Getting a flat tire or being stuck up to the axles in mud or snow is no fun. That’s where the Bushranger X-Jack comes in. The heavy-duty rubber blow-up bag that’s placed beneath your vehicle between the front and rear wheels will create up to 31 inches of ground clearance. That should be enough for you to install a spare tire or place rocks, dirt, etc. into the tire ruts for extraction purposes. The 4,400-pound-lifting-capacity X-Jack inflates by hooking it up to the exhaust pipe or to a portable compressor. When not in use, X-Jack stows flat in a protective sleeve. The Bushranger X-Jack sells for about $275 at various retail or online stores including www.arbusa.com and www.thegadgetflow.com.

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