How do I jack up my [DSM]?


The correct jacking points on any unibody car for the front end are always the pinch weld closest to the front wheels. For the rear of a unibody car, it is also, you guessed it! Closest to the wheels. The metal is reinforced and double layered only at those points for a reason. So you can jack up the car on the reinforced part. 

The majority is failing to understand is that you can't put jack stands/jack on the rocker panel around the pinchweld. You have you use a jack or jack stands on the actual pinch weld or things will get crushed and the underside of the car will be very damaged.

The proper way would to jack the car up on those jacking points, then put a jack stand on the lower control arm or crossmember closest to the wheels, as long as you're not disassembling around those points obviously.. Also remember that using small blocks of 2x4 as a cushion helps a lot.

QA #274

Last Updated:
2016-11-30 02:44


Cam Dorland | 95 Eagle Talon
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