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Old 05-06-2003, 12:58 PM
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I used to work with a Darwin Award nominee who always went over the end of the ramps You could always spot his car from the destintive damage it did.
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Ramps are great when one needs to tighten bushings that are supposed to be done a normal ride height.

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I used to work with a Darwin Award nominee who always went over the end of the ramps You could always spot his car from the destintive damage it did.
I understand he has not been seen or heard from, since he made a wrong turn on a bridge.
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Old 05-06-2003, 11:00 PM
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I agree that both ramps and stands have their place. I happen to have ramps/platforms that the ramps are removeable but am able to drive up them without hitting anything on the car. If I don't need to take the tires off, on the platform it goes, more room to move around. If the tires are coming off, on the stands it goes. Either way, usually the floor jack is rolled out to raise the car and always the wheel chocks. As added insurance, before crawling under any vehicle I always bump it to see if it wiggles any and fix that if it does (AIN'T havin' any car fall on me due to a stupid job of setting it on stands).
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Manny, I made my ramps this weekend out of 2x12's from the garage as per your DIY tip and they worked great! Good tip, saved some cash. Three layers of 2x12's was really all I needed to get under there. Back wheels blocked with bricks. Put all my weight into the side and front fo the car to see if I could shake it loose before getting under it. Worked like a charm.

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