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I see you have the black ramps and had to use sleepers to get the car up because the front is low?
I`ve got the red ones and the VE is too low.
I haven`t tried sleepers (200MM) yet (245 tyres)
Any tips?
The ramps will be on a slight slant.
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I see you have the black ramps and had to use sleepers to get the car up because the front is low?
I`ve got the red ones and the VE is too low.
I haven`t tried sleepers (200MM) yet (245 tyres)
Any tips?
The ramps will be on a slight slant.
Cheers Pete.
sleepers are perfect. if ive got to jack up the rear i usually drive the back tyres onto the sleepers to add clearance, then my low profile jack can get under it. I use to have sleepers that were 2.2 meters long which we ideal for helping lowered cars get onto car trailers. it just made the angle not as harsh. the sleepers you see in the pic are around 1100x200x50 from bunnings like 10-15 years ago. just set them up in the middle of the tyre, your tyres will over hang a little but that doesnt make a difference. On my old VZ SS i needed them or id rip the front bar off.
 

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sleepers are perfect. if ive got to jack up the rear i usually drive the back tyres onto the sleepers to add clearance, then my low profile jack can get under it. I use to have sleepers that were 2.2 meters long which we ideal for helping lowered cars get onto car trailers. it just made the angle not as harsh. the sleepers you see in the pic are around 1100x200x50 from bunnings like 10-15 years ago. just set them up in the middle of the tyre, your tyres will over hang a little but that doesnt make a difference. On my old VZ SS i needed them or id rip the front bar off.
Thanks for that.
 

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Just out of interest can you measure the height ground to front bar please?
 

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Just out of interest can you measure the height ground to front bar please?
from the middle of the front bar its about 200mm, front the lowest point on the front bar its about 160mm.

but these bars dont hang anywhere near as aggressively as a VY onwards
 
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