M any mechanics own a creeper they use when they need to work under a car, but only few know the true benefits of a topside one. Bending over the top of a vehicle to reach those engine parts that need repairing can be a struggle, especially if you are dealing with a truck or an SUV. Moreover, these repairs can take hours and your back will be the one paying for the uncomfortable position.
Here’s where a topside creeper reveals its best qualities. Built of strong steel, this tool provides stability and is able to hold great weights. Furthermore, most models are adjustable and include wheels for better mobility.
Top 5 Topside Creepers Compared
|Photo||Product Name||Dimensions (in.)||Weight(lbs.)||Weight Capacity (lbs.)||Working Height (ft.)||Material||Price|
|1. Traxion 3-700||52 x 8.2 x 22.2||75||400||75||Steel|
|2. Traxion 3-100||51 x 7 x 24||70||400||64||Steel|
|3. REL Stapleton 1-00020||N/A||79.2||400||64||Steel|
|4. ATD Tools 8116F||49.5 x 23.9 x 6.2||69.8||400||64||Steel|
|5. Traxion 3-120||28 x 18 x 6||17.45||300||39||Steel|