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Old 03-07-2013, 02:10 PM
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A HUGE thank you to Nakman for putting this all together!!

That was a lot of fun and sure beat sitting in a confernce room

I learned more than I thought I would, including how to use my Jac-Kof...Lots of puns flying around last night about that - I appreciated Christo showing us just how versatile that thing truly is along with what the straps etc are for! If you missed the demo then you might want to ask someone to show you what went into the design. If you are like me and thought it really was just to attach your hi-lift to an ARB, you need to see a demo.

I also like the discussion about storing and transporting a hi-lift. Christo's idea of breaking the hi-lift down and carry the "guts" inside the vehicle was one of those "Why haven't I thought of that" moments

I'm really looking forward to next months meeting. Again, a HUGE thank you to Nakman for thinking this up and putting it together! You are a great asset to the club!!!!

And thanks to everyone for bringing out the heaters...Including Subzali who brought out a full size patio heater in his 40
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:29 PM
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...Including Subzali who brought out a full size patio heater in his 40
Putting it in the Tundra would have been too easy

Thanks Nak et al, that was

Got some mods I might do to the Hi-Lift after hearing some of the suggestions last night. Also need to get my bottle jack in better working order for changing tires
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:32 PM
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Looks like a great night. Wish I could have made it.
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:56 AM
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That's was a fun meeting.

Two main points for me were:

Metal on metal sliding of the jack is the #1 concern when jacking. That's why I have that thick piece rubber. Christo's jack off device would also be key to bolt onto a hard point. I need one of those.

Jack positioning of the base is super critical. Take your time on the last couple of pumps just before the vehicle completely lifts off the ground and be prepared to start over and adjust the base if necessary.
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:22 PM
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Christo's jack off device now that's fuuny right there
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:46 AM
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Hey did anyone else take pictures at this meeting? Let me know if so, thanks!
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