These well-engineered little works of genius could get you out of trouble if you’re rolling round in a BMW or Mini, simply because they all but eliminate the chance of damaging the sills when jacking, or dropping the car on your nut.

Many modern Bavarian bruisers come with rather awkward jacking points, ones which require the jack to slide into a special factory indent. These items convert your normal jack to locate properly, providing a stable, and safe lift.

In other words, these could quite literally make the difference between life and death. Oh yeah, they also fit many a Rolls Royce too, which is handy. We’ve lost count of the times we’ve had to jack up a stranded Phantom…

Price £12

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