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Jacking your car up to do your maintenance at home can be a precarious thing. If you don’t have the right equipment, you run the risk of not just serious injury, but possibly death. Engineering Explained is here with some handy tips and step-by-step instructions to make sure your car is properly secured when you’re putting your jackstands into place, or you’re using the wheel chucks the right way. For many this will be stuff you already know, but it never hurts to reaffirm your knowledge.