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What is the correct (rubber) adapter to avoid jacking with metal on metal?

I see on the market a slotted hockey puck, such as the one on the right in the picture below. This flat-bottom adapter is meant to fit between a hydraulic floor jack and a vehicle's pinch welds. The ...
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How do you squeeze a hydraulic floor jack and a jack stand one next to the other?

The Owner's Manual of vehicles will point to spots where one can safely lift a car. Yet the safe usage (not an option if one will be under the car) is to lift with a hydraulic floor jack and to use a ...
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I recently had a mini-failure on a 2 ton hydraulic jack, How do I verify it is still safe to use, or service it?

I recently had a mini-failure on a 2-ton hydraulic jack. Whilst I was lowering the vehicle, it started to give way and sounded a bit rough on the way down. It may also have been a case of a slightly ...