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New to me 1990 Rotus. lots of questions


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Greetings, I just took delivery of my first Seven, a 1990 Rotus, that apparently spent a lot of time on the track in the NE in the '90's. It's a beautiful car, but the motor appears to be a highly tuned race engine. So I've got a lot of learning ahead of me...

 

Starting with the basics, I want to pull the wheels off to bleed the brakes and take a closer look a things, where are the preferred lift points and jack stand locations?

 

 

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I am not sure of the frame layout on  Rotus but it probably very similar. I look for frame rail intersections, don't just lift on a single rail. So that would be at the front if the frame around the front suspension mounts, or at the firewall. For the rear I use the rear bulkhead. I also use flat top jack stands not the U shaped of typical stands. 

 

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Thanks for the info, I believe the structure is very similar, though a little wider and longer. There's lots of structure around the front suspension and a couple spots that could possibly be used to place the stands but the rear structure is hidden by aluminum panels. I crawled around last night looking for signs of previous jack stand locations, found nothing obvious, except for the bottom of the differential looks like it was the lifting point...

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Front, rear, front. Front up about 2/3 of required height. Back all the way up, back to front to finish the deal. I normally put the fronts by the front suspension suspension  mounts, but I have taken the engine out and needed extra room for the cherry picker.

 

Graham

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