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Old 03-20-2008, 04:13 PM
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Jack stands question

Alright guys, here's something I've been wondering: what part of the car do you use a point for jacking the car up with before placing it on jack stands? The reason I ask is because the reinforced part the jack stands goes on is only big enough to fit the stands, or the actual jack itself, but not both simultaneously. I'm sure you all know what I'm talking about. What do you all do?
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"jack stands"????
what are these that you speak of?

i just use blocks of wood.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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So I should use the tow hook to lift it? Is it strong enough to support the car?

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"jack stands"????
what are these that you speak of?

i just use blocks of wood.
^Haha nice! I was so close to doing that once, but I was at walmart so I just bought a pack of 2 for like 10 or 15 bucks.
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i think that joke went over your head, you're too new

but yes, you can use the 2 front tow hooks, the center cross member that goes under the oil pan with the hook in the front, the 2 jacking tabs on the sides of the car, or the single hook in the rear of the car to jack the car up
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i think that joke went over your head, you're too new

but yes, you can use the 2 front tow hooks, the center cross member that goes under the oil pan with the hook in the front, the 2 jacking tabs on the sides of the car, or the single hook in the rear of the car to jack the car up
Thanks for the answer!

Oh btw I think my joke went over your head! I was joking with my response to your joke, get it? LOL.
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I just get Chuck Norris to raise my car for me when I need an oil change.
I don't know about all that. The car would probably just implode into itself in the presence of such an infinitely more powerful being ;)
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fcuk chuck norris.

i lift my car with my right arm, and work on it w/ the left.
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Is that so?
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you can also put jack stands under the lower control arms (front or back). just dont put them to far inboard to where they tip over. lol. get them as close to the hubs as you can. i've also used the cross member for the rear suspension for jack points.
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Re: Jack stands question

Found this on google. Thanks.

Gonna jack the lowered car and set it on ramps to search for an oil leak.
Driving it onto the ramps is not an option due to the front lip.
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