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Who knows how to use a high lift jack?

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I kinda felt like a puss for not knowing much about Hi Lift jacks but after the video it’s really pretty straight forward and seems easy to use. I appreciate the video
 

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Liked and Subscribed man, good video and very straight forward.
 

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I kinda felt like a puss for not knowing much about Hi Lift jacks but after the video it’s really pretty straight forward and seems easy to use. I appreciate the video
Just make sure u have sliders and the adapter for the hi lift for rock sliders it’ll help a lot more I know u can adapters for ur tow hitch or adapters for ur rims to use the hi lift but I wouldn’t recommend it
 

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I'm looking to get an OSV (over sand vehicle) permit in Maryland. It says I need a jack that will clear a wheel out of sand. Will the factory jack be adequate? I plan on getting a hi lift jack but if I ordered it now I don't think I'd get it in time for my trip.
 

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I'm looking to get an OSV (over sand vehicle) permit in Maryland. It says I need a jack that will clear a wheel out of sand. Will the factory jack be adequate? I plan on getting a hi lift jack but if I ordered it now I don't think I'd get it in time for my trip.

The factory bottle jack likely will not be adequate. The problem is it sits, and lifts from a very low point on the truck. In sand, without a solid base to support it, it will just sink under the truck making it pretty much useless. If you do plan to go with the factory jack, get a 2x6 piece of would or something to help distribute the weight of the truck onto the sand. Better bet would be to find a jack locally, get a legit jack base plate, and make sure you have adequate lifting locations on your truck.
 

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You should turn the auxiliary foot vertical or take it off. It was super close to your body and the vehicle can shift a bit when in the air. It's more likely if you're jacking from the front/back.

Hi Lifts are notoriously fiddly to use and hazardous. I did a demo and comparison of a Hi Lift with the new and super expensive ARB jack last summer. If you're looking to drop 10x more on a jack that's a good option. Much simpler and safer.


Original link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrT8IeqJ9RI


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