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You just need to cut a bit off the rail that interferes with the jiffy stand's rubber bumper, or add a piece of wood shorter than the rail to get the same clearance on that bumper. Not that hard to finesse a decent tool that's not exactly what's needed. Chunk of wood for 15 years on my Craftsman lift & it still works.
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Or you can get creative with some 3/4" plywood.

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