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    The OEM Mercedes-Benz jack is the biggest POS in the world...

    So I have had to change two Mercedes flats in the past year. Both cars had the beyond $#@!ty Mercedes-Benz jack that sort of plugs into the sideskirt.

    This is what I mean:

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    It will raise the car but since the base is so small even the slightest incline will cause the car to tip forward or back. Trying to change a tire with it is a nightmare. What was Mercedes thinking?

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    Wow, cannot agree with you more, the older BMWs specifically my friend's 02 740i has a very similar jack, car was on like a .1% incline and tipped back..fell straight on the rotor since one rear wheel was off...we both shat our pants haha. Luckily it just bent the plate around the rotor and drove fine afterward. Guess that's why they switched to runflats hah
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by wtfmateim65 Click here to enlarge
    Wow, cannot agree with you more, the older BMWs specifically my friend's 02 740i has a very similar jack, car was on like a .1% incline and tipped back..fell straight on the rotor since one rear wheel was off...we both shat our pants haha. Luckily it just bent the plate around the rotor and drove fine afterward. Guess that's why they switched to runflats hah
    No matter how many times I tried I could not get the car to not move... seems incredibly dangerous.

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    Check out an Audi jack out of a 2005 S4, that $#@!er tipped on me while taking the wheel off and got my fingers stuck between the tire and fender.....that was a fun time.
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    worst jack, hands down.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
    Check out an Audi jack out of a 2005 S4, that $#@!er tipped on me while taking the wheel off and got my fingers stuck between the tire and fender.....that was a fun time.
    Holy, this happened to you too? This happened to me and a friend changing a tire on his 04 S4... What a POS! We thought we were the only ones.

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    With this jack, it is critical that you carry wheels chocks.

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    Looks like a lawsuit waiting to happen. AAA ftw, but sad the girl was not impressed Click here to enlarge
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    It's a Mercedes, they're expecting 99.5% of their clientele doesn't know how to change a flat and has some form of roadside assistance. Surprised there's even a jack & not a bottle of wine in there instead.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
    Surprised there's even a jack & not a bottle of wine in there instead.
    Please please champagne & caviar old chap!!
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
    Surprised there's even a jack & not a bottle of wine in there instead.
    Hhahhahah! I would have preferred the wine.

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    They call those jacks the "widow makers" for a reason.

    Do not use the stock jack, if you can, avoid it at all costs!
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