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Old 03-07-2012, 09:43 PM   #1
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Safe jack placement ?

Can I jack up on the rear pumpkin to get my jack stands under the axle ?

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Old 03-07-2012, 09:46 PM   #2
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Yes.
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Old 03-07-2012, 09:47 PM   #4
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ooooo it's a race now. LOL!
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Old 03-07-2012, 09:48 PM   #6
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Haha well I appreciate the quick response(s)
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Old 03-08-2012, 12:46 PM   #7
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How about the front?

Do you jack by the pumpkin as well? I ask because the pumpkin is offset to the driver side pretty far.

I've used 2 jacks before, 1 under the pumpkin and the other under the passenger side tube. Is this necessary?
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I go to the passenger side of the pumpkin, on the tube.
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Old 03-08-2012, 12:55 PM   #9
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You can still use the diff on the front to lift it and then put the jack stands under the tube. Just don't get crazy and try to put it three feet up.
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I have had it slip and fall off the front diff a few times, that's why I use the tube.
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I have had it slip and fall off the front diff a few times, that's why I use the tube.
Yeah, I should've added to go nice and slow and make sure those jack stands are ready to go. I only lift the front at the diff just enough to get the tires off the ground as I am the paranoid type.
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Old 03-08-2012, 01:57 PM   #13
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Our Wrangler differential housing are all made from heavy thick cast iron and they can easily support the entire weight of our Jeeps. Heaven knows how many of us get our Jeeps high-centered at all possible points on our axles when offroading.
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:43 PM   #14
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What about changing fluid in the differential ? Should u change it and when do u change it .. I should start a new thread for this

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