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Old 02-25-2016, 11:30 PM   #1
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What are you guys using? I've seen the Race Ramp ones but I'm not sure how durable they are, they seem pretty lightweight. Any alternatives?
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The 5ft ladder style with the truck's rear wheels on Rhino Ramps. I'd like to replace them with longer aluminum ramps so I don't have to mess with driving the truck up on ramps.

I see a lot of people using Race Ramps at the track to extend doors/ramps.
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The 5ft ladder style with the truck's rear wheels on Rhino Ramps. I'd like to replace them with longer aluminum ramps so I don't have to mess with driving the truck up on ramps.

I see a lot of people using Race Ramps at the track to extend doors/ramps.
I've been using heavy steel ramps to back the truck onto so I can load the car sans splitter and bumper onto my trailer. I recently acquired Race Ramps from my brother...so much lighter and easy to deal with there is no going back. I'd highly recommend the Race Ramp! The cradle system for the garage is also a great way to get some jobs done without using jack stands.
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Race Ramps are great, a bunch of our customers use them on cars that weigh almost twice what a Miata does. They hold up really well and are super light.
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+1 on the Rhino ramps under the trucks rear wheels. I just use the trailers 4' ladder ramps with 2x12 inserts. I rolled under the pinch weld once before the 2x12 inserts.
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I used 2x8s screwed together, 3 tall, with the old utility trailer with those garbage angle iron ramps made for farm equipment. Before that I used rhino type ramps on the truck. That was a PITA.
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Tilting trailer with short gate (original owner bought it for his snowmobile).
I needed extra ramps to clear even a stock nose.
A 12' 2x8" cut in half (at an angle) have served me well.
The cheap hand winch works well at that low angle.

The tilt makes the trailer rear edge just 12" off the ground though.
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