Woman Uses Floor Jack to Free Drunk Kid From Car

In yet another example of a car pinning someone ejected from their own car (and not wearing a seatbelt again), a drunk Wisconsin teenager was freed from underneath his girlfriend's Mercury Cougar by a local woman and her brother-in-law with a floor jack. The best part of this story, other than the kid surviving, is… » 4/05/07 6:00pm 4/05/07 6:00pm

And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Using a Floor Jack and Jack Stands

The scissor or corkscrew jack in your trunk is somewhat adequate for emergency wheel and tire swaps. Drive-on ramps are good for oil changes and whatnot. When it comes time to blow apart the front end, swap out some brake pads, or replace some spent struts, a floor jack and two or more sturdy jack stands are the… » 1/26/07 4:52pm 1/26/07 4:52pm