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Old 12-12-2011, 08:11 PM   #1

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Jack up!

What do people use for a floor jack for this awesomeness? My trusty Sears floor jack won't fit under the front.

Love an excuse to buy a new tool...
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Old 12-12-2011, 08:12 PM   #2
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Any lo pro jack from Harbor Freight or Summit
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Old 12-12-2011, 08:22 PM   #3
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Sears 3 ton works fine for me ...
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Old 12-12-2011, 09:30 PM   #4
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I just bought this today at harbor freight. I just got a Jeep and my other jacks wouldn't go high enough but it fits under the Camaro too. So now I have 3 floor jacks, hopefully I wont find some weird scenario that requires another one

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Old 12-12-2011, 11:09 PM   #5

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Arcan XL35. Fits under my front GFX lip perfectly and Im even lowered 1". I also use it to jack up my lowered supra which sits like 4" off the ground, lol. Its a great jack.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:16 AM   #6
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A Torin Big Red Jack fits under the Camaro, 5000lbs max 18-1/8 ma lift and 4" low depending how low you have your car. It's a combo steel/aluminum jack, fairly light weight. I love mine!
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:16 AM   #7
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Build some ramps, then put whatever you want under it. Honestly it's the safest way to go. I had one of those harbor frieght specials fail on me jacking the car up, just as I was positioning the jack stands. If the car hadn't already been on ramps I'm not sure I'd be here to type this response.
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:07 PM   #8
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Drive up on some short pieces of 2 X 10's, most jacks will work.
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:18 PM   #9
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Picked up a lowpro jack on about a month or so ago. Works very well.
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Old 01-17-2012, 12:05 PM   #10
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I just purchased some Trax Jax Race Ramps from Summit Racing. Car is dropped 1.25" and I couldn't get my lift arms under the car. Problem solved with these ramps. The ones I got are low profile and lift 3". Drive up on them, place lift arms and BAM.....ready to rock and roll!
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