Originally posted by chazola
i take it i'll need to get a floor jack as well to raise the car initially
You could use the flimsy original spindel-type jack that is supposed to be in your trunk, but i would not recommend it. A floor jack is way better for the job. -And you will need the floor jack on lots of other occasions if you plan on becoming a DIY'er.
Duke 2.6 answered your question about where to place the jack..
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