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Where to place jack stands(rear)

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Mutinyno9, May 1, 2004.

  1. Mutinyno9

    Mutinyno9 Member

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    when i lift up one side of the rear of the car, i look around for a spot to place a jack stand, and NOTHING!! Is there a place designated for them and i'm just not seeing it or am i missing something?
     
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    Ditto,
    where are they??? I was looking for them this weekend too.
     
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    anyoen?
     
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    I haven't tried anything yet, but what about on the differential? Would that hold/or be safe?
     
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    According to the Audi manual on my (W) A4 reg there should be marks on the side of the car under the doors where the jacking points are.
     
  7. Mutinyno9

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    I already knew that, i need a place to put the stationary jack stands under the car so i can work under the car. Thanks for checken though.
     
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    they can still go there as well. You may need to put a bit of wood on the top as well so that they dont dig in.
    Or use a couple of trolly jacks.
     
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    I would feel a lot more safe when going underneith the car with stationary jacks rather than the crank jack or a hydrolic jack. I have these ramps that allow a car/truck to drive up them and works as a jack. It take it about 2 feet of the ground. I might try that if all else fails. I like your idea of a couple trolly jacks Markey.
     
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    What i tend to do is put two trolly jacks under each side then place the free standing ones under as well and get a tight fit, so if one fails there is a safty net, i also put bricks under as well.
    The ramps are better though i have them too, once the car is one the flat bit at the top then it aint going anywhere.
    I know what you mean though it is worring when you are under a car, you think is that safe or will my face get squashed.
     
  11. Mutinyno9

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    I'll have to give that a try, thanks Markey
     

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