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Jacking up a Roadster

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by dadaleus, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. dadaleus

    dadaleus 4GETOIL P85#S70,FdrX,S85D

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    DrComputer: Looking at your familiar BLU TSLA in the LA store right now while I get some new rear tires! Remembering how it charged at my place down in Solana Beach way back when. View attachment 8163
     

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  2. chris22104

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    Not to jack this thread, but looking at the above pic, where exactly are they placing the rear post supports in order to lift these roadsters? Certainly not where the manual shows!
     
  3. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Yeah, my Ranger suggested I get an alignment, and suggested I just go to a local place to do it. I expressed concern about putting it on a lift and he was like "huh?". The manual goes on about needing a special adapter, but it looks to me like they just put the lift arms under the four designated jack points and up it goes.

    Nice pun about "jacking" the threead, BTW. If this goes more than a couple of messages maybe the local mod will split it out...
     
  4. hcsharp

    hcsharp Active Member

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    No. Your car will tip over backwards. You need to call your Tesla service center and ask them where to get the adapters for the lift. None of the rangers seem to know. There is a cover that needs to be removed to find the spot for the adapter.
     
  5. wiztecy

    wiztecy Active Member

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    Visual Aid.... using the Lotus Elise, same point of concept :)

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  6. TEG

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    Now split off from Random Roadster Sightings
     
  7. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    That's what I thought. Curious that my Ranger didn't seem to know this...
     

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