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Old 06-07-2013, 10:51 PM
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Hilift Jack mounting otions

So I am in need of a trail jack because A: my factory jack is no longer big enough and B: my at home jack isn't either. I want to mount it outside the jeep behind the spare-tire horizontally. but cant seem to find the mounting kit required to do so. Where can I find this kit?
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Old 06-08-2013, 02:58 AM   #2
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Just how big is your jeep? I have used my factory jack to change a 37 before , just toss a board under it.

I'm here to participate. I didnt come all this way just to watch.

My jeep's thread http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/che...st-111461.html
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Old 06-08-2013, 05:10 AM   #3
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^ x2. Piece of wood is very useful. Cost a lot less also.
It's not a car. It's a Jeep
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Old 06-08-2013, 05:48 AM   #4
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A trail jack, or "high lift" jack, is for Recovery purposes, it should not replace your normal service jacks. Check "you tube" or Google for proper high lift usage.
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didnt see any for the outside but there is these

River Raider Hi-Lift Mount Kits at Morris 4x4 Center!
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I keep a 5 footer in the back of my JKU. I would never store one outside. The pins will rust and you'll have no success trying to use it. Even the one I have inside my rig rusts a little bit. I have had to lube the pins twice this year. I can say that in the driveway, or off of the side of the road, the stock jack with a block will suffice. Off road, in a molly with a popped bead, there's no where to even put the block. I have used my hy-lift for extraction, tire changing, and used the post one time to repair a broken tie-rod. A hy-lift to me is like American Express. Don't leave home without it.
Note: I have modded Rubicon rails, with a tube hoop welded to it. And steel front and rear bumpers. So I have no problems finding a jack point.

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