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After Lift...What Jack?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Fmsvandal, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Feb 1, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    Fmsvandal

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    After installing a 3inch lift, what jack do you guys use? I need to figure it out along with getting a full size spare "just in case"....
     
  2. Feb 1, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    mgrande

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    Ive had to use the stock jack a few times on my truck. When I had to move recently I picked up a little $30 jack from the auto place just in case. Which worked out because I ended up needing it. For $30, that and some wood are worth the ease of use over the stock jack (if you have a toolbox to put it in), but sliders and a high lift are the ultimate goal for me as well.
    Edit: I'm still at stock height
     
  3. Feb 2, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    i do not have sliders, but i do have N-FAB side steps....will these work just the same?
     
  4. Feb 2, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    No.
     
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  5. Feb 2, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    08pretaco

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    HELL NO haha those will just break if you try to go that!

    iv been worried about changing a tire if i got a flat for a while now. finally gave into avids sliders and dads buying me a hi lift for my birthday this month! :woot:
     
  6. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    Engage Offroad long travel front and rear with some fat tires.
    if you spend more time on road than off road, another great option is a lightweight floor jack...

    after seeing a hi-lift jack get sketchy during a tire change offroad, i made the switch...

    you can then get a skid plate made to mount it in the floor of the bed...

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  7. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    I bought a 3TON jack from harbor freight. It was about 60 bucks and works great.
     
  8. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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  9. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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  10. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:29 AM
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    it weighs about 100lbs...but rolls very easy, if you can pick up 100lbs its pretty mobile... it doesnt feel that heavy to me...
     
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  11. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    You guys must be weak. I just lift up the truck with one hand and change the tire with the other.
     
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  12. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:38 AM
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    i tried that and shit my pants.
     
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  13. Feb 2, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    i would ask how you get such a strong HAND, but i think i will stick to using a floor jack instead...

    :D
     
  14. Feb 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    Its ok. Im not ashamed. Slapping your mother is a great exercise. She is the one that should be ashamed. :p
     
  15. Feb 2, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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  16. Feb 2, 2010 at 11:10 AM
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  18. Feb 2, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    You can get that exact same jack at Costco for $89 only difference is the Costco one is red and yes it weighs 100lbs.
     
  19. Feb 2, 2010 at 1:45 PM
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    oh that was good...

    :bowdown:
     
  20. Feb 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM
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    Lol.

    That red Jack should work. Hbmurphy has it.
     
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