CCCUK logo

 Lancaster Insurance

Website Control

Recent threads

New Forum Posts

» Radiator options? by Nosheruk on Sat 02 Feb 19 20:38

» Corvette C6 Coupe Wanted by Carl on Fri 01 Feb 19 14:38

» New Website and Forum by roscobbc on Fri 01 Feb 19 13:13

» Donington Historic May 3/4/5 by JonnyC4 on Fri 01 Feb 19 05:50

» CCCUK Website and Forum by Rich on Wed 30 Jan 19 21:55

» C6 Z06 Flat battery by Tattooboy on Wed 30 Jan 19 13:35

» WANTED C5 third brake light unit by roppa440 on Wed 30 Jan 19 12:16

» South Central Midlands Breakfast Meet by Daytona Vette on Wed 30 Jan 19 11:08

» V55 question for imported C2 by kentvette on Wed 30 Jan 19 09:16

» Transport & tyre recommendations by Johnd on Tue 29 Jan 19 15:38

» Turn signal lever cars with cruise by phill78 on Tue 29 Jan 19 13:12

» New Series of Wheeler Dealers an 02 Z06?? by 5 USA on Mon 28 Jan 19 20:21

» Hilarious quote of the weekend..... by roscobbc on Mon 28 Jan 19 18:10

» yellow metalflake vinyl steering wheel by Daytona Vette on Mon 28 Jan 19 17:29

» 74 c3 for sale by MIT on Mon 28 Jan 19 06:44

» Cooling system pressure tester kits by rayquayle on Sun 27 Jan 19 13:18

» Paid up member by Nosheruk on Sun 27 Jan 19 08:52

» Drifting your Corvette by Mule on Sat 26 Jan 19 13:09

» Newbie with a 76 by DAN@ADRIAN FLUX on Sat 26 Jan 19 11:40

» Spotted some well-hidden Z06 (C5) wheels for sale on flea-bay by VetteWeekend on Fri 25 Jan 19 13:34

» What did you do with your Vette today? by Forrest Gump on Tue 22 Jan 19 23:20

» New Unexpected Owner of this C3!! by alexm on Tue 22 Jan 19 21:46

» Power Windows by Jimbo64 on Tue 22 Jan 19 17:40

» radio suppressor ??? by 5 USA on Tue 22 Jan 19 12:50

» Any interest in used Z06 suspension? by Sub8 on Tue 22 Jan 19 11:18

» Rear wheel bearing by Clive on Tue 22 Jan 19 08:11

» Help with newly acquired 72 350 Auto by Jimbo64 on Mon 21 Jan 19 18:31

» This seems very cheap for a C7 by roscobbc on Mon 21 Jan 19 17:28

» Indicator/hazards switch by vet80y on Mon 21 Jan 19 06:36

» Front end parts for a 1973 C3 Small Block Auto by Lomaximus on Sat 19 Jan 19 15:28

Jacking whole car onto axle stands



Reply to topic
View previous topicEmail to a FriendPrinter FriendlyView next topic

Author

Message

stiej

Club Member

Mon 21 May 18 12:51

Jacking whole car onto axle stands


What is the best procedure to get the car onto four axle stands? Where must each axle stand go front and rear? Iíve got a convertible so does presence of x brace change anything? Also can I open the bonnet after Iíve got it on axle stands?



Last edited by stiej on Mon 21 May 18 13:10; edited 1 time in total. [6 %]

Reply with quote

roppa440

Club Member

Tue 22 May 18 08:37

Re: Jacking whole car onto axle stands


I'm not familiar with the C4 chassis but in general I use chassis or subframe points to support with axle stands. Jack up one end or side at a time. In stages depending how high you want it.

Because my C5 is so low I have to jack up one side at a time and put blocks under the wheels. Then I can get the jack under the front to lift it in the centre of the subframe high enough to get it in stands. Then I do the same at the rear.

Once supported evenly on the frame you can indeed open doors and bonnet.



Last edited by roppa440 on Tue 22 May 18 08:38; edited 1 time in total. [8 %]

Reply with quote

BlackZeD

Club Member

Tue 22 May 18 11:40

Re: Jacking whole car onto axle stands


Google C4 jacking points, plenty info and pics there.


--------------------
Don't take life too seriously, after all, your not coming out of it alive.

Reply with quote

stiej

Club Member

Fri 25 May 18 21:27

Re: Jacking whole car onto axle stands


Thanks. Found some good ones.

Reply with quote

Ant1981

Awww... join the CCCUK!

Mon 25 Jun 18 19:54


What I do on the C4, to make things safer, I use concrete blocks with timber on top and use that to support the car from the front crossmember in between the wishbones and axle stands at the rear.


--------------------
1985 - C4 Red Auto - Sold
2002 - VW Golf GTi Turbo
2009 - Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Nothing to prove? Proved to be rip off artists with a bad attidude.

Reply with quote

Reply to topic
View previous topicEmail to a FriendPrinter FriendlyPrivate MessengerView next topic


Permissions

You cannot post new threads in this forum
You cannot reply to threads in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot add events in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum