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Old 12-16-2006, 04:47 PM   #1
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Cool Stock focus jack kit sucks

If i compare it to a WV jack,it takes forever.

Not to mention the place is suppose to sit is a lil too large for the jack.

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Old 12-16-2006, 06:07 PM   #2
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thats why I tossed mine and got a 2 ton jack at autozone for 20 bucks.
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those west virginians do have good jacks
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thats why I tossed mine and got a 2 ton jack at autozone for 20 bucks.
You gonna get a pinch weld adapter or just crunch it up like everyone else does?

I haven't tried the Ford jack yet. I have an old GM jack that has the handle permanently fitted to it. It's a good jack for people who have lowered cars because it folds down to 1.75".
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I tossed mine out too. If I'm at home, I use my 2 ton jack. If I'm out on the road and need it for changing a flat or whatever, I call AAA... Nice to have them.

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That's pretty much the same with any emergency jack that comes with a car. They're only supposed to be used to change a flat tire...if you're using it to jack the car up to work underneath it, you're putting yourself at serious risk. I would at least invest in a pair of jackstands before you severely injure/kill yourself...
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Wait a minute... they come with jacks?

Hmm. Mine never had one. Had to go out and buy one of those scissor jacks.
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the spare jack is ONLY for changing a flat, floor jarcks arnt all that expensive, i got mine about a year ago a 2 1/2 roush racing jack at Sam's Club for about $70, its worth you time and safety
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So, where are you all jacking the car from when using an aftermarket jack?
Do you place the jacks plate under the weld seem or just next to it under the floor board?
I've done both with my 2 ton jack and always place my stands under the car next to the jack. I haven't bent the seem yet, but never liked to place it there since I don't have the "adapter" for it.
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Old 12-17-2006, 11:50 AM   #10
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So, where are you all jacking the car from when using an aftermarket jack?
Do you place the jacks plate under the weld seem or just next to it under the floor board?
I've done both with my 2 ton jack and always place my stands under the car next to the jack. I haven't bent the seem yet, but never liked to place it there since I don't have the "adapter" for it.

Look on the stock jack.It says 6 inch from the fender.

Edited:Yeah i understand that once you jack it,you cannot put the support jack at the same exact place.Good question.
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