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This is a discussion on Creepers and Ramps within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Hope I got the right forum for this. I'm in the market for car ramps and a creeper. What does ...

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    Creepers and Ramps

    Hope I got the right forum for this. I'm in the market for car ramps and a creeper. What does everybody else use, or stay away from. I want ramps that go fairly high and a creeper that can hold fat people. I'm 6'2", 300#.

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    "The Bone" from Sears looks like a pretty good low profile, heavy duty creeper.

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    Ramps don't get the car that high off the ground. Maybe a foot at the most. Get a heavy duty jack and some heavy duty jackstands.
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    I agree about the jack and jackstands, I always hated putting my car up on the ramps.
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    I'd agree. Floor jack and jack stands are the way to go. Get at least a 3 ton model.
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    i'm not sure u'll have a lot of room with the creeper unless u jack up the car real high. space was limited underneath for my arms but i didn't jack it up all the way. i'm 6'3" like 150lbs
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    Originally posted by GallopingPonyCar
    i'm 6'3" like 150lbs
    Damn! You need to eat more!

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    Originally posted by AjIsDope
    Damn! You need to eat more!
    hahahaha fast metabolism 0wns joo!!!
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    Originally posted by GallopingPonyCar
    hahahaha fast metabolism 0wns joo!!!
    That's way too skinny for your height f00. Muscles own joo.

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    Originally posted by AjIsDope
    That's way too skinny for your height f00. Muscles own joo.
    actually i got the 6pack going and what not. as i said...fast metabolism 0wns joo
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    Originally posted by GallopingPonyCar
    actually i got the 6pack going and what not. as i said...fast metabolism 0wns joo
    I'm 5'10", 195 and I have a six-pack. Who 0wns who now?

    Back to the topic... I use ramps for quick jobs like oil changes or a muffler swap. For anything involving long persiods of time under the car, I definately prefer jackstands. I feel a lot more comfortable supporting the 3200lbs over my head with cast iron and stamped steel than molded plastic. Plus, you can move around a lot more under the car if you have stands.
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    I'm 6'2" and 175lbs. I use a heavy duty jack and jack stands for my car. Having the hook up at Sears owns.....
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