How to put the Jeep on jack stands?

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For tire rotation I'm planning on jacking up by the frame, and doing one side at a time:
1. Remove spare
2. Lift Passenger side until wheels slightly off the ground
3. Remove passenger side wheels
4. Install spare on Rear Passenger side, install rear passenger side on front passenger
5. Drop passenger side down
6. Lift Drivers side, remove wheels
7, install front passenger side on rear drivers side, install rear drivers side on front drivers side
8. Drop drivers side down
install front drivers side on spare.

No need to have all 4 wheels off the ground ;)
If you do a 5 tire rotation you only have to have one wheel off the ground at a time. Super easy.

(I wish I could remember who originally posted this image so I could give them credit, but I can’t.)
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Easy way to make jack stands with scrap lumber. Very strong, i use these to support my other vehicle which is probably around 7,000 lbs.
Nice! I use stacked OSB strips for for front tire ramps for many years, trust them way more than those cheap pressed steel ones.
 

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Nice! I use stacked OSB strips for for front tire ramps for many years, trust them way more than those cheap pressed steel ones.

Yeah, i would use that any day over a traditional jack stand. I always worry about metal jack stands tipping over, with the wood ones it never crosses my mind. Regular jack stands are also way too high for a regular car for things like tire rotations. With the wood you can easily adjust for that.
 

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Can you please post pictures of where the jack stands actually contact the Jeep? BTW, nice Jeep!
Thank you! The stands are under the axle tubes.
 

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Of course there are. It is in the manual.
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Newbie question: I'm trying to work on my calipers (don't laugh just cause I wanted them painted) and live in a condo, so I had to sell most of my garage tools (floor jack, etc...). I have a friend who will let me borrow his floor jacks (2)….can I just use the jack that came with my 2018 Rubi and lift one side, place the floor jack then move to the opposite side and raise with the jack to install the floor jack so I can do two calipers at the same time? The V2 paint that I'm using has a life of only 4 hours from time that you mix with applicator, so I can't do each wheel one at a time. Thanks for your help.
 

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Where did you put your floor jack to get your Jeep in the air?
Pumpkin in the rear and control arm brackets in the front. Probably not the best plan but it worked for me.
 
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