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Old 12-02-2012, 08:51 PM   #1
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Question Common spare parts to take on the trail?

What are some of the common parts that get broken while out wheeling?
What's on your "Must Have" spare parts list that you always take with you when out on the trail? If there's a specific reason, share also.

I'll take the easy one...
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:03 PM   #2
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You really gotta figure out what your weakest link(s) is.

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:44 PM   #3
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Tire plug kit (not really an extra part).

Extra u-joints, strap kit with extra bolts.
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:57 PM   #4
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extra belt. extra water for engine and you.
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I'm lovin' getting this info. Of course, I don't go anywhere without duct tape. Are there any special tools you guys would add as well??
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:38 PM   #6
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Just think about where you are wheeling and prepare for it accordingly. Most people i go with carry things such as ujoints, neccassary fluids, and a good socket set and torx set. The serious guys who beat they hell out of their rigs tend to carry things such as axle shafts, tierods and tierod ends, ujoints and ujoint straps with extra bolts, tire plug kits, all lubes needed for axle shaft replacement, ect.

Me? i just keep a spare ujoint for the axle and atleast two driveshaft ujoints and anything i need to replace them. And a good socket set with torx bits..
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:58 PM   #7
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I had the auto trans cooler line get cut and pumped all of the trans fluid out of the trans. I will now carry 10 quarts of ATF+4 and rubber line with me.......
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Old 12-03-2012, 04:19 PM   #8
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Common sense says a full size spare tire that equals to what your running. I also carry a first aid kit (enough to stop a bleeding) and an extra set of warm fleece sweat pants and shirt. Extra water and trail mix, my cell phone (in case I do for some miracle get reception), and a water resistant bag to carry all of the misc items in.
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Old 12-03-2012, 04:43 PM   #9
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I'm lovin' getting this info. Of course, I don't go anywhere without duct tape. Are there any special tools you guys would add as well??
If you do duct tape you need bailing wire as well. And for those that don't know that term - steel wire around 16 AWG. Stronger that duct tape, but not a flexable.

Have a set of Torx bits.
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Old 12-03-2012, 04:51 PM   #10
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Spare engine spare tranny and front and rear axles
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:06 PM   #11
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Fire extinguisher
a few bottles of 10w30
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d30 stub shaft & an old unit bearing.
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All strapped down nice so it isn't bouncing around.

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