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Am planning on this weekend to reinforce rear subframe (recently discovered small crack).
My cheap lift kit:
ramp: http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B004ILIMVG?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00

jack stands:
http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B00PK85GMO?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00

what is a proper way to lift car on them(front on ramp, tail on jacks) ?
Or better to buy 2 additional jacks, and set car on 4 jack stands?

My jack:
http://www.amazon.de/TT600K-Wagenhe..._UL160_SR160,160_&refRID=146EDHTQ791MZWGT8YFA
 

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The main question is how to mount front wheels from rolling back.
If you drive the car onto the ramps and then jack up the rear end, the front wheels won't roll off provided you are on level ground. I've done this a few times when I do tranny and diff fluid changes.
 

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Perfect, will try.
Whole weekend of car-sex waits for me, lots of work to do))
Remember to wear the appropriate protection and practice safe sex.
 

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One more question: for safety better to use 2 jacks, and lift car simultaniously from sides? or just one placed near diff, in the middle?
 

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I do this frequently with one jack under the rear diff middle. Never had any issue. Do put the front on jack stands first though.
 

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Are there someone who taked out their rear axle ? What is the most proper way?)
I bought additional 2 jackstands: so now I have ramp + 4 jack stands.
really worring about car rolling out of ramps
 

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If you are worried about the ramps then do what I do.

1. Set parking brake firmly.
2. Jack up one side of front using jack pad then put jackstand under frame rail.
3. Jack up other side of front using jack pad then put jackstand under frame rail.
4. Jack up entire rear end on the brace that goes under differential.
5. Place jackstands under both rear jack pads and lower onto them.
 

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My ZHP is pretty low to the ground. I can't use ramps. I bought a special "low profile" jack, and when I put the whole car up, I use 4 jackstands.
I do the front first, but I put my jackstand on the jack pad, after jacking up right where the belly pan bolts to the subframe.

For the rears, I use the differential brace for the jack, and the jack pads for the jackstands.
 
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