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Well it's time to buy a set of axle stands and a trolley jack and I know 1967 Mustangs weigh roughly 3000lbs but what does this equate to in tons?
Sorry for the beginner type question!

Cheers,Charlie
 

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One ton is 2000 pounds. Sears has what they are calling a high-lift 3 ton jack on sale right now for about $30. I went by to get one last weekend and they were sold out. I'm going to try them again tonight.

I have a 2 ton jack now, and it has always done the job, but I'm looking for something that will lift a little higher.
 

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Thanks guys! The 2 ton stuff is easier to get hold of over here too. So I reckon that will suffice for just now.

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Charlie, you can never have too much power (where have I heard that before). My 2 1/4 ton has served me well for over 20 years now, but there have been times I needed that extra umph!... Like leveling that out building on my Mom's land, or raising that crack-causing roof truss rihgt before I sold that house... :: either will serve you well, so perhaps height raised or weight could further decide which one best serves your needs. Picking one up has become more tedious as I pass the 45-summers mark.
 

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I have been using my 2 ton jack i got from halfords (uk)for about 6 yrs,its served me well and still going strong.Regards javed :D
 

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I've found for the front end of my Mustang a 2 ton jack is just too small for it, even using 2X4 as spacers, it just has enough to lift it, I would recommend the 3 ton that's what I plan to buy next, plus it should help with my Cherokee and the Suburban.
 

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I went back to Sears tonight and got one of the "SUV" 3-ton high-lift trolley jacks. It seems like a pretty good deal for $29.95. It will lift up to 21".
 

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Damm, that is a good price.....$29.99 for a 3 ton jack! That's only £20 ! I wish we had a Sears over in in the UK. It's not something I could easily slip in my travel luggage when I'm over the "pond" either hee hee hee!

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Sorry, I just thought that Sears was everywhere, like McDonalds. The shipping would probably cost as much as the jack, because it is heavy.
 
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