Revitalizing a Jack

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by residualboulders, Nov 22, 2003.

  1. residualboulders

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    My old stock jack that is a beast to crank. Is there a way to lube that baby up to get it cranking smoothly again?
     
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    Absolutely. Phillips screwdriver, degreaser, wire brush. Grease her up again and you'll be good to go. 8)
     
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    Maybe a little liquid graphite on the moving parts, non-greasy when it dries.
     
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    thanks fellas
     
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    [quote author=ResidualBoulders link=board=1;threadid=7896;start=msg66662#msg66662 date=1069550828]
    thanks fellas
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    Let us know how it turns out. I'm thinking about doing the same with mine.
     
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    I cleaned up one that was rusted /crapped up pretty badly. Spray painted it yellow and it looks and works as good as new. Easy 1 :banana: job.
     
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    I'm looking at my jack, part number 03111-89101, from a '76 FJ55 and I don't see any screws, bolts or cotter pins that are holding this thing together. How did you get it apart ???. I've stripped and rebuilt an engine so I know how to handle tools but this looks like a sealed unit to me :(.
     
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    Hmm. Must be one of those newfangled modern ones. :(
     
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    I soaked mine in used engine oil for a couple of days, and it work.
     
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