FLOOR JACK - 356

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1950-55                                1955                                  1956-57                             1957-62                               1962-65

1950-55 - Vigot-Bilstein jack

length: ?

body finish: Flat black

head: marked with "Bilstein", "Vigot", "DRP 520996 u.a."

base: no markings 

lifting peg: fixed, angled downward, hollow sides, sharp transition. (different then VW versions that were horizontal. Also look at photo comparing differences from 1950 - 1952)

Note: was used together with the Hazet 772/2 lug wrench included in the tool kit. Turning the 19mm bolt head at the top of the jack either direction caused the peg to move up and down the body of the jack.

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1950 - Base

1955

length of shaft: 18 3/8"

shaft finish: shiny 

base: marked "Bilstein Vigot DRP 520996 UA"

lifting peg: hollow sides, sharp transition

1951-55 - Base

1956 - 57

length of shaft: 20 3/8" (rarely 18 3/8")

shaft finish: shiny 

base: some marked "Bilstein Vigot DRP 520996 UA", some only "Bilstein"

lifting peg: hollow sides, curved transition

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1950, 51, 52 differences

note: 1950-1951 lifting peg is different

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WKD 460 020 ∙ September 1957 Edition ∙

 

Reprint March 1964 ∙ Printed in Germany

1957 - 62

length of shaft: 20 3/8"

shaft finish: shiny 

base: marked "Bilstein"

lifting peg: hollow sides, divided by reinforcement

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1962 - 65

length of shaft: 20 3/8"

shaft finish: Parkerized

base: marked "Bilstein"

lifting peg: hollow sides on ends only

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