Residential Garage Door Track Options

Standard Radius Track Option

Standard Radius

Most common garage door track. Used for typical applications.

2" Track
Headroom:
12" Radius = 12" Required
15" Radius = 14.25" Required
Sideroom = 4.5" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 23" Required

3" Track
Headroom = 16.5" Required
Sideroom = 5.5" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 25" Required

Low Headroom Front Mount

Low Headroom, Front Mount Spring

Used when headroom is limited for proper door operation.

2" Track
Headroom = 9.5" Required
Sideroom = 4.5" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 23" Required

3" Track
Headroom = 14" Required
Sideroom = 6½" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 25" Required (800 lb. limit on door weight)

Low Headroom Rear

Low Headroom, Rear Mount Spring

Used when headroom is extremely limited for proper door operation. Requires a minimum of 4.5” of headroom.

2" Track
Headroom = 4.5" Required
Sideroom = 6" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 30" Required

3" Track
Headroom = 8.5" Required
Sideroom = 6.5" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 32" Required
(1,200 lb. limit on door weight)

Residential High Lift Track Option

High Lift

Used when there is ample headroom (over 30”) and additional workspace clearance is required. Often used to help track avoid obstacles in the garage such as an entry/pass door or other structural elements.

2" Track
Headeroom = HL + 9"
Sideroom = 4.5" Required

3" Track = HL + 11"
Headroom = 11" Required
Sideroom = 5.5" Required

Vertical Lift Track Option

Vertical Lift

Used when there is at least the door height plus 12” of headroom clearance. This option helps provide more vertical space in the garage.

2" Track
Headroom = Door Height + 12" Required
Sideroom = 4.5" Required
Backroom = 23" Required

3" Track
Headroom = Door Height + 12" Required
Sideroom = 5.5" Required
Backroom = 23" Required

Roof Pitch Lift Track Option

Follow Roof Pitch Lift

Enables additional workspace for application with sloped ceilings.

2" Track (15" Radius)
Headroom = 14.25" Required
Sideroom = 4.5" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 23" Required

3" Track
Headroom = 16.5" Required
Sideroom = 5.5" Required
Backroom = Door Height + 25" Required

Note:

Dimensions listed cover the most common applications, up to 8’ high doors, and using standard torsion springs with track vertical resting on the floor. Some door or spring configurations will need additional headroom due to different components required to counter balance the door.

Garage Door Track Replacement & Service

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