RV8 Travel Jack

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Part# 12-03170


The RV 8 Travel Jack was designed and manufactured by RV-8 builder / pilot Steve Jackson. All steel construction, weighs less than 3 pounds. Jack mast easily removes from base plate for compact storage.

Uses 3/4" wrench to operate (wrench not included). Tested to 1350 pounds. Has securing arm that positions between the gear leg & brake to stabilize the jack - works on both left and right gear leg with a simple adjustment.

Base measures 3-1/2" X 8"; mast stands 10" tall. Designed for RV-8 flat spring gear legs (only -- will not work on the other RVs with round gear legs).

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WARNING: The product may contain and/or expose you to a chemical(s) or substance(s) which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.


  • Weight: 2.75 lbs.
  • Base: 3 1/2" x 8"
  • Mast Stands: 10" tall



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Q: Will this jack work with Grove Blended Airfoil gear legs? The Grove Gear has the brake lines internal on the gear legs.

Per the supplier: Part number 12-03243 is the RV8 Jack for Grove gear. It works with the Grove gear with Vans brakes. It will not work with Grove gear and Grove brakes.

Q: Does the leg fairing have to be removed in order to use this travel jack?

Per the supplier: The leg fairing stays on.

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