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Old 06-14-2003, 09:44 AM
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One thing I forgot, check your battery hold down! I had one dump into my alternator, ugly site, took a lot of baking soda to clean the mess up, not to mention having to buy a new battery.
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Old 06-14-2003, 04:29 PM
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ALWAYS bring extra Water. Hate getting out on the dry dirt and having nothing to drink. plus always handy when your rad springs a leak.
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Old 06-15-2003, 05:04 PM
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Thanks to a day of wheelin, blowing a bead, and having the dumb luck of somebody nearby having a tire machine, and the decency to help out, plus a suggestion from kyjman, TIRE IRONS, BRING TIRE IRONS!!!!
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Old 06-16-2003, 05:34 PM
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Quote:
Originally posted by AMC258:
Thanks to a day of wheelin, blowing a bead, and having the dumb luck of somebody nearby having a tire machine, and the decency to help out, plus a suggestion from kyjman, TIRE IRONS, BRING TIRE IRONS!!!!
That's why you bring starting fluid...
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Old 06-20-2003, 03:42 PM
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I didnt see black electrical tape. I allways have that there is a million uses for it, just like duct tape. cheap too!
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Old 06-21-2003, 12:21 PM
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I always carry the 4 spare axleshafts that fit my truck, and the necessary tools to install them. If you have 35s or bigger tires with a locker and still use stock D44 axles, be prepared to eventually mangle a shaft if you wheel hard. Spare driveshaft is a good idea, but you can always drive out with just one good one unless you are doing something x-treme.
JB weld is another very good thing to have on hand for makeshift repairs to just about anything.

Check those fan bolts! Its no fun having a fan thru the radiator out on the trail..

-Spare oil/fluids, enough to fill the crankcase, trans, t-case, or diff in case of a major leak or hole in the oil pan (that's why you might need the JB weld)

We fixed my buddy's 79 golden eagle chero with JB weld when a rock decided to tear a hole in the pan of the th400. We got home after mooching enough atf from everyone who came by on the trail..

-bailing wire (cuz you aren't a real jeeper without it holding something together on your rig) I am currently using it in the following locations: shift linkage, battery tray, exhaust pipe.

-Spare fuel pump & hose w/ clamps
-spare electrical stuff (wire & connectors)
-Extra Fuel
-a jacket, in case you have to spend the night, or wrench in the dirt/rocks... also a good idea to throw it over the winch cable during a recovery effort
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Old 06-21-2003, 12:23 PM
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a flashlite w/ spare batteries/bulbs even if you THINK its only a day trip..
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Old 06-21-2003, 12:26 PM
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Secure everything that is in the cab/ passenger area. Toolboxes/ spare parts can become blunt instruments capable of savage bodily harm in a rollover situation
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Old 06-24-2003, 12:50 PM
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One thing for comfort is to make sure that your shifter boots are all properly sealed (for personal comfort.)

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Old 06-26-2003, 07:20 AM
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Extra distrib cap and other misc electrical parts just in case the mud takes you out....
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