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#1 Contsis

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Posted 13 September 2018 - 11:52 AM

What is the best and safest way to keep the car raised for repair underneath?
Done some minor repairs (mid pipe and muffler) but would like to remove and check Torque Tube.

What location to put blocks/jack stands for stability and longer stay

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#2 croquest87

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Posted 13 September 2018 - 04:17 PM

Car lift!  Proper Jack and jack stands is a must-have your life depends on it. No cinder blocks and none of that s*** LOL

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Posted 13 September 2018 - 06:20 PM

Make sure the car is lifted on a flat even surface. No inclines!!!
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View PostJohnnyWadd, on 04 March 2010 - 10:01 PM, said:

my shaft was big i dont know what your talking about.

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Posted 13 September 2018 - 06:42 PM

I put 2 jack stands just behind the front tires and 2 at the rear bumper.  You have to do it in stages but it gets the car high enough to work under and is very stable.
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Posted 12 October 2018 - 04:44 PM

Along with jack stands at all four corners, I like to shove long blocks of wood underneath the frame rails just in case a jack fails or something...

Edited by TroyStarion, 12 October 2018 - 04:44 PM.

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