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SickFinga 12-06-2004 02:27 PM

Jack and jackstands for a lowered car. Where to get?
 
Im looking for jackstands for my car, I checked Canadian tire and even the lowest jack stands are too high for me. Anyone know where to get shorter ones?

Paul540/m3 12-06-2004 02:29 PM

I believe sears has them
ask The Mad Chigga i believe he has 1

RevShoT 12-06-2004 02:31 PM

usually your local performace shop has racing jacks and stands for lowered cars
i got mine at feduns performance in NF

Quack 12-06-2004 02:53 PM

Vlad it woould be much cheaper if you got a couple of 2x4 planks, roll your car on top & than jack up your car with a normal jack

moregothanshow 12-06-2004 02:58 PM

dude here u go.... http://www.unofficialbmw.com/all/too...ered_cars.html

///m powered 12-06-2004 05:36 PM

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Originally Posted by moregothanshow

Thanks for the link. My jack doesn't fit under my car anymore either :(

moregothanshow 12-06-2004 06:11 PM

bookmark/save that link. it has a lot of very very useful stuff on it.

thinair 12-06-2004 07:38 PM

My jack barely fits, where the jack pad is. I have to jack each side in the front, put a couple bricks/pieces of wood under the front wheels, the jack of the front by the front subframe. Lower the front onto jack stands at the jack pads, then go jack up the rear by the rear subframe (no brick/wood needed). If I need the car really high, then I go back to the front and rejack as high as it will go, and again at the back.

oldskool3 12-06-2004 07:53 PM

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Originally Posted by Quack
Vlad it woould be much cheaper if you got a couple of 2x4 planks, roll your car on top & than jack up your car with a normal jack

When my 240sx had coilovers on it to jack it up i used to have to drive up on some bricks. Ghetto but it saved me from having to buy a new jack unless you have the money kicking around to buy one just try that. 2X4 would work to depending on how low your car is my car was too low and I needed something a lttle higher. Good luck *wiggle*

KIRASIR 12-06-2004 07:55 PM

"Jack Up The Front of a Lowered BMW"

http://www.emotors.ca/articles/article.aspx?ID=29

:D

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Originally Posted by thinair
My jack barely fits, where the jack pad is. I have to jack each side in the front, put a couple bricks/pieces of wood under the front wheels, the jack of the front by the front subframe. Lower the front onto jack stands at the jack pads, then go jack up the rear by the rear subframe (no brick/wood needed). If I need the car really high, then I go back to the front and rejack as high as it will go, and again at the back.


TheMadChigga 12-06-2004 09:10 PM

2 ways:

1) use the ramp like one shown made out of 2x4 from Homedepot.
2) buy proper jacks from Sears, they have one specially made for really low vehicles. It's about $150, its expensive, but well worth it.

me: too cheap to buy the jack so I jack my friend's when he's not looking.

SickFinga 12-06-2004 09:17 PM

awesome, thanks guys

KIRASIR 12-06-2004 09:55 PM

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You can also buy this "jack" ;)


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Originally Posted by SickFinga
awesome, thanks guys


vinay 12-06-2004 10:02 PM

woah, what is that?

moregothanshow 12-06-2004 10:06 PM

the question is..... how much is that!


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