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Old 11-15-2005, 08:16 PM   #1
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Default ramps for lowered cars?

Anyone know where I can get ramps that are made for lowered cars. Due to my springs and front lip, I only have about 5 1/2 inches of clearance up front. I'd also like to be able to use them for work on an '05 vette which has that lame plastic diffuser. I know the ones from places like autozone are too steep.
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Old 11-15-2005, 08:28 PM   #2
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Have you tried a low profile (read: small, short, probably 1.5-2 ton capacity) floor jack inserted either in front of or behind one of the front wheels (with the wheels locked all the way in one direction or the other) to grab underneath the crossmember? Then you can get jackstands underneath and pull the floorjack out.

I would think this would work well, especially for the corvette...this is how I get my 95 impala SS up off of the ground for maintenance, and it's got less than 5 inches of clearance up front with the radical drop I have on it.

Worth a try, maybe. I couldn't find any ramps with a gradual enough incline to drive up on either...
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Old 11-15-2005, 09:02 PM   #3
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Actually, this thread would probably be useful for you too.
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Old 11-15-2005, 09:32 PM   #4
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Old 11-15-2005, 09:34 PM   #5
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I going to have to get me a set of those.
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Old 11-16-2005, 12:25 AM   #6
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Try stacking a couple 2x4's under you front tires. Then you should be able to get a jack under there.
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Old 11-16-2005, 12:49 AM   #7
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I have a set of NRG slope box ramps. they work great, not too tall as like the others I have tried to fit under my front bumper. I bought them here from a private seller for 50 shipped. These allow me to fit my jack under the lift points of the car.

http://nrginnovations.com/nrgslope.php
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Old 11-16-2005, 01:16 PM   #8
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It think these are gonna work, graci.
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Old 11-16-2005, 01:26 PM   #9
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if you just need it to get the up high enough to get a jack under it, go to HomeDepot and get the stepping stones. just put on in front of each tire, drive up on it and now the jack should fit underneath it.
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Old 11-16-2005, 02:25 PM   #10
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good idea...I was thinking of making a stepped ramp with 2x4s
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Old 11-16-2005, 05:56 PM   #11
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Look in any street rod magazine.Also you will find floor jacks for the same.
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Old 11-16-2005, 06:39 PM   #12
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