Jacking points?

Discussion in 'Fiesta ST Autocross' started by AlanBDahl, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. reddog99

    reddog99 Active Member

    Cool! I want one! And only $995!
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  3. wash

    wash Active Member

    Old school quick jacks are manually operated and only lift 1/2 or 1/4 of the car.

    I was thinking about making one but their drawback is that they lift in an arc but don't have wheels so if your car isn't designed with a big flat lifting point, you can drop the car if you pick it up too quickly.

    The big one seems OK but you still need jack stands and it only lifts 2', too compromised in my opinion.
  4. jimclark

    jimclark Active Member

    Jacking, stands.jpg

    reddog99--I put yellow circles at the points I think you're describing. How close am I?
  5. reddog99

    reddog99 Active Member

    Those are the exact points I was referring to.
  6. MLKN

    MLKN Active Member

    I had this same question and found that it was easiest on the front to use the bolt with the floor jack and put the stand at the recommended jacking point.
  7. F1ST

    F1ST Member

    For wheel changes at autoX I use the front yellow bolt with a rubber pad. I can do both wheels on the same side at once.
  8. jacobwinkle

    jacobwinkle New Member

    I get that popping sounds from the rear wheels. I put my ebrake on and put a block by the back wheels and the back wheels make that popping sound when lowering the car. Unless were doing it wrong somehow, please let me know so i can better improve it. Thanks
  9. WestcoastST

    WestcoastST Active Member

    Buy these for your pinch weld pick up points. Pick up the FiST to the left of the jack stand point in front, and to the right of the jack stand point in the rear. Make sure you use jack stands which have a relief in the middle so you don't impact the pinch point weld when the car is lowered on the jack stands. Place the jack stands at the recommended pinch points.

    I got my jack stands from Sears, my racing jacks from Harbor Freight (2 ton and 3 ton), and my magnetic pinch point weld supports from Amazon (About $40.00)

  10. WestcoastST

    WestcoastST Active Member

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