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Trolley jack point and Axle stands

Agent_Trig Mar 11, 2011

  1. Agent_Trig

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    Where is the safest place to jack the front end up with a trolley jack? And once I've jacked up one side, where is the safest place to place an axle stand?

    I need to have the whole front end up so I can take the front bumper off.

    I've done a search on this forum and cant see to find a definitive answer.

    Anyone know before I cave my floor in? :)
     
  2. mike foster

    mike foster Fossie VCDS Map User

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  3. Agent_Trig

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    Yes I did and I came across this thread too. I posted in it myself a week ago.

    What it doesn't clarify is where to put a trolley jack WITHOUT the need for any third party accessories and it doesn't even mention where to put axle stands once the car is jacked up.

    I need to take the bumper off this weekend so dont have time to order any jack accessories from the US.

    There must be people on this forum that use a trolley jack AND axle stands on their A3s. I just need to know what are the safe points for both of these.

    Cheers
     
  4. mike foster

    mike foster Fossie VCDS Map User

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    Last edited: Mar 11, 2011
  5. Agent_Trig

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    Superb, thanks for that.

    Fancy hiding it away like that under a panel. I dont suppose you know where I should place the axle stands at the front once jacked up do you? I would of thought it would be at the standard jack points on the sill but just wanted to make sure beforehand.
     
  6. Smoothie

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    Excellent!
     

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