Calculators

Inspection Pit

The inspection pit is actually necessary for motorists wishing independently to carry out repairs or service of their cars. It should be noted if you have even a slight desire independently to inspect the undercarriage of the car, replace the oil, filters, minor repairs, the inspection pit in the garage will be very useful. The inspection pit is usually made of red brick. As well it is an additional source of moisture it is very important to do waterproofing of inspection pit of the ground, as the damp, which will be formed due to bad sealing will go out of the pit and immediately hit by a car, which leads subsequently to the corrosion of the car. However, if you have a cellar in the garage and the entrance to it is through the inspection pit, the dampness obviously could not be avoided, and in this case, you must install a tight-fitting doors to the cellar.

The inspection pit can be along and across the garage. In the latter case it would be very convenient to go down, but you should make the bridge under the wheels of the car to check and if necessary will have to move.

Well depth is chosen from the preferences, and your growth. You can work while lying, you can stand it depends on its depth and your desires.

The width of the inspection pit wells depends on the car, it is necessary to know the cross-axle distance of your car and deduct the 150-200 mm on each side, this will be the width.

If the garage is small, inspection pit must be shifted so that the driver’s door would normally open and the garage wall would not prevent it.

For convenience, perform maintenance vehicle in the walls of the pit can be done in-depth shelf for the convenient location of tools and spare parts.