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Bill 1960

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I’m not sure why you think your 2 ton stands are inadequate, unless they’re just not long enough for your liking? A Burb does not weigh more than 4,000 lbs per corner.

That said mine are probably 4 ton, but I work on a bunch of heavier vehicles.
 

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I have a 3-ton HF jack, and I just use a block of 4x4 pressure-treated wood under the frame rail to get the extra lift.

I find it easier to put it up on 4 jackstands than try to rotate the jack and one jackstand.

Ever since the HF jackstand recall, they've been hard to acquire. I took the gift card for my two recalled pairs, and bought blackjack 3-ton stands from Walmart for $25 a pair.
 

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Wood is the best and safest cribbing. Concrete blocks, even solid ones, crack & crumble at the most inopportune times. Like when you're under the vehicle. IMO, any jack that can lift 2 tons or more is safe...as long as you put a set of stands under the vehicle or crib it in some way. Remember...Safety First! Never get under a vehicle that is only being held up by a jack, hydraulic or mechanical.
 
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I’m not sure why you think your 2 ton stands are inadequate, unless they’re just not long enough for your liking? A Burb does not weigh more than 4,000 lbs per corner.

That said mine are probably 4 ton, but I work on a bunch of heavier vehicles.
They're short stands for small vehicles.
 

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