[Healeys] QuickJack Car Lift

Elton S eps2660 at gmail.com
Sun May 16 10:06:08 MDT 2021

Where are your lifting points on your Healey with the QuickJack?

On Sat, May 15, 2021 at 11:09 PM Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:

> As the late Mr. Jobs would say: "One more thing:"
> The QJ has some specific maintenance instructions. All the pivot points
> need to be kept lubed--they recommend white lithium grease--but there are
> no zerks, just holes in the tubes.  I bought a pistol grip grease gun and a
> few tubes of WL grease, plus a tapered nozzle to inject the grease; it's
> messy and wasteful, but the grease gets where it needs to be. Also, there
> is an air cylinder on each to assist lowering; I noticed when I got my car
> up on the QJ and put jack stands under the rear springs and front A-arms to
> relieve the springs the QL would not completely lower from fully extended
> without weight on them. I think the manual says they are not designed to
> self-lower until they're just a few inches off the ground. The air
> cylinders spec 50psi with the QJ lowered IIRC (RTFM).
> Bob
> On 5/14/2021 5:55 PM, i erbs via Healeys wrote:
> I have one. My Sprite had no issues with 5k jack
> Have not put my big healey on it yet, but I just found my bag or rubber
> blocks so I can gsin clearance of the exhaust.
> Will do so after my 2500 mile rt to Conclave.
> Ira Erbs
> 1959 AH 100-6
> 1967 MGB
> Milwaukie, OR
> On Thu, May 13, 2021, 7:56 PM Elton S via Healeys <healeys at autox.team.net>
> wrote:
>> Fellow Listers,
>> Any of you have a QuickJack car lift? I'd like your opinion of what you
>> think of it, either the 5000# or the 7000#. Is it suitable for lifting a
>> Healey?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Elton
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