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    Probably A Dumb Question

    But where can i jack the car up on the front and back just to paint the calipers, disc's abd clean under t
    the arch's.

    Sorry but im have no clue as ive only had my coupe a few weeks.

    The only solid place i found at the front was a square metal box shap where i think the wish bone goes in to but i didnt wnt to jack it up just in case it bent it.

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    it'll be in the magical and wonderful handbook mate!

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    it juat says about using the standard jack that comes with the car , not a trolly jack and my trolly jack wont fit on the sill

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    I jack mine up on the subframe next to the rear wishbone mounting, and then stick the axle stand under the subframe as close to the rear mounting point as possible

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    i use the subframe to jack up and then stands under the jacking points. behind the little box section in the skirts
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    thanks people, sorry if its a dumb question but i just dont know what im doing.

    If any one has some pics that would be helpfull


    thank you

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    I will be painting my rear calipers tomorrow and will take some pics.

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    when you look under the car, just behind the front wheel, and just in front of the rear wheel you'll see a round hole, about 1.5-2 inches in diameter.

    These holes are reinforced and are where a cradle would go to hoist the car up. (it's where the car was 'carried' along the production line in the factory) Put an old bit of plywood or similar over the hole, then jack up there.
    0-60 in 6.5 secs and 48mpg- winner!

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    ok thanks for that, Yeah i noticed the hole i thought it was a hole with a gromit or somthing

    thanks very much.

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