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hey guys, i was just wondering what the minimum clearance on the car is to access a jacking point. I hear it settles quite a bit after driving a little while, so i was wondering what size floor jack to buy. Thanks
 

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my garage has no room except for one of those tiny cheap jacks... i put one under the side frme, and jack it up enough to get the other jack under the center frame member. ive done this, lessee, 1,000 times now?

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I got a 2 and a quarter ton floor jack from Harbor Freight for $40. I lift up the car from right under the rear body mounting bolts. I lift up the entire side at once and place my jack stands under the car.

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Ground clearance is always an issue in these types of cars. If it wasn't, they wouldn't be as fun! Anyway, I make a set of "ramps" out of 2x6 lumber. I can drive the wheels up on them and raise the car 3 1/2". That's plenty of room to get a cheap floor jack under there. It's a whole lot cheaper than buying an expensive low profile/long reach floor jack. I think I still have the same ones I made in 1989 for my lowered '69 Mustang.
 
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