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Re: Jack stands

To: A D <>
Subject: Re: Jack stands
From: steven hubschmitt <>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 11:40:57 -0500

A D wrote:
"...Otherwise, when using conventional stands, I have adouble redundancy using 3
floor jacks at various points (on an MGA) -- and I still hate going

> Whenever working on a 'framed' vehicle,  I use jack stands under the frame for
> support.  On unibody cars, I will stack blocks of wood (the ones used as
> support beams in new construction - app. 4" thick cut to  1-1.5' in length)
> with a 4" x 4" x 1.5' piece in contact with the outer section of the underbody
> for support.

NEVER do I place any part of my body under a vehicle while just relying on a
floor jack.

'72 B

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