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taller jack?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by dylandercole, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The jacks I have (both the one that came with the truck and a floor jack) are too short to really jack my truck up now. and its going to be a little worse when i get my tires. so is there a jack that i can get that has higher lift. I know about hi-lift jacks but i dont have sliders or anywhere to use it otherwise id get one of those. right now im stacking wood under or ontop of the jacks
     
  2. 1BlkT

    1BlkT Mod'n on a Budget

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    I'm in the market for a new floor jack right now, hopefully I can find one with a little more lift than what I have.

    I stumbled across this the other day, in the 4th photo he has a jack extension. It would be nice to find one of those I think.

    http://ttora.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24312
     
  3. Stu

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    Not much yet, got a pretty good sound system w/ my custom sub box. Plan on adding more lights & a tool box.
    I have a 20' stick of 4"x6" douglas fir. I'll sell ya a jack extender... As long as you get the jack centered, this is no problem.
     
  4. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thats pretty much what iv been doing. have to work with what you have.

    and that jack extender is pretty sweet. but i dont think it would fit on my floor jack.
     
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    You may want to use a 2x4 small cut of wood. Even with my sears floor jack I always use a 2x4 between the frame and the jack. Just make sure you line it up good.
     
  6. dylandercole

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    yea. its worked so far. but im also concerned about if i get a flat. I keep some wood in my bed box to help out the jack but it really doesnt work well.
     
  7. Stu

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    Not much yet, got a pretty good sound system w/ my custom sub box. Plan on adding more lights & a tool box.
    The fewer pices of wood, the better. I use a 4x6 with my floor jack, just pay attention when the wood contacts the axle, if it isn't aligned correctly, you'll know it.
     
  8. dylandercole

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    thats why im trying to find a better jack. id like to have the right equipment instead of jerry rigging it.
     
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    Not much yet, got a pretty good sound system w/ my custom sub box. Plan on adding more lights & a tool box.
    I hear ya. guess most folks who lift, get sliders & bumpers so they can use a high-lift. Isn't there a "better" scissor-lift type jack for this application? What's everyone else who lifts w/o sliders doing??
    I'm not lifted (Yet), but sliders and bumper are in-progress, first.
     
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  11. dylandercole

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    Thats what im wondering? i plan on getting a rear bumpert and sliders in the future but that wont be for a while
     
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