Lift Quick with This 3 Ton Floor Jack!

Looking to lift your ride in a hurry?  Whether you’re changing a tire or performing other automotive repairs, the 3 Ton Heavy Duty Floor Jack with Rapid Pump from Harbor Freight Tools gets the job done in just 3-1/2 pumps!  That means you can lift your vehicle quickly without sacrificing safety.  And when you’re doing several jobs in a row, a rapid pump feature can make all the difference.  But you don’t have to be a pro to take advantage of this tool.

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“I got this jack on sale and for the money it can’t be beat. I received mine and had no problems, didn’t have to bleed it or anything, just put it together and went to work. I use it on cars, riding mowers and used it to mount my buddies 54” tractor tires on his tractor and worked without a hitch. Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a good affordable jack.” – Penguinboy1995 from Stafford, VA

“Worked perfect, right out of the box. Didn’t see a need to “bleed” it. Used it to lift the entire front, then entire rear of a ’01 Suburban 4×4 while doing a brake/rotor job (using jack stands also). Also used it to r/r a fuel tank from ’07 Trailblazer, made it easy.  I couldn’t ask for anything better for the price, its great.” – Nimrod from Joplin, MO

By the way, our customers do pick their own profile names, so don’t look at me.  The point is, they love this floor jack just as much as I do, and with one in your garage, you’ll love it, too!

Ride Like the Wind with Predator Gas Engines

Get your motor runnin’ and head out on the highway!  Or the back yard, or lake, or wherever your powerful Harbor Freight Gas Engine takes you!  If you’re lookin’ for adventure, or maybe a reliable replacement motor, you’ve come to the right place.  With various displacements and many sizes available, we have an appropriate engine suited to fit your needs.  And, like a true nature’s child, we offer clean burning options to fit those tough California emissions laws.

It would take up a lot of space and time to go through all of our awesome Predator engines, so for now, we’ll just look at the range in sizes and power, starting with our smallest engine.  The 79cc gas engine is the ideal replacement engine for 3 HP motors.  What might you use this engine for?  Tons!

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“This little motor was a direct replacement for my old 2hp Briggs on my edger. True, the motor is no quieter or smoother running but, it starts very easy and makes good power. For the money, I give the little motor a 5 star rating…” – Jim in Sidell, LA

“I put one of these 79cc engines in a small mini bike-it will pull my 235 lb. frame along at over 30 mph!!!! When you first pull away, you will notice a definite vibration, but it goes away quickly and the little engine really pulls!!!!” – T-Bucket Timmy from Allison Park, PA

If you think that little engine pulls its weight, just wait til you see the 420cc motor!  This one, just like all the Predator engines, is both durable and easy-to-use with a variety of items from lawn mowers to log-splitters.

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“Used this to replace the blown engine in my OLD (1972) garden tractor. Works great. First real test was a blizzard (3 feet of snow fell, drifts over 5 feet in my driveway). Ran it for eight hours straight with no problems at all. Has at least as much torque as the 15hp engine it replaced.” – Gearheadengineering from Central CT

Whether you’re looking to replace a big engine or a small engine, or just looking for a new and reliable engine, the Predator gas engines are built for performance and longevity.  Just like Steppenwolf.  …?  Steppenwolf… Magic Carpet Ride?  No?  Born to Be Wild?  Okay, fine, the Predator engines are built to outlast and outperform Steppenwolf.  But, I say check out both and decide for yourself!

Harbor Freight Tools Parking Lot Sale – Fri.-Sun., Aug. 23-25!!

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Don’t miss out on the HUGE Parking Lot Sale taking place at all 450+ Harbor Freight Tools stores across the U.S. as well as at www.HarborFreight.com this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd to the 25th!

Doors open at 8:00 a.m. (all day Thursday and 7:00 a.m. Friday for Inside Track Club members*), when the public is invited to take advantage of tons of deals– including the liquidation of hundreds of factory discontinued, clearance and closeout items!

Shop early for the best selection! See you there!

Grand Openings in Prescott, AZ, Merritt Island, FL, Tigard, OR and Longview, WA!

Aug 13, 2013 – Harbor Freight Tools continues to blaze across the U.S., offering quality tools at low prices! Despite tough economic times, the company grows with no slowing in sight.  This Wednesday, August 14, at 8:00 a.m., the doors will open at FOUR of the newest Harbor Freight Tools locations– this time in Prescott, AZ, CAMerritt Island, FLTigard, OR and Longview, WA!

At 11:30am Harbor Freight Prescott’s store— located at 1781 E. State Route 69, Ste 71 (Frontier Village Shopping Center) in Prescott, AZ, 86301– will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by The Prescott Chamber of Commerce. The celebration will include a special Grand Opening Sale, which will feature select merchandise discounted as much as 80 percent.

At the new Merritt Island location— situated at 323 East Merritt Island Causeway (Walmart Shopping Center) in Merritt Island, FL, 32952- a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be hosted by The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at 11:30am, accompanied by a Grand Opening Sale, to usher in its arrival as the area’s new discount tool headquarters.

Tigard’s special Grand Opening Sale will also feature select merchandise discounted as much as 80 percent. Located at 14385 SW Pacific Hwy. (Canterbury Square Shopping Center) in Tigard, OR, 97224, the festivities will begin at 4:30pm, when a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be hosted by The Tigard Chamber of Commerce.

The Longview location— situated at 700 Ocean Beach Highway (Twin City Shopping Center) in Longview, WA, 98632– will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by The Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce at 11:30am, also featuring a Grand Opening Sale.

About Harbor Freight Tools
Founded in North Hollywood, CA in 1977 and now based in Calabasas, Harbor Freight Tools is the leading discount tool retailer in the U.S. selling high-quality tools at “ridiculously low prices” in over 430 stores nationwide and on its website http://harborfreight.com. Harbor Freight Tools stocks over 7,000 items in categories including automotive, air and power tools, shop equipment and hand tools. With a commitment to quality and a lifetime guarantee on all hand tools, Harbor Freight Tools is a favorite of automotive and truck repair shops, government agencies, schools, manufacturers, contractors and tool enthusiasts who want top-quality and great selection and value. The results speak for themselves – with over twenty million customers nationwide and thousands of people switching to Harbor Freight Tools every day. Additional information about Harbor Freight Tools and online sales can be found at http://harborfreight.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/harbor.f.tools and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/harborfreight.

If you’re in the area of one of these exciting, new stores, come browse the huge selection of quality tools and hardware, take advantage of the incredible specials, or just come by and say “hello!”

Store hours are MON-SAT 8:00AM-9:00PM and SUN 9:00AM-6:00PM.

See you there!

Grand Opening in Tampa, FL!

Aug. 12, 2013 – Harbor Freight Tools continues to expand across the country, offering quality tools at low prices! Despite tough economic times, the company continues to open new stores with no slowing in sight.  This Wednesday, August 14, at 8:00 a.m., the doors will swing wide at the newest Harbor Freight Tools location– this time in Tampa, FL 

At 11:30am Harbor Freight’s new Tampa store— located at 8613 W. Hillsborough Ave. (Buccaneer Square Shopping Center) in Tampa, Florida, 33615– will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. The celebration will include a special Grand Opening Sale, which will feature select merchandise discounted as much as 80 percent.

About Harbor Freight Tools

Founded in North Hollywood, CA in 1977 and now based in Calabasas, Harbor Freight Tools is the leading discount tool retailer in the U.S. selling high-quality tools at “ridiculously low prices” in over 430 stores nationwide and on its website http://harborfreight.com. Harbor Freight Tools stocks over 7,000 items in categories including automotive, air and power tools, shop equipment and hand tools. With a commitment to quality and a lifetime guarantee on all hand tools, Harbor Freight Tools is a favorite of automotive and truck repair shops, government agencies, schools, manufacturers, contractors and tool enthusiasts who want top-quality and great selection and value. The results speak for themselves – with over twenty million customers nationwide and thousands of people switching to Harbor Freight Tools every day. Additional information about Harbor Freight Tools and online sales can be found at http://harborfreight.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/harbor.f.tools and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/harborfreight.

If you’re in the area of one of these exciting, new stores, come browse the huge selection of quality tools and hardware, take advantage of the incredible specials, or just swing by and say “hello!”

Store hours are MON-SAT 8:00AM-9:00PM and SUN 9:00AM-6:00PM.

See you there!

Grand Openings in Jackson, MI and Salem, NH!

Aug. 6, 2013 – Harbor Freight Tools continues to expand across the country, offering quality tools at low prices! Despite tough economic times, the company continues to open new stores with no slowing in sight.  This Wednesday, August 7, at 8:00 a.m., the doors will open at TWO of the newest Harbor Freight Tools locations– this time in Jackson, MI, and Salem, NH. 

At 11:30am Harbor Freight Jackson’s store— located at 3152 E. Michigan Ave. (Eastgate Shopping Center) in Jackson, MI, 49202– will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by The Jackson Chamber of Commerce. The celebration will include a special Grand Opening Sale, which will feature select merchandise discounted as much as 80 percent.

At the new Salem location— situated at 356 South Broadway, Ste. 3 (Plaza on Broadway Shopping Center) in Salem, NH, 03079– a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be hosted by The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce at 11:30am, accompanied by a Grand Opening Sale, to usher in its arrival as the area’s new discount tool headquarters.

About Harbor Freight Tools
Founded in North Hollywood, CA in 1977 and now based in Calabasas, Harbor Freight Tools is the leading discount tool retailer in the U.S. selling high-quality tools at “ridiculously low prices” in over 430 stores nationwide and on its website http://harborfreight.com. Harbor Freight Tools stocks over 7,000 items in categories including automotive, air and power tools, shop equipment and hand tools. With a commitment to quality and a lifetime guarantee on all hand tools, Harbor Freight Tools is a favorite of automotive and truck repair shops, government agencies, schools, manufacturers, contractors and tool enthusiasts who want top-quality and great selection and value. The results speak for themselves – with over twenty million customers nationwide and thousands of people switching to Harbor Freight Tools every day. Additional information about Harbor Freight Tools and online sales can be found at http://harborfreight.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/harbor.f.tools and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/harborfreight.

If you’re in the area of one of these exciting, new stores, come browse the huge selection of quality tools and hardware, take advantage of the incredible specials, or just swing by and say “hello!”

Store hours are MON-SAT 8:00AM-9:00PM and SUN 9:00AM-6:00PM.

See you there!

Four Wheeler Review: The Best Torque Wrench for the Price

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So, what is the best torque wrench for the buck? After all, there are a lot of torque wrenches to choose from, running the gamut from the really cheap to the “skip-the-cruise-this-year” price. Is it really smarter for a home wrencher to go with a $500 torque wrench?

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Recently, Four Wheeler magazine decided to test the You-Get-What-You-Pay-For theory by pitting three popular 1/2″ click-type torque wrenches–

— against each other for performance and value. In his How-To article, “Who Builds the Best Torque Wrench for Less,”  columnist Jeff Smith took the tools to Cornerstone Metrology in Van Nuys, CA, “a company that does calibration work for both industrial and individual mechanics,” where they measured the three dial torque wrenches on a digital scale accurate to within 0.10 of a pound.

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Then out of curiosity, they used the Pittsburgh Professional Digital Torque Adapter (#68283, $31.99) to compare their findings. Amazingly, after several measurements they found the digital adapter hit within 0.10 of a pound as well!

It comes as no surprise, the Pittsburgh torque wrench came out being the best value for the home or pro mechanic looking for a mechanical click-type torque wrench. And with Harbor Freight Tools‘ incredible lifetime warranty on all hand tools, it just doesn’t get better than that.

To get more details on Four Wheeler’s test, check out the article, and to learn more about the Pittsburgh Pro 1/2″ Torque Wrench, visit the product page at Harbor Freight Tools!