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To support the vehicle safely, place the jackstands behind the spring pivot brackets on the frame. And for added safety, place the tires underneath the vehicle to keep it from hitting the ground should it fall off the jackstands. Use the tallest stands you can get, because the axle and suspension will droop considerably and may not leave you room to use a floor jack under the axlehousing. If you're working in the dirt as shown, a couple pieces of plywood under the jackstands will distribute the weight more evenly on the ground, which is better than the jackstand digging into the dirt and possibly getting cocked sideways.

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