jack stand placement


desimunda
10-26-2006, 10:44 PM
Hello all, i plan to do my front brakes this weekend. Is there a picture available that shows the best spots for jackstand placement once i have the corolla jacked up. the year is 1997.

thanks

xt477
10-29-2006, 08:17 PM
dont have pix but there is a seam where 2 peices of frame come together just behind where you put the factory jack is where I placed mine.

I pulled the transmission and did alot of tugging car seamed very solid.

desimunda
10-31-2006, 12:48 AM
dont have pix but there is a seam where 2 peices of frame come together just behind where you put the factory jack is where I placed mine.

I pulled the transmission and did alot of tugging car seamed very solid.

i will check it out..is it right behind towards the back or the inside towards the middle?

KimMG
11-01-2006, 12:13 AM
http://www.autozone.com/servlet/UiBroker?ForwardPage=/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/16/9a/a8/0900823d80169aa8.jsp

desimunda
11-01-2006, 06:47 AM
http://www.autozone.com/servlet/UiBroker?ForwardPage=/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/16/9a/a8/0900823d80169aa8.jsp
i should have mentioned this before but i am using the OEM scissor jack. that was my problem i was jacking where i needed to place the stands! could i jack just beside where i am supposed to with the scissor and then place jacks in the notched out spots on both sides like it says in the picture? not sure..

KimMG
11-01-2006, 04:56 PM
Some repair manuals show alternative locations for jack stand placement. Do you have a repair manual? You should look at a manual before working on the brakes. Modern cars have specialized instructions for bleeding and compressing calipers that do not pertain to older cars. Especially if you have anti-lock brakes.

xt477
11-03-2006, 06:25 PM
under the rocker panel? I have never seen anyone place a stand inder the rocker panel. Use the factory jack then look just behind there and you'll see the frame and place the stands under the frame.

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