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      08-05-2009, 06:49 AM   #12

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Originally Posted by bigjae1976 View Post
There's a coupon in this month's Automobile mag for a floor jack at Harbor Freight for $60. Its low profile, you twist the handle to release, and works fine.

I have 2 jacks. And having 2 makes putting the car on jack stands x10 easier. If you are lowered, you absolutely need 2.
I hate to say this, and your experience may be different, but I've had two of the Harbor Freight, low-profile, aluminum floor jacks, and both failed within months. In both cases the hydraulic cylinders failed.

You almost always get what you pay for.