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Harbor Freight 3 ton Low Profile Steel Heavy Duty Floor Jack with Rapid Pump $79.99

gpapac01 3 10 June 16, 2016 at 06:54 PM in Automotive Tools (5) More Harbor Freight Deals
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Last Edited by thestreetlight June 16, 2016 at 07:27 PM
I have been waiting for a deal on a low profile jack for some time and this appears to be one of the lowest prices that Harbor Freight has offered this for.

http://www.harborfreight.com/3-to...61282.html

Coupon Code 73725500

Description:
This heavy duty 3 ton jack gets vehicles almost two feet off the ground. Extra-low profile reaches under most show cars. Dual piston Rapid Pump technology lifts most work loads in just 3-1/2 pumps.
Super-tough precision welded construction with an industrial grade finish
Industrial quality for professional mechanics and hardcore automotive enthusiasts
Rapid Pump® exclusive dual parallel pump system lifts with far fewer pumps
Extra-low profile reach and high lift makes it the most versatile floor jack in the marketplace
Universal joint release provides precise load control in any handle position
Two piece knurled steel handle for a sure grip, equipped with foam bumper to prevent damage to vehicle finish
Extra-wide steel casters for stability

SKU: 61282
Brand: Pittsburgh Automotive
Material: Steel
Handle Length (in.) 45-1/4 in.
Maximum Lift Height (in.) 19-3/4 in.
Minimum height (in.) 2-7/8 in.
Product Height 6-1/4 in.
Product Length 27-1/2 in.
Product Weight 71.7 lbs.
Product Width 13-1/8 in.
Shipping Weight 75.80 lb.
Size(s) 3 ton
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Sears is selling a low profile jack for $43.68 with an additional $8.73 back in points.

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-2-...ockType=G3
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Quote from jonesle7 View Post :
Sears is selling a low profile jack for $43.68 with an additional $8.73 back in points.

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-2-...ockType=G3
Max height of 14in, probably only good for sedans and compacts
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Quote from snittako View Post :
Max height of 14in, probably only good for sedans and compacts
This jack worked on a Chevrolet Impala for a recent break change without any issues.
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Quote from jonesle7 View Post :
This jack worked on a Chevrolet Impala for a recent break change without any issues.
Yes, a sedan... most SUVs and trucks need at least 18in. to get a jack stand underneath. In which case, the HF one would be better.
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I have has this unit for a few years. I originally bought it when my wife and I owned a '07 legacy GT and '09 legacy 2.5i, both pretty low and it worked great.

now I have an f150 and a Jeep liberty with a 3" lift. I have to put a 3" inch wooden block on top of the plate to get it to lift the tires off the ground when I try to lift them from the jack points on the frames.

it does make a lot of noise when I pump it and it doesn't seem to have the oomph that it did when it was new.
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Last edited by skrypj June 16, 2016 at 10:52 PM.
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Quote from skrypj View Post :
I have has this unit for a few years. I originally bought it when my wife and I owned a '07 legacy GT and '09 legacy 2.5i, both pretty low and it worked great.

now I have an f150 and a Jeep liberty with a 3" lift. I have to put a 3" inch wooden block on top of the plate to get it to lift the tires off the ground when I try to lift them from the jack points on the frames.

it does make a lot of noise when I pump it and it doesn't seem to have the oomph that it did when it was new.
Maybe check the hydraulic oil level and bleed/fill if needed?
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I bought this a few weeks ago and returned it, ended up going with the Costco jack with a better warranty.

(Arcan, 3 Ton Floor)
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Quote from snittako View Post :
Yes, a sedan... most SUVs and trucks need at least 18in. to get a jack stand underneath. In which case, the HF one would be better.

Any suggestions for an owner of a sedan and a truck?

Don't know much about floor jacks.
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Quote from gh0stleader View Post :
Any suggestions for an owner of a sedan and a truck?

Don't know much about floor jacks.
I would get one jack for the truck and it should be more than enough for the sedan. The HF one is sturdy and 3 tons should be enough for a truck. Plus the 19" clearance should allow you to get jack stands underneath it. Of course, check to see what height your truck sits at and how much you would need to lift. Add a block of wood to the jacking plate to get more height if needed. The main downside of the HF jack is the weight, ~70lbs. The Arcan 3 ton jack mentioned above is also a nice alternative if you have a costco nearby or online (Link [costco.com]. Same height, weighs~ 58lbs, and about $100. Just to mention, the long handles on the Arcan and HF jack are great to get the jack to the rear jacking point on trucks and not having to kneel down.
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Quote from snittako View Post :
I would get one jack for the truck and it should be more than enough for the sedan. The HF one is sturdy and 3 tons should be enough for a truck. Plus the 19" clearance should allow you to get jack stands underneath it. Of course, check to see what height your truck sits at and how much you would need to lift. Add a block of wood to the jacking plate to get more height if needed. The main downside of the HF jack is the weight, ~70lbs. The Arcan 3 ton jack mentioned above is also a nice alternative if you have a costco nearby or online (Link [costco.com]. Same height, weighs~ 58lbs, and about $100. Just to mention, the long handles on the Arcan and HF jack are great to get the jack to the rear jacking point on trucks and not having to kneel down.

Nice.
Thanks, I added the costco one to the cart.

Moving into a house in the fall and looking forward to having a garage again.
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Quote from jonesle7 View Post :
Sears is selling a low profile jack for $43.68 with an additional $8.73 back in points.

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-2-...ockType=G3
The Sears jack doesn't look very low profile. I doubt it would work for a lowered car unlike the one posted by the op, which I own and works great for jacking up my lowered S2000.
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