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Online socalgt

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pinch weld jack adapter
« on: July 24, 2017, 03:29:33 PM »
Wondering if this wouldn't prevent the unwanted bends/dents in the subframe if used.....anyone try these?

Offline jwc66k

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Re: pinch weld jack adapter
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2017, 03:52:39 PM »
Those are for the pinch weld, the frames rails are not as strong for jack use. I've used a 3/8 inch thick hard rubber pad on top of the jack (and jack stands).
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Re: pinch weld jack adapter
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2017, 07:30:16 PM »
I used something similar.  I took a 2x4 piece of lumber and cut out a slot that fitted the entire pinch weld.  I then used my 4 point hoist to support the lumber.  Worked extremely well.  You can see the end of it here:
 

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Re: pinch weld jack adapter
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 08:38:55 PM »
Wondering if this wouldn't prevent the unwanted bends/dents in the subframe if used.....anyone try these?

I think you could use a couple of hockey pucks and cut a slot in them. Probably cost about $5.
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Re: pinch weld jack adapter
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2017, 07:39:36 PM »
My 1970 Mach 1 is sitting on 4 10 ton jack stands with those same adapters (gives me a good height to start removing the cowl), they work well.