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Old jacking the car up 06-24-2010 , 01:21 AM

So I bought a nice little trolley jack from Wal-Mart along with some axle stands (this is the jack
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-24-2010 , 01:23 AM

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right behind each wheel there should be like rusty orange metal plate type thing it should be pretty noticeable but it is kind of far under for a usual jack spot
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-24-2010 , 01:26 AM

theres a spot with a little loop/hook looking thing coming off of it. That is the spot I have used every time when doing oil changes and its never hurt the car.

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-24-2010 , 01:27 AM

lol colt cannon fan... why is your post in quotes? lol

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-24-2010 , 01:32 AM

This is why you consult your manual for the correct position. The correct position, for ANY jack with the Tiburon is basically on the side skirt, close to the tire you'll see past the sideskirt(heading towards middle of the car) there is a little gap where there is no, well, side-skirt.

That is where the jack is supposed to be. It doesn't seem like a stable position, but its the only one that I've used that has worked 100% of the time. I tried it on the bar that runs through the middle of the car from front to back, and the jack gave out and caused a huge dent under the side-skirt.. I learned my lesson, and you obviously have to.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-24-2010 , 01:41 AM

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This is why you consult your manual for the correct position. The correct position, for ANY jack with the Tiburon is basically on the side skirt, close to the tire you'll see past the sideskirt(heading towards middle of the car) there is a little gap where there is no, well, side-skirt.

That is where the jack is supposed to be. It doesn't seem like a stable position, but its the only one that I've used that has worked 100% of the time. I tried it on the bar that runs through the middle of the car from front to back, and the jack gave out and caused a huge dent under the side-skirt.. I learned my lesson, and you obviously have to.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-24-2010 , 01:44 AM

hahahaha, fail
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 08:27 PM

Hmm.. I don't have anything like that.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 09:08 PM

go to the shop, have them work on the car for you and see where they put the things on (as long as the lift isnt a ramp type). My drivers side side skirt is screwed up =_= oh well lol

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 09:22 PM

Did you read his post? He SAID he used the manual, but obviously didn't.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 09:29 PM

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Did you read his post? He SAID he used the manual, but obviously didn't.
Yeah... I didn't read his post... that's why I lectured him on using the manual when he said he did. You simply look like you are covering up the fact that you didn't pay attention. That pinch rail has good spots and bad spots. The manual says to use the pinch rail, he put it where the manual said. It isn't a hard concept.

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 09:44 PM

Unless I am missing something....The guy bought a non factory jack and jackstands. He tried to use the new jack in the factory location. Seeing as how the factory jack has a groove that goes around the seam @ the rocker panel and the new jack does not the factory location is useless and will result in the bending of that area. I always use the tow hook in the front to get both front wheels off the ground and then place the jackstands on the cross bar of the subframe.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 09:44 PM

Without pictures, how exactly is anyone to know where he put it? But, I've used the same spot more than 4x now, and had NO problems. So when he tells me that the "metal lip" bent, "to his horror", its hard to discern wether we're talking about the same spot. You'd be suprised how confused some people can get from a simple picture.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 09:48 PM

Without pictures, how can we be sure that you have done it right every time? Now you are aware at how bad that argument is. That is the argument people use when they are backed into a corner.

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 10:12 PM

LOL. You start arguments with me specifically, its pretty entertaining. Don't you have Bleach episodes to be catching up on? Get over yourself.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 10:16 PM

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-25-2010 , 10:27 PM

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 04:48 AM

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LOL. You start arguments with me specifically, its pretty entertaining. Don't you have Bleach episodes to be catching up on? Get over yourself.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 05:16 AM

sounds like he jacked the rad support
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 05:21 AM

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sounds like he jacked the rad support
No it doesn't. It just sounds like he wasn't in the correct location on the pinch rail.

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 06:58 AM

Basically, he used a floor jack without a pinch rail adapter and crunched the pinch rail.

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 08:17 PM

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Unless I am missing something....The guy bought a non factory jack and jackstands. He tried to use the new jack in the factory location. Seeing as how the factory jack has a groove that goes around the seam @ the rocker panel and the new jack does not the factory location is useless and will result in the bending of that area. I always use the tow hook in the front to get both front wheels off the ground and then place the jackstands on the cross bar of the subframe.

Yup. I'm gonna ignore people who think I am incapable of using the manual.
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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 08:31 PM

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 08:34 PM

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Basically, he used a floor jack without a pinch rail adapter and crunched the pinch rail.
It really took 21 posts for someone to have the right answer? Really people? Well, I guess some of those was trying to point out stupidity to the stupid, which just seems like a waste of time to me.

Hotwheelz hit the nail on the head. You bent the pinch rail. A standard floor jack should be positioned under a frame rail or other solid bar. Generally, anything a tow hook is welded to is a solid point to put a jack under.

I don't put my jack right on the tow hook, but jack up the front of the car by that cross member and then place the jack stands under it as well at either side.


However, OP, sadly, you are incapable of using a manual because you failed to realize that the stock location for jacking up the car is for use with the stock jack only (or other jack with a pinch rail adapter). I will say that I contemplated placing my floor jack there, but thought better of it because the idea of trying to flat lift that spot seemed like a bad idea to me. About 6 inches beyond that point is another rail that a floor jack can lift the entire side of the car from.

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Old Re: jacking the car up 06-26-2010 , 08:37 PM

I use a bigger floor jack than that, the contact surface is much bigger, I hate using those little ones. Anyway like JPgreco said use the inner frame rail looking thing to jack up on. Although I now have to use my hyundai screw type jack to lift my car enough to fit a regular jack underneath it lol.

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