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adamsautoadvice 12-17-2010 02:47 PM

Torin Black Jack 3-Ton Floor Jack and Stands
I was in Wal-Mart the other day (I wasn't proud of myself!) and noticed that they carry a Torin Black Jack line. I saw they had a 3-Ton Floor Jack and Jack Stand set for $95.

I thought it seemed like a good deal and looked like a decent jack, but I'm unsure of getting a Floor Jack at Wal-Mart.

Have people bought this set? How does the Jack perform? Is it good quality or junk?

adamsautoadvice 12-21-2010 09:07 AM

Nobody's gotten this Set from Wal-Mart?

matts37chev 12-21-2010 09:20 AM


Originally Posted by adamsautoadvice
Nobody's gotten this Set from Wal-Mart?

same one? i dont know

adamsautoadvice 12-24-2010 11:38 AM

I think this is the jack that comes in that set. I'm much more inclined to go with that Arcan Jack from Costco for $89. Seems like a much better value.

StockR 12-31-2010 02:25 PM

Yes, I bought the one you're talking about, a month ago. It was a POS! so I took it back to pep-boys and got the Torin Aluminum Racing jack. and it's def better quality. Same brand, just a better setup.

adamsautoadvice 01-04-2011 07:10 PM

I'm not going with that Wal-Mart jack. I think I'll spend a little more money and get something I know is good.

Jim Rockford 01-05-2011 07:01 AM

Don't get the POS stamped steel jackstand, at a minimun this style of 3 ton is acceptable,
I always use the larger 6 ton stands, like the ones above just larger ,Just picked up 2 sets for $24.00 a set.
Avoid this style stands at all cost. that style jack is ok, I've had a craftsman one for about 6-7 years now and its been through hell and back and still does a decent job.

mafiacustomz 01-05-2011 09:37 AM

i have 2 sets of the walmart jack stands their just like any othe they hold up a car just like these and im getting a 3 ton jack sometime this or next week like this

Jim Rockford 01-05-2011 03:32 PM

Yea those are fine, if you don't need to get far under the car, I like the 6 tons cause they are taller and Gives me room to work, Just avoid these pieces of crap here..

mafiacustomz 01-05-2011 07:10 PM

i have a little red jack right now from advance i hate that thing after i used my grandfathers big jack i got a impact from walmart 1/2 drive CH and it wont even break the lug nuts on my car i think theirs something wrong with it 250 ft lbs my *****

adamsautoadvice 01-21-2011 09:11 AM

The maximum height of the Wal-Mart jack is 17 inches. The maximum height of the Arcan jack is 21 inches. They are around the same price. Of course you need a Costco membership to get the Arcan jack.

mafiacustomz 01-21-2011 11:21 AM

i goth the torin jack i posted 100.67 out the door in southeast ky it works good 17.7 inchs high is way up 3.7 low its nice but alittle wide

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