Floor Jack Recommendations

AssBurns

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I’ve got a Low Profile from HF that has one of the higher max lift heights. Mostly pleased with it. I broke half the mechanism, so it’s slow currently.

Also got a Pro Eagle Big Wheel about a year ago. Nice quality. Pump speed isn’t the quickest. Pad extension is supposed to be inserted more that I did, oooops.

Jack Stands:
A few little ones good for working on axle outside of vehicles.
A pair of 6-tons are good for normal vehcikes
A pair of 12-tons are great for tall rigs like my stuff.

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How do you like your Pro Eagle? Worth the cost?

I need to get a set of tall jack stands. Idk what the weight rating is on them but I’m guess around 6 ton. I thought about buying a set and making them about a foot taller with some angle iron. I also need some little ones for working on cars. Sucks having to lift a car 2 feet off the ground just to do brakes. Luckily little jack stands are cheap.
 

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How do you like your Pro Eagle? Worth the cost?

I need to get a set of tall jack stands. Idk what the weight rating is on them but I’m guess around 6 ton. I thought about buying a set and making them about a foot taller with some angle iron. I also need some little ones for working on cars. Sucks having to lift a car 2 feet off the ground just to do brakes. Luckily little jack stands are cheap.

I wish it was quicker to lift.

But it’s amazing for rolling over hoses and cords and rocks and small steps going between the shop and garage.
 
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I have the first one you linked and love it. Bought it after I put the 37s on - my old one would not lift the front high enough to get the tires off.
 

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The Daytona Jack is the very same as a Snapon Jack that sells for 700 bucks on the truck. Snap on tried suing HF and the manufacturer of the jack but was unsuccessful. It's a good Jack. If you Google enough you'll find the whole story about it..

 

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I've been Running a Torin Big Red 3 ton jack for years now without issue. I wanted to buy a Pro Eagle to carry around when wheeling but have heard they are crap.
 

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Have you considered a Pro Eagle floor Jack? Pretty handy to have on the trail as well. Plus the customer service is second to none.

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Solo Motor Sports Jack Handle Mount is pretty badass and is only 45 bucks..20180225_160951.jpg20190108_104032.jpg
 

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Whoops! Hahaha

The Daytona Jack is the very same as a Snapon Jack that sells for 700 bucks on the truck. Snap on tried suing HF and the manufacturer of the jack but was unsuccessful. It's a good Jack. If you Google enough you'll find the whole story about it..

I’ll probably end up going that route most likely.

Have you considered a Pro Eagle floor Jack? Pretty handy to have on the trail as well. Plus the customer service is second to none.

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Solo Motor Sports Jack Handle Mount is pretty badass and is only 45 bucks..View attachment 3060View attachment 3061
Cost is why.
 

AssBurns

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Thinking about the idea of getting one of the harbor freight 1.5 ton floor jacks for the rig. Mount it next to the cooler in the back on a quick release. Would make changing CV axles pretty easy, and weigh less than a hi-lift. I’d still have to carry a hi-lift for situations where I’m stuck, but I feel a floor jack is safer in many ways.
 

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Thinking about the idea of getting one of the harbor freight 1.5 ton floor jacks for the rig. Mount it next to the cooler in the back on a quick release. Would make changing CV axles pretty easy, and weigh less than a hi-lift. I’d still have to carry a hi-lift for situations where I’m stuck, but I feel a floor jack is safer in many ways.

Don't worry about. Just keep using my hi-lift whenever you break things. You've used it more times then I have at this point. lol
 
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Just bought the 3 Ton Rapid pump. I don’t believe the color dictates the model. I know I could’ve gotten this one on any of the three colors.

I had been using their Pittsburgh 3 Ton for a few years. It gave up on me the other day. By gave up, I mean folded over to the side and twisted the base badly.

These Daytona jacks are a Snap-On knock Off and have great reviews. I figured, what the hell?F344A8FA-50C1-4BEA-B3DD-0861899B4519.jpeg984D0DBD-539A-4196-829C-016C4017EBD5.jpeg7152728D-B17F-49C8-9DE1-FB6208B76891.jpeg
 

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Just bought the 3 Ton Rapid pump. I don’t believe the color dictates the model. I know I could’ve gotten this one on any of the three colors.

I had been using their Pittsburgh 3 Ton for a few years. It gave up on me the other day. By gave up, I mean folded over to the side and twisted the base badly.

These Daytona jacks are a Snap-On knock Off and have great reviews. I figured, what the hell?View attachment 8072View attachment 8073View attachment 8074

Hmmm. My pittsburgs has been holding up pretty well. About 3 years on and lots of usage. Hopefully it lasts a bit longer. Haha.
 
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Hmmm. My pittsburgs has been holding up pretty well. About 3 years on and lots of usage. Hopefully it lasts a bit longer. Haha.
Mine was flawless for years too. I was lifting the front of my truck up in the center of the IFS skid as I’ve done countless times.

My garage floor is old and quite rough in places. I think one, or both, of the casters got hung up and it just twisted funny. I don’t know.
Regardless, I needed a new jack.

The wheels are a larger diameter on the new Daytona. Seems to roll in better than the old Pittsburgh.
 
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