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Re: Jack Stands and Stupidity

No, I did not delete any of this.......

#1 DON'T EVER TRUST A HYDROLIC JACK.......use it to jack the car....then
get a stand under the car in the most secure place you can near the jack.
As for where they are on your car.....someone else may be able to help

#2  Sorry I yelled.....I have seen too many cars fall on jacks to be
comfortable on this......please.......don't trust it.

On Fri, 1 Nov 1996, Dave C. wrote:

> I might be stupid, or else why would I be asking what seems like such a
> stupid question?
> Anyway, I don't want to die doing something stupid, so please help me with
> this if you can. 
> There are four jack points on the Audis, right?
> So...when you use one of them to jack the car, and want to put it on jack
> stands, where do you put the jack stand?  
> I hate to admit it, but I've developed a bad habit of working on the car
> with out jack stands because I don't see any place to put them when the jack
> is already on the only spot where the jack stand should go.  
> I use a 3-ton trolley jack which seems safer than some other types.
> Anybody else out there working w/o jack stands?
> bye,
> Dave C.
> David Conner  Columbus, OH 
> '87 5KS,  '89 100, '86 4KCSQ