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Old 03-27-2012, 05:22 PM   #1
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I have a set of steel ramps that I like to use for lifting the car for oil changes etc, but the front of my Buick won't clear them. This seems to be a common thing nowadays, so I'm wondering what you guys are using. Jack stands are a pita.
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Try to find a set of those plastic ramps. I noticed that they are a couple inches lower than steel ramps.
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They do have low profile ramps, but those really don't get the car real high. Try this. Get a few 2x6 and lay them on the ground, drive on to those and then on to the ramps.
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I was gonna suggest that too Dan, but I had an incident last year where I spit a 2x4 down my driveway and out into the street. LOL.
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I was gonna suggest that too Dan, but I had an incident last year where I spit a 2x4 down my driveway and out into the street. LOL.
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Dayyyyuuum. Now, I couldn't pull off a redneck stunt like that!
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