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Floor Jack

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dalesrn, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Oct 17, 2011 at 11:08 AM
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    dalesrn

    dalesrn [OP] Tacoma TSS

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    Any suggestions on a floor jack for my PreRunner? I have an older one that only goes up 14", and that is not enough to lift the front wheels off of the ground. I do not want to spend a lot of money, I only use it for tire rotations, and I put jack stands under it while I'm doing the rotation. I've used my OEM bottle jack a few times, but that is getting old. A floor jack is so much easier.

    What is the height I need in order to lift the front?
     
  2. Oct 17, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    UndefinedTaco

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  3. Oct 17, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    if you have the room get a nice floor jack, I wanted one but the wife bought me a 3T with the removable handle, I wanted a fully attached one since I now have the room, but oh well, it works.
    I believe mine raises to 19 or 21" with the supplied "SUV" extension. it lifts the front of my DCLB 4x4 with no problems.

    2x4's on your current jack also works to get some extra height if its just for occasional use.
     
  4. Oct 17, 2011 at 11:13 AM
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    afd23a

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  5. Oct 17, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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  6. Oct 17, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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  7. Oct 17, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    lol..its been in my shopping cart since last week. I'll probably end up buying it. so this might just work out for you
     
  8. Oct 17, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    ME TOO!!!
     
  9. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    damn it it was $69 last friday and now its $95. I m kicking my self
     
  10. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:08 PM
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  13. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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  14. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:25 PM
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    I got that Sears 3 ton jack on sale as a package deal with stands and a creeper a couple years back...so far everything works good.
     
  15. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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  16. Oct 17, 2011 at 6:19 PM
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    I'm in the same situation. I have an aluminum racing jack from sears but the seals leak so it won't hold. Need to get a new jack, was thinking of getting something in the 3 ton range aluminum as well so I can stow it in my bed for long trips or whatever. Although I do have plans to purchase a Hi-Lift.
     
  17. Oct 17, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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  18. Oct 17, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    :rofl:
     
  19. Oct 17, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

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    just put an extension on it.

    6x6 block hardwood block works real well
     
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