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Thread: How To: Proper use of the floor jack and jack stands on the front/rear of a DeLorean

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    Quote Originally Posted by ASquared150 View Post
    Bumping because I have the same question.
    I did that one time. After I backed the car up on the ramps, I set the parking brake, and put it in gear. Then, I used 2 floor jacks to lift the front from the side jacking points. Next I put 2 jack stands in the appropriate place on the front frame. Removing the car from the perch is the reverse procedure.

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    I ended up just jacking up the front as normal while the car was in gear with the parking brake on since I didn't get any responses before I did it.

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