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Halfords 2.5 ton car ramps question.


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Hi guys

a quick question, will 2 x halfords 2.5 ton car ramps hold a disco 2 safely, the idea is i want to paint the chassis of the disco and at a later date i want to replace the tranny oil and filter when the mileage is due and the car needs to be level to do this.

graham

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i think if each is rated at 2.5 tons then 4 should hold 10 tons between them.

wouldn't like to put that much on them though.

i await correction now though :lol:

You shouldn't just multiply safe working loads up: 2.5 tonnes for one, 3.75 tonnes for two, 7.5 for four. However, they will probably have a factor of safety of nearly 2, which means four might collapse at anything between 7.5 and 15 tonnes ... only 3 to 7 times the weight of the car :D ...

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