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Jae
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Mar 24, 10:28pm - #134479 
mini jack

Anyone know where i can find a jack that is strong enough to work on the car for long time(i don't really trust the toyota jack) and small enough to fit in my car. Where i can travel around with it.

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Mar 24, 10:31pm - #134480 
nevermind


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Mar 24, 11:58pm - #134481 
Originally Posted by Jae
Anyone know where i can find a jack that is strong enough to work on the car for long time(i don't really trust the toyota jack) and small enough to fit in my car. Where i can travel around with it.
I'm pretty sure that 99 percent of jacks can fit in your car. How small do you want it to be, and where were you planning on storing it in your car?


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Jae
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Mar 26, 4:53am - #134482 
probably in my trunk
i've seen one from a magazine before
it looks very small, well smaller than the regular size one

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Mar 26, 5:24pm - #134483 
I know what you mean, i wanted to paint my calipers this weekend but i dont trust the stock jack to hold it up for a while. thumbsdown

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Mar 26, 5:28pm - #134484 
Go to walmart...Jack and 2 jack stands for $29!!!!! I got it and it works great.

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Mar 26, 5:29pm - #134485 
dude anytime you are working on the car for any amount of time you NEED JACK STANDS!!!

seriously use the stock jack and get some qualtiy jack stands.

and if you want a small jack to fit in your car do you want a scissors jack or the normal kind.


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Mar 27, 2:50am - #134486 
that's the whole point
i don't feel like sitting there and spinning the hell out of the toyota jack...it takes forever and hard work
i want something that is easier to lift the car

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Mar 27, 3:05am - #134487 
I've put my stock jack to work a number of times & there hasn't been any problems. Just make sure it's positioned correctly.

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Mar 27, 3:08am - #134488 
Originally Posted by Jae
i don't feel like sitting there and spinning the hell out of the toyota jack...it takes forever and hard work
i want something that is easier to lift the car


working on your car isn't spossed to be a walk in the park on a sunday afternoon.

put some elbow grease into it, you wuzzy. and ya, use jack stands definetly.


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Mar 27, 3:16am - #134489 
whatever it is...safety first! happywink


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Mar 28, 2:18am - #134490 
ok
when i clean my car i clean it nice,
i take my wheels off and clean all the fender well and inside.
i need a smaller jack that can lift the car easily
i have the big jack, but i need little smaller one for travel(school) and things as such

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