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I'm glad you like it also. What I think happened was the release valve to lower the jack froze and dopey me twisted a little too hard on the knob. I sheared the pin at the bottom where the rod connects to the hydraulic piston, where the handle is hinged. Would you take a look at yours and tell me if the pin that connects the twist rod to the piston is actually a pin, or is it screw? I took a hammer and a punch to what was left in the end of the rod but I couldn't get it to budge. I was in the garage just now thinking maybe if I could remove the whole hydraulic unit I could find one to fit. But it looks like quite a job just to get to the unit. Maybe some penetrating oil in the right spot could loosen it, but I am not optimistic. Maybe you could look at it and trow a drop of oil in the right spot and avoid what happened to mine. Thanks.
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Posts in this Thread:
- RIP the best darn floor jack ever, adl6009 , Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:15:53
- I bought this based on your recommendation YEARS ago..., Tulsaab , Sun, 19 Aug 2018 10:59:50
- Re: RIP the best darn floor jack ever, Snowmobile , Sat, 18 Aug 2018 03:57:27
- Is this a much simpler set up for the same thing?, bender , Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:13:00
- The round thing impression in the front..., GFW3pedals , Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:49:40
- Re: RIP the best darn floor jack ever, cheaptech , Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:59:20
- I think, adl6009 , Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:14:39
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