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Old 08-25-2013, 11:39 PM
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Decided to make some oil change ramps.

What you need: 5 2x10's .......8 feet long.
Cut 2 at 18.5 inches
cut 2 at 33.5 inches
and cut one at 48 inches.

The guy at Home depot said he couldnt cut them on a 45 degree angle..so I did it at home.

I used #8 by 3 inch screws and glued it down with a nice construction adhesive. I let the glue set overnight before trying out the ramps. Maybe take a grinder to the bottom piece though. The screws may stick out just a bit. I used 6 screws per level except the top one I used 4.

I used a 10 inch piece of 1 x 1 for stoppers on top.

Nice and solid. Ramps didn't try to move at all. Nice and easy oil changes now. Cost was about $65














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Old 08-26-2013, 12:52 AM
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Nice! How much did the project cost? Reps for the show and tell.
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:14 AM
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Very nice.

Points from me too.
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Nice work and great write up
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Cost about $65... I edited the original post to show that now. And thanks guys for the rep. I have searched and searched about these. Wasn't sure if I needed 5 steps or 4. 4 would be fine but 5 is nice. I've learned tons from people on here and just wanted to show some appreciation back. And everyone loves pictures!...lol.
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Sweet, nice setup, did about the same thing for my porsche cause its so low to the ground so I needed something like that very long that could lift the car enough for the oil changes. Nice job, Reps to you
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Very cool, looks like a good project to consider.
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That's great! Always need a way to get our trucks up!
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How much do they weigh? I'm guessing a lot. I would put some nice handles on them to carry!
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Isn't it easier to just pull it onto a lift?
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