Anyone need an engine stand? - Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest

Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > General 4x4 Stuff > The Pub
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

The Pub A friendly forum where everybody is nice, and will answer any questions you have about life.

greatlakes4x4.com is the premier Great Lakes 4x4 Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old February 14th, 2008, 11:45 AM   #1
95geo
newbie
 
95geo's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-05-05
Location: dryden
Posts: 5,775
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default Anyone need an engine stand?

I just bought one from harbor freight, they have it on sale for $39.99 from $54.99. all of the other places I have looked were closer to $100

95geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old February 14th, 2008, 12:29 PM   #2
incogrhino
i pull out
 
incogrhino's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-11-06
Location: ravenna
Posts: 483
iTrader: (1)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Just don't put any thing you wanna keep under it.Failed.
incogrhino is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 12:33 PM   #3
clarkstoncracker
lol
 
clarkstoncracker's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-03-05
Location: OC - MI
Posts: 42,539
iTrader: (40)
Mentioned: 116 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to clarkstoncracker
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by incogrhino View Post
Just don't put any thing you wanna keep under it.Failed.


I will not buy anything from harbor freight that will have weight under it, after having one of their 5 ton jack stands collapse on me.
__________________
clarkstoncracker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 12:41 PM   #4
BMFmike
meh.
 
BMFmike's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Grand Haven
Posts: 7,816
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post


I will not buy anything from harbor freight that will have weight under it, after having one of their 5 ton jack stands collapse on me.
OMG that must mean you had more than 5 tons fall on you! You beast!
BMFmike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 12:42 PM   #5
clarkstoncracker
lol
 
clarkstoncracker's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-03-05
Location: OC - MI
Posts: 42,539
iTrader: (40)
Mentioned: 116 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to clarkstoncracker
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BMFmike View Post
OMG that must mean you had more than 5 tons fall on you! You beast!
nope, just a jeep. And nobody was under it.
__________________
clarkstoncracker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 01:00 PM   #6
PavementPounder
I am the law.
 
PavementPounder's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-05-05
Location: Birmingham, Michigan 48009
Posts: 29,824
iTrader: (224)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post
after having one of their 5 ton jack stands collapse on me.
Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post
And nobody was under it.

PavementPounder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 02:18 PM   #7
fsumotorhead
N8KVB
 
fsumotorhead's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-24-06
Location: Flat Rock, MI
Posts: 4,194
iTrader: (34)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post


I will not buy anything from harbor freight that will have weight under it, after having one of their 5 ton jack stands collapse on me.
Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post
nope, just a jeep. And nobody was under it.
I thought it collapsed on you?
fsumotorhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 04:41 PM   #8
scramblerman72
Moonlight stomper
 
scramblerman72's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-15-05
Location: Fenton
Posts: 5,942
iTrader: (20)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to scramblerman72 Send a message via MSN to scramblerman72 Send a message via Yahoo to scramblerman72
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post


I will not buy anything from harbor freight that will have weight under it, after having one of their 5 ton jack stands collapse on me.


damm your Jeep is fat to break a 10k stand:miff:
scramblerman72 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 04:47 PM   #9
Rocky
AAA GOLD ROCKS!!!!!
 
Rocky's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-05-05
Location: Macomb
Posts: 8,512
iTrader: (13)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post


I will not buy anything from harbor freight that will have weight under it, after having one of their 5 ton jack stands collapse on me.
That is why I only use mine to set my axle on while I'm working on it. I hope it can support 500 LBS.
Rocky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 06:07 PM   #10
Mclovin
"The Situation"
 
Mclovin's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-07-05
Location: Westland, Mi
Posts: 14,393
iTrader: (15)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to Mclovin Send a message via Yahoo to Mclovin
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker View Post


I will not buy anything from harbor freight that will have weight under it, after having one of their 5 ton jack stands collapse on me.
what do u mean they work great ?
Mclovin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 08:09 PM   #11
ovrlnd
HURL SCOUTS
 
ovrlnd's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-23-07
Location: Westland, Michigan
Posts: 10,003
iTrader: (14)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to ovrlnd
Default

I don't think i would trust HF jack stands
ovrlnd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 14th, 2008, 08:51 PM   #12
95geo
newbie
 
95geo's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-05-05
Location: dryden
Posts: 5,775
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

its holding up my 100 or so pound block as I type this.... no worries on my end
95geo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 15th, 2008, 12:13 AM   #13
stevelknievel
Fuck Cancer
 
stevelknievel's Avatar
 
Join Date: 07-22-07
Location: Taylor
Posts: 1,910
iTrader: (20)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to stevelknievel
Default

i got a engine stand from there years ago. its had everything from a 4.3 chevy to complete 400M and ive never had a problem with it
but HF's stuff is always hit or miss
stevelknievel is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > General 4x4 Stuff > The Pub

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:22 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Page generated in 0.23159 seconds with 60 queries