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using a highlift without sliders??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by wolfgang123, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. Jun 6, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    wolfgang123

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    is it possible? where would i place the jack? i dont have money for sliders but i do have a highlift, and my jack for the truck broke on me the other day :(
     
  2. Jun 6, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    high lifts have a bunch of accessories that you should be able to use to get it off the ground with no body damage
     
  3. Jun 6, 2010 at 2:18 PM
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    x2 on the hi lift accessories. There's something to lift from the wheels but I don't think that would be good for swapping a spare on there. For the rear you could use the hitch.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    x2 on using the hitch for the rear
     
  6. Jun 6, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    yeah im looking to use it instead of replacing my broken stock jack. so i would need to able to swap tires and such.
     
  7. Jun 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    So far south in Texas my feet are in salt water
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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
    I have a reciever hitch on the front and the back. I use the hi lift in the recievers to lift the front or back. The truck is lifted and a stock jack doesnt work for me. I don't have sliders

    They make recievers for the front of tacomas. It is a simple bolt up.

    here is a pic
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  8. Jun 6, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    where you get the front hitch???
     
  9. Jun 6, 2010 at 8:11 PM
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    i use the hi-lift lift mate and bring a jackstand along to drop the axle on to swap tires. works perfect
     
  10. Jun 6, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    yes but where do you put the highlift as to not damage the body? that the problem.
     
  11. Jun 7, 2010 at 4:48 AM
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    So far south in Texas my feet are in salt water
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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
    Ebay its made by Curt
     
  12. Jun 7, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    if you have a jack stand, you can use the wheel-mate to do the actual lifting, and still be able to swap out a tire
     
  13. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:47 AM
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    Sorry Threadjack. This is what I want. Going to be getting one of those hitch mount winches b/c i don't exactly want one permanently attached. Got a buddy that has this mounted on his jeep and works freaking great.
     
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    Get the hilift wheel adapter. I use one on my truck, and keep a 6 ton jackstand with me when going on long adventures off road.
     
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    I wouldn't recommend getting a Hi Lift to replace your home jack. Get a good beefy floor jack for use when your working on it in your driveway or garage.

    You will not be able to jack from anywhere on a stock truck unless you have the wheel accessory as mentioned, or two receiver hitches front and back. But even then that's pretty inconvenient imho.

    Hi Lifts should be used on the trail, and in conjunction with jack stands if you're going to be underneath it.
     
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    i'll be running that exact setup by the end of the summer....glad you're happy with it:)
     
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    x2^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
  18. Jun 8, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    ok guys thanks for the info, i guess i will pick up a bottle jack or something to cary with me. i am also buying one of those front hitchs for when i get my winch...thanks guys
     
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    I just read something that could make using the hitch a bad idea. The truck could go side to side and the hi lift could slip out of it or be moved to an angle.
     
  20. Jun 8, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    So far south in Texas my feet are in salt water
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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
    That not an Hitch only issue. Hi lifts are famous for going side to side and the truck falling
     
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