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Re: jack


You'll likely hear this from many on the list, but just in case; you should
NEVER put yourself in a dangerous position (read under the car) when using
only the OEM  or any other jack.  At the least, get some jack stands or
ramps.  I use a large trolley jack with a pair of jack stands, and I leave
the trolley jack in place for insurance.  You should also block the wheels.


At 10:14 PM 10/25/98 EST, Daniel Hussey wrote:
>   My 5000TQ jack has a plastic support.  I had one break on me with a 3500lb
>car in mid air and doing brake work.  No, car did not fall....luckly.  I
had to
>finnish very quikcly....put the wheel back on and lower it.  Whew!  Close
>though and I could have been killed!
>   I think it sucks that Audi used plasic junk on it's OEM jacks!  Did the
>later (like S4) OEM jacks have better construction/parts?  If they are better
>I may try to get one for my trunk.  I'd hate to have this incident happen
>   Later,
>   Dan