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Old 12-06-2004, 01:27 PM   #1
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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?
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Old 12-06-2004, 01:29 PM   #2
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I believe sears has them
ask The Mad Chigga i believe he has 1
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Old 12-06-2004, 01:31 PM   #3
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usually your local performace shop has racing jacks and stands for lowered cars
i got mine at feduns performance in NF
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Old 12-06-2004, 01:53 PM   #4
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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
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Old 12-06-2004, 01:58 PM   #5
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dude here u go.... http://www.unofficialbmw.com/all/too...ered_cars.html
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Old 12-06-2004, 04:36 PM   #6
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Thanks for the link. My jack doesn't fit under my car anymore either
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Old 12-06-2004, 05:11 PM   #7
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bookmark/save that link. it has a lot of very very useful stuff on it.
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Old 12-06-2004, 06:38 PM   #8
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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.
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Old 12-06-2004, 06:53 PM   #9
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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
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Old 12-06-2004, 06:55 PM   #10
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"Jack Up The Front of a Lowered BMW"

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



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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.
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Old 12-06-2004, 08:10 PM   #11
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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.
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Old 12-06-2004, 08:17 PM   #12
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awesome, thanks guys
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Old 12-06-2004, 08:55 PM   #13
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You can also buy this "jack"


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awesome, thanks guys
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Old 12-06-2004, 09:02 PM   #14
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woah, what is that?
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Old 12-06-2004, 09:06 PM   #15
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the question is..... how much is that!
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