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Old 09-25-2016, 09:36 AM   #1
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Jacking up question

I was going to change my tires and figured I would jack each 4 corner one at a time on the spot where there is the little black things for jack stands but some people say I can't jack on those areas? I thought jacking points meat either jack stands or jack.
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Old 09-25-2016, 09:54 AM   #2
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Here's a link to the owners manual - looking at all the recent threads you've started it's obvious you haven't read it. I think you troll - who are these "some people"

http://www.bmwusa.com/pdf_bce4895e-1...2feab80af.arox
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Here's a link to the owners manual - looking at all the recent threads you've started it's obvious you haven't read it. I think you troll - who are these "some people"

http://www.bmwusa.com/pdf_bce4895e-1...2feab80af.arox
My questions were based on this thread. Especially in the pics where it says jack stands ONLY.

Also, owners manual only show 4 jacking points? Isn't there one in the middle or something.

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So you bought a Touring did you?
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So you bought a Touring did you?
No I didn't. But under is generally the same, especially those 4 jacking points.

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So if you referred to them as "jacking points" then you already know you can. The owners manual is pretty descriptive - even for the most novice of owners as it's intended - so what's the real reason for all the silly threads you start?
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so what's the real reason for all the silly threads you start?
Because I've got questions and my searches bring me to even more, usually.
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Old 09-25-2016, 12:27 PM   #8
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i jack up on the black jackpads and put a jack stand on the metal frame
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I don't know if it's right or not, but I sometimes jack my car up from the little circle area in part B (bottom left):



Its exposed from the under body shield, once up in the air I place two jack stands on each of the jacking points by the doors.
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Old 09-25-2016, 06:28 PM   #11
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i jack up on the black jackpads and put a jack stand on the metal frame
please don't do this.
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