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Hi All,

Where is the safest place to jack my smart 453 car up? I'll be using a trolley jack and then axle stands. Looks in the manual however still leaves me wondering. Any pictures would be helpful.

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I’ve used the axle stands on the rear by using the supporting torsion axle ( the big U that supports the rear wheels) and it allows for a nice safe environment. Up front , I’ve used the jack and the stands in the recommended locations . I wasn’t real sure of the safety though . So I kept two floor jacks under the body just near the lower A arm mounts . I haven’t crawled under the front at all , I don’t feel comfortable there , but the rear is super stable . My preferred method is backing the car onto long ramps with the clearance to go underneath without fear of collapse.
 
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