Car buffs with an extra vehicle or two to store in their garages should consider the Autostacker parking lift. The galvanized-steel unit’s hydraulic cylinders can lift and support up to 6,000 pounds and the manufacturer claims it takes up less space than competing products. The Autostacker is also available with a removable center-deck access panel that allows you to service your vehicle from below. The PL-6SR model sells for $6,000, including free shipping within the continental United States (plus $475 for the optional access panel that fits between the ramps.). You can order the extra-wide PL-6SRX for $6,450. Purchase either at www.autostacker.com.

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