[Healeys] Re - What Jack?
boyracer466 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 18:35:05 MDT 2021
I hate to throw shade on your idea, but what if that little (Chinese?)
electric motor failed to work when you needed it.
On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 2:41 PM Michael MacLean <springer.mike51 at gmail.com>
> Have been thinking of 12V electric scissor jacks available on Ebay About
> the same size as a small scissor jack with a small electric motor. Jack is
> rated at 2 tons. Certainly enough to lift a corner of the BN2. Bending
> over to "crank" a scissor jack is not as appealing as just standing there
> with a control pendant in your hand.
> Mike MacLean
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 1:29 PM mike brooks via Healeys <
> healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:
>> I have a small scissor jack which I carry in the boot of my 100 BN2 in
>> the left hand well. The low ground clearance means that many other jack
>> designs won't fit under when you need it! It's also small, light and takes
>> up little room when stored in the boot.
>> Mike Brooks
>> '56 BN2
>> From: Healeys <healeys-bounces at autox.team.net> on behalf of Michael
>> MacLean via Healeys <healeys at autox.team.net>
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 4:36:47 PM
>> To: Ahealey help <healeys at autox.team.net>
>> Subject: [Healeys] What Jack?
>> As I continue with the restoration of my BN2 there are some
>> considerations I need to address. This is not a 100% concours
>> restoration. I am compromising in a few areas for better functionality and
>> use of the car. For example, my voltage regulator is converted to positive
>> ground solid state. In the case of carrying tools, I am not seeking a
>> concours tool kit, to include an original jack. For those of you that feel
>> the same way, I was wondering what a good modern aftermarket jack would be
>> a good choice. What jack do you carry with the car?
>> Mike MacLean
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