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Wheel skates...

Post by NU2theT » Fri May 08, 2020 6:13 pm

Ordered these auto dolly's from Merrick, makes it easy moving the T around the garage. I could have gone with the cheapo's from other sources but these are heavy duty and made in the U.S.A. It's also nice to get something with free shipping.
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Re: Wheel skates...

Post by dmdeaton » Fri May 08, 2020 6:44 pm

They look nice
I need to snag a set soon

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Re: Wheel skates...

Post by Rich Eagle » Fri May 08, 2020 6:52 pm

Those work good if you don't have some of these. :oops:
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Re: Wheel skates...

Post by RajoRacer » Fri May 08, 2020 7:09 pm

Are those for motorcycles or just cars with skinny tires ???


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Re: Wheel skates...

Post by NU2theT » Fri May 08, 2020 7:19 pm

Steve they have a cycle dolly, the web site www.theautodolly.com has a demo video using a BMW touring.

Richard I like those skates :lol:


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Post by Scott_Conger » Fri May 08, 2020 9:49 pm

I use them under rear wheels and find that the T steers sufficiently quickly to follow pretty much anywhere I want it to go. Since I don't move things sideways, and line up with rear ends against the wall, they work out well and I am not out the extra $$ to move 4 cars and it's less jacking. I leave the rear ends up for the winter and then roll them out in the spring.
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Re: Wheel skates...

Post by Wayfarer » Fri May 08, 2020 9:49 pm

I have a set of the Harbor Freight gray ones. Don't care for them at all. I also have a pair of GoJaks, they are awesome. One of these days I need to get another pair

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Re: Wheel skates...

Post by RajoRacer » Fri May 08, 2020 11:14 pm

Thanks Scott - I like those ! I have several sets - my oldest I purchased through Hemming's 30 years ago - made in the US but they're a tad wide but work excellent !

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Post by Jim_PTC_GA » Sat May 09, 2020 7:04 am

I have a set of the same, love them. On this last rebuild they were indispensable. Word of warning; my shop floor is level but my driveway is at a slight angle. I pushed the T out into the drive to make room to build the frame for my hack and the angle was enough to send the T into my neighbors yard. Took two of us to get it back to the garage. Lesson learned.
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Re: Wheel skates...

Post by Russ T Fender » Sat May 09, 2020 9:43 am

I have a set of theses. They are designed for you to drive on to them so you don't have to jack up the car to use them. Wish I could find another set! They don't make 'em like they used to
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