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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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Should the wheels of hydraulic floor jacks (ideally) have ball bearings?

When you pump a hydraulic floor jack, the lever does not go directly up. It swings around its pivot point. This motion-on-a-circle action means that the point being lifted will move sideways, relative ...
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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 ...
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Hydraulic jack mount point on np200/sandero(K7M engine): see pic

I'm not sure if this is the correct jack point. I have it under the front bolt on what looks to be a centre frame point between the two front wheels. But there is also one a little further back. ...
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