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What kind of items do you guys take on a typical offroad outing?
tools, u-joints, fuses im sure are obvious items along with water/food, maybe a change of clothes too.
What about vehicle fluids, coolant, gear oil, etc?
 

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I carry a good first aid kit I've pieced together you never know how long it might take for medical care. Carry spare axle shafts, u-joints, diff fluid, engine oil, coolant, food for 2 days, small but good survival kit, extra clothes, recovery straps, tools, other misc shit. Because of where I end up a lot of the time I have a chainsaw with a can of gas and bar oil, and something to make a shelter with. All this is usually in the back of the jeep 24/7.
 

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Tools, thick moving blanket, 1 rear axle shaft, both front shafts, a spare stub axle, control arm and track bar bolts, aspire tie rod end and drag link end. if it is going to be a few days I'll bring a spare driveshaft and yolk.
 

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This is what I carry

Emergency supplies
Flashlight and spare batteries
First aid kit
Candles
Blankets
Cigarette lighter and waterproof matches
Tire Repair Kit
Flares
Swiss Army knife
Ratchet straps
Water
Bungee cords
Tarp
Zip lock bags
Insect repellent
Sunscreen
Lip balm
Toilet paper
Rain jackets
Cold packs
Hot packs
Trash bags
Emergency cash
Snake bite kit
Fire extinguisher
Water purification tablets
Baby wipes
Glass cleaning cloth
Spare key (hidden)
Pen and notepad
Duct tape
Jumper cables

Optional stuff
Binoculars
Spare batteries (AA, AAA, D)
Folding chairs
FRS radios

Tool Kit
Latex gloves and work gloves
Electrical repair kit: electrical tape, connectors, fuses, bulbs, crimpers, zip ties, wire cutter, wire
JB Weld and super glue
Allen wrenches (metric and AF)
Small and large adjustable wrenches
15 to 120 lbs torque wrench
Hammers: small, large, rubber
Open ended wrenches (AF and metric)
Socket sets (AF and metric)
Socket wrench and various extensions and converters
Torx sockets
Pliers, standard and needle nose
Channel locks
Screw drivers: Small, medium, large, Philips and flat
Rags
WD-40
Zip ties
Front end service kit
Radiator stop leak - silver
Front end service kit
Magnet
Vice grips

Spare parts
Bailing wire
Drive shaft
Tie-rod
Oil and filter
Tire valve stems with core
Water (5 gallons)
Power steering and brake fluid
Various sized hose clamps
Assorted nuts, bolts, washers, lug nuts, cotter pins
Extra gas and a funnel

Recovery/wheeling gear
Air gauge
C02 tank
Tire deflators
3 inch recovery strap
Tree saver
D-Rings x 4
Snatch block
Leather faced gloves
Folding shovel
Saw
Hand cleaner wipes
Winch
Hi-lift jack
 

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This is what I carry

Emergency supplies
Flashlight and spare batteries
First aid kit
Candles
Blankets
Cigarette lighter and waterproof matches
Tire Repair Kit
Flares
Swiss Army knife
Ratchet straps
Water
Bungee cords
Tarp
Zip lock bags
Insect repellent
Sunscreen
Lip balm
Toilet paper
Rain jackets
Cold packs
Hot packs
Trash bags
Emergency cash
Snake bite kit
Fire extinguisher
Water purification tablets
Baby wipes
Glass cleaning cloth
Spare key (hidden)
Pen and notepad
Duct tape
Jumper cables

Optional stuff
Binoculars
Spare batteries (AA, AAA, D)
Folding chairs
FRS radios

Tool Kit
Latex gloves and work gloves
Electrical repair kit: electrical tape, connectors, fuses, bulbs, crimpers, zip ties, wire cutter, wire
JB Weld and super glue
Allen wrenches (metric and AF)
Small and large adjustable wrenches
15 to 120 lbs torque wrench
Hammers: small, large, rubber
Open ended wrenches (AF and metric)
Socket sets (AF and metric)
Socket wrench and various extensions and converters
Torx sockets
Pliers, standard and needle nose
Channel locks
Screw drivers: Small, medium, large, Philips and flat
Rags
WD-40
Zip ties
Front end service kit
Radiator stop leak - silver
Front end service kit
Magnet
Vice grips

Spare parts
Bailing wire
Drive shaft
Tie-rod
Oil and filter
Tire valve stems with core
Water (5 gallons)
Power steering and brake fluid
Various sized hose clamps
Assorted nuts, bolts, washers, lug nuts, cotter pins
Extra gas and a funnel

Recovery/wheeling gear
Air gauge
C02 tank
Tire deflators
3 inch recovery strap
Tree saver
D-Rings x 4
Snatch block
Leather faced gloves
Folding shovel
Saw
Hand cleaner wipes
Winch
Hi-lift jack
good lord im glad i got an unlimited... :)
 

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good lord im glad i got an unlimited... :)
The tools all fit in one bag, the recovery gear in another and I keep a smaller bag for the emergency stuff under the rear seat all the time.

Check out these links, I took pictures to sell some bags and tool rolls a while back.

http://www.eadoffroad.com/tools/tool-storage/clc-1173-32-pocket-socket-tool-rollpouch
http://www.eadoffroad.com/clc-1163-31-pocket-18-inch-megamouth-tote-bag
http://www.eadoffroad.com/recovery/recovery-kits/ead-offroad-1001-4x4-trail-recovery-kit


Obviously, the tool/part you need will not be one you carry though :laughing:
 

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The tools all fit in one bag, the recovery gear in another and I keep a smaller bag for the emergency stuff under the rear seat all the time.

Check out these links, I took pictures to sell some bags and tool rolls a while back.

http://www.eadoffroad.com/tools/tool-storage/clc-1173-32-pocket-socket-tool-rollpouch
http://www.eadoffroad.com/clc-1163-31-pocket-18-inch-megamouth-tote-bag
http://www.eadoffroad.com/recovery/recovery-kits/ead-offroad-1001-4x4-trail-recovery-kit


Obviously, the tool/part you need will not be one you carry though :laughing:
I know, im kidding, thanks for the links!
 

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Basic hand tools, spare CB walkie/talkie radio, lots of extra water.

OH and we got a SPOT... that way we can call for help when not in cellphone coverage and if things are really sticky, call in the freaking calvary if needed.

First aid kit and a GPS that is capable of navigating off road loaded with topo maps like an Oregon 450T.
 

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I have a 2dr and carry a decent amount of stuff now as it is. Trying to slowly add too it as I see fit.

Tools: I carry a set of wrenches (standard and metric) crescent wrench, pliers, dikes, wire stripers, a set of metric and standard sockets, ratchet, extensions, needle nose pliers, vice grips, test light, a couple different sizes of screw drivers, pry bar, hack saw, hammer and a BFH lol. Hopefully will be adding some air tools too since I have a Kilby OBA.

Parts/vehicle supplies: In one plastic organizer thing I have fuses, air fittings, some wire, and zip ties. I also carry spare air line in both 3/8" and 1/4". Motor oil, water (can be used as either drinking water or in radiator if necessary), Some assorted nuts bolts and washers of various sizes and lengths (Cant carry every size but having a few has saved my ass on more than one occasion), funnel, brake clean, WD40.

Survival Gear and Outdoor Gear: Usually just have this in a backpack that I put in the Jeep when I wheel. Large fixed blade knife, compass, maps, magnesium bar, can opener, rain jacket, wool socks, beanie, first aid kit (also keep one in the back of the Jeep), flash light, survival kit (also keep one of these in the Jeep at all times as well as another knife) these have things such as matches, tinder, fishing line hooks and weights, tin foil, compass, signal mirror, a few quarters (in case you need to use a pay phone or something), clothes pins, etc etc. I carry a full water bottle in the back pack, gloves, water purifier, and some other small misc stuff. Soon going to add some climbing/repelling gear. I also usually throw a small axe in the back of the Jeep as well as my binoculars. I also have an MRE and some extra water I'll throw in if I know we're going on a long trip. Always keep a pair of boots and socks in my Jeep as well as a Jacket. Also keep a pair of hand held 2-way radios in my back pack.

Misc Gear: Large zip ties, duct tape, bailing wire, electrical tape, epoxy (for metal and plastic), hose clamps.

Recovery Gear: Tow strap, tree strap, about 4 shackles, snatch block, short 5/16" chain, gloves, winch line dampener, army shovel. Would like to add a High Lift Jack and some of the accessories for that.

You'd be amazed how much shit you can cram into a 2dr and still have the back seat open LOL. I'm sure theres stuff I usually have in my Jeep that I'm not thinking of. And there's still more stuff I would like to add. Theres a good thread about this somewhere. Let me see if I can find it.

EDIT: Here's that thread http://www.jkowners.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12831 I should also mention, that its a great idea to carry things that you can use for multiple purposes. Heres a few examples bailing wire can be used to reattach something if necessary, secure a tarp, wire something back together; air line of course can be used to repair air line, can be used to fix a fuel line with wire or a couple hose clamps to get you off the trail, can be used to syphon fuel if necessary; duct tape has limitless uses. For survival gear the same thing goes, tin foil can be made into a cup to boil water, is reflective and can be used for signaling and such as well as temporary water storage. Point is using things that can be used for multiple things means you can use it for multiple resources if you absolutely need to and it can help cut down on some weight.
 

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Survival Gear and Outdoor Gear: Usually just have this in a backpack that I put in the Jeep when I wheel. Large fixed blade knife, compass, maps, magnesium bar, can opener, rain jacket, wool socks, beanie, first aid kit (also keep one in the back of the Jeep), flash light, survival kit (also keep one of these in the Jeep at all times as well as another knife) these have things such as matches, tinder, fishing line hooks and weights, tin foil, compass, signal mirror, a few quarters (in case you need to use a pay phone or something), clothes pins, etc etc. I carry a full water bottle in the back pack, gloves, water purifier, and some other small misc stuff. Soon going to add some climbing/repelling gear. I also usually throw a small axe in the back of the Jeep as well as my binoculars. I also have an MRE and some extra water I'll throw in if I know we're going on a long trip. Always keep a pair of boots and socks in my Jeep as well as a Jacket. Also keep a pair of hand held 2-way radios in my back pack.
I just printed this. I have a day pack with most of that stuff and toss it in the car/jeep/on my back when I go most places but a couple of the things on your list are good ideas to add.
 

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I've got a 41" aluminum tool box in the back.
Full set of tools from 1/4"-1/2" to do all and any work on the JK.
Breaker bars.
Sledges.
Pry bars.
Brake lines.
Tarp.
Axle shafts.
Drive shafts.
Water pump.
Steering box.
Belts.
Tie rod.
Drag link.
Tie rod ends.
Yokes.
Unit bearing.
Idler pulley.
C-clamp.
Several feet of wire and misc. connectors.
Jack base.
Straps, both tree and pull.
D-rings.
Snatch blocks.
Misc. pliers (needle, vise, crescent, adjustable, etc.)
Gojo towels.
Paper towels.
Toilet paper.
Baby wipes.


Probably some other shit in there that I forgot.


When all else fails, hump the JK back to the trail head and load her onto my trailer, lol. At this point, I'm thinking on ditching the tool box altogether and just leaving everything at the tow rig. Lots of weight back there, plus, all the trails we go on (except 1) are very close to our trailers/tow rigs. Had all this in the JK when I was driving the JK to the trails, wheelin' the piss out of it, then driving home in it.



That tool box.
 

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I just printed this. I have a day pack with most of that stuff and toss it in the car/jeep/on my back when I go most places but a couple of the things on your list are good ideas to add.
Theres tons of stuff you could possibly add to that list. And theres probably more I carry in my back pack. Its a day pack that I usually take when I go hiking so it stays pre-loaded minus food and water and my camera. Forgot to add batteries to that list as well as utensils. A small mess kit or at the very minimum something small to boil water in reliably is a good idea. A caribeaner and some 550 chord also have 1001 uses. Hand warmers are also a great idea if you're going to be in cold areas...if you get stuck outside in below freezing weather you can stick them in your clothing to keep your body temp up for about 6-8 hours. Liquid iodine is another great thing to carry...you can use it to sterilize wounds as well as to purify water. Hand sanitizer and or rubbing alcohol will take and hold a flame very well if you need to make a small fire or start a fire (hand sanitizer will burn fairly slowly by itself so you could use it for a small fire to warm up in an emergency if you have nothing else to burn)
 

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This is what I carry

Emergency supplies
Flashlight and spare batteries
First aid kit
Candles
Blankets
Cigarette lighter and waterproof matches
Tire Repair Kit
Flares
Swiss Army knife
Ratchet straps
Water
Bungee cords
Tarp
Zip lock bags
Insect repellent
Sunscreen
Lip balm
Toilet paper
Rain jackets
Cold packs
Hot packs
Trash bags
Emergency cash
Snake bite kit
Fire extinguisher
Water purification tablets
Baby wipes
Glass cleaning cloth
Spare key (hidden)
Pen and notepad
Duct tape
Jumper cables

Optional stuff
Binoculars
Spare batteries (AA, AAA, D)
Folding chairs
FRS radios

Tool Kit
Latex gloves and work gloves
Electrical repair kit: electrical tape, connectors, fuses, bulbs, crimpers, zip ties, wire cutter, wire
JB Weld and super glue
Allen wrenches (metric and AF)
Small and large adjustable wrenches
15 to 120 lbs torque wrench
Hammers: small, large, rubber
Open ended wrenches (AF and metric)
Socket sets (AF and metric)
Socket wrench and various extensions and converters
Torx sockets
Pliers, standard and needle nose
Channel locks
Screw drivers: Small, medium, large, Philips and flat
Rags
WD-40
Zip ties
Front end service kit
Radiator stop leak - silver
Front end service kit
Magnet
Vice grips

Spare parts
Bailing wire
Drive shaft
Tie-rod
Oil and filter
Tire valve stems with core
Water (5 gallons)
Power steering and brake fluid
Various sized hose clamps
Assorted nuts, bolts, washers, lug nuts, cotter pins
Extra gas and a funnel

Recovery/wheeling gear
Air gauge
C02 tank
Tire deflators
3 inch recovery strap
Tree saver
D-Rings x 4
Snatch block
Leather faced gloves
Folding shovel
Saw
Hand cleaner wipes
Winch
Hi-lift jack
Alec, one reason I'm glad to have you as a wheeling buddy. :beer:
 

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awesome stuff here guys! My wife never knows what to get me for say a birthday or Christmas and this will make a good list for her. :D
poison ivy block might not be bad.
I have an old backpack with a waterproof rubber bottom too it someplace. would probably be ideal for this...:bounce:
 

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This is the only reason I wish I had an unlimited sometimes :thefinger: I've been so tempted to get the Tuffy rear security drawer, but I'd lose my back seat and any ability to haul anything of a larger size which is hard for me to give up lol.
 

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Nice lists!!

Here's my tool bag:


I also have a Pelican 1600 case that has the following:
Viair 400
Snatch Block Pulley
Tree saver strap
Snatch Strap
Tarp
2 MREs
2 Nalgenes with water
Thick Gloves and a Beenie
Bungee cords
Tie down Ratchet straps
 
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