Car Enthusiast

What to Look for When Buying Ramps for your Car

Car-RampsA quality set of car ramps can make doing an oil change or draining a radiatormuch easier. There are a few things you should consider, however, before buying a pair. So, here is a list of things you should know about car ramps to be used with your vehicle.

If your vehicle is low profile, or does not have much ground clearance, choose low profile car ramps. These types of ramps are designed with longer, more gradual inclines that allow a low profile sports car or vehicle to be driven on to the ramps without touching or damaging the undercarriage of the vehicle.

Make sure you know what the curb weight of your vehicle (the weight of the vehicle without any passengers or cargo) is, and buy car ramps at that are rated for weights much higher. In fact, buy car ramps that support as much as weight as possible while remaining in your price range. For most cars and trucks, a maximum load rating of between 6500 – 10,000 pounds is appropriate… Continue reading