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Alright guys, I am tired of paying $50.00 to change my wheels again, so I am thinking about buying a car jack. In the past I used to rotate my own tires and change the wheels/tires for the winter, but I had many problems with my OLD car and its jack .... it fell like 3 times. Anyway, I am looking to buy a jack to make changing my wheels easier. Any suggestions?

I checked Sears out, but was not sure what type of jack would work? Do I have to use a specific jack for BMWs? I prefer the style of the floor jack in picture 1 as it looks more sturdy ... any opinions.
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BMWERKEN said:
I just spent the money and got the heavy duty 3 ton powerbuilt set that came with 4 jackstands...it was expensive but I'd rather spend the money than compromise my safety :dunno:
I am FAR from a gearhead, but when using the BMW jack you put it in the slots .... where would you place other jacks? ? The same place?
 

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Exact same place...some jack's "heads" arent quite perfectly shaped for the pad so you can put a block of wood between the car and the jack to make it sit better :)
Thanks for the heads up.
 

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It's just superficial, no damage to the car. I should have used a block of wood between the jack and the car.

I use the OEM jack to get the car up a couple inches, then the Sears SUV jack can get under to the central jack point.
 

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MAGNUM PIT JACKS
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Magnum Jacks are all aluminum construction and light weight.
All Magnum Jacks include 1 year warranty on all hydraulics.

all stainless steel??? :hmm:
 
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