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Hi-Lift Jack - Operation Question

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Ross Dence, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Ross Dence

    Ross Dence [OP] New Member

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    I just purchased a 48inch steel Hi-Lift jack and am having trouble getting the jack into a locked postion so I can begin jacking things up. I read the instructions and when I attempt to push the pin upwards into the "locking" postion, I can only get it half way up. I see where the pin/arm will "lock" but I cannot lift the pin high enough to secure a locking postion.

    Has anyone had this problem with the Hi-Jack lift? If so, your help is appreciated.
     
  2. BRP27

    BRP27 When I grow up I want to be just like Me

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    3 in Ultimate ToyTec, set @ 2.5 in. AAL PINCH Weld Mod ( beat the pinch weld over inside the fender) Painted the pinch weld on bottom of cab Black Hi Lift Knock off
    Pursuade it to work with a rubber mallet, followed by a hammer if the mallet does not work
     
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    I used to have to kick mine. I just spray it down liberally with Wd40 when i need to use it.
     
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  5. Ross Dence

    Ross Dence [OP] New Member

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    Thanks everyone. I applied the advice and used a little more force to get the jack locking lever working properly and I am good to go now. I will follow the preparation and maintainence instructions in the video - which was great by the way.
     
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