This base plate locking pin replaces the cotter pin on your Hi-Lift jack that holds the steel bar into the base plate. The X-TREME jacks come with this style locking pin, but all other models come with only a cotter pin that can fall out and cause you to lose your base plate. In a worst case scenario the base plate can fly off while you are driving, which can make for a bad day for the rigs behind you!
Using a locking pin allows you to easily remove your base plate and store it in a secure location (recovery bag/box). Aside from being safer, removing the base plate during transit also eliminates base plate rattle. For all steel jacks this is an easy swap out. NOTE: The stamped base plates of the cast and steel version jacks (black jack bases) sometimes have the holes a bit off centered and in some cases they might need minor drilling to the base plate pin holes.
Zinc plated for high corrosion resistance
Rounded retainer with Easy-Release Tab
Easy swap out for the factory cotter pin
Allows for easy removal of the base plate for safe storage during transit
Works just as advertised! Thanks for taking the rattle out of my life. Can't wait until red covers go back in stock! Keep up the good work and see you at Summit if you still go! (:... view more RB view less