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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

R32 Nissan Skyline Jack Points - Jacking Points - Lift Points

Huge transmission, or tiny jack? 

When done wrong, this small thing can cause a lot of issues.  Most service jacks that you find, have a flat jack pad. This jack pad gives you lots of options for a car with a full frame, but for a car like a Nissan Skyline, that is a unibody, you have to be a little more careful where you jack.

2 Post Lift, or Floor Rack

Lifting an R32 on a rack

Hydraulic Jack

Most people won't have a jack long enough to hit either of those two lifting points.  They are a significant way under the car.   We have lifted from the tow hook, which won't lift evenly, but is pretty easy to hit, even with a lowered car.   We have also lifted from the front of the tension rod for the front.   At the rear, just under the differential is pretty easy to hit, and will lift the car evenly.

Don't be this guy.

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