Lifters shoot out plunges with balloons tied onto them that stick on the enemy on contact. The opponent is then lifted until being destroyed by an oppenent's weapon. If not destroyed by then, the balloon will automatically on it's own. Lfters are deadly to ranged weapon machines, as the balloon will be harder to pop.
You will unlock lifter at prestige 4 stage 0. They can be obtained in all gang boxes.
To use lifters, it would be ideal to get under the enemy before the balloon pops, so try using a harpoon or a booster. Try using fast wheels, such as bigfoot, tires, or sticky tires. Also, try using the shotgun with the lifter since shotguns deals knockback. With the lifter, it can just flip almost every opponents.
HOW TO COUNTER
You can counter a lifter by adding a spinning blades, drills, rocket launchers, or chainsaws to your body since they can pop the balloon that is lifting you up. Yeet