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Old 08-30-2012, 10:24 PM   #1
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How to jack up a new camaro with a floor jack, and jack stand locations

Could use some help. I have a cat back exhaust coming tomorrow and can't wait to install. Any help please.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:30 PM   #2
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:45 PM   #3
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I wish I knew this about 5 hours ago when I put my Caliper covers on....I was off on my front jack positions
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:49 PM   #4
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Those are my pics.

Also, OP, check out my video here at the 1:50 mark for jacking up the whole rear.

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Old 08-30-2012, 11:57 PM   #5
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If you don't want to use the diff it's self then you can use the mount.

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Old 12-21-2012, 09:35 PM   #6
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I have a scissor lift and was wondering if I could use the uni-body area to place my lift pads of the lift to support the camaro?

This is my lift with my truck on it.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:44 PM   #7
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I have a scissor lift and was wondering if I could use the uni-body area to place my lift pads of the lift to support the camaro?

This is my lift with my truck on it.
WOW, that just doesn't look very safe.
I'm sure it is, but I would shure be nervous working on that truck.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:50 PM   #8
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hmmmm... scribed... used my 5 ton, but in a different position......will use some black spray paint to tuch up a few undercarriage spot....
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:53 PM   #9
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http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=246081

and i did this mod, for only $21.....best car ramp... and Lowes even cut the wood .....cant wait to do something underneath......
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:25 AM   #10
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WOW, that just doesn't look very safe.
I'm sure it is, but I would shure be nervous working on that truck.

No issues at all. It is sold up there. I don't really work on it that high, just put it there to show others how high the lift can go. I like it to rotate the tires and do to any kind of brake work as well as suspension work. I was just wondering where would be other lift points on the camaro other than the ones just below the side rocker panel.
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:55 PM   #11
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If you don't want to use the diff it's self then you can use the mount.

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I used to do this, but avoid lifting by the diff completely now. That single rear diff bushing takes a beating on high HP builds. Totally blew out both the Pfadt and HD Pedders bushings, now on Delrin Pedders and that mount bolt has to be kept extremely tight to keep from moving up/down. Even with an oversized 12.9 bolt I thought was tight, I had movement that sounded like CVs going bad, but the washer slide pattern showed it only moved about 1/8th inch. 80 ft lbs tightening, paint marker to verify no movement, and it's all good again for now.
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Old 11-06-2013, 09:26 PM   #12
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I used to do this, but avoid lifting by the diff completely now. That single rear diff bushing takes a beating on high HP builds. Totally blew out both the Pfadt and HD Pedders bushings, now on Delrin Pedders and that mount bolt has to be kept extremely tight to keep from moving up/down. Even with an oversized 12.9 bolt I thought was tight, I had movement that sounded like CVs going bad, but the washer slide pattern showed it only moved about 1/8th inch. 80 ft lbs tightening, paint marker to verify no movement, and it's all good again for now.
Doesn't it lift on the mount without touching the diff in any way? With a block of wood? I can't remember. I'll certainly make sure to keep an eye on mine.
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PQ, I have a manual SS with no sound at the wheels, if I develope this problem I'll know how to repair it...thanks for the video.
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Do you jack up the front or rear first?
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Old 12-18-2013, 09:53 PM   #15
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Doesn't really matter. What you have to watch for is as you jack one end up the other end goes down making it difficult to get a jack under the Camaro, especially if you are lowered. I drive mine onto my home ramps. Then jack up the rear using the rear diff. housing. Place jack stands in the locations indicated above. Then move around to the front and jack up on the cross member and then install jack stands as shown.
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Old 12-18-2013, 10:28 PM   #16
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Do you jack up the front or rear first?
I have found doing the front works best.
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Old 12-19-2013, 12:35 PM   #17
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PQ, I have a manual SS with no sound at the wheels, if I develope this problem I'll know how to repair it...thanks for the video.
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Doesn't really matter. What you have to watch for is as you jack one end up the other end goes down making it difficult to get a jack under the Camaro, especially if you are lowered. I drive mine onto my home ramps. Then jack up the rear using the rear diff. housing. Place jack stands in the locations indicated above. Then move around to the front and jack up on the cross member and then install jack stands as shown.
I didn't even think if this. I have race ramps so I think this method will work best


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I didn't even think if this. I have race ramps so I think this method will work best


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My ramps are staggered 2 x 8's I only drive onto the first portion, any further up the ramps will cause the rear end to drop so low I can't get the jack under the rear end.
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