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El Jefe
03-05-2006, 11:41 PM
What do you carry for spare parts when you go on a run? I'm mostly interested in knowing about the parts, but feel free to include tools, fluids, or anything else...

Thx!
Chris

subzali
03-06-2006, 12:57 AM
In the old forum we had a thread with a nice list...I thought I had copied and saved it but can't find it...I'll try checking again.

subzali
03-06-2006, 01:03 AM
Here's a list from responses on the LCML...I just consolidated ever'bodies responses.

fluids
motor oil – 5 qt
water
antifreeze
90 wt – 1 qt
driveshaft
tie rod
hub
axle shafts
bags of nuts and bolts
birfield
tools
snap ring
gaskets
grease
distributor
coil
points
fuel filter
fuel pump
fan belt
tie rod ends
bailing wire
duct tape
rags
garbage bags
fuses
bulbs
automotive electrical wire
crimp terminals and crimper
sandpaper
assorted nuts, bolts and washers
cleaning solvent (brake cleaner), container and toothbrush
spark plugs and lead
spare throttle cable
brake fluid
spare drain plugs (1x sump, 1x diff/trans
fuel hose
air hose
magnetic plate to put nuts/bolts on
battery powered dremel
vice grips
blanket/tarp
silicone tape (self-fusing tape, electrician’s tape)
epoxy (putty that you mix...)
belts/hoses – spare fan belt, radiator hoses
throttle cable
BFH – 4 pounder
crankshaft nut and socket
mountain bike :-)
cell phone, gps
leatherman
topo/compass
field glasses
JB Weld
maglite/pinch lights
2x bolt and nut for brake calipers
1-2 wheel studs
2-3 lug nuts
driveshaft nuts/bolts
hose clamps (long and sturdy)
thin multi-strand wire
wire clamps
thermostat
breaker bar

Uncle Ben
03-06-2006, 07:12 AM
Here's a list from responses on the LCML...I just consolidated ever'bodies responses.

fluids
motor oil – 5 qt
water
antifreeze
90 wt – 1 qt
driveshaft
tie rod
hub
axle shafts
bags of nuts and bolts
birfield
tools
snap ring
gaskets
grease
distributor
coil
points
fuel filter
fuel pump
fan belt
tie rod ends
bailing wire
duct tape
rags
garbage bags
fuses
bulbs
automotive electrical wire
crimp terminals and crimper
sandpaper
assorted nuts, bolts and washers
cleaning solvent (brake cleaner), container and toothbrush
spark plugs and lead
spare throttle cable
brake fluid
spare drain plugs (1x sump, 1x diff/trans
fuel hose
air hose
magnetic plate to put nuts/bolts on
battery powered dremel
vice grips
blanket/tarp
silicone tape (self-fusing tape, electrician’s tape)
epoxy (putty that you mix...)
belts/hoses – spare fan belt, radiator hoses
throttle cable
BFH – 4 pounder
crankshaft nut and socket
mountain bike :-)
cell phone, gps
leatherman
topo/compass
field glasses
JB Weld
maglite/pinch lights
2x bolt and nut for brake calipers
1-2 wheel studs
2-3 lug nuts
driveshaft nuts/bolts
hose clamps (long and sturdy)
thin multi-strand wire
wire clamps
thermostat
breaker bar

Where do the passengers sit? :eek: Fix your junk at home! ;) :lmao:

nakman
03-06-2006, 09:56 AM
I carry a CB and wheel with friends. ;)

subzali
03-06-2006, 10:07 AM
Where do the passengers sit? :eek: Fix your junk at home! ;) :lmao:

:lmao: I have my tricks ;)

I, or they, or we :confused: didn't say you had to take ALL of it, but it's a good list to choose from. :blah:

Thanks for being so understanding :rant: :hill:

Hulk
03-06-2006, 11:23 AM
Here was a list that I compiled a few years ago. I don't bring everything on the list myself, but it's good to look at.

“MUST HAVE” CHECKLIST

[ ] Antenna for CB Radio [ ] Basic tools, duct tape, electrical tape, and a wire coat hanger

[ ] Blanket and other survival gear as appropriate to the climate (space blankets are small, cheap, super-effective)

[ ] CB Radio

[ ] Drinking water

[ ] Extra fuel & funnel

[ ] Fire extinguisher

[ ] First-aid kit

[ ] Flashlight and extra batteries

[ ] Fluids for your vehicle: motor oil, antifreeze, p/s, brake.

[ ] Full-size "usable" spare tire

[ ] Jack appropriate for your vehicle

[ ] Jacket or rain poncho

[ ] keys for the locks on the spare tire and hi-lift jack

[ ] Lug wrench of the correct size to remove a wheel

[ ] Recovery points front & rear on your vehicle

[ ] Recovery strap

[ ] Shovel

[ ] Snacks/food

[ ] sunscreen

[ ] tire pressure gauge

[ ] trash bag(s)

[ ] work gloves

!

RECOMMEDED CHECKLIST

[ ] 40 channel handheld CB (esp. for trail leaders)

[ ] An action packer, set of ammo boxes, or cargo boxes to store all this stuff. Remember, whatever boxes you have should be secured from flying around in your vehicle.

[ ] backpack, small

[ ] binoculars

[ ] bottle opener

[ ] bug repellant

[ ] bungee cords and rope

[ ] camera(s), case, lenses, film, extra memory cards, charged battery, battery charger

[ ] chainsaw, pick, machete, sawzall for trail building and repair

[ ] clothes, extra – in case the ones you have on get wet or dirty

[ ] CO2 tank, airhose, tire filler attachment

[ ] compass

[ ] cooler cup “koozie”

[ ] cooler: Coleman Xtreme or other

[ ] emergency gear for the highway (flares, reflectors, tire repair, snow chains, etc.)

[ ] extra flashlight or “head light”

[ ] full day's supply of food

[ ] gloves, warm

[ ] hand cleaner

[ ] hat that has a brim to keep your neck from getting burned

[ ] ice (lots)

[ ] jacket or vest, fleece

[ ] jumper cables

[ ] maps: Sidekick Off Road maps, state/county, forestry, BLM Desert Access Guide, etc.

[ ] matches, lighter

[ ] Off-highway lights

[ ] pocket knife

[ ] sleeping bag and thermarest sleeping pad

[ ] soda and Gatorade

[ ] sunglasses and/or goggles

[ ] sunscreen

[ ] toilet paper

[ ] tripod

[ ] Video camera, case, extra tapes, charged batteries, battery charger

!

SPARE PARTS & TOOLS LIST

[ ] anything small you've already replaced once

[ ] electrical repair kit: wire, electrical tape, crimp connectors and crimp/strip tool

[ ] engine oil filter

[ ] fuel (in addition to the first full Jerry can)

[ ] fuel filter

[ ] fuel line

[ ] funnel, plastic

[ ] fuses

[ ] Grease

[ ] Grease gun

[ ] hammer

[ ] Hi-lift jack (can be used as a come-along)

[ ] ignition parts

[ ] pliers, needle-nose pliers, channel locks, vise grips, side cutters

[ ] screwdrivers, many sizes and lengths, standard and Phillips-head

[ ] set of extra belts (old pantyhose works in a bind)

[ ] set of extra radiator hoses

[ ] short cable or chain with hooks on both ends: attach to vehicles without hooks or hitch

[ ] snow tire chains (winter)

[ ] socket wrenches (metric + standard)

[ ] spare door/ignition keys

[ ] spare driveshaft (for gonzo trails)

[ ] spare lug nuts

[ ] spare u-joints

[ ] stop-leak (or alumaseal, etc)

[ ] tire compressor

[ ] tire star wrench and tire patch kit

[ ] tune-up items (i.e., points, plugs)

[ ] vacuum hoses

[ ] WD-40 spray

[ ] wheel bearings and seals

[ ] windshield wiper fluid

!

SOME OTHER COOL THINGS TO BRING

[ ] air tools

[ ] cell phone that actually works where you’re going

[ ] computer mapping capabilities

[ ] coveralls so you stay clean when you're fixing something

[ ] GPS

[ ] ham radio

[ ] laptop computer so you can check your e-mail on the trail

[ ] paper and pen

[ ] Palm (or other PDA) with phone numbers and addresses

Hulk
04-24-2010, 06:00 PM
Bump. Took me a while to find my old list. :)

TIMZTOY
04-24-2010, 09:21 PM
sweet.. tks

bigbluefj
04-24-2010, 09:36 PM
Visa/MC

Rezarf
04-24-2010, 11:46 PM
What I bring is largely determined by two factors:

1. How far from home I will be if poop hits the fan.

2. What I suspect/know to be an issue.

If I go to Moab, I may bring a whole 3rd member, axle shafts, and a complete assortment of fluids. However, if I am going to be an hour from home, I will bring a basic tool kit and recovery gear and any spare replacement where I might suspect being a weak link.

Just another .02

Hulk
05-01-2011, 04:13 PM
Every year, it takes me 30 minutes to find this old list. :)

Inukshuk
05-01-2011, 04:53 PM
Thx for saving me 30 min!

Hulk
04-24-2013, 11:50 PM
Bump. List is always helpful for Moab packing.

PabloCruise
04-25-2013, 05:09 AM
Great list - thanks!

Keith
04-25-2013, 09:11 AM
Friendly reminder from your local poison center (my day job): For those of you who wheel with kids (especially kids between 1 and 7 years old), please make sure there is no way they can get access to the brake fluid or the antifreeze. There are very few substances on earth more likely to kill a child than those two things. Remember those caps are child resistant, not child proof.

Also, if you are working with stuff like carb cleaner, please, please, please, wear safety glasses.

If you have any questions, call me at 1-800-222-1222.

MTSN
04-25-2013, 09:14 AM
Also, if you are working with stuff like carb cleaner, please, please, please, wear safety glasses.

Truer words...I was cleaning the carb on my dirtbike in high school and I peered with one eye down into the carb as I shot a spray of this stuff and (as it is obvious to probably everyone) it hit the bottom and shot right back into my eye! Some super intense pain and very frantic running around the garage from that one. I also was scared I was going to be blind! Now I wear safety glasses even when turning wrenches!

rover67
04-25-2013, 09:19 AM
Brake fluid has a warm unpleasant flavor.

nuclearlemon
04-25-2013, 11:05 AM
Truer words...I was cleaning the carb on my dirtbike in high school and I peered with one eye down into the carb as I shot a spray of this stuff and (as it is obvious to probably everyone) it hit the bottom and shot right back into my eye! Some super intense pain and very frantic running around the garage from that one. I also was scared I was going to be blind! Now I wear safety glasses even when turning wrenches!

i suspect it's close to how brakeclean feels. i was not liking it;)

MTSN
04-25-2013, 01:57 PM
i suspect it's close to how brakeclean feels. i was not liking it;)

:D I'll take your word for it!

Keith
04-26-2013, 02:12 PM
Now I wear safety glasses even when turning wrenches!

Due to the fact that I spend a good part of my working life hearing what happened to people who were not wearing eye protection, I do the same thing. I put on safety glasses when I go into the garage and leave them on. And I have a pair sitting on top of my tools in the truck.