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The Atlas® ST-7000 super extra tall car storage lift is powered by an electric (hydraulic) 220 volt single phase power unit.

The New Atlas® ST-7000 4 Post Car Lift: The Industry Leading Super Tall Above Ground Lift

Greg Smith Equipment Sales is now offering a super extra tall 4 Post Above Ground Car Lift. When we say super extra tall lifting height, we mean it. The Atlas® ST-7000 4 Post Lift has a full lifting height of well over 12 feet (144-inches) to the top of the runways. The super extra tall […]

The Atlas® Edge 801 Alignment Machine is the most innovative large (over the road semi) truck alignment system sold throughout the world. The Atlas® 801 features a Bluetooth wireless data transmission system and the software is customized for all truck axle configurations – 2, 3, 4 and 5 axle configurations.

What makes our Atlas Edge 801 Alignment Machine the best truck aligner value in the Industry?

The Atlas® Edge 801 Alignment Machine is the most innovative large (over the road semi) Truck Alignment System sold throughout the world. The Atlas® 801 features a Bluetooth wireless data transmission system and the software is customized for all truck axle configurations – 2, 3, 4 and 5 axle configurations. Why only four heads when […]

Senate Passes 2014 Tax Incentives – Act Fast

BREAKING NEWS The US Senate passed H.R. 5771 (the Tax Extenders Bill) which extends the enhanced levels of Section 179 tax incentives ($500,000) through the end of 2014. Section 179 allows a taxpayer to immediately expense the entire cost of an investment (like equipment or software) in the year of purchase, instead of writing off […]

Greg Smith Equipment Sales Now Open in Oregon

Greg Smith Equipment Sales is excited to announce the opening of its 8th showroom in Milwaukie, Oregon – just southeast of Portland. Greg Smith Equipment chose Oregon to better serve our customers in the Pacific Northwest. Customers in Northern California, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon and Washington state will be able to take advantage of faster delivery […]

Deciding What Alignment Machines to Purchase

Deciding which alignment machines are best for your repair shop depends on several different factors like the amount of space you have available. You also have to consider whether you want to dedicate specific service bays for alignments or desire the flexibility to use those bays to provide your customers with other repair services. This […]

Convert Any Atlas® Tire Changer into a Motorcycle Tire Changer

Obtaining a motorcycle tire changer for your tire service center or repair shop is not difficult when you purchase any Atlas® tire changer, and add on a set of Atlas® motorcycle and ATV flip adapters. The adapters attach easily to the tire changer and convert it for use with both motorcycle and ATV tires and […]

Find the Best Alignment Machine for Your Shop

There are several different types of alignment machine models to choose from, depending on how you want to set up your service bays in your repair shop. You need to carefully evaluate the options and features on each model, as well as how it needs to be installed, in order to select the best machine […]

A 2 Post Auto Lift Is Offered in Overhead and Baseplate Models

Whenever you are considering a 2-post auto lift, you have to decide whether you want a baseplate lift or an overhead lift. Both types do have to be anchored into the ground for proper stability. The options available between the two models do vary slightly, as well as how they operate. Also, keep in mind […]

Selecting a Tire Changer for Your Business

The Atlas® TC221 tire changer is well suited for small service garages and motorcycle/ATV repair shops. This is a wheel clamp tire changer model designed to work with steel wheels and higher priced alloy wheels without causing damage to the rim or the tire. Other features found on the TC221 include: A tire inflator with […]

Work on Your Bike at Home with a Motorcycle Lift

You can save money on your motorcycle repairs and maintenance by doing them yourself at home. If you like working with tools, have a little patience, and can follow detailed instructions, videos, and other diagrams, working on your bike can fun and rewarding. Not only do you become more familiar with how your motorcycle works, […]