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Old 02-23-2019, 10:18 PM   #15
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Race ramps worth every penny! I only spent $200 on amazon. You only need the 56" one piece or 2 piece for $230 if you choice. If there is a $400 version that would be a waste
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Old 02-24-2019, 02:29 AM   #16
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Race ramps worth every penny! I only spent $200 on amazon. You only need the 56" one piece or 2 piece for $230 if you choice. If there is a $400 version that would be a waste

Yes, there are many different styles and prices of Race Ramps.
The ones you have are in the 7" range for height.
I'd like to get the car up to close to 10" so I don't have to French kiss the oil pan while I'm working.
The 6" Rhinos I have were under $40.00. It's just a little strange that beyond 6" in height you have to pay $100.00 more per inch of height.
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Old 07-07-2019, 02:48 PM   #17
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Yes, there are many different styles and prices of Race Ramps.
The ones you have are in the 7" range for height.
I'd like to get the car up to close to 10" so I don't have to French kiss the oil pan while I'm working.
The 6" Rhinos I have were under $40.00. It's just a little strange that beyond 6" in height you have to pay $100.00 more per inch of height.
It's crazy. My Rhino ramps work fine. I have never had them slide on me. I also put down a couple of 2x8s under them.



I also use a mirror to watch my tire go up the ramp, as an added safety precaution. A $7 walmart mirror does the job. Here is what I see from the driver's seat.


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Old 07-08-2019, 06:27 AM   #18
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Clever man...I didn't think to put my boards under the ramps just leading up to works just as well, for me. Like your mirror idea!!!
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Old 07-08-2019, 10:12 AM   #19
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Clever man...I didn't think to put my boards under the ramps just leading up to works just as well, for me. Like your mirror idea!!!
Thanks. With the Rhino ramps that I use, I need the boards under them in order to lift the car up far enough for me to get under it comfortably. 6' 3.5" and 260 lbs, so although not a big fat jumbo bastard, I am by no means little, LOL.

The mirror picture isn't that great, but it looks much clearer in person and you can watch your tire roll up the slanted part and know exactly when it is on the flat part. The Rhino ramps do not have a whole lot of extra space on the flat area, nor is the lip at the end very big, so one has to be pretty careful not to go too far, which I bet would be an expensive mistake.
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Old 07-08-2019, 04:32 PM   #20
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The Rhino ramps won’t work with a ZL1 as it’s lower than an SS. When I had my 2016 SS I used boards to drive up on the Rhino ramps because of the brake cooling deflectors. I’m thinking about Raceramps too for my ZL1 and still can use the others for my 1500 Silverado truck.
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Old 07-08-2019, 04:43 PM   #21
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The Rhino ramps wonít work with a ZL1 as itís lower than an SS. When I had my 2016 SS I used boards to drive up on the Rhino ramps because of the brake cooling deflectors. Iím thinking about Raceramps too for my ZL1 and still can use the others for my 1500 Silverado truck.
I use Rhino ramps to lift the rear... specially for differential fluid. They definitively do not work up front.
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Old 07-09-2019, 03:39 AM   #22
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I use Rhino ramps to lift the rear... specially for differential fluid. They definitively do not work up front.
Same here. I used my Rhino's to lift up the rear. I backed about half way up. This worked perfectly to roll underneath and attach the ZL1 Lift points to the pinch welds.


The Rhino's wouldn't work up front due to the splitter on the 1LE. Yes, I could have dicked around with 2"x6"s here and there and got her up off the ground. I said screw it, and purchased the 10" high race ramps. At 10" high you could have sex underneath the car. Lol. Now, I'm not stressed out about lifting the car or probably any other car I get in the future that is low to the ground just to do a quick oil change. "Make Oil Changes Great Again" And, I mean Big. Really Big oil changes.
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Old 09-10-2019, 01:58 PM   #23
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Rino Ramps here.
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:09 PM   #24
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I used my Rhino ramps once to change my oil and decided it was not for me.
Saw a sale on Quick Jack at Costco, and did the purchase...Best jack other than a 2 or 4 post lift imo.



Yes it costs more than ramps, but you can do more with them too!
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:23 PM   #25
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Beat me to it.. on the Rhino not working on the ZL1. Mine haven't been used since 2012 for that reason.

Race Ramps are pretty damn light which is nice though. The $230 lower versions work great for trailer loading but I'm with you on the oil change and 400 bucks. I just buy my own oil and take it somewhere I can watch closely.

Love the mirror idea and putting the Rhino on the wood.
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Old 09-18-2019, 07:08 AM   #26
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I use the plastic ones from Harbor Freight but remove the air deflectors before driving up.
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Old 09-18-2019, 09:54 AM   #27
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I use the plastic ones from Harbor Freight but remove the air deflectors before driving up.
How hard are they to remove? Are they bolted in place, or what?
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Old 09-18-2019, 10:09 AM   #28
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No worries you'll get these types that are deep in debt and just piss money all over the place so they can say "race ramps" instead of doing what you and me do...
Just FYI, not everyone has to go "deep in debt" to buy a $400 product. ROFL

And if that's the case, one shouldn't own this type of vehicle in the first place.
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