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#2237810 - 04/20/11 10:58 AM I need a Jack for Honda Civic
lebrimal Offline


Registered: 10/19/10
Posts: 21
Loc: stratford ct
my regular jack is too low, I can't go higher. I live in CT.

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#2237821 - 04/20/11 11:09 AM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
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#2237961 - 04/20/11 01:35 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: eljefino]
lebrimal Offline


Registered: 10/19/10
Posts: 21
Loc: stratford ct
that's the one I already got, too low 15" I can't put the jack stands, I need something higher..

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#2238389 - 04/20/11 08:27 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
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Can you get yourself some wood blocks to get it higher? How high do you want to go?
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#2238392 - 04/20/11 08:29 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
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Registered: 09/06/07
Posts: 322
Loc: TX, USA
I have the 3 ton version of that same jack. Bought it from Home Depot a few years back. It is HD brand but I know it is from Torin. It can jack my suburban but low enough for Camry and Civic.

For the Jack Stand, I usually take off the adjustable stand and just use the base. That is about as high as it can get. I used 3 ton jack stand.
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#2238562 - 04/20/11 11:19 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
Da Game Offline


Registered: 12/27/05
Posts: 550
Loc: Chicago
Try these guys, a little on the high end of the price range.

http://www.jackxchange.com/products/HW93652.cfm

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#2239926 - 04/22/11 08:00 AM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: PandaBear]
lebrimal Offline


Registered: 10/19/10
Posts: 21
Loc: stratford ct
Originally Posted By: PandaBear
Can you get yourself some wood blocks to get it higher? How high do you want to go?
I did it but the other day my wife said no no....

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#2244594 - 04/26/11 11:55 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
dorkiedoode Offline


Registered: 09/09/07
Posts: 319
Loc: los angeles
Originally Posted By: lebrimal
Originally Posted By: PandaBear
Can you get yourself some wood blocks to get it higher? How high do you want to go?
I did it but the other day my wife said no no....

what is wrong with a block of 2x4? your really only using it to lift up the car to put jack stands on.. or that's what you should be doing.
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#2245118 - 04/27/11 02:15 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
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Registered: 10/30/02
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Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: lebrimal
Originally Posted By: PandaBear
Can you get yourself some wood blocks to get it higher? How high do you want to go?
I did it but the other day my wife said no no....

How much does your wife weigh? ???
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#2245931 - 04/28/11 11:12 AM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
javacontour Offline


Registered: 06/26/03
Posts: 7478
Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: lebrimal
my regular jack is too low, I can't go higher. I live in CT.


A hockey puck on top the jack. It protects the finish and gives you an inch or more additional lift.
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#2268000 - 05/22/11 10:11 AM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 7386
Loc: Akron,Ohio
http://www.harborfreight.com/2-ton-low-profile-floor-service-jack-67022.html

get something like that.. with a coupon code you can find a deal on that jack or similar for about 60$
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#2268677 - 05/23/11 08:26 AM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
JMJNet Offline


Registered: 09/06/07
Posts: 322
Loc: TX, USA
Jacks are excluded from using coupon. Just FYI, their new policy. Unfortunately. Don't ask how I know.
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#2269099 - 05/23/11 06:50 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: JMJNet]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 7386
Loc: Akron,Ohio
really I just used one two weeks ago..
on a jack

I read the fine print on the latest coupon and it does indeed exclude most stuff you would want to use it on.

my older coupon didnt


Edited by Rand (05/23/11 06:51 PM)
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#2269188 - 05/23/11 08:19 PM Re: I need a Jack for Honda Civic [Re: lebrimal]
JMJNet Offline


Registered: 09/06/07
Posts: 322
Loc: TX, USA
Yes, that is good if you still have older coupon.
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