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    Default Need a new floor jack. Suggestions?

    So my 18 year old floor jack is on its way out. It's a Larin (Chinese) so I don't know if I can rebuild it. Don't really know where to go for a new one. I had a Craftsman before this one that lasted a couple years, I really can't believe this one has lasted as long as it has.

    Anyway, I don't want to spend 500 dollars on a floor jack, but I'm not going to harbor freight either. Any suggestions?
    I used to be 'with it'. Then they changed what 'it' was. Now what I'm 'with' isn't 'it', and what's 'it' seems weird and scary to me.......



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    try costco. They have a great 3 ton low profile jack for $99.99 and its costco so you can always take it back.

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    I know you said you don't want one from Harbor Freight but I have had this one for almost 10 years with no issues other then the c clip that holds the wheels on. And yes it sees regular use but not daily.

    https://www.harborfreight.com/3-ton-...ump-62248.html

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    I purchased a low profile jack from harbor freight a few years back. no issues so far. works great.

    https://www.harborfreight.com/3-ton-...ump-61282.html
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    The only issue that I have with one of my two aluminum HF jacks is that I need to add oil/bleed it every now and then. Otherwise they've both been rock solid. I have the large one for the garage and a smaller one that I bring to the racetrack. I did break the castors on the bigger one a couple of years ago but I was able to order replacements from them and they've been ok since.

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    I have had good luck with the harbor freight ones
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    Had good luck with the HF one I have. Craftsman ones I've had were junk
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    Wow. Maybe I'm going to harbor freight hahahaha. Thanks guys. I need one with two front wheels, not a single wide one. I move cars around my garage on floor jacks sometimes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by orangejuiced86 View Post
    I purchased a low profile jack from harbor freight a few years back. no issues so far. works great.

    https://www.harborfreight.com/3-ton-...ump-61282.html
    I've had this one for about 5 years without a single issue either.

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    Someone referenced Costco so I looked (I'm looking for one right now as well).

    https://www.costco.com/3-Ton-Profess...100222458.html
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