Types of Car Jacks
There are different types of car jack. And we are going to describe the most common ones.
1. Scissor jacks is a usual type working with any car. It is easy to lift it, and sometimes it may be found in a new car as a spare tire compartment. It is operated by means of a large screw, and due to it, the vehicle is lifted. Scissor jacks are light and helpful in the emergency kit.
2. Bottle jack is a step up from scissor jacks. The name speaks for itself: it is like a bottle. This type of the car jack uses a hydraulic mechanism that helps to lift a car. It is also not big and does not take much space in a trunk. It will do for bigger vehicles like SUV.
3. Floor jack is often met in a garage with jack stands. It has wheel for better movement because it is rather heavy. This type of the car jack is known for a good durability. A cost is higher compared to the previous types. It is necessary only for performing maintenance.
|Pro-Lift F-767||2 Ton||3.5 to 14 inches||17.9" x 5.3" x 8.5"|
|Arcan XL2T||2 Ton||2.75 to 24 inches||32.5" x 8.2" x 11.2"|
|LIBRA||5,000 lbs||5 to 24 inches||-|
|Extreme Max||1,100 lbs||to 14 inches||18" x 10" x 3.8"|
|Torin Floor Jack||2 Ton||5-7/8 to 17-1/4 inches||26" x 11" x 8"|
|Pro-Lift B-006D||6 Ton||-||4.9" x 9.8" x 4.3"|
|Arcan XL20||2 Ton||3 1/2 to 18 1/2 inches||26" x 6.3" x 13.2"|