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Old 06-04-2008, 05:41 AM
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I have been told NOT to use the jack plates on my car which are right in front of the rear wheels. Where else would I place a floor jack in order to raise the REAR of the car? I was also told NOT to place the jack under the engine. Should I use the Rear shock?

The front is not hard to figure out but the rear puts me in a quandry?

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When I Jacked up my 70 bug, I used the Floor pan. Its pretty strong.
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I have always jacked it up on the frame, just inbetween the rear of the floorpans in the middle. There is a little drain hole, and put the jack there. That way you won't damage the body or pans...
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Thanks That is what my VW mechanic told me.
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