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Where is the best place to jack up the back

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jack up on the axle get your stands under the frame rails high enough so have enough room for axle droop when you remove the jack .

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jack up on the axle get your stands under the frame rails high enough so have enough room for axle droop when you remove the jack .
Yeah what he said.


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oh and if you dont have high enough jack stands go out and buy some... dont do what i did when i lifted my jeep and put some cinder blocks under smaller stands lol... damb things broke apart and the jeep almost fell on top of me... next day went out and bought the biggest ones i can find.....


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oh and if you dont have high enough jack stands go out and buy some... dont do what i did when i lifted my jeep and put some cinder blocks under smaller stands lol... damb things broke apart and the jeep almost fell on top of me... next day went out and bought the biggest ones i can find.....
Good thing you did not get hurt.

This is why I use solid pieces of pressure treated lumber in my shop and not cement blocks. Also I have found out that steel rims work great too.


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Good thing you did not get hurt.

This is why I use solid pieces of pressure treated lumber in my shop and not cement blocks. Also I have found out that steel rims work great too.
yup i was soo glad i didnt get hurt..... i was under it when i started hearing the blocks cracking so i got out from under it and exacly as soon as i got my legs out from under it is when it fell..... i was like holy beepbeepbeepbeep.... now i got 6 6ton stands... well worth the investment in them lol


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while your on the subject , buy some quailty ones the ones from habor freight are cheap and made from poor casting. i got some 6 tons from sears and there where under 25 buxs for a set

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