Forward Lift's New DP15 Lift Has Low-Profile Two-Stage Arms

Aug. 16, 2017
Forward Lift’s new DP15 two-post lift  services cars, trucks, vans and small buses weighing up to 15,000 pounds.

Forward Lift’s new DP15 two-post lift  services cars, trucks, vans and small buses weighing up to 15,000 pounds.

The company says low-profile two-stage arms with lightweight adapters provide flexibility for spotting and lifting a wide range of vehicles. High-strength heavy-gauge steel symmetrical columns on substantial base plate foundations provide stability and support for years of reliable performance.

 “The new DP15 is a well-constructed and versatile 15,000-pound capacity two-post lift that improves shop profitability by expanding the range of vehicles that can be serviced,” says John Uhl, director, light-duty Article management for Forward Lift parent company Vehicle Service Group. “The DP15 has the capacity and durability to pick up work trucks, vans and even small buses, for many years to come.”

The Forward Lift DP15 two-post lift comes standard with eight aircraft-grade aluminum truck adapter extensions to reach the recommended pickup points on a wide range of vehicles. These are heavy-duty adapters without the heavy weight, making them easy to position. They are conveniently stored on the included column bracket when not in use.

The DP15 features Forward Lift’s unique Direct-Pull Lift Technology, which replaces common push cylinders in the lift columns with direct-pull cylinders. This design protects the cylinder rod inside the carriage when lowered, and inside the cylinder housing when raised. This high efficiency, low maintenance technology provides the best mechanical advantage against side loading, one of the most common causes for cylinder leaks.

Additional features on the Forward Lift DP15 two-post lift include a single-point lock release for easy lowering of the vehicle and a closed loop hydraulic system to protect against hydraulic contamination. The lift can be purchased at one of three heights to meet the needs of any shop.

Third-party tested and certified by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) to meet industry safety and performance standards, the Forward Lift DP15 two-post lift is available through more than 100 Forward Lift authorized distributors across North America, as well as from most national auto parts retailers.

For more information about the new Forward Lift DP15 two-post lift, visit, contact your local Forward Lift distributor or call (800) 423-1722. For more information about choosing the right two-post lift for your shop, download the free Two-Post Lift Buyer Guide,

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