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Position the lift over the open-
ing and start the lag screws that
fasten it to the floor. But leave the
lag screws loose so you can adjust
the mounting rails later (see 3 KRWR
9 ). Level the lift housing by sliding
shims under the legs (see 3 KRWR).
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At this point, the bolts that hold
the legs to the mounting rails are
loose. The bolt holes are slotted, so
with the legs shimmed and the unit
level, push the mounting rails to the
decking and tighten the bolts that
hold the legs to the mounting rails.
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Build the lift platform and
door, then set the platform assem-
bly on the door. Screw the spring
brackets to the door braces. Then
set the unit inside the corner marks
on the floor.