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Best Jack pads ?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Ultron, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. Ultron

    Ultron Member

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    Which are the best jack pads to order? I see several on Amazon, they all look about the same. Is anyone better than the rest?
     
  2. jebinc

    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    I struggled with the same, then decided I wanted aluminum ones, not cheap injection molded plastic. While I'm sure all will "do the job," having a nice machined puck in the truck has aesthetic value! :p
     
  3. MountainJedi

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    I got the Street rays set from eBay. $29 for four aluminum pads.
     
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    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    #4 jebinc, Jul 13, 2019
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  5. jkoya

    jkoya NA2 NSX

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    I got the same set from eBay. Great seller with quick shipping...I wanted a low profile jack adapter.
     
  6. jebinc

    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    Mine said it will arrive a week from next Monday. Is that about how long it too for you to receive yours (9 days +/-)? Not that I expect to need them in the next nine days, but I do look forward to seeing the USA made quality and sheen!
     
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    jkoya NA2 NSX

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    Purchased on June 20th and received them on June 24th via USPS. Is the 9 days an eBay estimate or from the actual Tracking Number ?
     
  8. jebinc

    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    Good point - eBay estimate is what I reported earlier. Do you recall where they are shipping from? I see you're in CA, and I'm in WA, so delivery should be similar - if in stock. Did you get the full or low profile pads?
     
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    jkoya NA2 NSX

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    I think you will get them a lot sooner than 9 days. The seller is a quick shipper.
     
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    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    Thanks, good to know! Did you like the quality of what you received? I would assume so, given your endorsement. If as good as the picture, quality and finish wise, I will be ecstatic!
     
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    I did like the quality. The aluminum was finished nicely, feel solid and they stayed in the jack point holes without falling out. I think you'll be happy.
     
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    jkoya NA2 NSX

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    They are smaller in diameter than a standard hockey puck though..(2" for the jack pad adaptor vs 3" for the hockey puck).
     
  13. Ultron

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    Thanks guys, just ordered them.
     
  14. jebinc

    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    Thanks for the review and information. Now, I just have to find a reasonably priced, and not fugly, set of mud flaps....
     
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    Same...guaranteed delivery by next Friday.
     
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  16. jebinc

    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    But the hockey puck lacks those rock hard centering “nipples”... if you get a dolt at the tire shop, they could cause more damage with a misaligned puck than nothing at all. Of course, no problem with the puck for those DIYers.
     
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    “Rock hard” “nipples”.... did you really have to go there?! ;)

    Lol.

    I actually was looking for rubber/plastic ones thinking they might be more forgiving on the underside of the car... but if people have been giving good recommendations of these I might get these guys instead!
     
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  18. jebinc

    jebinc M3 LR AWD w/FSD and white premium interior

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    Keep in mind these have a nylon-like ring that slips over the nipple to protect from metal to metal contact.
     
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    9A655166-3EF7-4B3C-9677-B261C333B1D8.jpeg This is who I went with and I got the set of 4, work great, already put them to use:

    Tesla
     
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  20. jkoya

    jkoya NA2 NSX

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    They shipped from Auburn Hills, MI 48326. Accepted at Auburn Hills, MI on the 6/21 and delivered on 6/24 by USPS in Sacramento, CA.

    I did get the low profile ones, which are about 0.4" thinner than their standard version (a little thicker than a hockey puck). Thickness of the low profile adaptor is about 3/4" (thickness includes the silicone o-ring) and a standard hockey puck is about 1" I think.
     

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