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      06-21-2017, 06:26 PM   #1
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Experience with Omega 29023 or ATD-7325 jacks

I've been looking for a jack that would eliminate the need for ramps on my car. I found this jack (Omega 29023/ATD-7325) through some searching, and it seems like it would work. I found some brief comments that supported them here, but also read a comment that they had to lift the car on ramps with their ZCP. Since I am anticipating going to swift springs, I am curious if this would even be worth the trouble vs getting a pair of race ramps and using a jack I already have.

Does anyone have any experience with these jacks and do they work with a mildly lowered car?
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My ZCP is lowered with springs, I have no issues using the readily available low-profile jacks. I believe Michelin has a good one.
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My ZCP is lowered with springs, I have no issues using the readily available low-profile jacks. I believe Michelin has a good one.
I'm trying to utilize the front jacking point, and my HF jack isn't even close to reaching it, would need a good foot of length to get there. Are you jacking from the side?
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Yup always from the side. It's virtually impossible to get a jack under the front spot alone to start with on even a moderately lowered E9X. The front central jack point is too far in from the front of the car to get any decent leverage for a jack.
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I use the Harbor Fright 3 Ton aluminum low profile jacks. I've not had any problems using them to lift these cars even on cars with coilovers.. I don't ever try to use the front pad under the oil pan. It's too far back.
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I get the car on ramps then jack the front up. If you don't have low profile ramps then regular ramps with wooden boards does the trick
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Probably just driving onto 2x12s would be sufficient.
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I use two 2 by 10's stacked with 45 degree bevel and staggered so it is two levels. . So it is like 3 inches high. Most any jack will then be able to use the front center point.

If it is needed I can just jack one side front point and put two boards under the tire and it is enough to get a jack under the front center point.

The extra long jack you link looks nice but not needed if you use the boards. I have a NOS two ton aluminum service jack that works very well and is sort of light; around $200. Costco also has some good jacks; I have one of theirs also. If you want cheap and light check the harbor freight one and a half ton as mentioned above, nice if you want to put it into the trunk to take some where.

Also I would get some jack stands to go with it if you don't have them already.

Mine is a stock ZCP.

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