Hi-Lift 60" First Responder Jack---Now w/pics

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Hi-Lift 60" First Responder Jack---Now w/pics

Post by TwinStick » Sat May 21, 2016 10:14 pm

Just got it today. VERY impressed. Pics to come in a few days when son gets home. I think this is a GREAT 4x4 jack.

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Yes, the steel base that i bought on here, also works with the first responder jack, in case anyone was wondering. But the plastic insert that the jack sits in (in the first responder jack base) does NOT fit in the hole of the other base, bummer. It is a little wobbly without it.

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4Runner was a GREAT vehicle but could not even tow our 6x10 enclosed utility trailer comfortably, even when it was empty-ish.

It was time. Truck was still leaking BADLY every time it rained or snowed & melted. It was leaking at every single gasket (rear window, front window, all 4 doors). You could sit inside & watch it run down the inside of windshield, rear window & drip off the upper side door beams. It was molding on the inside & starting to stink. Needed new steering gearbox, shocks, new upgraded T-style steering, tires, brake lines, d/s manifold bolts that are barely recognizable due to rust-removed & replaced. Everyone around here would not even touch em once they looked at them.

So, say what you will. PW turned into a money pit. Was no longer a joy to drive. Hoping that this downsized 4x4 with lockers will fill the bill & have minimal problems, but..... As long as manufacturers keep making engineers design things that fail soon after warranty is up, we are going nowhere fast. Regardless of what you buy. :rockon:

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Post by adeluca73 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:35 pm

I've been eyeing that jack since I bought my PW, 2 yrs ago, but it's real pricey...any big difference in that one and the standard hi-lift in that same size, which is considerably cheaper?
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Post by Mr.Smith » Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:53 am

Have you noticed that the labeling glows in the dark?

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Post by verdesardog » Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:21 am

It was nice to see the comparison between my bases and the real first responder one. That is the major difference between first responder and all the others. That and the top piece and the fact that the labels are supposed to glow in the dark (if exposed to bright light first). Seems like if you want a real steel base you should get the first responder since my fabricator has upped the cost of my designed base to the point that cost is about the same for a normal jack + my base or a first responder.
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Post by TwinStick » Sat Jun 04, 2016 11:29 pm

It got it's first use tonight. Pulled out/up the neighbors cloths line posts. 4x4's sunk into 5 gal buckets in the ground. He could not get them to budge. Chain, a bolt through the links for security, & wrapped around the post about 3-4x & hooked to it's own links, came right out. Easy peasy. Sorry, no pics.

I'd say it was a good buy, to my house for $200 total (that included shipping) ! :rockon:
Traded to 2019 ZR2, Red.

4Runner was a GREAT vehicle but could not even tow our 6x10 enclosed utility trailer comfortably, even when it was empty-ish.

It was time. Truck was still leaking BADLY every time it rained or snowed & melted. It was leaking at every single gasket (rear window, front window, all 4 doors). You could sit inside & watch it run down the inside of windshield, rear window & drip off the upper side door beams. It was molding on the inside & starting to stink. Needed new steering gearbox, shocks, new upgraded T-style steering, tires, brake lines, d/s manifold bolts that are barely recognizable due to rust-removed & replaced. Everyone around here would not even touch em once they looked at them.

So, say what you will. PW turned into a money pit. Was no longer a joy to drive. Hoping that this downsized 4x4 with lockers will fill the bill & have minimal problems, but..... As long as manufacturers keep making engineers design things that fail soon after warranty is up, we are going nowhere fast. Regardless of what you buy. :rockon:

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