Frequently Asked Questions
– Have questions about your mobility needs? We have the answers!
You’ve got questions? No problem, G and J Enterprises has the answers! This page contains a list of some of the most common questions we get asked. If you don’t find the answer to your particular question listed here, please give us a call and one of our friendly knowledgeable staff will be glad to answer all of your questions for you.
- Will any lift fit on the exterior of my vehicle?
– No, the lift is based on what wheelchair you will be carrying on the lift, weight of the lift, weight of your wheelchair and size of the hitch on your vehicle.
- Can any lift fit on the inside of my vehicle?
– No, lifts are specific to type of vehicle, size of wheelchair and if placed on passenger side door or rear hatch door.
- What type of hand controls will fit in my vehicle?
– It depends on the year, make and model of your vehicle. For example there are NO hand controls that fit a Saab.
- Are there lifts to fit my motor home?
– Yes and no. The answer Will depend on year, make and model of motorhome and size of the side entry door. Sometimes the original door needs to be removed and a wider door installed before a lift can be installed, sometimes based on the floor plan of the motorhome there are limited or no options but an outside lift might work.
- Is there a lift to get into my tractor or combine cab?
– Yes. Some lifts attach directly to the frame of the tractor and some are installed on a flat bed truck and you drive the truck within6-8 feet of the equipment, transfer onto the lift seat and it will lift you into the equipment using a remote control device.
- If I use a wheelchair can I still drive?
– Yes, there are lowered floor minivans where you can drive from your wheelchair or transfer from your wheelchair using a 6-way power seat that will turn 90 degrees to the right and allow you to transfer from you wheelchair to the minivan van seat, turn the seat back towards to windshield, move it forward to a comfortable distance from the steering wheel, secure your seat belt . You will also require hand controls to operate the accelerator and the brake and a steering knob on the steering wheel to help with turning the steering wheel as your left hand will be one the hand control lever.