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Old 11-30-2012, 02:40 AM   #282901
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There is a market!
Yep, looking into that right now, lol.

For the most part, the E46 just needs flap top jack stands.

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2" square, .25" wall aluminum tube outer, 1.5" square bar that slips inside the inner, drilled holes through both for a pin for setting the height, an 8"x8" .25" thick plate for the bottom and a 4"x4" .25" plate for the top pad.

Probably about 15 minutes of drilling holes and 45 minutes of welding per. Could probably get quicker with practice. No painting or rust prevention required being that its all 6061.

About $42 in materials and fasteners per, leaving about $17.99 for miles labor, and then it's a $59.99 6061 aluminum jack stand that will be very beefy.
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:40 AM   #282902
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:41 AM   #282903
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Yep, looking into that right now, lol.

For the most part, the E46 just needs flap top jack stands.

I'm thinking:
2" square, .25" wall aluminum tube outer, 1.5" square bar that slips inside the inner, drilled holes through both for a pin for setting the height, an 8"x8" .25" thick plate for the bottom and a 4"x4" .25" plate for the top pad.

Probably about 15 minutes of drilling holes and 45 minutes of welding per. Could probably get quicker with practice. No painting or rust prevention required being that its all 6061.

About $42 in materials and fasteners per, leaving about $17.99 for miles labor, and then it's a $59.99 6061 aluminum jack stand that will be very beefy.
I'll wait for the $10 harbor freight special.
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:44 AM   #282904
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I'll wait for the $10 harbor freight special.
Yeah, it's hard to compete with China. $79.99 for a pair of aluminum jack stands: http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...FSTZQgod6ysAlg

$40 for a pair from harbor freight, but they look sketchy as hell: http://www.harborfreight.com/3-ton-a...nds-91760.html
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:48 AM   #282905
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Yeah, it's hard to compete with China. $79.99 for a pair of aluminum jack stands: http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...FSTZQgod6ysAlg

$40 for a pair from harbor freight, but they look sketchy as hell: http://www.harborfreight.com/3-ton-a...nds-91760.html
lol, pretty much.
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WTH. I cannot see this page :
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page 14144 and 14146 loads but this one doesn't whats goin on?
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:53 AM   #282907
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WTH. I cannot see this page :
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...148&page=14145

page 14144 and 14146 loads but this one doesn't whats goin on?
Kyle put a lot of chicken on that page so it's borked.
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:54 AM   #282908
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not bad huh?
http://www.harborfreight.com/rapid-p...html-7814.html
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:56 AM   #282909
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:57 AM   #282910
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so It works like this:
if hes there we'll get discount but service gonna be terrible.
if hes not there we will not get a discount and service gonna be perfect. Kalim and I experienced that
so we gotta choose between discount and service
Lets just go to Shan instead.
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:58 AM   #282911
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:59 AM   #282912
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Yeah, I was wondering why 14145 wasn't working...
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:02 AM   #282913
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Lets just go to Shan instead.
alrighty, but I'll miss our corner spot at tandoori
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Yeah, I was wondering why 14145 wasn't working...
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Making a jack stand as sketchy as harbor freight, still out of aluminum, I could probably do $19 materials and $15 labor, so $34 per stand. Still doesn't compare to Harbor Freight's $20 per aluminum jack stand.
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alrighty, but I'll miss our corner spot at tandoori
Yeah, I'll miss it, but getting food within half an hour, and having a full pot of chai should make up for it.
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good enough?
I know you are talking about the harbor freight jack. No, it's total crap.
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Yeah, I'll miss it, but getting food within half an hour, and having a full pot of chai should make up for it.
for sure, oh I want some chai now :/
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I know you are talking about the harbor freight jack. No, it's total crap.
looks kinda sexy though
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