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      Floor jack adapter?

      Hello, is there an adapter that you use for your floor jack that is in the shape of the head on the emergency jack?

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      I just made one with 2 hockey pucks epoxied together and a notch cut out
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      [QUOTE=Thommykent;7484027]I just made one with 2 hockey pucks epoxied together and a notch cut out[/QUOT

      Nice!
      I've wondered about an adapter after I saw that Powerflex on their UK site (not on US) has adapters for some car brands. Not my XC90, though. I googled the bejesus out of the subject, and came up with a few results, but nothing suitable. It looks like you're in the right direction, there. How stable is that, and does it look like there will be a repetitive use future for those pucks?
      What model did you make that for? It looks like a similar profile would suit my XC90.
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      Stable as can be and much better than the Volvo jack. They hold up fine and the rubber shapes it self to the to the bottom. Alternatively you could use a 2.5 inch high 4x4 with cutouts. This is for a 2007 S80

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      The jack point on SPA cars is actually a hole. You can drill a 2x4 stud and screw a big bolt through it. Should be good for tire rotation if you don't go under the car.

      Two better designed jack stands at jack point are available when I search last time.

      Look at the last few posts here:
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      Like that other thread references, I think any of these Tesla ones would work fine on a floor jack for a SPA car

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      You don't really need any adapter, I jacked my car up just fine with a normal floor jack and a small chunk o 2x4.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Avboden View Post
      You don't really need any adapter, I jacked my car up just fine with a normal floor jack and a small chunk o 2x4.
      Need to be safe and avoid risk of error.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Avboden View Post
      You don't really need any adapter, I jacked my car up just fine with a normal floor jack and a small chunk o 2x4.
      No you don`t and why bother with a piece of 2x4? You don`t really need that either.

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      I tried all adapters with my Audi, different car sure but some did more damage then nothing and others broke in half making the process unsafe. I got the quick jack system to help out the situation but the included blocks also scraped off all of the paint protection from the body seams.

      As suggested just use a good jack and be safe.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Kamil View Post
      I tried all adapters with my Audi, different car sure but some did more damage then nothing and others broke in half making the process unsafe. I got the quick jack system to help out the situation but the included blocks also scraped off all of the paint protection from the body seams.

      As suggested just use a good jack and be safe.
      I have no issue using the blocks made for BMW on the M2, but the V60CC's jack point/configuration makes thing a bit more interesting. I'm going to get the mentioned Tesla puck and try, but according to some of the diagrams on Amazon, the post on those are ~20mm, the jack came with the V60 is ~26mm, and the actual opening on the frame measured ~34mm, so there will be some play in using the Tesla puck. May be I'm just overthinking.

      I think at the end, a good floor jack, flat surface, a hockey puck or 2x4 would be fine in tire change.

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      Are we talking about the use of adaptor with non-OEM jacks here? Do we need an adaptor with the OEM jack? I have not checked it out yet.
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      Quote Originally Posted by jaep View Post
      Are we talking about the use of adaptor with non-OEM jacks here? Do we need an adaptor with the OEM jack? I have not checked it out yet.
      Non OEM floor jacks


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      Thank you everyone for the replies


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