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Old 09-27-2001, 11:00 PM
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Jacking up rear from diff?????

Is it harmfull to jack up the rear from the diff? should i place a piece of wood between the jack and the diff?

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Old 09-28-2001, 08:19 AM
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On some MB's that have the diff mounted in rubber then you can put a lot of un-needed stress on the mounts. ON your car the diff is mounted solidly to the subframe so no harm. Always use JACK stands before getting under the car!!!!
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Old 09-28-2001, 07:42 PM
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jacking up from diff

thanks for the reply. i did jack it up form the diff to change my brakes. i double checked to see if it is mounted to the subframe and it was, every thing went smoothly. of course i used a block of wood between the jack and diff.

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