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Old 08-30-2009, 05:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone use this floor jack? Torin Big Red 3 1/2 ton SUV Floor Jack

I need a better floor jack. The one I have is from harbor freight, and I guess I got what I paid for. It doesn't gently drop the vehicle. In fact it's like either on or off. It doesn't drop slow enough to stop the vehicle, which is what I need to do my diff drop.

http://www.amazon.com/Torin-Floor-2-Ton-Model-T83014/dp/B000234IS0 looks like it will be exactly what I want.


I you have one, I'd appreciate your thoughts on the quality.
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I haven't used that one, but I have a 3 ton Craftsman that came with 2 floor jacks for $100. It works well for what I need and lets the vehicle down slowly.
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Old 08-30-2009, 05:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Anyone use this floor jack? Torin Big Red 3 1/2 ton SUV Floor Jack

I know what you mean I purchased my 3 ton floor jack from Harbor Freight
and it drops the truck down to fast.
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Re: Anyone use this floor jack? Torin Big Red 3 1/2 ton SUV Floor Jack

Wow! The lift height is really good (21in) and it has the quick release handle which I have on mine. Good price. Never used one but looks like a good choice.
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Just bought one from Tractor Supply to do my lift this weekend. It's a 2 1/2 ton SUV jack, so it comes with an extension to get up to 21 inches of lift. It worked well, and slowly let the vehicle down if you didn't twist the handle too far. It was $49.99. Brand is Big Red, doesn't say anything about Torin. I'd buy it again...
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Re: Anyone use this floor jack? Torin Big Red 3 1/2 ton SUV Floor Jack

I bought this one and used on my Vette and my FJ---ONLY 1.5 ton--but aluminum (light)

Costco - Torin Aluminum Racing Jack 1.5 Ton
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Just bought one from Tractor Supply to do my lift this weekend. It's a 2 1/2 ton SUV jack, so it comes with an extension to get up to 21 inches of lift. It worked well, and slowly let the vehicle down if you didn't twist the handle too far. It was $49.99. Brand is Big Red, doesn't say anything about Torin. I'd buy it again...
I looked this one up on their web site, and it says it has a "Quick Lift Device". Does that mean it will quickly lift up to the frame? That would be a nice feature, and should be similar to the foot lift of the one I have linked in my 1st post.
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OK, I finally got my new floor jack.

It's the Arcan 3.5 ton Quick Lift Service Jack. It is light years ahead of my old jack. It has a quick lift to reach the bottom of the vehicle, and then slower once engaged. And it lets the vehicle down slowly. It also has a much longer handle than my other one, which makes it easier to raise the vehicle, plus it has a max height of 21 3/8". It was about double the cost, but it is really worth it to me.

Ummmm, anyone want to buy a slightly used floor jack.
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Old 05-30-2010, 02:28 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Torin Heavy Duty 3.5 Ton Quick Pump Service Jack features a safety overload system to prevent use beyond the rated capacity which makes it highly reliable and a two piece handle for easy transportation and storage. It also comes with steel casters for longevity, 2 inch HD wheels and an oversized saddle. Its patented Quick Lift design has dual return springs, with roller action and a flange body. The service jack has a lifting range from 5.5 inch to 21.1 inch.Read More
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Re: Anyone use this floor jack? Torin Big Red 3 1/2 ton SUV Floor Jack

Like this one? [IMG][/IMG]
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