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You must take into consideration, the looseness of the dirt that you're digging into, the moister in the dirt that you're digging into, weight of the truck, the width of the truck, the weather over the course of the time the whole is going to be used under the truck, the stupidity level inside the person that will be laying in this pit, and the size of the ...
It would not be reasonable to dig a trench under a vehicle to fit a part to a vehicle. The trench would need to be shored up so that it does not collapse inwards, especially if you are in the trench at the time. The cost of timbers and the time and effort involved to make things safe would be prohibitive. The way forward is contact your local recovery firm, ...
I assume you mean just making space under the car, right? That's how most oil lubes do it. While it is dangerous be sure to chock the wheels and yank the parking brake up and you should be fine. Best of luck, remember, safety first!
I think it will vary based on storage conditions and exposure to UV light. This type of damage is often hidden and undetectable. The key problem might be that they will fail with out notice. If they are 10 years old I would replace them for safety sake.
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