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I shall be doing a brake overhaul on my 2012 1.7 diesel 2WD shortly. I will be using my 3 ton trolley jack under the jacking points but need suggestions for the best places for the axle stands as backup in case of jack failure (I'm a belt and braces man!). I've not had a Sportage before so prefer to know rather than guess a good point. These modern "lightweight" cars are an unknown to me. (ex HGV) Thanks in advance, Mike
 

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Try a solid block of wood under the lifted arm of the trolley jack itself, so that if it leaks or sinks it wont sink far. Placed through the triangle between the trolley body and arm, that will be as solid as a jack stand.
...though this is dependant on having a large jack with a large footprint to be safe.

The smallest trolley jacks for typcally £20 or so are dangerous due to their small footprint, when the car moves just a tiny amount the small jacks can come flying out like a missile.
since you are ex HGV, you are bound to have a decent jack I guess.
 
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