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Old 09-29-2012, 08:12 PM   #1
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Will it hurt to park car on Ramp overnight?

Didn't finish my work before sunset. but I already disconnected the battery, removed the airbox and removed the radiator/hoses/expansion tank, etc. I just left the car on the ramp, and plan to continue tomorrow.

Will that hurt the car(esp. the suspension)?

just curious if I should push it down the ramp.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:13 PM   #2
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Just imagine you've left it on a hill overnight. You'll be fine.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:53 PM   #6
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I park mine in a ramp every night....so far so good
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:56 PM   #7
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No. We have cars up in the are for a day or two at a time, sometimes more. The suspension is fully unloaded. Your cars fine...
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:18 PM   #8
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Just imagine you've left it on a hill overnight. You'll be fine.
I don't think parking on a hill (ramp) is the same as putting two front wheels on a ramp and rear wheels on the flat ground.(maybe I'm wrong)

But since everybody says it's OK, I think it should be fine.
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ohhhhh a parking ramp...Like in your garage. I thought you were talking about a parking structure, where there are loads of cars parked, and you pay a toll to get out. (Or in my case pay for a monthly pass) You should really be more specific you kno.
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:26 PM   #10
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ohhhhh a parking ramp...Like in your garage. I thought you were talking about a parking structure, where there are loads of cars parked, and you pay a toll to get out. (Or in my case pay for a monthly pass) You should really be more specific you kno.
if you look into my thread not just the title you will find out

is it a different story?
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:29 PM   #11
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:32 PM   #12
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Omg no dont do that, your driveshaft oil will become unlevel and if you start it itll not be lubed!
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Why wouldn't parking on work ramps be like parking on an incline (hill)? The suspension or car wouldn't know the difference. As long as the tires that are on the ramps are centered and supported well everything would be fine. I have left several of my vehicles on ramps for weeks (one for months at a time) and nothing ever came of it.

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Old 09-29-2012, 11:34 PM   #14
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Omg no dont do that, your driveshaft oil will become unlevel and if you start it itll not be lubed!
-_- don't bluff me~
what you said can also be applied to parking on a hill ~
I just concern about the suspension coz they don't typically do that.
I think it would be fine but not so sure that's why I came here to ask.

for all other stuff and liquids, they would be OK if you don't park on a REALLY steep hill...
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:36 PM   #15
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Why wouldn't parking on work ramps be like parking on an incline (hill)? The suspension or car wouldn't know the difference. As long as the tires that are on the ramps are centered and supported well everything would be fine. I have left several of my vehicles on ramps for weeks (one for months at a time) and nothing ever came of it.

Good luck!
actually they are a little different. the angle which wheels touch the ground is different. so the direction of force on the suspension is different. (theoretically speaking)
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So it would be like parking on the top of a hill... front tires on the crest while the rear tires are still on the decline of the hill... yeah I think the suspension will be fine! Good luck with the repairs!
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:55 PM   #17
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So it would be like parking on the top of a hill... front tires on the crest while the rear tires are still on the decline of the hill... yeah I think the suspension will be fine! Good luck with the repairs!

thank you!

Should be fine. the removal job is the hardest part coz some of the old hose connectors are really hard to pull off.
installing them would be straightforward.
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if you look into my thread not just the title you will find out

is it a different story?
yah kind of ambiguous. I guess I read it before but it seemed a little bit strange to me. You read the thread without your preconceived ideas and say anywhere where it says explicitly that your car is LIFTED up on a parking ramp. Yah there were clues, I probably should have figured, but...idk maybe there's something wrong with my brain
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Yes, but you will have to realign your muffler bearings after you're done with the work.
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