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Lift kit on my factory bottle jack

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by CM-LENNY, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. Mar 18, 2017 at 8:13 PM
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    CM-LENNY

    CM-LENNY [OP] No Complaints

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    Hey guys thought I would post a fairly inexpensive upgrade for all of us with larger than stock tires. I bought a Hi-Lift Jack oversize base. It is a very snug fit for our jack to squeeze in, but I shaved just a 1/64" off the edge of the plastic for the jack to drop in. It gives a large stable base for on and off-road use and nets you 2-1/2" extra lift. This works perfect for me being that my 37's are 5" taller than stock. Take that 5" in half and that takes the 2-1/2" jack lift right back to stock height. Oh ya, it also fits under the back seat, even with the storage system. $40.00 and you have a jack lift that will not rot like a 4x8 block of wood.

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  2. Mar 18, 2017 at 9:05 PM
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    Bprose

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    Hmm. Pretty good idea. I like it.
     
  3. Mar 18, 2017 at 9:55 PM
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    Right on that will be on the shopping list. Thanks Lenny
     
  4. Mar 18, 2017 at 9:58 PM
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    smart guy.
    the jack is probably the last consideration when you lift your rig and the first thing to screw you over should you run a tire flat.
     
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  5. Mar 19, 2017 at 8:50 AM
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    040Tundra

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    A little of this and a little of that.
    Really great idea!!
     
  6. Mar 19, 2017 at 9:04 AM
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    boardude

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    Badass!! I can finally get rid of those blocks of wood that just rattle in the bed lol
     
  7. Mar 19, 2017 at 9:21 AM
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    Me 'rikey! Nice job!
     
  8. Mar 19, 2017 at 9:40 AM
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    dcsleeper408

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    Great idea! Definitely a great way to secure and level the factory jack
     
  9. Mar 19, 2017 at 9:48 AM
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    zcarpenter92

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    Damn good idea Lenny! I'd never thought of something like that.
     
  10. Mar 19, 2017 at 1:43 PM
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    Anybody have a fix for the seat belt chime? Drivin' me crazy..... I use the belt 99% of the time, but would like to have the option. Don't know about pulling the springs out of the belt connection. Does that affect the airbags?
     
  11. Mar 19, 2017 at 1:45 PM
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    If you ask the dealer really nicely they might turn it off for you. Otherwise you can turn it off with techstream.
     
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