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      07-09-2012, 12:11 PM   #18
In Extremis
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Drives: 09 MR E92 M3, 65 GTO
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Long Island, NY

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Originally Posted by pbonsalb View Post
I don't use a creeper when there is limited clearance. Cardboard on the floor. Front felt can stay and the very front skidplate bolts can stay. 3 ton jackstands work fine. 6 ton would be luxurious.
Agreed cardboard would have been best, but I didn't have any around and hadn't planned on getting it. I just layed on the ground and then walked around with what appeared to be a large skin rash on my left arm/shoulder for a few days. I only use 6 ton because I'm very paranoid about being crushed, I've heard horror stories of even craftsman 3 tons failing. One in particular because the lip snapped that comes in contact with the jacking point. The actual arm didn't break, but the car still slipped off as a result.
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