Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Hotrodding Basics> Where do jack fornt of 31 coupe?
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: Where do jack fornt of 31 coupe? Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
11-24-2012 06:42 PM
31 coupe

i have a 31model a coupe with a dropped tube axle.i jack the car up using the axle.if im woking under car i place jack stands under axle,if im woking on front axle i place stands under frame
11-24-2012 09:55 AM
11-24-2012 09:53 AM
Irelands child Though I have an IFS under my '31, I have a wood block made up that goes to the underside of the front cross member. Then, when I put the jacks under it, I then put them under the frame. There is no reason you can't jack using the axle though - that is if you have a low enough jack. Ford used that basic 'I' beam axle from inception through '48 and you just have to believe that most folks used it for a jacking point if they wanted the entire front end off the ground.

This is where I place the stationarys;
11-24-2012 08:17 AM
Where do jack fornt of 31 coupe?

Is there a safe/preferable place to jack the front of a '31 coupe with SuperBell front axle? Am I to place jack right under the center of the axle? Once up, put jack stands under axle, or frame?

PS: the center u-bolt assembly which mounts spring to crossmember,has 4 nuts, of which I found 3 loose! (bought this car this summer and now stored where I can go through it)...Is there a torq spec for these nuts? Has a SuperBell axle and Posies super Slide Spring..

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:55 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.