Jay Leno Selects Stertil-Koni Heavy Duty Vehicle Lifts for 70 Year-old Fire Truck Restoration

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Vintage vehicle buff and world famous talk show host, Jay Leno, selects cutting edge, heavy duty vehicle lifts from industry leader, Stertil-Koni, to restore a 1941 fire truck.

Talk show host and comedian Jay Leno shows how to repair a vintage firetruck using heavy duty vehicle lifts from the industry leader, Stertil-Koni

Talk show host and comedian Jay Leno shows how to repair a vintage firetruck using heavy duty vehicle lifts from the industry leader, Stertil-Koni

Stertil-Koni, the recognized leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts, is proud to have the company’s wireless mobile column lifts personally selected by Jay Leno.

What’s the best way to install a state-of-the-art frictionless, induction breaking system in a 1941 American LaFrance Fire Truck?

At Jay Leno’s Garage the answer is simple: first get a set of Stertil-Koni ST 1082 Wireless Mobile Column Lifts. As Jay knows, Stertil-Koni takes heavy duty vehicle lifting to new heights. Each of the company’s hydraulic ST 1082 mobile column lifts has a capacity of 18,000 lbs. per column and a set of four on Jay’s shop floor has a capacity of 72,000 lbs. – easily handling the lifting and lowering of the TV star’s eight-ton classic, V12 engine monster fire truck.

As a dedicated vehicle enthusiast and knowledgeable technician, Jay Leno enthusiastically explores the very latest in vehicle servicing and restoration techniques in his highly acclaimed series, Jay Leno’s Garage (http://www.jaylenosgarage.com).    

That’s why Stertil-Koni, the recognized leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts, is proud to have the company’s hydraulic lifts personally selected by Jay. Industry experts, like Jay, recognize that Stertil-Koni’s mobile column lifts are distinguished by their highly dependable hydraulic lifting system that operates quickly, efficiently and smoothly – with low maintenance – in contrast to certain mechanical lifting approaches.

Clearly, one of the most eye-catching features of the Stertil-Koni 1082 is its wireless capability. These lifts require minimal set up time, as no interconnecting cables are required, and utilize a 24 VDC system, so no external power source is needed to operate them. The result is a superior heavy duty lifting system, with maximum access to the vehicle and no risk of tripping.

About Stertil-Koni USA, Inc.

Stertil-Koni is the global market leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts –bus lifts and truck lifts – and is the preferred supplier to the world’s leading companies in the truck and bus industries. Stertil-Koni's breadth of products meets all ranges of lifting needs and includes mobile lifts, two-post, four-post, in-ground piston lifts, parallelogram lifts, half-scissors and its innovative axle-engaging,in-ground, scissor lift configuration, ECOLIFT. Stertil-Koni has also recently introduced DIAMOND LIFT, a full rise telescopic piston lift designed to set new standards in precision heavy duty lifting. Stertil-Koni is headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland and has a major production facility in Streator, Illinois.

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