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Old October 11th, 2018, 15:18   #31
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I think the floor in floor jack means keep on the same story as you use it.
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Old October 11th, 2018, 18:20   #32
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I need an offroad one that doesn't sink in the dirt.
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Old October 12th, 2018, 06:59   #33
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No problem. Pick out your favorite floor jack. You know, the one that rolls around nicely on your garage floor. Then get 2 4 foot lengths of 2 x 6. When you need the jack, just put the wood down to make a suitable platform and jack away.


If this doesn't work, you'll need a 6 man inflatable raft. Slide that under the vehicle, put the wood platform on top, then inflate.


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Old October 17th, 2018, 19:25   #34
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Here is the one I bought and use for the last 4 years.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old October 17th, 2018, 21:36   #35
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This guy sells really good stuff https://www.gregsmithequipment.com/
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Old October 19th, 2018, 16:52   #37
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I didn't read this whole thread, but it's hard to beat the Harbor Freight Chinese Racing Jacks. They have 1.5 and 3 ton. Also low profile.
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Old October 19th, 2018, 20:18   #38
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I didn't read this whole thread, but it's hard to beat the Harbor Freight Chinese Racing Jacks. They have 1.5 and 3 ton. Also low profile.

X2 I use the HF 2 ton RapidPump Aluminum Racing low profile jack and have ZERO complaints

Hey, RabbitGTI, post #27 is yours from over a year ago stating the same thing. lol! this thread is 10 years old with 2 resurrections
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Old October 22nd, 2018, 19:34   #39
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I'll just buy a jack from Harbor Freight- I have the 1.5 ton aluminum racing one. I've had it 3 or 4 years now, works good still. My son bought the Daytona 3 ton low profile steel one(orange), that one works really nice and lifts really high(I think around 24"), but it is HEAVY. I also have a craftsman floor jack in a plastic case, a Husky one I bought when we had our Jeep, as that one had a piece you could add to get more height, but that one leaks down and has a problem lifting now. I also have an old K-mart floor jack we bought for my Dad way back in the early 80's, it actually still works.
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