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Repairing Bottle Jack

Postby BIGHOSS » Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:50 am

This may not be the correct location for this topic, but here goes. I am sure that there is a wealth of knowledge out there on how to repair and rebuild a hydraulic jack. I am sure that all of us have a jack tossed in the corner years ago that quit working. I would like to see a tutorial showing dis-assembly and replacing O rings and seals, re-assembly and testing.
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Re: Repairing Bottle Jack

Postby Virginia Mike » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:12 am

The cheap Chinese jacks have made most of the hydraulic shops quit carring parts. Cheeper to replace the jack. Good luck finding parts.
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Re: Repairing Bottle Jack

Postby BIGHOSS » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:42 am

I understand that the newer cheaper ones are probably trash. However, I am talking about the older better jacks that have been collecting dust. Maybe it would be feasible to fix them.
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Re: Repairing Bottle Jack

Postby beaconlight » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:45 am

Did a google on repair hydraulic jack and got a wealth of stuff. How to and parts.
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Re: Repairing Bottle Jack

Postby coppersmythe » Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:15 am

i kept the bottle jack when a '74 toyota 4x4 i had finally went to that mud hole in the sky . if you can get your hands on one , it will impress you . coppersmythe.............


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