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Hi-Lift size?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by dylandercole, Mar 11, 2010.

?

which size?

  1. 36''

    0 vote(s)
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  2. 42''

    1 vote(s)
    5.0%
  3. 48''

    14 vote(s)
    70.0%
  4. other

    5 vote(s)
    25.0%
  1. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What size hi-lift jack do people use with a 3'' lift?
     
  2. rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    48" Works great.
     
  3. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    is that overkill though? once I get my sliders I was a hi-lift but dont want one thats way more than I need
     
  4. rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    nah not over kill at all. A 60" is overkill but it good to have the extra lift just in case.
     
  5. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yea makes sense
     
  6. barlowrs

    barlowrs Well-Known Member

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    get the largest you have room for is a good rule of thumb.

    Also depends on what you use it for?

    the 60" is better if you use it for a winch. However, if you only have room for a 48" then get that.

    For example, I have a winch, so do not plan on using it as a winch (though a battery failure could require it). My mounting location is also better suited for a 48" so I got that. however, had I not had a winch, I would probably go with a 60"
     
  7. luk8272

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    I voted other becaue I had a 60" that I had to cut off a bit to make it fit in my bed.
     
  8. fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    i choose the bigger one (thats what she said)
     
  9. HBMurphy

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    60 - Go Big Or Go Home!!! ;) I have the short bed and did not cut mine
     
  10. OSUjake

    OSUjake Dave

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    Where can you go and what kind of a 48" jack lift can you get for a 2002 Taco 4X4 ext cab ???
     
  11. wolfeye

    wolfeye Well-Known Member

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    Murph,
    Could I get a pic of the 60 mounted in your short bed please!
     
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