Certified 2-Ton Garage Kit
For A Small Car Only!
The jack can jack up to 33 cm, it is for a small compact car. I had 2001 Subaru Forester, the jack could not handle it. Needed to refund the product!
November 20, 2012
Good Jack for Compact Vehicles Only
If you own a compact like a Honda then this jack set should work okay for you, but if you own full sized vehicles then don't bother with this jack. This jack would also be suitable for snowblowers, ATVs and lawn tractors, but not passenger vehicles. Spend a little more money and buy a more durable jack like the 3 Ton Motomaster Jack. There are certain things in life that you can risk saving money on, but a garage jack is definitely not one of them.
November 17, 2012
Does what it's supposed to do
I've been using this a few times already on my 2001 CRV. It's made working on the wheels and suspension much easier. I don't have any issues at all with it, although I have some reservations about the jacks capacity since I don't know whether it's metric or imperial.
I don't think it's a major concern though since the car is only 1900kg (4165lbs). Assuming the 60% of the weight is at the front, that would still just be 1140kg (2508lbs), and even if it were short tons, a 2-ton capacity would still be more than enough at 1818kg (4000lbs).
I guess I just want to be really sure what it can and can't do. With an extra pair of 2-ton jackstands, I can get all 4 wheels up and rotating tires and bleeding brakes have been a breeze. At the time I got it it was on sale for $35, with the use I'm getting from it I think it's a real good buy.
May 1, 2012
Pretty good deal - but a bit of advice...
I bought this kit to do some brake work and in the fall, change to winter tires. I was just outside and was trying to lift my 2008 Liberty. Seems to work fine but.....
...the wheels on the jack are VERY skinny and I while I was working on an asphalt laneway (like MANY houses have), I noticed that the wheels made grooves into the asphalt....so I would advise to put some plywood under the wheels to spread the weight around. It'll also give you that extra 1/2 inch or so if you need it. Also, it wouldn't help to put some wood (ie 2x4) on the point where the jack meets the car/SUV if you're on the axle or frame. As I raised the truck the jack head would slip a bit and I scratched/mildly gauged the frame.
Other than that, it's a pretty handy little set!
July 4, 2011
lift height low
It seems a good kits but it would not lift my Subaru outback high enough for tire rotation.
June 21, 2011
This is the first jack I have owned and I can tell you it is 100 times better than the jack that comes with your car. It is easy to use, and for the price you can't go wrong, especially since it comes with two stands and the wheel blocks. Make sure you use it on a hard even surface or it won't be able to lift your car high enough off the ground. I tried it out on a 2003 Malibu and a 2005 Passat and it works equally well for both.
April 30, 2011
cheap and good enough
My husband uses this for changing tires etc. he says that its flimsy, but as long as you arent working under the car, its fine
January 18, 2010
works great but not very durable!
I used this jack once about 15 months ago and again about 6 months ago. I just went to use it and it's broken. It simply won't go up or down. It's stored indoors and only used on a tiny 4 cyl. car. I'm very unimpressed, especially given the one year warranty is over.
December 6, 2009
Good for doing basic maintenance
I purchased this jack to work on my older Dodge Spirit cars (owned two). I've used this jack on a '99 Taurus to do brake work. It struggled lifting the front end up high enough to get the jack stands placed underneath. The car isn't quite two tons, even with full fluids. It even lifted the back of my Durango up, without difficulty, albeit it took some extra strength to pump the hydraulic fluid into the cylinder to lift it. I've owned it three years and after doing a brake job on another car, I noticed that hydraulic fluid was starting to leak a bit out of the top of the piston. Still, for the price (bought my kit on sale), it was a good investment, but my next one will be a proper lift. At least the axle stands can be put to good use!
July 20, 2009
Great kit for light duties!
You have to keep in mind that this is a 2 Ton jack. Made for light duties.
I got this kit to change my winter/summer wheels on both our cars and it performs to my expectations!
It's not made to jack up the car and start to work right away... That is not safe at all... I recommend using the jack stands at all times.
Anyways, I like this kits, works like a charm and I'm very glad I purchased it!
June 3, 2009
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