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Old 07-13-18, 01:53 PM
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Long and low, to life the nose

So it's time for me to get a proper floor jack once again. I used a crappy Harbor Fright [sic] when I was competing with my FB that worked well on that lowered car. Looking around now I see a few that look like they're long enough but not low enough to get under a FD. I used to lift the FB from the diff and the front cross member which made short work of anything that needed doing under the car. Are there jacks I should avoid for fitment issues?
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You'll have a pretty tough time getting to the crossmember without first jacking up a while and placing something under it. I jack from each side, right behind the mirror, and set the car on stands that way.

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I use a product similar to this type of low-profile ramp. It provides enough clearance to get a standard floor jack underneath my FD.
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Oooh, low profile ramps. Yep. On order now.
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