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Jacking up the Sky with Pucks

Hi All,

I know there has been several threads on this subject, but I never saw anything explaining the two holes on each side (underneath) on the bottom front of the car. So, my question is , where do you put these pucks?

In the inside hole, or outside? Do you need two in both slots on each side in the front?

Yes, I have the PDF showing the lift points but in the illustration I have, it only shows one lift point in the front. It doesn't show two holes in the front on each side.

BTW, love this car. (2009,Ruby Red, 6 cd chgr, PWR seat, 48K miles, base model, chrome wheels, pedals etc.)

My only small complaint, and believe me it is very small (but I knew this going in) was that storage was extremely tight and the cup holes and power wdw switches are better suited if you had arms shorter than an alligator, but this car is so much fun, who cares!! Loving it!!

I'll never understand those articles complaining about the top being difficult to operate??? It's very simple and straight forward. Possibly, the reviewers might had too much too drink the night before?

Thanks in advance

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The pucks go at the slots. There are four slots in the frame. Two in the front behind the front wheel well and in front of the doors. The other two are behind the doors and in front of the rear wheel well. These are the only hard points on the car and are designed to accept loads when tied down for ocean shipment. The other "hard points" including the front lifting points are subject to deformation and ultimately failure.
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Those that complain about not enough trunk space should not own this car. It is not a family car. It is just a fun car. The trunk has enough space to fit your dead wife...if u wish to choose. No more whining about trunk space. The window switches and coffee holders are truly meant for left handled people....other than that, ENJOY.
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Those that complain about not enough trunk space should not own this car. It is not a family car. It is just a fun car. The trunk has enough space to fit your dead wife...if u wish to choose. No more whining about trunk space. The window switches and coffee holders are truly meant for left handled people....other than that, ENJOY.
Thanks Mike. Its great to see you continue your negative inputs in a positive manner. Keep up the Brownian motion. I find the consistency reassuring.: cheers:
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The more impracticable our cars get, the more it cracks me up and the more I love it. Fitting anything in the trunk or passenger seat/foot-well becomes an interesting challenge!

I use jacking pucks within the 4 slots provided but nearly always find that I only need to use one puck as both wheels come off the ground with one puck anyway, and enough to place jack stands underneath.
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I remember when they first came out GM ads said leave golf clubs at home..
I walk when golfing, so I took my small walking bag to the Dealer in 08 and told him if they fit I buy one.
They did,, so I did, loved it ever since.

The window switches use your right arm.

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Just a quick and potentially dumb question since we are talking jacking pucks, being a Prairie Canadian I keep 4 brand new hockey pucks in the trunk and although I've never had to use them, would these be okay to use for jacking up the car? Sorry for such a dumb question, I was just curious, you know the saying the only dumb question is one that isn't asked.

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Absolutely. The pucks with the T bars on them, are the same size as a hockey puck. The T bars just help line them up better, but are really not necessary.

The Window controls were designed perfectly for a T-Rex

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I used a hockey puck Terry, until I purchased an aluminum puck with a T-Bar as described by Elff, they are totally fine to use

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More like a gibbon, a T-Rex's arms are too short...

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Can someone provide links to the BMW and corvett pucks? Also do they fit all for corners or are there different ones for front and rear?

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Thanks for the link!!!
whoa those be expensive ones.

Get the corvette name out of the title and the price comes down a bit.

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