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Jack adequate after lift?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by horwitzs, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    horwitzs

    horwitzs [OP] Well-Known Member

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    All I could find searching was high-lift jack info.
    If your prowess is better than mine, feel free to flame me but please post a link to the thread if you don't mind :)

    After lifting the truck about 3" can the stock jack still get a front or rear tire clear of the ground for changing?
    I realize the stock jack is probably a piece of shit anyway, but I don't plan on always carrying around my high-lift or a floor jack.
    Thanks.
     
  2. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:46 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Yes. The OEM Jack works fine.
     
  3. Jul 5, 2011 at 10:02 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    Carry a piece of a 4X4 with you to put under the jack. My stock jack was not tall enough after bigger tires and a slight lift.
     
  4. Jul 5, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    ^^^ pretty much what i was thinking. just keep a foot long 2x8 or two in your truck. or mount it to the base of the jack.
     
  5. Jul 5, 2011 at 10:08 AM
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    krimson

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    Yeah, just store a block of wood somewhere in your truck if the OEM jack can't reach.
     
  6. Jul 5, 2011 at 10:10 AM
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  7. Jul 5, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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    You can also get the Hi-Lift jack stand, which works nearly perfect with the stock jack. Only problem is it will run you about $35.00, but it's great if the ground is muddy or soft.
     
  8. Jul 5, 2011 at 1:33 PM
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    horwitzs

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    Thanks for the tips guys.
    I have a toolbox in the back so I'll make sure I've got a block of wood or something.
    I've also got a little shovel so I can build up under the jack or dig under the tire if needed.
     
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