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Old 09-16-2006, 11:18 AM   #1
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Default best jack stand spots? pics please

i posted this before but i didnt really get any good replies. last time i put my car up on jackstands, it was extremely akward. wonder if you guys could give me a hand, as im doing my first oil change on this car today.

pics help immensely. where do i place the jack stands?
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Here ya go, this should help you out some.



You will see a flange that extends downward. Place the groove of the jack into this flange.
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Jack points are clearly listed in the owners manual and should be shown with the jack/spare/tire wrench package in the trunk.
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For a jack(not the one that comes with the car, a real one), I use the jackpoint with a wood block (2x4 about 6") so that the jack doesn't mess the jack point up. For the jack stands, I put them on the subframe in the front, near the mounts. Haven't had an issue so far
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i used my floor jack on the jack points and bent them in
the jack points are more for a bottle jack or one like for the spare tire...but if you use a block of wodd it whould be fine, and jack stands to the sub frame
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jack stands to the sub frame
pretend just for a second that i dont know where this is. i thought i had it last time but if my mind wasnt playing tricks on me, it started bending. that means to me that i didnt have it. so rather than make a grevious error today, id like someone to set me straight

and between bonnevilleclub and the manual, id rather trust bonnevilleclub. also, the manual means i have to get up when someone on here might have be able to make it a lot easier with very little trouble (if its more than very little, please dont bother)
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