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Re: RIP the best darn floor jack ever
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Posted by cheaptech [Email] (#1856) [Profile/Gallery] (more from cheaptech) on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:59:20 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: RIP the best darn floor jack ever, adl6009 [Profile/Gallery] , Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:15:53
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What broke on the jack ? I hope my Roger Penske 2.5 ton jack bought some 30 yrs back at Kmart never expires, it has jacked up numerous vehicles over the yrs, hundreds of times .

But jacking the front of a car is straightforward, stands go under most any point on the subframe - usually where the wishbone attaches. Rear I put the stand where the trailing arm attaches, might need a stout block of wood under the stand to get elevation.

I remember owing cars with the old style bumper jack, slotted to attached to the fender and one used the lug wrench to rachet up the jack which had a small square base - that could be pretty unstable.
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