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Old 10-02-2011, 07:52 AM   #1
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Jacks, which one is best?

OK, There is one topic on this here, but I need one ASAP to complete more Mods on the Camaro.

My jack would not slide under the car so I need to find one that works and fits without any issues or before spending the money on one just to find out it does not fit under. I saw some at walmart that were a low profile, any takers on this?

What do you all reccomend?

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Old 10-02-2011, 08:22 AM   #2
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I find this to be the best Jack.
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:26 AM   #3
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I find this to be the best Jack.
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Old 10-02-2011, 12:43 PM   #4
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I've got Napa's low profile jack and is working well for me. My SS is lowered 1.25". Look for a sale as the jack is normally $250.
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:06 AM   #5
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I've got Napa's low profile jack and is working well for me. My SS is lowered 1.25". Look for a sale as the jack is normally $250.
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:22 AM   #6
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There is another option, which has been discussed previously.

Race Ramps can be used in lieu of purchasing another floor jack.

http://www.raceramps.com/roll-ups.aspx

Here is a picture of my "roll up" ramp. I just drive up on them and use my regular jack to put it up on jack stands. It saved me from having to buy another floor jack:

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Old 10-03-2011, 02:00 PM   #7
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I got the lo pro torin jack from walmart.

It is not low enough for my car. Dropped about 1".

I use some 10x2 boards that I made a little ramp out of and then jack it up with the low pro.
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Old 10-03-2011, 02:35 PM   #8
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I have the Arcan XL35 jack. It is a low profile jack that is perfect for lowered cars, yet can jack up trucks and SUVs as well. If you have a Northern Tools store in your area, they should have it there. The one here in Tulsa has a couple of them for $150.

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Old 10-13-2011, 09:35 PM   #9
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I have the Arcan XL35 jack. It is a low profile jack that is perfect for lowered cars, yet can jack up trucks and SUVs as well. If you have a Northern Tools store in your area, they should have it there. The one here in Tulsa has a couple of them for $150.

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Costco sells the same model Arcan for $99.00.
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Old 10-14-2011, 01:35 AM   #10
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Costco sells the same model Arcan for $99.00.
Even better! . I got mine at Northern Tool for $120 with extended warranty a while back. Price has gone up a little bit, but its well worth it!
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Old 10-14-2011, 03:09 AM   #11
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Costco sells the same model Arcan for $99.00.
I have the Costco one and I love it. It gets under the car and holds really well. I've always wanted a shop quality jack and finally got one. I still believe in using jack stands as a back up just in case.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:18 AM   #12
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Arcan Jacks FTW!!!
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:57 PM   #13
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i got the otc model 1532. i love it.
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