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Another dumb question, but how do I lift my V6 GXL up off the ground correctly?

I know how to use the jack(OEM) with the slot for metal lip, but if I were to use a generic jack without the slot, where is the best place to lift the car up from the front and from the back?

Does anyone has a diag(pic) of the bottom and where to place a generic jack to lift up front and back? I just dont want to punch a hole or bend parts that I'm not suppose to.

Also, where to put jack stands safely to support the car? thanks
 

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I lift mine on the subframe mounts. It's one of the strongest parts of the underbody. The jack pads are installed in a softer area and can eventually bend the metal area.

For the jack stands, I do not put them across the metal lip like the picture above. The lip can bend. I put them sideways just inside the lip. It is a reinforced area and the contact area is double, so there is less chance of damage.
 
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