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Post Pics or stories of having to use your Hi Lift Jack

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Shmellmopwho, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. Sep 18, 2015 at 12:31 PM
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    Shmellmopwho

    Shmellmopwho [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Don't know if this has been covered before but I haven't really seen any threads on it, I'm bored at work and thought this would be a fun one.

    I'll start it off. I was doing the Mojave Trail and I was crossing a dry lake bed. Decided to mess around and do a couple donuts. Hit a small ditch while drifting sideways and popped the bead. Was gonna put the spare on but my retarded self left the key for the lock to my spare at home. So I had to take the wheel off and try all kinds of crap to get the tire to pop back on to the wheel. Used a ratchet strap around the middle of the tire to try to pop it outwards on to the rim and jumped on it, kicked it, bounced it, etc...Finally got it to seat on the rim properly. Fun process haha. Moral of the story is I'm very GRATEFUL I had my Hi Lift jack! Great investment.


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  2. Sep 18, 2015 at 4:43 PM
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    Bump? Nobody with pics or stories?
     
  3. Sep 18, 2015 at 4:50 PM
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    Connormc11

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    interested to see where this goes. don't have anything to contribute. yet...
     
  4. Sep 18, 2015 at 5:03 PM
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    Me too man. Hopefully we can get some cool things posted up here. Haha I like the "yet" part. Maybe someday you'll really need yours!!
     
  5. Sep 18, 2015 at 5:06 PM
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    Good job getting that tire to re seat. That can be a pain in the ass at home in the garage sometimes.
     
  6. Sep 18, 2015 at 6:02 PM
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    Haha thanks man. Yeah it took like an hour of beating it up haha, but finally got it to work.
     
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  7. Sep 18, 2015 at 7:45 PM
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    Pics of hi lift in use?
     
  8. Sep 18, 2015 at 7:47 PM
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    Not I, I don't need one. My 4X4 is a low rider in comparison.
     
  9. Sep 18, 2015 at 7:50 PM
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    I've seen tons of pictures with people using their hi lifts... :tumbleweed:
     
  10. Sep 18, 2015 at 8:09 PM
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    Haha gotcha
    That's what I'm saying dude, I feel like there would be some pictures here. Who doesn't like to see pictures of a good recovery or trail fix?
     
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  11. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:22 AM
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    Shmell I noticed your in Torrance. I was stationed in SoCal in the early 80's. Did a lot of riding in hungry valley and Gorman. Loved the desert areas. Did Barstow to Vegas back in the day on a bike.
     
  12. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:24 AM
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    If not to just share a story, it can be for people to learn the best ways to use it and seeing how people got out of the situation they were in.
     
  13. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:34 AM
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    This is about all I have...used it to change my coilovers out.

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    ive heard there's a way you can set a bead using a hilift...

    anyone care to chime in on this?
     
  15. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:47 AM
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    I've only heard of breaking a bead using a high lift.....could be wrong though.
     
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    Yeah man I live about 4 miles from the beach. Love it hear. Hungry Valley is fun, was there a few months back. I did the Mojave Trail last year from Laughlin to Barstow. Super fun desert for sure!

    Exactly! :thumbsup:

    Nice man! Thanks for sharing, they totally come in handy. I used mine in the rear of my truck to work on my rear suspension a little bit.
     
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    Things I have used the Hi Lift for:

    Lifting trucks on to jack stands for servicing, no big deal.

    Winching a Jeep out of a mud hole.... that was fun.

    Popping the beads on my tires, to add TPM sensors

    Love the Hi Lift, they're so versatile
     

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