<VV> Initial questions from a Corvair 'newby'

Marc Marcoulides hharpo at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 24 12:10:41 EST 2007

Were they painted with lead paint? It's a shame the Chinese can't get thier imprisoned political disadents to do quality work. 

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>From: kaczmarek at charter.net
>Sent: Dec 24, 2007 8:52 AM
>To: George Jones <65crownv8 at gmail.com>, Rick Norris <ricknorris at suddenlink.net>
>Cc: Virtual Vairs Message group <virtualvairs at corvair.org>, Ed Orbea <ed.orbea at gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: <VV> Initial questions from a Corvair 'newby'
>I had a set of the Chinese 6 ton ones. 
>I had my 60 700 4 dr's ass end up on them while I pulled the engine. 
>Once I got the engine/transaxle loose , I put the car back on the stands to get my Finch cart out.  I then took a chain, and wrapped it around the door post to flip the car on its roof, so I could get the suspensions/gas tank out without crawling under the car. "REALLY RUSTY" 
>As I flipped the car over with the chain, Once it was on the roof I looked at the jack stands, and one of them had been bent like it was made of clay.  OOPS. 
>---- George Jones <65crownv8 at gmail.com> wrote: 
>> One word of caution here, you will want to avoid the cheap Chinese jack
>> stands here, event he 6 ton jobs. Go with a good name brand
>> (Craftsman/Snap-on/Mac, etc.) . You don't want one to break while you're
>> under the car.
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