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Old 03 Apr 2004, 11:58 pm
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Where is the best place to lift up the front end, when changing oil......................


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Old 04 Apr 2004, 12:11 am
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Buy rhino ramps - auto stores carry them. About $20 or so. They're plastic, hold up to 2 tons, and have a ramp angle that lets you drive on without hitting the body. Easier & safer than jacking.
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Old 04 Apr 2004, 12:15 am
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Buy rhino ramps - auto stores carry them. About $20 or so. They're plastic, hold up to 2 tons, and have a ramp angle that lets you drive on without hitting the body. Easier & safer than jacking.
Thanks Quick Silverdon, I have a nice 3 Ton Jack that I thought I might use on the Turbo.

Your suggestion is not to use the JACK..............
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Old 04 Apr 2004, 12:26 am
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There's no single point on the front to jack - just 2 points on side.

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Old 04 Apr 2004, 12:28 am
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There's no single point on the front to jack - just 2 points on side.
So would you consider me jacking her up right under the drivers side door .....
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Old 04 Apr 2004, 12:38 am
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It's actually right below the front door seam - you'll see a little flat spot in the seam weld. The drain & filter are actually a little closer to passenger side, but pretty centered.
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Old 04 Apr 2004, 12:41 am
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It's actually right below the front door seam - you'll see a little flat spot in the seam weld. The drain & filter are actually a little closer to passenger side, but pretty centered.
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Old 04 Apr 2004, 01:11 am
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Old 04 Apr 2004, 03:56 am
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If your jack goes far enough under, you can place it in the center of the K-member.

USE JACK STANDS BEFORE GOING UNDER!
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kennybopaloo,I agree with Don.the best way to change oil.IMHO
Is with the Rino ramps. One of the best things I've bought
for my PT.Much easier than Jacks and jack stands.IMHO
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