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Tailift Forklift - 9L FG15-18 Series (1.5-1.8T)

All-Star Tire proudly sells and rents high-performing, long-lasting new and used Tailift forklifts.

Tailift has considerable industry expertise and experience in providing superior material handling equipment, and manufacture some of the best forklifts on the market, including the 9L FG15-18 Series (1.5-1.8T).

As an authorized Tailift distributor and dealer, All-Star Tire offers both internal combustion counterbalance Tailift forklifts and electric Tailift forklifts for sale or lease.

For more than 40 years, Tailift forklifts have delivered a unique blend of reliability and durability to handle the most demanding industrial uses. Tailift forklifts are expertly engineered, skillfully crafted and rigidly tested to ensure they provide:

  • Easy Operation
  • Superior Stability
  • Great Performance
  • Ample Comfort
  • Stress-Free Maintenance
  • Quality Tires
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New & Used Tailift Forklift

The 9L FD15-18 Series internal combustion counterbalanced forklift provides the lifting capacities you require for the most demanding uses along with all the innovative features you want in a tough, durable, reliable forklift.

Tailift Forklifts - 9L FG15-18 Series 

Model9L FG15-18 Series
Lifting Capacity3,000-10,000LB (1.5 - 5.0T)
Drive Tire6.50 x 1, 10 Ply, 5 Rim
Steer Tire5.00 x 8, 8 Ply, 3 Rim
Engine TypeNissan K21/GM3.0
Drive Position4 Wheel Sit Down
Lift Height178"


With a number of innovative features, Tailift forklifts are designed to run smoothly and simply.

Multifunctional Instrument Panel

Large, easy-to-see display is centrally located in front of the eye of the operator and provides all information necessary for the operator and service maintenance.

Electric F/R Control Lever

Forward/reverse lever offers easily accessible fingertip control, allowing for fast and flexible directional changes. Gives operator control without removing hand from steering wheel.

Light Lever

Combination light switch and turn signal is integrated into the electric F/R lever for easy access and operation.

Tiltable Steering Column

Easily adjusted into the preferred driving position of any operator.


One of the biggest risks that forklift operators face is tip-overs. Tailift forklifts provide the proper stability to reduce tip-overs and keep your workers and workplace safe.

Heavy Duty Overhead Guard & Chassis

No-bolt construction forms a one-piece, rigid overhead guard and chassis, providing additional strength. With increased stability our trucks can used on uneven surfaces for extended periods of time without bending.

Hydraulic Lift Cylinder Safety

Newly-designed safety check valve decreases speed automatically to avoid damaging goods; also reduces noise levels.

Mast Lock System (optional)

Automatically locks all lifting and tilting functions when the operator leaves the seat. Prevents operator from using the hydraulic functions and drive forklift truck when not seated in proper position.


Unique Transmission

Perfectly-tuned MD series transmission 1.5~3.5T with single-speed and 4-5T with two speed forward and reverse, hydrodynamic transmission allows for sensitive, smooth handling, and optimal speed.

Tailift Hydraulic Steer Aaxle

Reliable, durable rear axle helps prolong service life and lower maintenance costs.


Tailift forklifts are designed with the user experience in mind. Ergonomic design enhancements ensure the operator can complete work comfortably and safely.

High Mounted Rear Combination Lights

Functional Hand Levers

Mini Lever (Optional)

Allows for quick and efficient lifting and tilting.

Deluxe Suspension Seat (Optional)

Grammer suspension seat provides superior comfort and allows operators to maintain safe, healthy posture. Suspension travel accommodates any operator weight, generous fore/aft, seat belt and seatback angle adjustment optimizes comfort, posture and performance.


Tailift forklifts are expertly engineered to make maintenance as easy as possible. Our features make service access simple and safe, which reduces downtime and expense.

Non-Bolt Floorboard

Provides fast, tool-free access to the engine compartment below the floor boards. Saves time during regular servicing.

Insulated Engine Cover

Gas-filled cylinder with an automatic locking device assists in opening and locking cover. With the cover locked open, your technicians have easy access to all service points.

Powerful Engine

Tailift forklifts use industry-standard engines engineered to be low emission and low noise to protect your working environment. Our diesel, gasoline and LPG engines are environmentally friendly with advanced combustion technology for reduced fuel consumption. All engines meet and comply with the EU stage III and US EPA tier III regulations of Directive 97/68.


Tailift forklifts operate smoothly and safely on high-quality, durable, reliable tires. Specifications for the tires used on the 9L FD15-18 Series are:    

Weight: 3000lb

Drive Tire: 6.50 x 1, 10 Ply, 5 Rim

Steer Tire: 5.00 x 8, 8 Ply, 3 Rim

Your Full-Service Tailift Solutions Provider

Not only does All-Star Tire sell and rent durable, reliable Tailift forklifts, we provide high-quality Tailift parts and superior service to new and used Tailift forklifts.

We offer extensive customer support for our entire range of material handling products. Our experienced technicians are always on hand to help with product installation, maintenance and questions relating to Tailift material handling products.

We also provide high-quality replacement parts for Tailift Forklifts, including:

Your perfect Tailift forklift partner

For more than three decades, All-Star Tire Company has supplied high-performing and long-lasting forklift tires, forklift parts, and forklifts to a wide variety of industrial customers across Texas.

All-Star Tire Company was started in the fall of 2000 by Robert Morin and one other employee. Since that small start, All-Star has grown to a fleet of eight service vehicles and a service area that covers Harris and surrounding counties of Texas.

All-Star Tire takes an honest and transparent approach to providing you the very best forklift tires, forklift service and other forklift solutions.

With honesty, integrity and discipline, we provide the highest quality products and services, and deliver exceptional results for our customers, our employees, our vendors, our industry partners, and our stockholders.

All-Star Tire Company is your perfect forklift solutions partner.


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The All-Star Tire Difference

All-Star Tire prides itself in our 30 years of experience in the tire industry. We take an honest and transparent approach to helping you with your tire needs and will help you solve your problem, even if you don’t buy from us.

  • All-Star Tire offers the lowest Cost-Per-Hour tire use in the market.
  • Our approach to fleet management lowers your overall expense by recommending the tires that will maximize your savings for the duration of the tires.
  • Many of our customers who take advantage of our fleet management service have been with us for years as we keep track of their tire use and recommend when it’s time to replace.
  • Our broad knowledge base of industrial tires and equipment allows us to recommend the best solution for your tire needs to keep your equipment moving as long as possible.
  • Fleet Analysis – If you need an honest assessment on ways to save money on your tire expenses give us a call. We conduct an inspection on all your equipment, your processes for maintenance and leave you with an action plan. After that you can decide if you implement it yourself or have our team and products do the work.