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Using ramps on a slope

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Old 07-09-2013, 09:27 PM   #1
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Default Using ramps on a slope

My driveway has about a 6 degree slope (I measured it with a phone app ). I know it doesn't sound like much but it's far from flat. Question: would any of y'all use ramps on such a slope? if so, would you use them at the top or bottom of the hill? At the top would be much safer if the car wanted to roll but increase the slope. At the bottom it would tend to flatten out the car more but if it rolled, for some bad reason, well... Obviously the other tires would need to be well chocked. Thoughts?
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:54 PM   #2
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I would think at the bottom as the ramps would level the whole car out. If you place them at the top it would just add to the degree of the angle and just put more pressure on the wheel blocks and brakes. I use my jack and jacks stands in this manner as well as my driver is sloped at about a 10 degree downward angle.

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point the car downhill and level it out with the ramps. e-brake and chock the hell out of it!
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