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Harbor Freight 3 Ton Jack - Good?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Phisherman, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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    Phisherman

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  2. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:39 AM
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    TacoCat

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    I have a 3 ton craftsman floor jack and it does the job just fine. Don't see why that one wouldnt.
     
  3. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    yup. both me and my dad have the HF ones and they work like they should. If you can, I would say go look in a guns and ammo magazine and they usually have coupons for the lightweight version, I think with the coupon they are around 60-70 bucks
     
  4. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    I have the older orange version and it works like a champ, had it about 2 years now.I got it off recommendation from another buddy. And it worked good with my 91 Chevy 2500 too
     
  5. Dec 13, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    Phisherman

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    All I needed to hear. Follow up...what is the proper jack point for lifting whole front end on a Prerunner XCab V6? An jack stand positioning? Appreciate the help.
     
  6. Dec 13, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    Don't forget the 20% off coupon if you get it.
    ETA: coupon valid through 2-11-12

    20%.jpg
     
  8. Dec 16, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    they work great! ive had the orange one for about 3 years now
     
  9. Dec 16, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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  10. Dec 16, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    Look in your owners manual :D
     
  11. Dec 17, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    For lifting both front tires I use the crossmember as a lift point. Also don't forget the parking brake and a chock behind a rear tire.
     
  12. Dec 18, 2011 at 8:09 AM
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    I have that 3 ton jack from HF. I've used it plenty and it works great. I just doesn't go as high as I'd like but it definitely works well.
     
  13. Dec 18, 2011 at 8:11 AM
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  14. Dec 18, 2011 at 8:53 AM
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    I recently bought a 2.5 ton floor jack from Napa.
    $99 and works great.
     
  15. Dec 18, 2011 at 8:59 AM
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