inspection pit

inspection pit

n
(Automotive Engineering) a hole in the floor of a garage, etc from which the underside of a vehicle can be examined and serviced
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At the front on each side of the deep garden is a driveway offering parking for several cars and leading to two brick garages, one of which has an inspection pit and hoist.
The large rear garden has a big brick store with a pitched roof which has the potential for various other uses and the side garage includes an inspection pit, particularly useful for the home mechanic.
In the integral tandem garage the original inspection pit makes home car repairs easier for the mechanically inclined.
The new carriage shed will enable full WHR sets to be stored under cover and an extension to the 14 road inspection pit will enable more carriages to be examined and maintained while minimising the need to move the set.
By diving into the inspection pit, the loco parked over him had saved his life, said Charlie, whose first link with the industrial locomotives was in the early war years when the ICI sidings were a vital supply line.
The double garage has up-andover doors, electric power points, window to the side and an inspection pit.
There is an animal store with former stables, a garage with inspection pit and an additional storage area.
There is also a driveway and a detached garage with storage loft and vehicle inspection pit.
Instead of moving the bus over an inspection pit, the pair had tried to fix the fault while it was still on the garage floor.
Maintaining flat surfaces, floor, inspection pit, etc.
Mr Christodoulides was tied to a chair and tortured at his home in Kilburn, northwest London, before Papalexis dumped his body in a garage inspection pit and fled to Florida.

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