A lot of you know that I love cars. But what many people don’t know is that I spent 5 years working in my Uncle’s garage. I’m not a professional or certified mechanic by all means, but working on various old and new cars, trucks, and SUV’s for a good part of my youth made me a walking encyclopedia when it comes to car maintenance.
What really surprises me is the lack of knowledge on the proper way to jack up a car. I wrote a helpful guide on that topic. If you haven’t read it, I highly suggest you check it out.
Anyway, I was perplexed to find out that some of my friends (who happen to be HUGE car nuts) don’t even know how to use a floor jack. Some don’t even know how to use jack stands.
In order to shed light on this matter, I created a new guide that will help you gain the necessary knowledge on how to use a floor jack and how to use jack stands.
It’s really not that hard. If you haven’t tried jacking up your car, then I highly suggest that you learn the old school way, which means you should go out into your garage and try it for yourself.
But first, here are a few basic things that you need to know about car jacks and jack stands.