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Old 08-21-2012, 03:58 PM   #11
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it is offset to the driver's side slightly...
This is really helpful. Thanks.
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:35 PM   #12
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Re: New VX owner. Embarrassing question.

Forgot to mention the very front jack point is the one that is offset towards the driver's side - the rear one is in the middle just as pictured...
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Forgot to mention the very front jack point is the one that is offset towards the driver's side - the rear one is in the middle just as pictured...
Wow. It's REALLY off toward the driver's side. Enough so that the chassis of the car twists a good bit when lifting from that point. Scary.

So I guess I have to invest in that full hydraulic lift now ...
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I always place my jack under the front tow hooks and a jack stand under each point by the doors. If the tow hooks are bent invest in some new ones.
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Did not realize jacking up a car could be so confusing. I usually jack up my car from underneath some-were between the wheels on that lippy thing, and I also throw a old tire, or a hay bale underneath the car...... You can never be too careful
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I always place my jack under the front tow hooks and a jack stand under each point by the doors. If the tow hooks are bent invest in some new ones.
Haven't stopped by here in a while. I did pull off both rear trailing arms, swapped out RTA bushings, and rebuilt the drum brakes on each side. Exciting stuff! Now I just have to take off the integra front knuckles that are on the car and put on Civic ones so I can fit my 13" rims on there.

And that will require jacking up the front. The tow hooks is a good idea, thanks for that, but as far as jacking up both sides do you do one at a time or what? BTW I put my jack stands where you do and have never had a problem with that.

Again, the reason I'm asking about this is because there's no CENTRAL jack point in the front and the metal beam under the radiator seems a bit flimsy. Also don't want to crack the plastic under the bumper or have to remove it just to jack up front of the car.
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I always place my jack under the front tow hooks and a jack stand under each point by the doors. If the tow hooks are bent invest in some new ones.
OK, finally got it. Lift from a tow hook, place jack behind wheel, repeat on t'other side. Duh.

The VX is the first Honda I've seen without an obvious jack point front and center. Threw me for a loop.
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