Car ramp

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A car ramp provides a simple method of raising an automobile from the ground in order to access the undercarriage. Utilizing a ramp is reported among the three easiest ways to elevate a car. The remaining two methods include using a jack or jack stands.[1]

Car ramps also offer safety for mechanics due to vehicle stability during car maintenance and repairs. Some ramp types can be built at home and hand-made with simple tools.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Bonnier Corporation (June 1979). Popular Science. Bonnier Corporation. pp. 104–. ISSN 0161-7370. 
  2. ^ Hearst Magazines (October 1977). Popular Mechanics. Hearst Magazines. pp. 64–. ISSN 0032-4558. 
  3. ^ Hearst Magazines (May 1975). Popular Mechanics. Hearst Magazines. pp. 16–. ISSN 0032-4558. 
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