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[Costco.ca] Arcan 3 ton Aluminum/Steel Floor Jack $139.99 shipped

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Got my arcan jack today after 2 month wait. Much better finish than the hd husky one I bought.

The release mechanism is much smoother and controlled than the husky.

Got it for 139.99 - $25 masterpass discount so pretty happy about that. Also sold the husky for 75$. No complaints.

Edit: jacks up out old rx330 without issues at all


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pretty heavy jack. not enough height to jack RAV4 from rear jack-point.
Can't jack from the side as it will deform the weld pinch without put in some hockey puck kind of thing.
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napoleonbot wrote:
Nov 9th, 2017 10:00 am
pretty heavy jack. not enough height to jack RAV4 from rear jack-point.
Can't jack from the side as it will deform the weld pinch without put in some hockey puck kind of thing.
Put the jack on some plywood... not a big problem.
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Thanks. Ordered with $25 off masterpass
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Anyone know the major differences between this Arcan jack and the Torin jack for $99.99 that jporter posted?
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gheart008 wrote:
Nov 14th, 2017 10:46 pm
Anyone know the major differences between this Arcan jack and the Torin jack for $99.99 that jporter posted?

Arcan is all aluminum, much lighter.

Torin is all steel, much heavier. Comes with a "SUV adapter" for higher vehicles in case you think the Arcan may not work.

I have a Honda Pilot, bought the Torin one in store, not going to bother with the Arcan as I'm almost sure it wont be the right height without some DIY fixes (plywood or hockey pucks).
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gheart008 wrote:
Nov 14th, 2017 10:46 pm
Anyone know the major differences between this Arcan jack and the Torin jack for $99.99 that jporter posted?
esq05 wrote:
Nov 14th, 2017 11:23 pm
Arcan is all aluminum, much lighter.

Torin is all steel, much heavier. Comes with a "SUV adapter" for higher vehicles in case you think the Arcan may not work.
The Torin is 85 lbs of steel and the Arcan is a hybrid (steel + aluminum) and weighs 58 lbs so difference of 27 lbs. The Arcan lifts to 18.6" and the Torin does about the same.
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thanks got my wife to get me one with her -25.00 masterpass account
christmas present that should last me a lifetime.
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Is there a SUV adapter that one can get for this Arcan jack?
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gumby wrote:
Nov 14th, 2017 11:38 pm
The Torin is 85 lbs of steel and the Arcan is a hybrid (steel + aluminum) and weighs 58 lbs so difference of 27 lbs. The Arcan lifts to 18.6" and the Torin does about the same.
Ah yes. Arcan is not all aluminum. However, the Torin, with the SUV adapter goes as high as 24". Without the adapter, it's 18" or so..
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Those of you who don't have enough height with the arcan jacking a SUV, have you tried jacking at the differential? I find it much easier as you can lift both sides of the vehicle at once and the diff generally sits lower than the pinch welds.
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mrche wrote:
Nov 15th, 2017 7:56 am
darn i missed the $25 master pass deal
The Masterpass deal is still on....through Dec 9
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majikstic wrote:
Nov 15th, 2017 8:33 am
Those of you who don't have enough height with the arcan jacking a SUV, have you tried jacking at the differential? I find it much easier as you can lift both sides of the vehicle at once and the diff generally sits lower than the pinch welds.
Hmm ya I agree with this as I'm a bit confused why 18.5" wouldn't work... I currently have a 2T old jack that is only rated to lift 15.5" and I am able to just barely lift my RX350 enough at the differential to then lower onto jacks (only leaving about 1/2" inch off ground. I figured with a 18.5" lift range, that extra 3" would easily work.

I saw an earlier comment from a poster also with a rx350 and said it wasn't high enough, which I question considering I've changed multiple seasons of tires with my 2T 15.5" range jack.
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