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      06-12-2009, 04:00 PM   #1
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Where to buy screw-type, flat-top (rubber) jack-stands for our M3s?

Hey gang. Have been looking for regular 2 or 3-ton jack stands, but rather than pin or ratchet-type, I want screw-type with a flat top with rubber pads to use on our E92 M3s flat, jacking points (don't want to deform them with regular stands). I'm talking the regular stands with about 11/12" to 18/20" of adjustment. I've seen those many times at shops, but spent an hour on google results with no luck.

Screw-type is not a must, but flat top with rubber pad is; I already have stands with flanged tops. The closest I found was a pair of Torin aluminum jacks (they're nice), but they still have the top flanged at the ends. A variation of these are sold as many other brands, like 'blue point', etc. Might get those if I can't find the screw-type, but would really like to find them. Hope one of you can help. Thanks.
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Pretty sure that Harbour Freight has them.
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Pretty sure that Harbour Freight has them.
Actually, that was the first place I looked, and unfortunately, they don't. Don't confuse the ones I want (like regular jack stands, but with threaded extensions) with taller ones for other purposes; I can't use those on my cars. But thank you for your help anyway ; greatly appreciated. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
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I have 4 of these Esco stands. Very beefy, top plate is big, pin locks are secure. Good reviews on Rennlist. Not inexpensive, but then neither is my head.

http://www.ultimategarage.com/shop/p...1d1c507l9i4ka3
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I have 4 of these Esco stands. Very beefy, top plate is big, pin locks are secure. Good reviews on Rennlist. Not inexpensive, but then neither is my head.
First place I looked and pulled up the same ones! I've got some simple ratchet type: http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/w...9988_200349988. These fit the jack pads or suspension points fine. Adjust faster than screw type, too. I don't think the rubber is a must.
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