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Old 05-28-2013, 11:27 AM   #11
EvanADV
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Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Joplor, NC
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Originally Posted by AK Oldman View Post
I must have missed a few posts, I haven't seen anyone knock this. Why so defensive?
I'd guess these two.

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Never ever trust an hydraulic jack on its own. Always use blocks or jackstands to safety your vehicle.

Them cheap floor jacks....one of the rear wheel bracket broke right off first time I tried to use one of them and I was nowhere near the supposed lifting limit of that one.
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I wouldn't trust the jack to start rolling to the side and dropping the bike or the tire of the bike sliding out against the wall. If it were my bike I would build a simple box frame out of wood or steel, leaving one side open for the jack to slide in and out and the others to support the bike on the frame rails. A big milk crate with side and top open.
I have two bike jacks from crappy tire($90 each, one was given to me), harbor freight and sears sells similar down in the states pretty cheap.
I've had my croozer up on mine, both tires off and its still pretty stable.
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