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Two Post Lift – SPOA10 | Asymmetric Lift | Shockwave™ Available


Capacity: 10,000 lbs.

The world’s best selling asymmetrical lift is updated to service a broader range of vehicles – with one innovative arm design!

  • Patented two-piece, three-stage arm
  • Vehicle Spotting Speed & Ease
  • Performance tested to 20,000 lift cycles
  • True asymmetrical rotated column design
  • ALI Gold Certified (SPOA10TrioX)


Rotary’s tried and true asymmetric two post lift is the only lift you’ll ever need.  This versatile lift can be configured in a multitude of ways. You can choose which arms to include on the lift.  You can choose to make the lift faster with Shockwave™. You can choose what adapters are included with the lift to make your job and life easier.  Rotary engineers have created a patented two-piece, three-stage asymmetrical arm that accommodates a wider range of vehicles.

Versatility in matching the right adapters on a single lift is a win for any service bay and adapters are now interchangeable with three vehicle contact options. Flip up adapters, round adapters and truck adapters. Technicians can choose the best adapter set for each vehicle to be serviced all on the same arm.


The SPOA10 can be configured with TRIO™ arms.


The SPOA10 can be configured with Shockwave™.


The SPOA10 can be configured with standard arms.
220 Volt Standard Power Unit


Models SPOA10-TRIO-FA SPOA10-TRIO-TA SPOA10-TRIO-RA SPOA10-Conventional 2 stage Arms
Arm Type Trio™ 3-Stage Design Trio™ 3-Stage Design Trio™ 3-Stage Design Conventional 2-Stage Design
Adapters Flip-Up Truck Round Standard Flip-Up
Capacity 10,000 lbs. 10,000 lbs. 10,000 lbs. 10,000 lbs.
Rise 72 3/4″ to 78 3/8″ 72 1/8″ to 73 3/8″ 72 1/16″ to 73 5/16″ 72 3/4” – 78 3/8”
Rise with Shockwave 75 3/4″ to 81 3/8″ 75 1/8″ to 76 3/8″ 75 1/16″ to 76 5/16″ 75 3/4” – 81 3/8”
Overall Height 11′ 8 1/2″ 11′ 8 1/2″ 11′ 8 1/2″ 11′ 8 1/2″
Overall Width 11′ 5 3/8″ 11′ 5 3/8″ 11′ 5 3/8″ 11′ 5 3/8″
Drive-Thru 95 1/4″ 95 1/4″ 95 1/4″ 95 1/4″
Front Arm Min/Max 21 3/4″ – 43 1/2″ 20 1/2″ – 40 3/4″ 20 1/2″ – 40 3/4″ 24″- 40 3/4″
Rear Arm Min/Max 37″ – 61″ 34 1/2″ – 58 1/4″ 34 1/2″ – 58 1/4″ 40 1/4″- 61″
Min. Adapter Height 4 3/4″ 4 1/8″ 3 31/32″ 4 3/4″
Max. Adapter Height 10 1/4” 5 3/8″ 5 1/4″ N/A
Min. Bay Size 12’x24′ 12’x24′ 12’x24′ 12’x24′
Required Ceiling Height 12′ 12′ 12′ 12′
Required Ceiling Height w/ Shockwave 12′ 6″ 12′ 6″ 12′ 6″ 12′ 6″
FJ5153 1′ Height Extension
Required Ceiling Height
13′  w/ Shockwave 13’6″ 13′ w/ Shockwave 13’6″ 13′ w/ Shockwave 13’6″ 13′ w/ Shockwave 13’6″
FJ5154 2′ Height Extension
Required Ceiling Height
14′ w/ Shockwave 14’6″ 14′ w/ Shockwave 14’6″ 14′ w/ Shockwave 14’6″ 14′ w/ Shockwave 14’6″
Motor 2 HP 2 HP 2 HP 2 HP
Motor Shockwave 5 HP 5 HP 5 HP 5 HP
Voltage 208v-230v 208v-230v 208v-230v 208v-230v
Voltage with Shockwave 110V 110V 110V 110V
Time of Full Rise/Decent 45 secs./40 secs. 45 secs./40 secs. 45 secs./40 secs. 45 secs./40 secs.
Full Rise/Decent Shockwave 25 secs./19 secs. 25 secs./19 secs. 25 secs./19 secs. 25 secs./19 secs.
* Denotes Shockwave Specs        

Product Reviews

10 reviews for SPOA10

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    Out of my 2 shops I have only 5 Rotary 3 – SPOA9 & 2 – SPOA10. I wish I had started buying Rotarys’ first. I’ve got Challenge, Benpak and Hunter. I’d have bought all Rotarys. While the Hunter’s have stood up well I’ve had to repair almost all the rest at some time. The 3 are 25 years old and I’ve had 1 pump fail after 7 years. The 2 are new bought in 2012. I personally like the SPOA10’s myself. The front arm’s are tirples, much smoother and easier to pull out. I bought the round extensions with the flats that screw up by hand. With it and the extensions I can adjust to any height within a 1/4 of an inch. I’d give it 5 starts but the newest one had an upper hose seeping from the start, nothing a rag a week didn’t take care of until they sent me a new one.

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    Bob Burmood

    how many adapter extensions come with this lift ?

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      This lift can be configured in many ways. If you’re referring to adapters that accept extensions, then normally it’ll come with 4 short and 4 long adapter extensions. It could also come with flip-up adapters that have extensions that fit over top the actual adapter. Please note we’re referring to adapters as the part of the lift that engages or contacts the vehicle. Some refer to these areas as “feet” or “pads”.

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    Send me price

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    How much it is cost?

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    Brian Norfolk

    I have a SPOA10 at home and it works. I looked at several lifts before I purchased a Rotary. They may cost a little more but it’s money well spent. A guy on my road has a big service garage with five lifts none are Rotary. He always has one or two not usable because of cables, hoses, locks, leaks. My lift at work I’ve had six years and the one at home, four years. Both lifts have never let me down. I bought all the attachments for the arms again money well spent.

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      Rotary Lift

      Thank you for the review. It’s nice to hear from the owners of our products! We continually deliver to our industry the world’s best lifts.

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    I personally don’t own any of these, however I have worked with them for fifteen years, between two extremely busy dealerships, all with SPOA10’s along with different four post lifts, 12,000 two post lifts and 18,000 pound two post lifts. These things are absolutely rock solid. We get them inspected and maintained every year by the installing company and I’ve only seen one power pack fail. I would love an SPOA10 at home, they will lift anything you can throw at them, and feel safe underneath them.

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      Rotary Lift

      Thanks for the great comment Doug!

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    Andrew Coffey

    How do I get the specifications to design the foundation and anchorage for one of these lifts?

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      Rotary Lift

      One of our distributors can help you with anchoring the lifts. If you’re talking about a baseplate template they can help you with that as well. Use our service installer locator to find the nearest in your area.

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    Thinking about buying one from my friend spo10n700 not sure what the differences are from the spo10.
    Hope you can help .

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      Rotary Lift

      That is the full model number when ordering a lift from our distribution network.

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    Tim Schur

    I am confused on what size lift I need..

    the largest vehicle I will be working on is a 2019 dodge ram 3500 mega cab dully curb weight of the truck is 7500lbs. my GVW is 11400.

    Would a 9000lb lift be sufficient for this or do I need to go up to the 10000lb lift or even higher.

    Does the lift go by curb weight or GVW of the vehicle? looking on line I found a chart that states I need a 11000 to 15000lb lift?

    Also can the controls on the lift be lowered since I am confined to a wheelchair?

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      Rotary Lift

      The weight of the vehicle would be curb weight, correct. It’s the vehicle total weight and anything that could come with it, such as cargo if you have toolboxes, things of that nature. It’s always better to error on the higher side so you can work on anything that might come through the door.
      Since we make the product in the United States we can accommodate customizations like moving the controls lower. Your best option is to work with one of our distributors and they can pass the info to us for anything custom.
      Please use this link to talk with a distributor and include our conversation here in your messages to them.

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    Am planning on putting up a new building next Spring. How thick does the concrete floor need to be? I am looking at the SP0A10 Model.

    Thank you

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      Rotary Lift

      Min Concrete Thickness- ANSI/ALI ALCTV: 2006 Standard
      4-1/4″ (108mm)

      We have a frequently asked question area here if you have any other questions.

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