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Re: Jack Stands and Stupi

I do not know if this is a recommended process, but I always jack up the car 
and put the jack stands under a suspension piece such as a a-arm, a-arm 
mount, front sway-bar mount, etc.  I use jack stands even when changing tires 
so if it falls the car won't get hurt.  If I am going to get under the car, I 
put the jackstands in place and lower the jack a bit so the weight is on the 
jack and the stands.  I feel safer doing it this way for two reasons.  First, 
I know the stand will take a set and not slip off the intended surface.  
Second, it gives the car more supports when wrenching on the car.  It is very 
scary when you turn a bolt and the car moves a bit.

Steven Verona, Vice President
DB-Net, Inc.   614-436-6565 ext 15

90 Porsche 944 S2, M030, Limited Slip (for racin')
86 Audi 4000 quattro (was for racin', now for the street)
91 Toyota MR2 Turbo (for sale)
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