5. Use your toes to hold the wheel at the proper height

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While Pit Bull has just released its cool Pit Crew Tire Wedge to fit its stands and perform the very same duty, mechanics have been using their toes to lift wheels and hold them at the correct height while they slide the axle home for generations. You’re sitting on a stool while you’re doing this, right? Oh, and wipe any grit off the axle and give it a light coat of grease to help it slide home.