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where to put car stands

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by .Holdon., Apr 12, 2009.

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    .Holdon. New Member

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    you know how your ment to put car stands under your car when your going to be working under it for a while. well where do you put them? i'm using the jack points to jack the car up and from there where do the car stands go?

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    That's where I put them also and I use a bit a bit of wood in between to prevent any damage.
    For the rear I use the big bracket where the crossmember is bolted to the body, using a piece of timber again.
     
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    anyone got a pic of where to place jack stands on a vt?
    Front and back?
     
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    i also put them under the chassis rails but i also put a couple of spare wheels under the edge of the car for safetys sake in case the car drops for some reason
     
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    I'm gunna do a how to on this when I get around to it.
    Already uploaded the pics onto photobucket, so will soon do a how to on jacking up and putting your car on stands.
    Figured it would be a good starting point for those wanting to get into diy work on their car, but don't know where to start.
    Will also be chucking up a setup of how i bleed my brakes for those interested.
     
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    jazza, that would be great, i have asked this many times, to the point i have been put off working under the car. THe car book and manuals shows a underside with 4 large dots, could be anywhere ??!!
     
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    Jazza that would be awesome, Ive been looking for something like that.
    Also bleeding the brakes would be the same as bleeding the clutch? Maybe put up a how-to on bleeding the clutch too?
    Thanks mate
     
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    It's up in the How-to section now.
    I will be improving it in the coming weeks, so it should become a good starting point for all you starting out DIYer's out there.
     

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