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This guide will give you a simple and safe way to jack up your modern Porsche and place jack stands under the vehicles.

It is never safe to work under a vehicle that is only supported by a hydraulic jack. Always use a jack stand when working on your car.

Using one of the REAR factory jack points. Jack up vehicle and place a jack stand under the front jack points. Carefully position the jack stand to correctly contact that jack point of the vehicle
  • Using one of the REAR factory jack points. Jack up vehicle and place a jack stand under the front jack points.

  • Carefully position the jack stand to correctly contact that jack point of the vehicle

  • Repeat this procedure on opposite side of vehicle.

  • The Porsche Factory jack points are designed for pin top style jack pads. While a normal jack will work, the pin top ones are the safest to use and safest for the vehicle.

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Using a low profile jack, center  the jack directly in front of the engine and using chassis cross member, lift vehicle and place jack stands on rear jack points. Photo #1 is 991 Cross Member Photo #2 is 997.2 Cross Member
  • Using a low profile jack, center the jack directly in front of the engine and using chassis cross member, lift vehicle and place jack stands on rear jack points.

  • Photo #1 is 991 Cross Member

  • Photo #2 is 997.2 Cross Member

  • Photo 3 Shows a Cayman/Boxster rear jack point with optional jacking block.

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Place a solid jack stand under the 4 jack points located near each respective wheel.
  • Place a solid jack stand under the 4 jack points located near each respective wheel.

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