After over thirty years, it looks like my Hein-Werner O'Boy ton and a quarter
floor jack is on its last legs.
It's leaking fluid even when it isn't under load, and it looks like there's no
source for rebuild kits.
(Yes, I've tightened down the packing nut).
This time around I want to go with more capacity as the old jack always felt
marginal lifting the front end of
either the Pathfinder or the 'vette. Probably a three ton, maybe a two ton.
Definitely Aluminum, unless there's something negative to that (other than
It's got to be able to get under the 'vette, and the old jack was always a bit
fiddly about that. It would go,
but you had to get it just right. It needed 4" of clearance, which seems pretty
typical of today's jacks,
so they would be fiddly too.