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    Silly question time. Can you put a trolley jack under the normal plastic jacking points. First time wheels off tomorrow.

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    yes you can. But would not do it..

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    Course you can, but I would use a block of wood between the jack and the jack point though - do this all the time - its fine mate.

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    I usually find a stronger more suitable point as I once crushed a jacking point doing this to the point that it was useless
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    You can but the stupid things do easily come out, as 3 of mine have come off

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    They are made form plastic and just push on. They can easily be damaged by the "foot" on a trolly jack.

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    Plastic jacking points???? I've always used a trolley jack to remove my wheels, using the point under the sill pointed to by the little arrow on the side skirt. It's a good solid point.

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    Yep. The square tube hanging down from by the sill is made of plastic ( well some form of). I have seen makes in them, made by a trolly jack.

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    Wow, I always thought that was steel!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KTM Chris View Post
    Wow, I always thought that was steel!!
    So Did I.

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