Problem:Let's say the item to be hoisted weighs 85 lbs and that the height of your garage is 12 ft. With a weight of 85 lbs the 7802 Hoister is your basic system (max weight of 90 lbs). However, the standard 7802 Hoister is set up for a 10 ft. ceiling. This is not enough height to get from the car top all the way up to the ceiling and still be able to lower your item to the floor. Solution:The solution is to buy the 7802.12. It is the same basic system as the 7802, but has the ability to hoist from the floor to a 12 ft. ceiling. Harken Hoisters are available in 12 ft and 16 ft lengths.