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Best way to support a truck to get to the fuel tank

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by JDNobodi, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. JDNobodi

    JDNobodi 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I have to change a fuel pump on a lowered 93 2WD pickup. Right now the truck is sitting in the driveway. The problem is the driveway is sloped, and I don't want put the truck on jackstands on this driveway. Should I-
    1, Put the truck on jackstand anyway on the driveway.
    2, Push the truck into the garage, which has no room, and put it on jackstands.
    3, Push it onto the street, and put it on jackstands, and piss off the neighbors.
     
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    Btw, I'm off to work, so I would not see this thread till 1:00AM.
     
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    cyclone 1/2 ton status

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    lift the bed

    The dealer here in town lifts the bed to change pumps, you could use a cherry picker and 4 straps/chains.
     
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    I've tried lifting a vehicle on a hill, it's pretty much pointless. The vehicles just weigh too much to even think about raising with a jack, etc.

    If you can put it on ramps, that would probably work, something along those lines, but if you can get it onto flat ground, thats the way to do it.
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Ditto :thumb:
     
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    tank info

    if the box bolts come out easy get 3 buddys and you and pick the box off much much easyer than droping tank in drive way and lowerd . if so dont for get the tail light wire plug and the filler neck screws
     
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    Lift the bed or decide whether you value your neighbors or you health more. My neighbors would just have to live with it. They got over the "Temporary Carport" faster than my wife anyway.:whistle:


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