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extra parts to carry while wheeling??

Discussion in 'Offroad Accessories' started by ProjectAviator, November 17, 2007.

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  1. ProjectAviator

    ProjectAviator Active Member

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    I couldn't find any threads on this. I am wondering what extra parts someone should carry while wheeling? Even listing all TTB, IFS, and SAS parts.

    I'm sure it would help wheelers.

    Tim
     
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  3. CodePoet

    CodePoet Well-Known Member

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    A couple off the top of my head...

    u joints (a number of spares)
    shafts (front and rear)
    hubs
    full size spare

    tow strap
    heavy ratchet straps
    high lift
    good assortment of tools
     
  4. unclemeat

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    Fluids, carry all the fluids. I also carry things like radiator stop leak, brake parts cleaner and electrical parts cleaner.

    A spare air filter, is a good idea. Zip ties, wire, food and water.
     
  5. Tbars4

    Tbars4 Moderator Emeritus Elite In Memoriam

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    ...i am working on carrying small parts...

    ... besides the above mentioned items...items like c clips, splined washers, drive shaft torx bolts...these would be items that get stripped, lost in the sand, or if you are lucky and can get parts from a parts store when you break down in the field, these items would not be in stock...;)

    ...btw, brake lines are a must and channel locks to pinch them off...also a big wrench, 1 1/8" i think for the coil springs...:D
     
  6. MountaineerGreen

    MountaineerGreen Towing Moderator Moderator Emeritus

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    32 MM socket and 1/2" breaker bar to remove the CV axle nut
    cv axles (one for each side)
    u joint for front and rear axle
    inner tie rod ends
    hub assembly wouldn't hurt

    I am sure I forgot something- I'll add it as I think of it
     
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    d35ttb/d44sfa spindle nut socket.
     
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    Tbars4 Moderator Emeritus Elite In Memoriam

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    this is what i carry in my rig..2belts, upper and lowwer rad hoses, 3hubs, 4 drive shaft u-joints, left and right front axle shafts, 1 rear axle shaft, 1 alternator, 2 of every fuse on the thing, 2 fullsize spare tires, f/r driveshafts, box of assorted nuts, bolts, and washers, tierod, ends, and draglink, assorted wire, bailing wire, duct tape, jumpercables, 2 gallons of antifreeze, 3qrts of oil and ATF, 2 qrts of brake fluid, 1 can startin fluid,a fire ax, a shovel, a chainsaw, approx.150ft of chain&straps, 4-3 inch D rings, a highlift...and enough tools to strip my little explorer to the frame on the trail...... all added through experience.

    a good tip, make a vice mount for one of your 2-inch recievers(great for doin u-joints)
     
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    Spare powersteering cap... had to borrow one from Rick last year. Odd things are always needed by me. Its never axle shafts or the usual parts.
     
  11. Maniak

    Maniak Moderator-Stock 91-94 Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Parts I can remember that I have specifcally put in the back of the truck for parts (not tools)

    TTB explorer.


    Spare brake lines (front and rear)
    shock bushings
    wheel bearings + seals
    u-joints
    brake pads (I've had on shatter before so I carry spares)
    Brake cleaner
    Carb Cleaner
    rags
    bearing grease (forgot it on the last trip, and someone needed it)
    Misc nuts/bolts
    Radiator cap
    t-stat
    RTV (I use right stuff, it comes in a chease wiz type can)
    Heater hose
    Upper/Lower radiator hose
    radiator hose coupler
    electrical tape
    code scanner + book of codes
    locktite

    Thats what I can think of off the top of my head.

    ~Mark
     
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    Blee1099 Evil Asian EF Vendor Moderator Emeritus

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    When I had my 97.. I had spare tie rod ends, u joints, cv axles, taillights (They had a tendency to meet trees), hub assembly, fluids, and of course one spare torsion bar after breaking one.
     
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    Steering knuckles are also good to have.
     
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    sn0border88 Master Apprentice Elite Explorer

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    used to bring the kitchen sink, but now im trying to condense. Ill bring spares for everything in the tow rig, but this is only the stuff I take in my trail box.

    Front axle parts:
    L/R shafts, 1 d-shaft u-joint, yoke, histeer studs, lh and rh thread 3/4 x 3/4 heim joints, 1 hub and spindle nut set, leaf spring and bolts for suspension.

    Rear axle parts:
    L/R shafts, yoke and pinion support, d-shaft u-joint, brake hardline.

    Recovery: Tow strap, clevises and receiver mount, hi-lift.

    Tools:
    1/2" drive 7/16-1" shallow and deep sets, 3/8" drive 3/16-9/16 shallow set, 1/4 drive set. Standard allen key set, screwdrivers, 3pc prybar set (QUALITY SET), BFH, breaker bar, extensions, torx bit set, 1/4-3/4 flex head racheting wrench set, adjustable wrench, 12v corded drill and bits, vice grips, hatchet, KA-BAR and whatever else I feel like bringing.

    Other:
    Fullsize spare, driveshaft, fire extinguisher, brake fluid and cleaner, antifreeze, gear, motor and trans fluid

    Tools for disassembling front hub are kept in seperate box for easy access.
    Snapring, picks, needlenose. Its a huge time saver when your broken down.

    All of that (except for the spare tire and fire extinguisher) is kept in a narrowed truck bed toolbox.
     
  15. Turdle

    Turdle Habla tortuga Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Oh an am I haveing a problem with this--
    I have several parts, any of which would leave me stranded if they failed, and couldn't replace them if not on hand.

    So far I have "trimmed " my parts tub to the following

    4 hubs
    4 outter-4 inner and 2 complete tie rods
    2 lower ball joints
    1 passenger side upper ( boy could I use that driver side ball joint I gave back to oreilly--this could be an interesting Karma tale, as I now have no spare for it. It would be my luck--lol)

    2 cv's for each side
    steering rack
    brake lines
    v8 oil cooler ( dang expensive if it went)
    PCM-ignition and pats module with 2 keys
    v8 wire harness--complete
    1 stock fuel pump, 1 spare walbro 255 lphr
    spark plugs
    old set of spark plug wires
    2 CMP sensors-one with synch drive
    tensioner
    serpentine belt
    IAC valve DPFE sensor
    assorted hoses-new hoses and hose repair kit
    sevaral hose clamps
    head light bulbs
    fog light bulbs
    1 gallon water
    1 gallon anti freeze
    2 water pump gaskets
    roll of gasket material
    gasket sealer
    transmission pan gasket with filter
    oil filter
    3 qts rear diff lube
    2 qts front diff lube
    power steering fluid
    funnels and things to deal with goop
    1 qt brake fluid
    4 qt's mercv
    3qt's dextron-merc 3 ( transfer case)
    lucas steering stop leak
    bars stop leak
    jb weld
    seal all glue
    duct tape
    electrical repair kit
    A few nut-bolts fasteners and zip ties
    I have it consolidated into 2, 32" long rubbermaid tubs.

    But I cannot lift it into the truck--:(



    I haven't even got to the tools yet--geez
     

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