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I plan on starting body work in the next month or so and I’ve been debating on building a rotisserie to make working on the bottom side easier, my question is if I should bother with the work on building once. I have a 2 post lift so getting under the car is no problem, I’m just wondering if it will be worth having the car on its side or not. The only real work I think I'll be doing under there is smoothing the transision from my patch floor panels to the stock sheet metal, priming, and painting.

Any of you have a lift and a rotisserie?
 

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I use a lift. The only real disadvantage is your neck can get a little sore if you are doing a LOT of work at one time. If I were doing a lot of restorations, or if you are looking for ultimate ease of access, then a rotisserie would be a no brainer. But I needed the lift for a lot of other reasons, so it made more sense for me.

 

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I have both. Use the twirrly thing.
:D I like that, I might only refer to it as the twirrly thing now. I was thinking it would be a waste to build one because I wouldnt use it for too long but I guess if I decide I don't need it when I'm finished with it I could always sell it.
 

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I use a lift for everything I do on mine. Had mine been on a rotisserie, I could have avoided having the 50 years of undercoating and dirt come off then down onto my head and in my eyes & lungs when I cleaned everything up and did the mini-tub.
 

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I use a lift for everything I do on mine. Had mine been on a rotisserie, I could have avoided having the 50 years of undercoating and dirt come off then down onto my head and in my eyes & lungs when I cleaned everything up and did the mini-tub.
Thats the only problem with a lift or even just jackstands. Although its not that big of deal put on some glasses and maybe a little mask and your good to go. But a twirly thing would be good too, just takes time to build it rather than time to spend on your car.
 

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Even with glasses an a mask I still managed to get metal in my eye somehow. Was at the hospital a few days ago toget them out.

And for a person who hates stuff in their eyes, it's not a pleasant experience

I really want to build a rotisserie myself
 

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Rotisserie pictures are in my wagon build thread, click the link below. Cost about 450.00 in material plus my time and gas to round up parts. It was a PITA to figure it all out, and spent way more time on it than I wanted.

Greg Smith equipment has a nice one on sale for under 1K......that's what I'll be getting next time.

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Rotisserie pictures are in my wagon build thread, click the link below. Cost about 450.00 in material plus my time and gas to round up parts. It was a PITA to figure it all out, and spent way more time on it than I wanted.

Greg Smith equipment has a nice one on sale for under 1K......that's what I'll be getting next time.

T,
Got one of there showrooms less than 5 miles from the house I just go in there and dream :)
If you got one close keep checking their web page for a scratched one they take at least a hundred of it :)
 

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I just put my rotisserie together yesterday. I need to figure out some way to mount it and get someone to fab up the mounts and I can actually put the car on it.
 

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ROTISSERIE! :thumbsup:
WITHOUT A DOUBT, I WISH I HAD ONE WHEN I WAS DOIN' MY '66 :rolleyes:
 

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its nice to have both, the rotisserie for doing a resto, and a lift is nice to get under and do some replacements of parts without having to get down on ground level with limited space.
 
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