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Old 11-14-2013, 09:17 AM   #1
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Stranded on road because of factory jack; what do you do?

If you were stranded on the side of the road because you had the factory jack and a not enough height to jack up the vehicle; what do you do? Would a hi lift jack work? What do you guys carry just in case.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:19 AM   #2
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Hi-lift jack, put it in the receiver if you don't have an hi-lift points, if you don't have a hi-lift jack find a block of wood for the OEM jack.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:20 AM   #3
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throw a couple blocks of wood in the truck.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:23 AM   #4
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Got the factory jack and a high lift. Rock sliders and a receiver hitch.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:25 AM   #5
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The factory jack aint worth a damn and the lug wrench that comes with it is too small to fit my factory lugs.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:26 AM   #7
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This is what i had to do....

^^^Adapt and overcome!
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:27 AM   #9
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I always have spare wood blocks and such to use for jacking up the truck, or for traction purposes.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:29 AM   #11
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I use my Hilift and sliders to raise my truck. My problem is having a stock spare to change out my 33's.... Haha
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:31 AM   #12
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I use my Hilift and sliders to raise my truck. My problem is having a stock spare to change out my 33's.... Haha
Same problem here. lol
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:32 AM   #13
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Lift from better points.
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:33 AM   #14
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Hi-lift and sliders. I also put one of my leather gloves between the hi-lift and the slider for some traction and so the foot of the lift doesn't gouge the slider coating. You can jack the whole side of your truck up with the slider, no need to lift from the front or rear of the truck.
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Best thing to do is put it under the rearend housing where it is suppose to go. Under the lower A-frame in the front and then no matter how much lift you have the factory jack always works.
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Lift from better points.
and/or
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throw a couple blocks of wood in the truck.
This. For installing a spare tire, I jack from either under the LCA or under the diff pumpkin. Both points are not affected by the type of suspension lift you installed.
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:48 AM   #18
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throw a couple blocks of wood in the truck.
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Best thing to do is put it under the rearend housing where it is suppose to go. Under the lower A-frame in the front and then no matter how much lift you have the factory jack always works.
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Re-purpose a bigger (more capable) jack. I carry a humvee scissor jack under the rear seat for emergencies.
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