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Re: [Shop-talk] air/hydraulic floor jack

To: Bob Spidell <>,
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] air/hydraulic floor jack
From: Steven Trovato <>
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 01:39:23 -0500
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If the floor is smooth and  the jack has decent wheels, the jack 
should move as you lower it, instead of the car moving.

At 11:47 PM 1/30/2021, Bob Spidell wrote:
>It's possible; for my Healeys, I put the QJ rubber blocks under the 
>chassis, then lower the rear springs and front A-arms on jackstands 
>(but only to get the axles back to ride-height, and I leave the QJ 
>there for safety). On my Mustang, I put the blocks under the seam 
>welds. You have the same problem with a floor jack, which moves as 
>you lower it, but it's not as pronounced.

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