Thread: wheel/tire Jack
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Liverman View Post
is this a jack to carry with you in the car? Or one to use in the garage?

if the former, then space is at a premium and it will only be used in emergencies...choose something easy to use that is compact. Either scissors or bottle jack, I think

if the latter, then you are probably wanting maximum leverage, space is not so much of an issue. I'd choose a good quality floor jack.

I've used bottle, scissors and floor jacks on the X3 E83 with good results in my garage.
I just might get a floor and scissor jack. I'm uncomfortable with bottle jacks. I have a storage unit where the spare will be kept so I'll leave the jacks there.
What kind(brand)jacks do you have. Do you use jacks pads?
Thanks, Frank
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