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Old 03-19-2013, 07:20 AM   #1
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Arrow Rubi Rails and high-lift Q

Will the Rubicon rails bend if I use my hi-lift jack to change a flat tire and do I need to drill and add a bolt on the bottom to keep the jack from slipping under a load? I am running OEM bumpers.

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Old 03-19-2013, 12:42 PM   #2
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I used the rubi rails as a jack point to get the jeep off a rock that was pinned under the lca bracket and it worked fine. It flexed a little up towards the tub, but didn't actually make contact. Just be careful and avoid it if possible

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A bottle jack (or just about any other jack than a hi lift) works great for changing tires. A hi lift has it's place, and changing tires isnt that place.
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Old 03-19-2013, 01:38 PM   #4
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Ha ha! I love when people feel like they are such experts that they can make broad statements like this one.

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A bottle jack (or just about any other jack than a hi lift) works great for changing tires. A hi lift has it's place, and changing tires isnt that place.
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Ha ha! I love when people feel like they are such experts that they can make broad statements like this one.
What else would you like to hear? A hi lift just isnt practical in that case. There are many more effective and safe ways to change a tire.
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Old 03-19-2013, 04:59 PM   #6
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Thank you for your insight.

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