It's just like the all-cast Hi-Lift, but has some upgrades: A hi-lift jack is an immensely useful off-road accessory provided, of course, that you know how to use it properly. Stacking rocks, logs, or using the spare tire and a piece of plywood can raise the overall lift height as can adding a block of steel between the pad and the jack arm itself. It comes in 42", 48", and 60" lengths. The truth is, no one answer will be correct for anyone, and you guys are smart enough to figure out what you need in a jack based upon your terrain, your Jeep, and your needs. Our friend Dave Perez made an adapter to hook the Kwik Jak up to our Powertank, but even with the regulator cranked all the way up the pressure was not high enough to lift the vehicle. They are just as strong as the all cast, but the steel parts will wear more quickly.
One foot comes off the rung, moves up to the next, and the next foot follows. Unable to add item to List. First Quadrant in the Land of the Free Posts: Not all SUVs are created equal when it comes to the cargo department. They are really unsafe to use and I've been around them for years around a farm and I still hate them.
"Must Have" Hi-Lift Jack Accessories
Pay heed to this warning and you should not have any problems. You have to ensure that the jack you buy is capable of jacking your vehicle high enough for the wheel to lift off the ground! In fact, the handle alone could easily break an arm or a jaw if not handled correctly. This eliminates the need to carry a jack in the vehicle, gets the entire thing off the ground in one shot, and provides the most stable lifting experience you can have. It is best to simply clean it with water. Hi-Lift recovery kit has all the gear your need to solve this problem. It is extremely important to make sure at all times that the reversing catch is in the upright position whenever a load is held.
Hi lift Jack locations! It seems that the only advantage the hi-lift has is the minimum jacking height. A set of straps around the chassis and axle can limit suspension droop, allowing you to more easily lift a wheel off the ground. Because of the small point of contact, off-angle jacking is risky: Originally Posted by jk'n If you are out in the middle of the woods and need to change your tire, I wouldn't want to try it with the stock scissors jack. Even with the protective black sheet, keep well away from anything remotely sharp.