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Hey guys,

Today I was looking at removing my rims to give them a thorough cleaning (inside and out) and I noticed that the jack point for the rear is waaayyy inside by the rear axle/diff. My hydraulic jack's handle is not very long and the clearance between the rear bumper and the ground doesn't give you much space to "jack".

How does everyone else who changes their own tires do it?

TIA
 

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Got only the owners manual and it only shows the factory jack, with the slot, on the sides with the welded "bars" if you call it that.

I have the one with the cup and it well definitely crush those points.
 

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Anyone else?
 

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I've jacked my 6 up many times using the seam. It is fine. No crushness.
 

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Thanks guys. I just used the oem jack at the factory jack points. It takes a bit longer to do and is a pita to crank the jack but it gets the job done.

Maybe I'll try the hydrolic when I take off the snows.
 

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Hydraulic will work fine on the corner points.

THe car has center front and rear jackpoint that's much faster; they're both about 2/3 of an armlength in.
 

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If I remember correctly the front one is pretty close to the front and easy but the rear like I mentioned in a post above is at the center diff/axle correct? If so like I also mentioned, "My hydraulic jack's handle is not very long and the clearance between the rear bumper and the ground doesn't give you much space to "jack"."
 
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