I went with a base Titan scissor lift, HF drive in chock and a Rage flat jack for under the bike. I know the HF Parrallel lift can do the job but....
If I had my kingpin which was 100+ lighter I would have gone HF. I just don't trust the parrallel arm lift style jacks with just shy of 1000 lbs.
Just finished putting on a new CII front tire Sunday. Put bike on the lift into the drive in chock, set the scissor jack, a couple of tie downs then lifted her about 30".
Raised the front end up, pulled the rear bolts on the chock, kicked it forward and rolled the tire out the front. Easy-peasy.....
I have the HF tire changer with motorcycle adapter and one of the special tire levers/bars. Took all of 20 minutes to pull the old tire off the rim and set the new one.
From start to finish getting bike on lift and tire changed, it was an hour or so of putzing around....
All this and I'm a HF junkie... Just picked up the Rapid Pump 1 1/2 ton raceing jack yesterrday. Got the heavier of them. It has lift height over 18". $100 on sale.
The normal 1 1/2 ton only lifts 14" on sale for $80.
A table lift is the only way to go!
2009 Kawasaki Voyager
Last edited by GGB6259; 12-30-2014 at 01:18 PM.