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What is this?

When I was changing my brakes my friend asked me what it was for. I stared at it for a while and concluded that it might be a stopper for the sway bar.

Let me know what it is or if I'm way off

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its for jacking up the front end with the factory jack
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its for jacking up the front end with the factory jack
Seriosuly? lol I never would have thought of that, whoops

I don't use my factory jack anymore
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Yup. Factory jack point. Its illustrated in the owners manual.
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Yup. Factory jack point. Its illustrated in the owners manual.
Must have skipped that page. I might just cut it off, the floor jacks I have are a lot better than the crappy bottle jack
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why cut it off if its not hurting anything,
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why cut it off if its not hurting anything,
eh, just looks dumb under there. No function for me
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You should keep them, they're good spots for jackstands
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You should keep them, they're good spots for jackstands
I usually put jackstands under the "middle crossmember thing"
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You should keep them, they're good spots for jackstands
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I usually use a floorjack underneath the crossmember, and 2 jack stands with one under each of those factory jack points. Much safer.
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ya i use them for jackstands too.
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everytime i open a thread like this i think wow ive been under my truck xx times and never saw that ill have to check it, and it always there on my truck aswell. ranger-forums, more edukashunel then calledge
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I will keep them, next time I jack the truck up, I'll use those.

Thanks guys
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A little scary to put jack stands on IMO
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