tires and a “sure foot” for technicians standing on the lift.
  • Multi-position lock components allow lift to be level at any lock position
  • All hydraulics and mechanical lifting components are concealed under the runway
  • Front wheel stops can easily be replaced by optional drive through ramps
  • Optional internal airline connections allow two rolling bridge jacks to operate at the same time
  • Self chocking approach ramps engage in the rear when the lift is raised


  • Lifting Capacity: 18,000 lbs.
  • Maximum Wheelbase: 194″
  • Rise: 68″
  • Length Overall: 22′ 11-3/16″
  • Width Overall: 11′ 5-3/4″
  • Width Inside Columns: 121-1/2″
  • Length Between Columns: 212″
  • Height of Columns: 6′ 5-3/4″
  • Width of Runways: 22″
  • Height of Runways: 7 1/2″
  • Width Between Runways (min./max): 43”
  • Voltage Single Phase: 208v-230v
  • Motor: 2 HP
  • Time of Full Rise: 105 seconds
  • Min. Bay Size: 16′ x 27′

** Optional 3-phase electrical available.
Specifications subject to change without notice or liability

Optional Accessories
  • Bolt-On Alignment Kit
  • Turning Radius Gauges
  • Internal Air Line Kit
  • Drive Through Ramps
  • Rolling Bridge Jacks
  • 30 gallon Oil Drain Pan
  • 3-Phase Motors
  • Power Unit Cover

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