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Head-In-Sand Dumbass
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Generally if you can find a point on the frame which is not already load-bearing, you can use that as your jack point. You could probably use the tow hook as well, but it may bend (not sure how strong it really is). Try to find a center point so you only have to do it once (that's the safer way to go anyhow).

DON'T use the engine/transmission mount(s) or radiator mounts.

I hope this is vague enough. =) I haven't had to do this yet.
 

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King of Rear Clunks
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Do NOT use the tow hook. Its only made to take a load in tension, not in shear. There is a center jacking point in front, and there is a crossmember by the diff in back for the same. The safest and easiest way to get a car up high enough to poke around the tranny would be to use ramps.
 
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